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- Vishay’s product portfolio is an unmatched collection of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and optoelectronics) and passive components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Vishay is proud to be a major partner with Digi-Key.

PCB Design Tools for Optocouplers

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Find footprints, schematic symbols, 3D models and SPICE models all in one place. Learn More

Sensor Starter Kit

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Hardware and driver needed for all our Light to Digital evaluation boards. Learn More

OPTO Squad

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Join Us! See Samy test his girl detector. Watch Jim brought to his knees. Hear Deniz’s sound of one hand clapping. Learn More

Newest Products View All (95)

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VOT8026A/VOT8123A Series Optocouplers

Vishay’s VOT8026A and VOT8123A series optocouplers offer high off-state voltage of 800 V and static dv/dt of 1,000 V/µs in compact DIP-6 and SMD-6 packages.

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Vishay’s mid-power UVC emitting diode with quartz window delivers long lifetime and radiant power to 18 mW in a compact 3.5 mm by 3.5 mm by 1.2 mm SMD package.

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VOH1016A Series 1 MBd High-Speed Optocouplers

Vishay's VOH1016A optocouplers offer low turn-on threshold current and supply current, guaranteed minimum CMTI of 10 kV/µs, and a wide power supply range.

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Mini Infrared Receivers

Miniature IR Receivers in Minimold, Mold, and Minicast Packages

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VOT8024AM and VOT8121AM Optocouplers

Vishay's VOT8024AM and VOT8121AM deliver high robustness and noise isolation for home appliances and industrial equipment.

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VCNL36687S Low Power Consumption Proximity Sensor

Vishay’s VCNL36687S low power consumption proximity sensor combines a high-power VCSEL, a photodiode, a signal processing IC, and a 12-bit ADC in one package.

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Tools & Support

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Video Library

OPTO video channel highlights products and technologies with technical demonstrations, product webinars, and featured products videos. Learn More

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Vishay’s TSDP Receiver Series for Infrared Data Communications

The TSDP series devices described in this application note are suitable for receiving low-speed infrared data communications from 1200 bps to 9600 bps over a range of up to 35 meters using a single TSAL6200 infrared light emitting diode. Learn More

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Optical Sensor Current Estimator

Current estimator to help determine how much current is required for your proximity sensor or proximity with light sensor applications. Learn More

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AGC Advantage Tool

Vishay tailors the IR Receiver response based on the remote control code and the type of noise you might find in your operating environment. You choose the AGC that works best for you. Learn More

Product Training Modules View All (11)

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Light to Digital Proximity Sensors

Duration: 5 minutes

Introduction to the features and applications for the VCNL36687S proximity sensor.

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VCNL4035X01 Digital Gesture Sensor

Duration: 7 minutes

The VCNL4035X01 can be programmed via I2C, allowing the user to set upper and lower thresholds, duty cycle, and integration time


VEML6030 Ambient Light Sensor

Duration: 5 minutes

This training module will give an overview of the VEML6030 ambient light sensor as well as review applications which could benefit from this device.


VCNL4040 Proximity Ambient Light Digital Sensor

Duration: 5 minutes

Including an infrared emitter, photodiodes, and signal processing IC, the VCNL4040 is ideal for a range of ambient light and proximity applications.

Featured Videos View All (41)

VOR Solid-State Relays

In this video Vishay will cover what is a relay, solid-state switch versus solid state relay, as well as target markets and applications of the VOR family of Solid-state relays.

Publish Date: 2018-05-31

VEMD8080 PIN Photodiode for Wearable Applications

Introducing the VEMD8080, a high-speed PIN photodiode with enhanced sensitivity for visible light and offered in a slim sensor package that is ideal for wearable applications.

Publish Date: 2018-05-24

TCUT1630X01 Transmissive Optical Sensor

This video highlights the TCUT1630X01 which is a unique 3-Channel Slotted Interrupter for Turn and Push Applications.

Publish Date: 2018-04-03

Minimold IR Receivers for Remote Control and Presence/Proximity Sensing

Vishay’s Minimolds are capable of infrared reflow and eliminate the secondary wave soldering process.

Publish Date: 2017-07-28