Ambient Light Sensors

What is an Ambient light sensor?
Typically ambient light sensors are the backing lights in many LCD types of displays
How do they work?
They automatically adjust display brightness on many devices by sensing changes to your environment like lights on or off, how close a device is to you and more.
Features and benefits:
• Operate well in a variety of sources (from natural sunlight to fluorescent)
• Automatic adjustments based on environment analysis
• Light sensitivity and response curve configured with the human eye in mind
• Stable over specific temperature ranges
Where might I use one?
• Touch panels
• Audio visual equipment
• Home appliances
• Laptops
• Mobile phones

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Description Price Typical Rise Time Typical Fall Time Number of Pins Mounting Type Application Package Type Dimensions Height Length Maximum Wavelength Detected Minimum Wavelength Detected Width Output Signal Type Series
RS Stock No. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
€1.752
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Automotive Lighting, Light Sensing, Machine Vision, Security Lighting, Street Light Control TMB 1.25 x 0.4 x 1.398mm 1.398mm 1.25mm - - 0.4mm - -
RS Stock No. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
€3.134
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Automotive Lighting, Light Sensing, Machine Vision, Security Lighting, Street Light Control TMB 1.25 x 0.4 x 1.398mm 1.398mm 1.25mm - - 0.4mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6501
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€2.875
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount Digital Camera, Digital Video Camera, Laptop PC, LCD Display, LCD TV, Mobile Phone, PDA, PDP TV, Portable Game Console WSOF6 1.6 x 2.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 1.6mm 560 (Typ.)nm - 2.6mm Digital BH
RS Stock No. 700-4030
Mfr. Part No.BH1715FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€3.09
Each
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RS Stock No. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€0.338
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€0.37
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF 1.6 x 2.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 1.6mm - - 2.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 102-4165
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
€1.815
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
300ns 300ns 8 Surface Mount Ambient Light Sensor, Cell Phone, Color Sense, Commercial, Gesture Detection, Mechanical Switch Replacement, Printed Bar Code Emulation TMG 2.36 x 3.94 x 1.35mm 1.35mm 2.36mm 615nm 465nm 3.94mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 169-0528
Mfr. Part No.BH1715FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€1.53
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
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RS Stock No. 124-6505
Mfr. Part No.BH1745NUC-E2
BrandROHM
€2.303
Each (In a Pack of 3)
units
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RS Stock No. 124-6506
Mfr. Part No.BH1750FVI-TR
BrandROHM
€2.78
Each (On a Tape of 5)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF6I 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.6mm - - 1.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
€0.182
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
units
- - 4 Surface Mount Mobile Phone, Notebook, PDA, Video Camera - 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 3.2mm 700nm 390nm 2.7mm - KPS
RS Stock No. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
€0.231
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
- - 4 Surface Mount Mobile Phone, Notebook, PDA, Video Camera - 3.2 x 2.7 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 3.2mm 700nm 390nm 2.7mm - KPS
RS Stock No. 170-0755
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
€1.83
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
300ns 300ns 8 Surface Mount Ambient Light Sensor, Cell Phone, Color Sense, Commercial, Gesture Detection, Mechanical Switch Replacement, Printed Bar Code Emulation TMG 2.36 x 3.94 x 1.35mm 1.35mm 2.36mm 615nm 465nm 3.94mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 169-8281
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
€1.488
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
€0.90
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
5ms 5ms 6 Surface Mount Cell Phone, Computer, Digital Camera, PDA, TV, Video Camera - 1.5 x 1.6 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 1.5mm 565nm - 1.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6507
Mfr. Part No.BH1751FVI-TR
BrandROHM
€2.49
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF6I 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.6mm - - 1.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
€1.736
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 8 Surface Mount Camera, Consumer Products, Mobile Phone, Notebook, PDA Miniature 4.04 x 2.2 x 1.45mm 1.45mm 4.04mm 950 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 1050 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 450 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 830 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 2.2mm - -
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RS Stock No. 189-4775
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
€0.489
Each (In a Tube of 2500)
units
5ms 5ms 4 Surface Mount Automatic Residential and Commercial Lighting, Digital Still Cameras, Electronic Signs and Signals, TVS, Video Cameras Miniature 3.20 x 1.60 x 1.10mm 1.1mm 3.2mm - - 1.6mm Analogue -
RS Stock No. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
€0.991
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
45µs - 5 Surface Mount Digital Camera, Digital Video Camera, Laptop PC, LCD Display, LCD TV, Mobile Phone, PDA, PDP TV, Portable Game Console WSOF5 1.6 x 1.2 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 560 (Typ.)nm - 1.2mm Analogue BH
RS Stock No. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
€0.636
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
units
- - 8 Surface Mount Camera, Consumer Products, Mobile Phone, Notebook, PDA Miniature 4.04 x 2.2 x 1.45mm 1.45mm 4.04mm 950 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 1050 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 450 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 830 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 2.2mm - -
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