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Vishay TSSP58038 IR Detector Module, 38kHz, Fixed Gain (3-Pack)

SKU: POLOLU-2462

$4.42 AUD, inc GST
$4.02 AUD, exc GST

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Vishay TSSP58038 IR Detector Module, 38kHz, Fixed Gain (3-Pack)
4.42 AUD

SKU: POLOLU-2462

$4.42 AUD, inc GST
$4.02 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 13 units dispatch in 4 to 9 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Thu, 2nd of Nov with Express Post within Australia.
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Overview

Unlike typical IR receiver modules that automatically vary their gain for optimal communication, the Vishay TSSP58038 modulated IR receiver has fixed gain to enable predictable sensing in both reflected IR and breakbeam arrangements: the output will go low as soon as it is exposed to the faintest 38 kHz it can detect. The TSSP58038 is basically a through-hole version of the sensor used on Pololu's high-brightness 38 kHz IR proximity sensor modules. Because those proximity sensor modules allow user control of IR transmission, a pair of those modules combined with a few standalone TSSP58038 sensors can allow sophisticated object detection systems in which one emitter is enabled at a time and the reflections monitored by all other sensors.

These sensors are sold in packs of three units. Pololu also carry the similar TSSP58P38, which includes automatic gain control.

Modulated IR detector comparison

Part TSOP34156 TSSP58P38 TSSP58038
Intended function IR remote control brightness/proximity sensing predictable modulated IR presence sensing
Modulation frequency 56 kHz 38 kHz 38 kHz
Gain (sensitivity) automatic but inaccessible automatic, predictable fixed high gain
Output binary (data) analog (pulse width) binary (on/off)
Update rate a few kHz a few Hz a few kHz

Specifications

  • Operating Voltage: 2.5 V to 5.5 V
  • Carrier Frequency: 38 kHz
  • Package: Through-hole with 0.1″ lead spacing

For more information, see the TSSP58038 datasheet (116k pdf).

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Product Comments

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