[sdiy] MIDI optocoupler query

Chris McDowell declareupdate at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 22:24:47 CET 2018

I had this question recently, too, and was pointed to the TLP2361. I has a push pull output and runs at 3.3V. I believe it is soic-6 sized. 

https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/TLP2361(E/TLP2361(E-ND/5189881?utm_campaign=buynow&WT.z_cid=ref_octopart_dkc_buynow&utm_medium=aggregator&curr=usd&site=us&utm_source=octopart <https://www.digikey.com/product-detail/en/TLP2361(E/TLP2361(E-ND/5189881?utm_campaign=buynow&WT.z_cid=ref_octopart_dkc_buynow&utm_medium=aggregator&curr=usd&site=us&utm_source=octopart>

> On Jan 5, 2018, at 2:34 PM, Byron G. Jacquot <thescum at surfree.com> wrote:
>> I remember reading a long time ago that opto couplers are that big because 
>> the innards actually require that much volume.  I could be wrong though.
> Having smashed a few open, most of the volume is plastic, or ceramic, or whatever the packaging material is.
> https://cdn.sparkfun.com/assets/learn_tutorials/4/0/8/opto-internal-labeled.png
> -Byron Jacquot
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