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940nm Infrared Emitting Diode

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About this product


  • High power infra-red emitter
  • 5mm diameter, clear package
  • Similar to TIL38 device

Product overview

• High power infra-red emitter
• 5mm diameter, clear package
• Similar to TIL38 device
• Primarily used in remote control applications

Rated 5 out of 5 by from These are great items i built a night vision array for my camera so i can video at night, it also works perfectly with my mobile phone excellent for paranormal investigation evidence finding thanks maplin always got what i need.
Date published: 2014-11-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Converted Webcam to IR Converted Webcam with 6 LEDs to IR successfully, though had to order in extra 4 specially, as only ever 2 in stock..... it; must have cost Maplin more to put 4 LEDs in individual polythene bags and a padded bag, than the cost of items themselves!
Date published: 2017-10-20
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Operating Specifications

Peak Wavelength:


Forward Voltage:

1.2 VV

Forward Current:

100 mAmA

Reverse Voltage:


Where can I find datasheets for this device? It is all very well sending it to a specific person, like you did with Dominic a year ago, but that doesn't help anyone else, like myself, who wishes this information.

Asked by: Barry
Datasheet can be downloaded here
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-03

I have a lap counter for a slot car circuit, the emitter is faulty. It is a 5mm infrared led. Will this device be a suitable replacement. The existing device gives a red visible light

Asked by: Slot kid 56
If the current emitter is 940Nm ... then yes.
Answered by: Les
Date published: 2017-01-03

Are there data sheets available for these LEDs ?

Asked by: Scott
I have sent this to the email address provided.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2017-01-27

hi Could you tell me the beam angle of this emmiter, thanks
Asked by: dave
Beam Angle is 40 Degrees.
Answered by: PW
Date published: 2015-07-17

hi there if i had loads of them would they be fine to build an ir light for an cctv from pete
Asked by: pete
We can see no reason why not.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Hi, could I replace my car key fob IR LED with this?
Asked by: Matty
We can see no reason why not
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

Is any Light from these LEDs visible to the naked eye
Asked by: Gary
No sorry this product does not support that.
Answered by: JK
Date published: 2015-07-17

What is the peak output wavelength of this IR source?
Asked by: Chris
peak wavelength = 940nm
Answered by: SG
Date published: 2015-07-17
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