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. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
$5.874
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. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
$1.835
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. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
$0.738
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
$5.05
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. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
$1.78
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. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
$2.04
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. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
$2.002
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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
$0.848
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. 170-0762
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
$2.46
Each (On a Reel of 3500)
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. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
$5.402
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount Digital Camera, LCD TV, Mobile Phone, Note PC, Portable Game Machine, Tablet PC WSOF6 1.6 x 2.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 1.6mm 840 (Typ.)nm - 2.6mm Digital BH
RS Stock No. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
$1.375
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 -
New
RS Stock No. 200-9479
Mfr. Part No.AS7221-BLGM
Brandams
$8.582
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
- - - - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-4405
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
$0.793
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 CUDFN 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 590nm - 1.6mm Analogue NOA1213
RS Stock No. 740-5061
Mfr. Part No.NJL7502R-TE1
$0.986
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - COBP - - 1.6mm - - 1.3mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
$1.54
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
New
RS Stock No. 196-9071
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
$1.531
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6505
Mfr. Part No.BH1745NUC-E2
BrandROHM
$3.433
Each (In a Pack of 3)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
$0.454
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
New
RS Stock No. 196-9079
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
$6.006
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5171
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
$0.777
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
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