Chapter 506

A low cost 4Mbps IrDA receiver in MS8 and SO-8 packages

Alexander Strong


The LT1328, a low cost photodiode receiver in MS8 and SO-8 packages that supports IrDA data rates up to 4Mbps, is described.


Infrared Data Association

IrDA standard

Photodiode receiver



The need for ever increasing data rates required by a vast array of devices, such as notebook computers, printers, mobile phones, pagers and modems, has been satisfied by the technology of infrared data transmission. The Infrared Data Association (IrDA) standard, which covers data rates from 2400bps to 4Mbps, is the overwhelming choice for infrared data transmission. The LT1328 is a photodiode receiver that supports IrDA data rates ...

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