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. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
MYR2.49
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
MYR2.938
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 - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8364
Mfr. Part No.TSL25413
Brandams
MYR2.95
Each (On a Reel of 10000)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control QFN - - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8366
Mfr. Part No.TSL25721FN
Brandams
MYR4.414
Each (On a Reel of 3500)
units
0.3µs 0.3µs 6 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6504
Mfr. Part No.BH1730FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR13.13
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
New
RS Stock No. 201-8365
Mfr. Part No.TSL25413
Brandams
MYR8.738
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control QFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR4.87
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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
MYR9.25
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. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
MYR1.40
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
New
RS Stock No. 201-8361
Mfr. Part No.TSL25403M
Brandams
MYR3.263
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount ALS QFN - - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 200-9483
Mfr. Part No.AS7225-BLGM
Brandams
MYR27.895
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - 20 - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 714-2710
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9008-020
BrandBroadcom
MYR4.34
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. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
MYR4.978
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
MYR6.616
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. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
MYR4.83
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 181-0469
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5701
MYR4.05
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
MYR14.27
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. 102-4172
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
MYR11.86
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 -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9071
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
MYR4.379
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 516-388
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
MYR19.32
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -