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VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor

VCNT2020 Reflective Optical Sensor Saves Space and Lowers Costs for Smart Home, Industrial, and Office Applicationsvcnt2020_pr0778_300dpi

Introducing a new reflective optical sensor for smart home, industrial, and office applications. Saving space compared to previous-generation solutions, the Vishay Semiconductors VCNT2020 combines an infrared emitter, silicon phototransistor detector, and daylight blocking filter in a miniature 2.5 mm by 2.0 mm by 0.8 mm surface-mount package.

Feature List

  • Combines an infrared emitter, silicon phototransistor detector, and daylight blocking filter
  • Compact QFN surface-mount package
  • Measures only 2.5 mm by 2.0 mm by 0.8 mm
  • Features wettable flanks to enable optical inspection of solder joints
  • Detection range of 0.2 mm to 2.5 mm
  • Emitter wavelength of 940 nm
  • Typical current transfer ratio (CTR) of 8 % under test conditions
  • Moisture Sensitivity Level (MSL) of 4 for reflow soldering according to J-STD-020
  • RoHS-compliant, halogen-free, and Vishay Green

  • Optical switching in office equipment and home appliances
  • Optical encoding in disc and tape drives for DVD and / or camera applications
  • Paper presence detection in printers and copy machines
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This entry was posted on December 5, 2016 by in Featured Products, Optical Sensors and tagged , , .


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