Calm Current Consumption on Your Infrared Receivers

By Chad Cox

Production Editor

Embedded Computing Design

April 10, 2023


Image Credit: Vishay

Malvern, Pennsylvania. Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. has updated its TSOP2xxx, TSOP4xxx, TSOP57xxx, TSOP6xxx, and TSOP77xxx series infrared (IR) receiver modules for remote IR solutions.  An in-house designed Cyllene 2 IC. delivers upgraded performance with a diminished use of energy over a wider power supply. Included are innovations attended to protect from ESD and direct sunlight for extreme environments.


  • Photodetector
  • Preamplifier circuit
  • IR filter in a single epoxy Mold (TSOP2xxx and TSOP4xxx)
    • Belobog (TSOP57xxx)
    • Panhead (TSOP6xxx)
    • Heimdall (TSOP77xxx)
  • RoHS-compliant
  • Halogen-free
  • Vishay Green

Long or short burst codes are offered with carrier frequencies from 30 kHz to 56 kHz and unique automatic gain control (AGC) versions. Applications for the modules include audio components,  gaming systems, consumer televisions, and air conditioners.

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Chad Cox. Production Editor, Embedded Computing Design, has responsibilities that include handling the news cycle, newsletters, social media, and advertising. Chad graduated from the University of Cincinnati with a B.A. in Cultural and Analytical Literature.

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