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. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD15.30
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
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RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD38.00
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
TWD20.70
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD30.70
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. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD7.70
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 876-8820
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
TWD60.00
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. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD51.80
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. 181-0468
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
TWD12.40
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 - -
RS Stock No. 752-7234
Mfr. Part No.BH1772GLC-E2
BrandROHM
TWD164.00
Each
units
- - 10 Surface Mount Cell Phone - 2.8 x 2.8 x 0.9mm 0.9mm 2.8mm 550nm - 2.8mm - -
RS Stock No. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
TWD59.90
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
units
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. 181-0469
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
TWD33.60
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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 - -
RS Stock No. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
TWD9.40
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
1.5 (Minimum)ms 300 (Maximum)µs 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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
TWD78.20
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
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. 124-6501
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD114.00
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. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD37.00
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. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD112.00
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
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RS Stock No. 196-9076
Mfr. Part No.ISL29035IROZ-T7
TWD26.80
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 169-0528
Mfr. Part No.BH1715FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD65.30
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
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RS Stock No. 102-4166
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
TWD55.00
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD31.90
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