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Vishay Releases New IR Receiver Modules in Compact Minicast Package

New Modules Offer 3-V and 5-V Versions With Frequencies From 30 kHz to 56 kHz


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MALVERN, Pa. — November 29, 2006 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the release of eight new series of infrared receiver modules in a new Minicast package type, featuring high immunity against EMI and a high-precision band filter.

The new devices are designed as drop-in replacements for standard small-size modules in remote control applications for consumer electronics, computer, air conditioning, game console, and industrial systems.

Optimized for efficient manufacturing without sacrificing quality and robustness, the new package type provides improved filtering of noise signals — from sources such as fluorescent lighting — for optimal noise immunity. Vishay’s patented internal metal shield technique maintains high immunity against EMI.

Each Minicast device includes a photo detector and preamplifier circuit, mounted within a 3-pin epoxy-encapsulated module with an integrated semi-cylindrical lens. The new devices are available in 3-V and 5-V versions using carrier frequencies from 30 kHz to 56 kHz.

As the leading provider of IR receiver module solutions, Vishay offers several AGC-parameterized versions of its Minicast modules to provide optimal performance for any code type in any optical environment.

New IR Receiver Modules Optimized for Noise Suppression: Summary Table

Module Pin1 Pin2 Pin3 Transmission Distance Minimum Irradiance (Vs = 3 V) (30 kHz to 40 kHz) Minimum Irradiance (Vs = 5 V) (30 kHz to 40 kHz)
TSOP382xx OUT GND Vs 30 m 0.4 mW/m2 0.55 mW/m2
TSOP381xx OUT GND Vs 30 m 0.4 mW/m2 0.55 mW/m2
TSOP582xx OUT GND Vs 35 m N/A 0.35 mW/m2
TSOP581xx OUT GND Vs 35 m N/A 0.35 mW/m2
TSOP392xx OUT Vs GND 30 m 0.4 mW/m2 0.55 mW/m2
TSOP391xx OUT Vs GND 30 m 0.4 mW/m2 0.55 mW/m2
TSOP592xx OUT Vs GND 35 m N/A 0.35 mW/m2
TSOP591xx OUT Vs GND 35 m N/A 0.35 mW/m2

Samples and production quantities of all Minicast IR receiver modules are available now, with lead times of four weeks for large orders.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., a Fortune 1000 Company listed on the NYSE (VSH), is one of the world's largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and infrared optoelectronics) and passive electronic 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, power supplies, and medical markets. Vishay’s product innovations, successful acquisition strategy, and "one-stop shop" service have made it a global industry leader. Vishay can be found on the Internet at www.vishay.com.

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