Optocoupler - VTL5C1, Vactrol, for Channel Switching

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Optocoupler - VTL5C1, Vactrol, for Channel Switching

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VTL5C1 vactrols for use in amplifiers, effect pedals, synthesizers and more. The VTL5C1 was commonly used for channel switching circuits in amps made by Crate and others.

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Product Measurements
Cell Power175 mW
Cell Voltage100 V
Dynamic Range100 dB
Input-output Coupling Capacitance0.5 pF
Isolation Voltage, minimum @ 70% relative humidity2,500 VRMS
Item Height0.312 in.
Item Length0.457 in.
Item Width0.382 in.
LED Current40 mA
LED Forward Voltage Drop @ 20 mA2.0 V
LED Reverse Breakdown Voltage3.0 V
Off Resistance @ 10 seconds50 MΩ
On Resistance @ 1 Ma20 kΩ
On Resistance @ 10 Ma600 Ω
On Resistance @ 40 Ma200 Ω
Operating Temperature (TJ)-40°C to 75°C
Output Cell Capacitance5.0 pF
storage temperature (Tstg)-40°C to 75°C
Packaging Information
Packaging Dimensions2.5 in. × 0.4 in. × 0.5 in.
Weight (Packaging)0.003 lbs.

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PDF: Specification Sheet Specification Sheet1.69 MB

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Asked by Anonymous on November 30th, 2017.
Matt H
November 30th, 2017
This is the VTL5C1.
Asked by Anonymous on August 16th, 2018.
August 16th, 2018
Staff Member
Unfortunately, we do not provide technical support. We advise you consult a local amp tech to assist with your question.

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