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TCRT5000 Reflective Optical Sensor

Used in Object Detection, Line Tracking, Material Detect, Limit Switch, etc.

TCRT5000 Reflective Optical Sensor

Sunrom Part# 3730

Available We dispatch same day if ordered by 4PM (excluding holidays), then courier usually takes 2-5 days.
Real Time Availability
Ready Stock: 178 nos.
Factory Leadtime for more quantity: 15 days
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Price (Discount%)
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Rs.19.00/- (0%)
5-9 :
Rs.18.43/- (3%)
10-24 :
Rs.17.67/- (7%)
25-49 :
Rs.17.10/- (10%)
50-74 :
Rs.16.72/- (12%)
75-99 :
Rs.16.15/- (15%)
100-249 :
Rs.15.58/- (18%)
250-499 :
Rs.15.20/- (20%)
500-999 :
Rs.14.82/- (22%)
1000+ :
Rs.14.25/- (25%)


TCRT5000 Datasheet

The TCRT5000 and TCRT5000L are reflective sensors which include an infrared emitter and phototransistor in a leaded package which blocks visible light. The package includes two mounting clips. TCRT5000L is the long lead version. The TCRT5000(L) has a compact construction where the emitting-light source and the detector are arranged in the same direction to sense the presence of an object by using the reflective IR beam from the object. The detector consists of a phototransistor.


  • Robotics - Object Detection or Line Tracking
  • Position sensor for shaft encoderĀ 
  • Detection of reflective material such as paper, IBM cards, magnetic tapes etc.
  • Limit switch for mechanical motions in VCR
  • General purpose - wherever the space is limitedĀ 

Making sensor out of TCRT5000

Here is one example of multiple sensor on one board making a line following robot sensor


Another line following sensor example

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