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OPB6x0 Slotted Optical Switches from TT Electronics Featured in THE EDGE by Future Electronics

19-Nov-2021 | Pointe Claire, Quebec | News-Press Release

Montreal, Canada (prsafe ) November 19, 2021 - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is featuring infrared opto switches from TT Electronics in the latest edition of THE EDGE - Industry 4.0 & Industrial Automation.

The OPB610 and OPB620 slotted optical switches from TT consist of an infrared emitting diode and an NPN silicon phototransistor with an enhanced low current roll-off to improve contrast ratio and immunity to background irradiance.

These switches include a photoemitter and a photodetector mounted in a single package, and they provide status indications when light beams are interrupted in various types of instruments, systems and equipment. Their housings are made of low cost Infrared opaque plastic to minimize ambient light radiation interference.

To learn more, visit, To see the entire portfolio of TT Electronics products available through Future Electronics, visit

THE EDGE is the latest e-newsletter from Future Electronics, and is geared toward engineers and buyers looking for new or leading-edge products. THE EDGE comes out twice per month, and each edition features product information, datasheets and videos showcasing the most advanced new technology in a specific area, such as sensing, lighting, or automotive.

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About Future Electronics

Future Electronics is a global leader in electronics distribution, recognized for providing customers with global supply chain solutions, custom-tailored engineering services and a very extensive variety of electronic components. Founded by Robert G. Miller in 1968, Future Electronics believes its 5500 employees are its greatest asset, with 170 offices in 44 countries. Future Electronics is globally integrated, with a unified IT infrastructure that delivers real-time inventory availability and access to customers. With the highest level of service, the most advanced engineering capabilities, and the largest available-to-sell inventory in the world, Future's mission is always to Delight the Customer®. For more information, visit

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Global Director Marketing Communications & Advertising
+1 514-694-7710


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