MCT61 Phototransistor Optocouplers by ON Semiconductor

8-Pin DIP Dual-Channel Phototransistor Output Optocoupler

Status: Active
Series: MCT61
RoHS: Compliant
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The MCT6X optocouplers have two channels for density applications. For four channel applications, two packages fit into a standard 16-pin DIP socket. Each channel is an NPN silicon planar phototransistor optically coupled to a gallium arsenide infrared emitting diode.

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Two isolated channels per package
Two packages fit into a 16 lead DIP socket
Choice of 3 current transfer ratios
Underwriters Laboratory (U.L.) recognized File E90700
VDE approved for IEC60747-5-2
Consumer Appliances
End Products
Industrial Motor


Description MCT61
Compliance Pb-free
Channels 2
CTR (Min) (%) 50
CTR (Max) (%) -
CTR tested @ IF (mA) 5
VCE(sat) (Max) (V) 0.4
BVCEO (Min) (V) 30
BVCBO (Min) (V) -
BVECO (Min) (V) 6
ton (Max) (µs) 2.4
toff (Max) (µs) 2.4
VISO (Min) (V) 5300
TOPR (Min) (°C) -55
TOPR (Max) (°C) 100
Package Type PDIP-8

Alternative Descriptions

Transistor Output Optocoupler, 2, 5 Kv, 50 %, 60 Ma, Dip, 8 Rohs Compliant: Yes |Onsemi MCT61 | Newark Electronics
Optocoupler | Transfer Multisort Elektronik
DIP8 Through Hole Dual Channel 30 V 5000 Vrms Phototransistor Optocoupler | Future Electronics
Optocoupler DC-IN 2-CH Transistor DC-OUT 8-Pin PDIP Black Bulk | Avnet America

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The MCT61 is listed under Interfaces > Phototransistor Optocouplers > Phototransistor Output - DC Sensing Input Optocouplers.

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