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. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
SGD0.662
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
SGD1.53
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. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD1.028
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - - 2.6 x 2.2 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 2.6mm - - 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 178-1645
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD2.177
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - - 2.6 x 2.2 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 2.6mm - - 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD1.52
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. 169-8281
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
SGD4.643
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 516-388
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
SGD4.712
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
SGD1.98
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 1050 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm, 950 (Proximity Sensor) nm 450 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 830 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
SGD3.259
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. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
SGD1.09
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 1050 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm, 950 (Proximity Sensor) nm 450 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 830 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD1.382
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. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
SGD3.058
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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD0.76
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 - -
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RS Stock No. 189-4775
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
SGD0.85
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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
SGD1.30
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. 124-6503
Mfr. Part No.BH1721FVC-TR
BrandROHM
SGD1.161
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 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 Digital BH
RS Stock No. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
SGD1.381
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. 124-6501
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
SGD3.765
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. 740-5061
Mfr. Part No.NJL7502R-TE1
SGD0.73
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - COBP - - 1.6mm - - 1.3mm - -
RS Stock No. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
SGD0.386
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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
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