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. 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
RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD37
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF 1.6 x 2.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 1.6mm - - 2.6mm - -
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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. 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. 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. 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. 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 - - - -
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. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
TWD35
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 -
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. 876-8820
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
TWD37
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 950 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 1050 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 450 (Proximity Sensor) nm, 830 (Ambient Light Sensor) nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 752-7243
Mfr. Part No.BH1780GLI-E2
BrandROHM
TWD496
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount Automotive Lighting, Cell Phone, Computer, Digital Camera, PDA, TV, Video Camera - 2.8 x 2.8 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 2.8mm - - 2.8mm - -
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 - -
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. 124-6501
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD89
Each (In a Pack of 2)
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. 516-388
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
TWD73
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
TWD24
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6507
Mfr. Part No.BH1751FVI-TR
BrandROHM
TWD43
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF6I 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.6mm - - 1.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD20
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
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