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Old 25th July 2010, 12:26 PM   #1
mail2vasu2004 is offline mail2vasu2004  India
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Default selection of optocoupler.

I am working on design where i need to select an optocoupler.
This should operate at voltage as high as 60V. So what parameter should i consider when selecting it. Is the collector base voltage to be considered or collector emitter voltage to be considered. I have gone thorugh MCT-2E's datasheet. Is it appropriate to use.

Please suggest

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Old 25th July 2010, 08:15 PM   #2
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Collector-emitter voltage is what matters, many optos don't even expose the base and just bias it internally. The MCT-2E will not work in your application.
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Old 26th July 2010, 03:50 AM   #3
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thank you...

any suggestions, for the same specs

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