Ambient Light Sensors

Typically, ambient light sensors are the backing lights in many LCD types of displays.

How do ambient light sensors 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 can ambient light sensors be used?

  • 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. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
HK$10.696
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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
HK$4.526
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. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
HK$2.09
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
HK$4.347
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
HK$6.657
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 1050nm 830nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
HK$27.224
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 - -
RS Stock No. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
HK$13.293
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 - -
RS Stock No. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
HK$16.558
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 1050nm 830nm 2.2mm - -
RS Stock No. 871-7365
Mfr. Part No.KPS-3227SP1C
BrandKingbright
HK$2.70
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. 196-9076
Mfr. Part No.ISL29035IROZ-T7
HK$7.077
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 196-9077
Mfr. Part No.ISL29035IROZ-T7
HK$17.252
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 - Smart phone ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-0760
Mfr. Part No.TSL27713FN
Brandams
HK$10.511
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. 124-6499
Mfr. Part No.BH1620FVC-TR
BrandROHM
HK$8.065
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 560nm - 1.2mm Analogue BH
RS Stock No. 196-8988
Mfr. Part No.ISL76671AROZ-T7A
HK$25.998
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 6 Surface Mount PDAs - - - - - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 208-0512
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9306-065
BrandBroadcom
HK$8.379
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
300ns 300ns 6 Surface Mount PDAs - - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 691-0470
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9300-020
BrandBroadcom
HK$13.294
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. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
HK$7.35
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 -
RS Stock No. 178-4229
Mfr. Part No.NOA1213CUTAG
HK$2.615
Each (On a Reel of 2500)
units
1.5ms 300µs 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. 196-9078
Mfr. Part No.ISL29101IROZ-T7
HK$10.784
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 6 - GPS ODFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 201-8363
Mfr. Part No.TSL25403M
Brandams
HK$15.278
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount ALS QFN - - - - - - - -