22 June 2012 Logic IC couplers support 5Mb/s data rates for industrial applications Logic IC couplers support 5Mb/s data rates for industrial applications Designed to reduce power consumption in industrial designs, Toshiba's recently launched photocouplers are capable of data rates up to 5Mb/s. Offering buffer logic and inverter logic configurations respectively, the TLP2355 and TLP2358 logic IC couplers are supplied in S06 packages measuring 7.0 x 3.7 x 2.1mm. Operating at temperatures from -40 to 125°C, the devices are suitable for use in programmable logic controllers, measurement and control equipment, as well as IPM drives for factory automation systems. Both photocouplers can accommodate a supply voltage range of 3 to 20V and have a low maximum threshold input current of 1.6mA. Maximum power supply current is 3mA, with a maximum propagation delay time of 250ns. The devices consist of a GaAlAs infrared led optically coupled to a high gain, high speed photodetector. The detector has a totem pole output stage with current sourcing and sinking capabilities. Both devices have a minimum isolation voltage rating of 3750Vrms, while an internal Faraday shield ensures a common mode transient immunity of ±20kV/µs. Author Simon Fogg Comment on this article Websites http://www.toshiba-components.com/ Companies Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH - UK Branch This material is protected by Findlay Media copyright See Terms and Conditions. One-off usage is permitted but bulk copying is not. For multiple copies contact the sales team. Enjoy this story? People who read this article also read... Alternative back-up power With outdoor events like concerts, events and festivals now ... Read Article NIDays 2013 NIDays is a technical conference designed specifically for ... Read Article Southern Manufacturing This year, Southern Manufacturing and Electronics is set to be ... Read Article Microcontrollers deliver ... Microchip has launched what it describes as the 'world's lowest ... Read Article What you think about this article: Add your comments Name Email Comments Your comments/feedback may be edited prior to publishing. Not all entries will be published. Please view our Terms and Conditions before leaving a comment.