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. 667-5026
Mfr. Part No.GA1A2S100SS
BrandSharp
TWD37
Each (In a Pack of 5)
- - 3 Through Hole Auto-dimming circuits Office automation equipment audio visual equipment home appliances touch panels - 3 x 1.8 x 4mm 4mm 3mm - - 1.8mm - -
RS Stock No. 124-6498
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD23
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD11
Each (In a Pack of 25)
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD23
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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. 102-4173
Mfr. Part No.TCS34725FN
Brandams
TWD92
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 785-7727
Mfr. Part No.TSL2581FN
Brandams
TWD42
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 836-8929
Mfr. Part No.AMS302
BrandPanasonic
TWD52
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
TWD8
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
- - 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
New
RS Stock No. 168-5171
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
TWD21
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 170-0758
Mfr. Part No.TSL25911FN
Brandams
TWD53
Each (On a Reel of 3500)
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount Backlighting, Commercial, Keyboard, Lighting, Printer Paper Detection ODFN 2 x 2.4 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 850nm - 2.4mm Digital, I2C -
RS Stock No. 516-388
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
TWD73
Each (In a Pack of 5)
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
New
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
TWD10
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 785-7718
Mfr. Part No.TSL2563FN
Brandams
TWD49
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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 DFN 2 x 2 x 0.65mm 0.65mm 2mm 940nm 640nm 2mm - TSL
RS Stock No. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD28
Each (In a Pack of 5)
- - 6 Surface Mount - - 2.6 x 2.2 x 0.55mm 0.55mm 2.6mm - - 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 700-4028
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
TWD103
Each (In a Pack of 2)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
TWD70
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 102-4165
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
TWD126
Each (In a Pack of 2)
300ns 300ns 8 Surface Mount Ambient Light Sensor, Cell Phone, Color Sense, Commercial, Gesture Detection, Mechanical Switch Replacement, Printed Bar Code Emulation TMG 2.36 x 3.94 x 1.35mm 1.35mm 2.36mm 615nm 465nm 3.94mm I2C, Open Drain -
RS Stock No. 124-6505
Mfr. Part No.BH1745NUC-E2
BrandROHM
TWD75
Each (In a Pack of 3)
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
TWD48
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3
TWD32
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
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 - -