[sdiy] MIDI optocoupler query

Pete Hartman pete.hartman at gmail.com
Fri Jan 5 20:53:07 CET 2018


Olivier of Mutable Instruments says he has better success with a 6N137 than
a 6N138.

Turns out the '137 has an SMT version

https://www.mouser.com/productdetail/lite-on/6n137s?qs=sGAEpiMZZMtd3yBnp8bAgJVeHfvx%252b1RWwJnXPJ0hWKA%3D

And that was just one of several options.

Pete



On Fri, Jan 5, 2018 at 1:37 PM, Tim Ressel <timr at circuitabbey.com> wrote:

> Thanks but this is a production design and can't use obsolete parts.
>
> --tr
>
>
>
> On 1/5/2018 11:35 AM, Jean-Pierre Desrochers wrote:
>
>> Best is Sharp PC900 SMT:
>> Obsolete but still available through eBay
>> https://www.ebay.com/itm/20-PIECE-LOT-PC900V0YSZX-SHARP-OPTO
>> ISO-5KV-OPEN-COL
>> LECTOR-6DIP-/302575333531?roken=cUgayN&soutkn=9QY7wa
>>
>> JP
>>
>> -----Message d'origine-----
>> De : Synth-diy [mailto:synth-diy-bounces at synth-diy.org] De la part de Tim
>> Ressel
>> Envoyé : 5 janvier 2018 13:55
>> À : SYNTH DIY
>> Objet : [sdiy] MIDI optocoupler query
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Is there a small SMT opto that is known to work as a MIDI receiver? The
>> 6N138 is on the portly side and I am out of room on my board.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>>
> --
> --Tim Ressel
> Circuit Abbey
> timr at circuitabbey.com
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