MUNICH, Germany, 23 Nov. 2006. Optek Technology has developed a series of fiber-optic LED transmitters for integration into data communications equipment. Designated the OPF670 Series, the LED transmitter family consists of the OPF670 in a TO-46 package, the OPF672 in a standard-profile metal housing, and the OPF673 in a low-profile metal housing.
All the devices in the OPF670 Series of fiber optic LED transmitters consist of an 850nm GaAlAs LED. Designed for active alignment into a connector receptacle, the OPF670 device is offered in a low-cost TO-46 package with a plastic lens cap.
The OPF672 and OPF673 transmitters are packaged in standard and low-profile metal housing, respectively, and are equipped with an ST connector.
Pricing for the OPF670 Series fiber-optic LED transmitters ranges from $5.75 to $12.25 in quantities of 1,000. Lead time, if stock is not available, is from 6 to 8 weeks.