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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
£0.961
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
£0.804
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
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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. 876-8820
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
£1.49
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - 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. 170-9506
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
£0.568
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
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- - 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. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
£0.47
Each (In a Pack of 25)
Units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
£0.196
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
£0.578
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. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
£1.578
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. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
£0.317
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5171
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
£0.311
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
Units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 791-6810
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7771
£0.388
Each (On a Reel of 5)
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- - 8 Surface Mount Camera, Mobile Phones, Notebook, PDA - 2.2 x 2.1 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 2.2mm 940nm 850nm 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 181-0469
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
£0.364
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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14ms - 2 Surface Mount Control of Display Backlighting, Home Automation/Smart Speakers, Industrial Displays, Mobile Devices, Smart Lighting Control, Smart TV - 2 x 1.25 x 0.8mm 0.8mm 2mm 600nm - 1.25mm - -
RS Stock No. 181-0468
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
£0.27
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
Units
14ms - 2 Surface Mount Control of Display Backlighting, Home Automation/Smart Speakers, Industrial Displays, Mobile Devices, Smart Lighting Control, Smart TV - 2 x 1.25 x 0.8mm 0.8mm 2mm 600nm - 1.25mm - -