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 Priced to Clear
RS Stock No. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
£1.191
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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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. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
£2.362
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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
£1.885
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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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. 170-0755
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
£1.77
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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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. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
£0.84
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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. 170-0762
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
£0.856
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. 102-4166
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
£1.47
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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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 -
RS Stock No. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
£0.657
Each (On a Reel of 5000)
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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 -
RS Stock No. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
£0.696
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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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. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
£0.708
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 -