IR Sensor – 38KHz


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SKU: SEN-029 Manufacturer: Vishay Mfg Part Number: TSOP38238 Categories: , Tags: , ,


This infrared sensor is tuned to 38KHz – perfect for receiving commands from TV remotes and most other infrared based remote controls. The sensor runs on 2.5 – 5.5VDC so it works great with any microcontroller or single board computer with a digital input!

The sensor does not do any of the decoding, it simply translates the infrared signal to an electronic signal for your microcontroller or single board computer to decode.

For pinout information, check out the datasheet below!



  • Voltage: 2.5 – 5.5VDC
  • Breadboard compatible




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  Difficulty Level

Soldering Skill: N/A
Prototyping Skill: Beginner
Programming Skill: Beginner

  Product Certifications

  Product Attributes

Weight: 2 g

  Warranty Policy

This product has a 30 Day Warranty from the date of delivery. The item must not be modified, abused, incorrectly hooked up, or used for purposes outside the original scope of design.

  Return Policy

This product is returnable Within 14 Days of delivery for a store credit. Item must be unopened, unused, and in re-saleable condition.

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