Optical Sensors have optimum sensing distance of 1mm.

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ERT-3280 Series reflective optical sensors combine high-output GaAs IRED with phototransistor. Sub-miniature units measure 2.7 x 3.2 x 1.4 mm and offer switching speed of 30 uSec rise and 25 uSec fall times. Sensors operate with infrared wavelength of 940 nm and come in flat SMD compatible or PCB mount packaging. Applications include object sensors, paper sensors, and EOT/BOT sensors.

Original Press Release:

Elekon Industries Announces Smallest Reflective Optical Sensors

Torrance, CA, January 29, 2002... Elekon introduces the ERT-3280 Series, the smallest reflective optical sensors available. The ERT Series is a sub-miniature (2.7 mm x 3.2 mm x 1.4 mm) reflective high-speed sensor combining a high-output GaAs IRED with a high sensitivity phototransistor. This sensor is designed for applications requiring a light-weight device and a minimum installation space, such as object sensors, paper sensors, EOT/BOT sensors and other demanding applications.

The ERT Series features an optimum sensing distance of 1 mm, a switching speed of 30 uSec rise and 25 uSec fall times, operating voltage of -25° C to +850 C, and operates with an infrared wavelength of 940 nm. The ERT-3280 Series comes in a flat SMD compatible or PCB mount packaging.

The ERT-3280 Series is available now and pricing begins at $0.72 (US) each in quantities of 1000 and is available through Elekon's network of distributors, value-added resellers and system integrators in Asia, the United States and Europe.

About Elekon Industries

Elekon Industries specializes in the design and manufacture of optoelectronics, discrete components, assemblies and subsystems. Although it offers standard products, most of Elekon's business comes from customizing devices or complete subassemblies to suit a customer's specific requirement particularly in the computer peripheral, medical electronics, fire detection, security and automotive industries.

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