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. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD15.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD49.00
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. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD19.70
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
TWD7.20
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD29.30
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
13µs - 5 Surface Mount Digital Camera, Digital Video Camera, Laptop PC, LCD Display, LCD TV, Mobile Phone, PDP TV, Portable Game Console WSOF5 1.6 x 1.2 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 530nm - 1.2mm Analogue BH
RS Stock No. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
TWD96.40
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. 196-9078
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
TWD39.90
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6503
Mfr. Part No.BH1721FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD70.20
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 560nm - 1.2mm Digital BH
RS Stock No. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
TWD9.30
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
1.5ms 300µs 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. 196-9074
Mfr. Part No.ISL29020IROZ-T7
TWD51.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
TWD53.60
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 1050nm 830nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 178-4405
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
TWD10.40
Each (In a Pack of 50)
units
1.5ms 300µs 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. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
TWD49.20
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. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
TWD116.20
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. 196-9071
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
TWD25.70
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9075
Mfr. Part No.ISL29020IROZ-T7
TWD116.20
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 200-9483
Mfr. Part No.AS7225-BLGM
Brandams
TWD207.50
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - 20 - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9079
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
TWD95.80
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9072
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
TWD62.80
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD126.40
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 840nm - 2.6mm Digital BH