TCRT5000 Vishay, Through Hole Reflective Sensor, Phototransistor Output, PCB package

  • RS stock no. 708-5017
  • Mfr. Part No. TCRT5000
  • Manufacturer Vishay
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): PH
Product Details

Reflective Sensor TCRT5000

The TCRT5000 and TCRT5000L are reflective sensors
which include an infrared emitter and phototransistor in a
leaded package which blocks visible light. The package
includes two mounting clips. TCRT5000L is the long lead


• Package type: leaded • Detector type: phototransistor
• Dimensions (L x W x H in mm): 10.2 x 5.8 x 7
• Peak operating distance: 2.5 mm
• Typical output current under test: IC = 1 mA
• Daylight blocking filter
• Emitter wavelength: 950 nm
• Lead (Pb)-free soldering released
• Compliant to RoHS directive 2002/95/EC and in accordance to WEEE 2002/96/EC


• Position sensor for shaft encoder
• Detection of reflective material such as paper, IBM cards,
magnetic tapes etc.
• Limit switch for mechanical motions in VCR
• General purpose - wherever the space is limited

Attribute Value
Peak Sensor Distance 2.5mm
Output Device Phototransistor
Number of Channels 1
Mounting Type Through Hole
Package Type PCB
Height 7mm
Length 10.2mm
Maximum Operating Temperature + 85°C
Minimum Operating Temperature - 25°C
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Price (Excl VAT) Each (In a Pack of 5)
R 20.714
(exc. VAT)
R 23.821
(inc. VAT)
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R 20.714
R 103.57
25 - 95
R 20.30
R 101.50
100 - 245
R 19.69
R 98.45
250 - 495
R 18.902
R 94.51
500 +
R 18.146
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