Colour & Light Sensors

Colour sensors measure exactly the colour of a surface by casting light onto an object and calculating the reflected radiation. There are many challenges to these types of sensors, such as the reflectivity of the surface on which a colour is being measured influencing the measurement itself.
Colour Sensor Applications
Colour sensors have a wide variety of different applications. They are commonly used in manufacturing processes when colour consistency of products needs to be assured, such as printing, packaging, food and beverage, and pharmaceutical. They can also be utilized in very sophisticated applications, for instance, in various astronomy applications to measure the colour of stars and other astronomical objects, which allows scientists to determine a great deal about the nature of the objects being observed.

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Description Price Sensor Type Peak Wavelength Array Size Mounting Type Package Type Pin Count Power Dissipation Dimensions Height Interface Length Maximum Operating Supply Voltage Maximum Operating Temperature Minimum Operating Supply Voltage
RS Stock No. 687-8751
Mfr. Part No.RE46C145SW16F
BrandMicrochip
€1.27
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CMOS Photoelectric - - Surface Mount SOIC 16 - 9.9 x 3.9 x 0.25mm 0.25mm - 9.9mm 12 V +75 °C 6 V
RS Stock No. 180-7471
Mfr. Part No.VEML7700-TR
BrandVishay
€0.497
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RS Stock No. 738-6152
Mfr. Part No.RE46C165E16F
BrandMicrochip
€0.62
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CMOS Ionization - - Through Hole PDIP 16 - 19.69 x 7.11 x 4.95mm 4.95mm - 19.69mm 12 V +75 °C 6 V
RS Stock No. 122-3599
Mfr. Part No.VEML6075
BrandVishay
€2.492
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- 330 nm, 365 nm - Surface Mount OPLGA 4 - 2 x 1.25 x 1mm 1mm I2C 2mm 3.6 V +85 °C 1.7 V
RS Stock No. 180-8082
Mfr. Part No.VEML7700-TR
BrandVishay
€0.71
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RS Stock No. 687-8764
Mfr. Part No.RE46C140E16F
BrandMicrochip
€0.91
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CMOS Photoelectric - - - - 16 - - - - - 12 V +75 °C 6 V
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