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Opto-Coupler vs LDR

5/14/2003 4:02 PM
Opto-Coupler vs LDR
Kevin O'Connor is putting aside the use of LDR in is book TUT, for fairly good technical reasons I think, and also about cost.  
Nevertherless, is their a difference in performance between LDR and Opto-Coupler. Aside from cost, does the drawback listed in the TUT are also valid for the opto-coupler?  
Anyone having opinions on the subjet?

Stefaan Van Slycken There is quite a difference in opto... -- 5/15/2003 7:19 AM
Rick Erickson I must be missing something here. W... -- 5/15/2003 6:23 PM