- Vishay’s product portfolio is an unmatched collection of discrete semiconductors (diodes, MOSFETs, and optoelectronics) and passive components (resistors, inductors, and capacitors). These components are used in virtually all types of electronic devices and equipment in the industrial, computing, automotive, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. Vishay is proud to be a major partner with Digi-Key.

PCB Design Tools for Optocouplers

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Find footprints, schematic symbols, 3D models and SPICE models all in one place. Learn More

Sensor Starter Kit

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Hardware and driver needed for all our Light to Digital evaluation boards. Learn More

OPTO Squad

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Join Us! See Samy test his girl detector. Watch Jim brought to his knees. Hear Deniz’s sound of one hand clapping. Learn More

Newest Products View All (97)

VEML6035 Digital Light Sensor

Vishay’s VEML6035 incorporates a photodiode, amplifiers, and analog/digital circuits in a single chip. Learn More

VCNL4030X01 Automotive Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor

Vishay Semiconductor's VCNL4030X01 fully integrated automotive grade proximity and ambient light sensor features four different slave address options. Learn More

VOT8026A/VOT8123A Series Optocouplers

Vishay’s VOT8026A and VOT8123A series optocouplers offer high off-state voltage of 800 V and static dv/dt of 1,000 V/µs in compact DIP-6 and SMD-6 packages. Learn More


Vishay’s mid-power UVC emitting diode with quartz window delivers long lifetime and radiant power to 18 mW in a compact 3.5 mm by 3.5 mm by 1.2 mm SMD package. Learn More

VOH1016A Series 1 MBd High-Speed Optocouplers

Vishay's VOH1016A optocouplers offer low turn-on threshold current and supply current, guaranteed minimum CMTI of 10 kV/µs, and a wide power supply range. Learn More

Mini Infrared Receivers

Miniature IR Receivers in Minimold, Mold, and Minicast Packages Learn More

Tools & Support

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Video Library

OPTO video channel highlights products and technologies with technical demonstrations, product webinars, and featured products videos. Learn More

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Vishay’s TSDP Receiver Series for Infrared Data Communications

The TSDP series devices described in this application note are suitable for receiving low-speed infrared data communications from 1200 bps to 9600 bps over a range of up to 35 meters using a single TSAL6200 infrared light emitting diode. Learn More

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Optical Sensor Current Estimator

Current estimator to help determine how much current is required for your proximity sensor or proximity with light sensor applications. Learn More

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AGC Advantage Tool

Vishay tailors the IR Receiver response based on the remote control code and the type of noise you might find in your operating environment. You choose the AGC that works best for you. Learn More

Recent PTMs View All (11)

Light to Digital Proximity Sensors Publish Date: 2019-01-02

Introduction to the features and applications for the VCNL36687S proximity sensor.

Duration: 5 minutes
VCNL4035X01 Digital Gesture Sensor Publish Date: 2017-08-17

The VCNL4035X01 can be programmed via I2C, allowing the user to set upper and lower thresholds, duty cycle, and integration time

Duration: 7 minutes
VEML6030 Ambient Light Sensor Publish Date: 2016-06-06

This training module will give an overview of the VEML6030 ambient light sensor as well as review applications which could benefit from this device.

Duration: 5 minutes
VCNL4040 Proximity Ambient Light Digital Sensor Publish Date: 2015-04-03

Including an infrared emitter, photodiodes, and signal processing IC, the VCNL4040 is ideal for a range of ambient light and proximity applications.

Duration: 5 minutes

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SensorXplorer™ software module for testing light-to-digital optical sensors

The SensorXplorer module acts as a USB to I2C interface between Vishay’s available software modules and the sensor boards. The sensor boards also have test pins for the I2C interface, allowing you to connect them to your own platform.

VOR Solid-State Relays

In this video Vishay will cover what is a relay, solid-state switch versus solid state relay, as well as target markets and applications of the VOR family of Solid-state relays.

VEMD8080 PIN Photodiode for Wearable Applications

Introducing the VEMD8080, a high-speed PIN photodiode with enhanced sensitivity for visible light and offered in a slim sensor package that is ideal for wearable applications.

TCUT1630X01 Transmissive Optical Sensor

This video highlights the TCUT1630X01 which is a unique 3-Channel Slotted Interrupter for Turn and Push Applications.