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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RS Stock No. 124-6498
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD23
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
45µs - 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 0.7mm 1.6mm 560 (Typ.)nm - 2.6mm Analogue BH
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RS Stock No. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD26
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 836-8929
Mfr. Part No.AMS302
BrandPanasonic
TWD52
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
8.5ms 8.5ms 2 Through Hole - - 5.8 (Dia.) x 5.3 (H)mm 5.3mm 5.8 (Dia)mm 580nm - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD10
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 785-7727
Mfr. Part No.TSL2581FN
Brandams
TWD42
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Automotive Lighting, Cell Phone, Digital Camera, LCD Monitor, Machine Vision, Security Lighting, Street Light Control, Sunlight Harvesting, Tablet PC, TV FN 2 x 2 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 840nm 625nm 2mm - TSL
RS Stock No. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD23
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 530 (Typ.)nm - 1.2mm Analogue BH
RS Stock No. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD11
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4173
Mfr. Part No.TCS34725FN
Brandams
TWD83
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Ambient Light Sensor, Fluid & Gas Analysis, Light Color Temperature Measurement, Product Color Verification & Sorting, 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. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD28
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. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
TWD10
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
RS Stock No. 791-6810
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7771
TWD48
Each (On a Reel of 5)
units
- - 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. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD44
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 - -
New
RS Stock No. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
TWD8
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
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
RS Stock No. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
TWD78
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. 691-0461
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9007-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD37
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - - 2.4 x 2 x 0.8mm 0.8mm 2.4mm - - 2mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD40
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. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
TWD55
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. 124-6502
Mfr. Part No.BH1715FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD56
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 124-6505
Mfr. Part No.BH1745NUC-E2
BrandROHM
TWD75
Each (In a Pack of 3)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
TWD59
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 -