The TSOP38238 is a highly miniaturized receiver designed specifically for infrared remote control systems. It consists of a PIN diode and a preamplifier, both of which are assembled on a lead frame. The epoxy package serves as an IR filter, providing optimal performance. The device's demodulated output signal can be decoded directly by a microprocessor, making it an incredibly versatile tool for any project.
This IR receiver is not just about its impressive technical specifications. It's about the possibilities it opens up for your projects. Whether you're building a custom remote-controlled device or integrating IR functionality into an existing system, the TSOP38238 makes it easy. Its compatibility with all common IR remote control data formats means you won't have to worry about finding the right remote - it works with them all.
For further information about the TSOP38238, refer to Sparkfun's datasheet. If you're looking for inspiration on how to use this IR receiver, check out the Illumitune Project tutorial and video, as well as the IR Control Kit Hookup Guide. These resources offer valuable insights and practical tips on how to get the most out of this versatile device.