Definitions for "Optoisolator"
An electro-optical device which transmits a signal across a DC isolation boundary.
An optical coupling device that bridges the gap between incompatible wire communications systems. It contains an input amplifier, a light-emitting diode, a photodiode and an output amplifier. Also known as an optical coupler, an optocoupler, an optical isolator, an optically coupled isolator, an optoelectronic isolator, a photocoupler and a photoisolator. Learn more about Optoisolator...
See optical coupler.
Keywords:  shines, transistor, led, photo, device
a device that contains an LED that shines on a photo transistor
a device which is used to keep low-voltage microprocessor circuits (such as the very delicate parallel port) and high-voltage (mains) apart