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. 165-4325
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
MYR0.90
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. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
MYR1.19
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. 102-4165
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
MYR24.70
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. 170-0755
Mfr. Part No.TMG39933-M
Brandams
MYR11.271
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 -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9078
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
MYR13.727
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 169-0529
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR1.867
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-4405
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
MYR2.05
Each (In a Pack of 50)
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. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR6.05
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. 170-9656
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
MYR7.22
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. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
MYR3.35
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 -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9079
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
MYR17.01
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 178-1645
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR2.866
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. 201-8367
Mfr. Part No.TSL25721FN
Brandams
MYR11.324
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
0.3µs 0.3µs 6 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-0762
Mfr. Part No.TCS34717FN
Brandams
MYR5.998
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 -
New
RS Stock No. 200-9482
Mfr. Part No.AS7225-BLGM
Brandams
MYR14.374
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
- - 20 - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 181-0468
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
MYR1.479
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. 124-6503
Mfr. Part No.BH1721FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR9.78
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
RS Stock No. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
MYR7.24
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. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR3.60
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. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
MYR6.293
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
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 - -