TENROD Australia , distributor for Kingbright, has released the new series of photo interrupters, the KRB014. Due to its ultra-compact features, these photo interrupters can be used in small electronic equipment.
They have high sensing accuracy and can be used in cameras, floppy disk drives and various types of micro computerised control equipment.
The new PCB type photointerrupter, the KRB014, has various features including high sensing accuracy (slit width 0.3mm), dual-channel output with 0.8mm distance from channel 1 to 2 and a gap of 2mm between light emitter and detector, making it ultra-compact with external dimensions of 5.0mm x 4.0mm x 4.0mm.
The unit is mountable with reflow soldering availability and is compliant with European RoHS directives.
The KRB014 is suitable for computer mouse and track-balls. It is also useful for detection for motion direction and accurate position sensor for an encoder.