LHI 878 - 

PIR Sensor, Pyroelectric, Dual Element, TO-5, 2 V, 12 V, 95 °, LHI 878

LHI 878 - PIR Sensor, Pyroelectric, Dual Element, TO-5, 2 V, 12 V, 95 °, LHI 878

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The LHI 878 is a pyroelectric Dual Element Detector for motion sensing. It has a smaller window. It offers standard TO-5 housings with different window sizes. It is suitable for use with the secure homes to gas detection systems, indoor climate control systems and ear thermometers.
  • Excellent performance
  • Strong reliability
  • Special optical filters for gas sensing
  • 3.3kV/W Minimum responsivity
  • 95° Field of view, horizontal
  • 87° Field of view, vertical


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I am looking at the LHI878 IR detector. The information in the website is too vague for my needs. What is the optimum wavelength...what is the minimum intensity for it to turn on.
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Further details are as follow. However for further details please follow the link ( http://www.perkinelmer.com/PDFs/Downloads/DTS_LHi778_LHi878_PYD1388.pdf )

Responsivity, min. : 3.3kV/W
Responsivity, typ.: 4.2kV/W
Match, max.: 10%
Noise, max.: 50μVpp
Noise, typ.: 20μVpp
Spec. detectivity: 20107 cm*KHz/W
Field of view, horizontal: 95°
Field of view, vertical: 87°
Source voltage: 0.2 - 1.55V
Operating voltage: 2.0 ... 12V
Height: 4.2mm
Optical element location: 3.2 / 0.75mm
Filter size: 4.6 / 3.4mm
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