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. 102-4165
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
MYR18.625
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
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. 791-6810
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7771
MYR5.208
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. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
MYR1.468
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. 170-0755
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
MYR16.045
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
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. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
MYR1.097
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. 124-6503
Mfr. Part No.BH1721FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR3.518
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 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 Digital BH
New
RS Stock No. 186-8912
Mfr. Part No.NOA1212CUTAG
MYR1.148
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount Cameras, Cell Phones, GPS, MP3 players, PDAs, Video Recorders - 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 540nm - 1.6mm Analogue -
RS Stock No. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
MYR12.02
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 - -
New
RS Stock No. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
MYR1.094
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 - 1.6 x 1.6 x 0.6mm 0.6mm 1.6mm 590nm - 1.6mm Analogue NOA1213
RS Stock No. 181-0468
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
MYR1.728
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. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR4.796
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 - -
RS Stock No. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR2.642
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. 181-0469
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
MYR2.525
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. 102-4174
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
MYR9.53
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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 -
RS Stock No. 124-6501
Mfr. Part No.BH1710FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR11.405
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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR2.06
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
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 - -
RS Stock No. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR5.21
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. 170-9506
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
MYR3.891
Each (On a Reel of 2000)
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. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
MYR7.076
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 -
RS Stock No. 102-4166
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
MYR5.872
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 -
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