TSOP1838 - 38KHz IR Receiver Sensor

SKU: VS00022

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The TSOP1838is a miniature IR receiver IC form the TSOP18xx series. This particular model TSOP1838 will respond to 38kHz IR signals from remote control devices.

These products are miniaturized IR receiver modules for infrared remote control systems. A PIN diode and a preamplifier are assembled on a leadframe, the epoxy package contains an IR filter. The demodulated output signal can be directly connected to a microprocessor for decoding.

Technical Specification:

  • Operating current: 5mA
  • Operating Voltage: 2.5V to 5.5V
  • Operating current: 5mA
  • Suitable Transmission Code: NEC code, RC5 code
  • Universal Receiver: 38 KHz


  • Very low supply current
  • Photo detector and preamplifier in one package
  • Internal filter for PCM frequency
  • Improved immunity against ambient light
  • Insensitive to supply voltage ripple and noise


  • Receive IR signals
  • Decode Remote signals
  • Analyse, re-create or duplicate remote Signals
  • Wireless control applications
  • Receiver circuit for IR remote controls
  • IR Remote tester circuits

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