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Offline debininja

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Someone please tell me what is this is supposed to be...


Not only is the stock 3D optocoupler model garbage, the footprint is messed up!
So, before I go ahead and make my own decent 3D model, is there a 3rd-party made optocoupler model available that looks decent and has the correct footprint?

Here's what I have so far. (I have zero 3D modeling experience. I made this bit, supposed to be the optocoupler legs, in 30 minutes):
 

Offline james_s

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That's an analog optocoupler, they're common in pro audio gear. For a more conventional optocoupler use a DIP package.

https://www.banzaimusic.com/Macron-MI1210CLE-R.html
« Last Edit: May 30, 2017, 03:24:03 PM by james_s »
 
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What optocoupler will you use? Link to a datasheet, please.

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Offline debininja

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That's an analog optocoupler, they're common in pro audio gear. For a more conventional optocoupler use a DIP package.

https://www.banzaimusic.com/Macron-MI1210CLE-R.html

Now I feel like an idiot  :palm:

What optocoupler will you use? Link to a datasheet, please.
http://www.vishay.com/docs/83433/sfh615a.pdf

Run of the mill optocouplers you find in SMPS. KiCAD does not have a model for this kind of opto.
Or, I haven't been able to find one, and in that case, I will have to create my own 3D model. But I'm kind of lazy, so I'd prefer using a pre-made one someone else might have made.

Edit: I can settle for a DIP4 package in the meantime. It doesn't look like an optocoupler, but at least the pinouts are correct.
« Last Edit: May 31, 2017, 09:11:58 AM by debininja »
 

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[quote author=debininja link=topic=89199.msg1221543#msg1221543 date=1496185643
Edit: I can settle for a DIP4 package in the meantime. It doesn't look like an optocoupler, but at least the pinouts are correct.
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Huh? yes it does.
 


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