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. 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. 124-6507
Mfr. Part No.BH1751FVI-TR
BrandROHM
MYR11.53
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF6I 2.6 x 1.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 2.6mm - - 1.6mm - -
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. 169-8281
Mfr. Part No.ISL29001IROZ-T7
BrandIntersil
MYR19.32
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount - ODFN - - 2mm - - 2.1mm - -
New
RS Stock No. 200-9479
Mfr. Part No.AS7221-BLGM
Brandams
MYR21.714
Each (On a Reel of 500)
units
- - - - - LGA - - - - - - - -
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. 196-9071
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
MYR4.379
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
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 - -
New
RS Stock No. 196-9072
Mfr. Part No.ISL29006IROZ-T7
MYR11.232
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
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. 170-9506
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7779
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. 201-8363
Mfr. Part No.TSL25403M
Brandams
MYR7.784
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount ALS QFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
MYR3.74
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. 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 -
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 - -
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. 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. 124-6500
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 - -