- This is a device that detects the presence or absence of light and converts it into current.
- It is used in combination with an infrared lamp to detect signals and detect the presence of objects
- Compact (diameter 3mm)
- high sensitivity NPN silicon Phototransistor mounted
- Wide angle: ± 50 °
- Collector Dark Current: 1nA Typical
- Light Current: 1.5mA Typ
Purpose: Optical counters / Optical detectors / Floppy disk drivers / Encoders