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. 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. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD15.30
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD7.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
TWD70.90
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. 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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
TWD58.50
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. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
TWD40.10
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 516-388
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
TWD142.60
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6506
Mfr. Part No.BH1750FVI-TR
BrandROHM
TWD110.00
Each (On a Tape of 5)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF6I 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.6mm - - 1.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 178-1645
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD23.60
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - - 2.6 x 2.2 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 2.6mm - - 2.2mm - -
New
RS Stock No. 200-9482
Mfr. Part No.AS7225-BLGM
Brandams
TWD103.50
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
- - 20 - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
TWD101.20
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. 124-6505
Mfr. Part No.BH1745NUC-E2
BrandROHM
TWD71.00
Each (In a Pack of 3)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 169-8281
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
TWD142.60
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9074
Mfr. Part No.ISL29020IROZ-T7
TWD50.70
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD41.60
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
5ms 5ms 4 Surface Mount Detection of Ambient Light to Control Display Backlighting Mobile Devices, Electronic Signs and Signals, Mobile phones PDAs Computing devices, Notebooks Webpads Consumer Devices TVs Video Cameras Digital Still Cameras Automatic Residential and Commercial Lighting Management - 1.6 x 3.2 x 1.1mm 1.1mm 1.6mm - - 3.2mm - -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9079
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
TWD114.60
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-0762
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
TWD49.20
Each (On a Reel of 3500)
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 -