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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
kr 4,42
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
Units
5ms 5ms 4 Surface Mount Detection of Ambient Light to Control Display Backlighting Mobile Devices, Electronic Signs and Signals, Mobile phones PDAs Computing devices, Notebooks Webpads Consumer Devices TVs Video Cameras Digital Still Cameras Automatic Residential and Commercial Lighting Management - 1.6 x 3.2 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 1.6mm - - 3.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
kr 10,428
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
5ms 5ms 4 Surface Mount Detection of Ambient Light to Control Display Backlighting Mobile Devices, Electronic Signs and Signals, Mobile phones PDAs Computing devices, Notebooks Webpads Consumer Devices TVs Video Cameras Digital Still Cameras Automatic Residential and Commercial Lighting Management - 1.6 x 3.2 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 1.6mm - - 3.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
kr 10,827
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
30µs 100µs 4 Surface Mount Automotive, Control of Display Backlighting, Mobile Phone, Sunlight Sensor and Head Lamp Control - 2.35 x 2.95 x 1.25mm 1.25mm 2.35mm 570nm 540nm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
kr 31,944
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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
kr 9,087
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
Units
30µs 100µs 4 Surface Mount Automotive, Control of Display Backlighting, Mobile Phone, Sunlight Sensor and Head Lamp Control - 2.35 x 2.95 x 1.25mm 1.25mm 2.35mm 570nm 540nm 2.95mm - -
RS Stock No. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
kr 2,298
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
kr 20,839
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. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
kr 1,868
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. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
kr 13,668
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. 102-4165
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
kr 21,18
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. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
kr 9,67
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. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
kr 10,235
Each (On a Reel of 3500)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Automatic Menu Popup, Automatic Speakerphone Enable, Cell Phone, Notebook/Monitor Security ODFN 2 x 2 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 1100nm 300nm 2mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
kr 9,902
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Ambient Light Sensor, Brightness Control, Color Display Closed-Loop Feedback, Color Temperature Sensing, Control, Industrial Process Control, Medical Diagnostics, RGB LED Backlight Control DFN 2 x 2.4 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 615nm 465nm 2.4mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 168-5171
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
kr 3,398
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
Units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 169-0528
Mfr. Part No.BH1715FVC-TR
BrandROHM
kr 18,954
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 876-8820
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
kr 16,341
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 - -
RS Stock No. 178-4405
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
kr 4,148
Each (In a Pack of 50)
Units
1.5 (Minimum)ms 300 (Maximum)µs 6 Surface Mount Automobile Dashboard, Cameras, Cell Phones, Digital Picture Frames, Digital Signage, Displays & Infotainment, GPS, Laptops, LCD TVs & Monitors, LED Indoor/Outdoor Residential & Street Lights, Mobile Devices with Displays or Backlit Keypads, MP3 Players, Notebooks, PDAs, Video Recorders - 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 590nm - 1.6mm Analogue NOA1213
RS Stock No. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
kr 3,708
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
kr 20,298
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Automatic Menu Popup, Automatic Speakerphone Enable, Cell Phone, Notebook/Monitor Security ODFN 2 x 2 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 1100nm 300nm 2mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
kr 2,15
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
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