Ambient Light Sensors

Typically, ambient light sensors are the backing lights in many LCD types of displays.

How do ambient light sensors 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 can ambient light sensors be used?

  • 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 6,928
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 16,938
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
5ms 5ms 4 Surface Mount Detection of Ambient Light to Control Display Backlighting Mobile Devices, Mobile phones PDAs Computing devices, Notebooks Webpads Consumer Devices TVs Video Cameras Digital Still Cameras Automatic Residential and Commercial Lighting Management, Electronic Signs and Signals - 1.6 x 3.2 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 1.6mm - - 3.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
kr 5,30
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
kr 8,061
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. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
kr 31,092
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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
kr 12,611
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. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
kr 15,681
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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
kr 11,637
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. 196-9077
Mfr. Part No.ISL29035IROZ-T7
kr 20,394
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
- - 6 - smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 208-0512
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9306-065
BrandBroadcom
kr 11,535
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount PDAs - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9078
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
kr 14,155
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
kr 9,631
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 1050nm 830nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
kr 9,23
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
kr 8,659
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Commercial, Display Backlight Control, Keyboard, Medical Diagnostics, Printer Paper Detection CSP 1.145 x 1.66 x 0.218mm 0.218mm 1.145mm 850nm - 1.66mm Digital, I2C -
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RS Stock No. 223-7724
Mfr. Part No.VEML3235
BrandVishay
kr 10,161
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
- - 6 Surface Mount Computing, Consumer Device, Displays, Handheld Device, Industrial and Medical Application, Industrial Devices, Notebook - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9079
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
kr 28,592
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
kr 3,373
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-8365
Mfr. Part No.TSL25413
Brandams
kr 20,264
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
- - 10 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control QFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 208-0511
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9306-065
BrandBroadcom
kr 6,62
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
Units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount PDAs - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
kr 14,84
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 - -