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. 178-1644
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
HK$4.095
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. 691-0467
Mfr. Part No.APDS-9006-020
BrandBroadcom
HK$10.486
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. 111-5952
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
HK$4.807
Each (In a Pack of 25)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 168-5172
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3716
HK$1.767
Each (On a Reel of 3000)
units
- - 2 Surface Mount - - 2 x 1.25 x 0.79mm - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 170-9508
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
HK$5.89
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. 170-0785
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
HK$12.027
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. 642-4367
Mfr. Part No.TSL2561T
Brandams
HK$20.60
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. 876-8827
Mfr. Part No.SFH 7776
HK$13.329
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. 915-4910
Mfr. Part No.SFH 5711-2/3-Z
HK$17.784
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. 124-6507
Mfr. Part No.BH1751FVI-TR
BrandROHM
HK$24.13
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. 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 560 (Typ.)nm - 1.2mm Analogue BH
New
RS Stock No. 201-8361
Mfr. Part No.TSL25403M
Brandams
HK$6.263
Each (On a Reel of 1000)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount ALS QFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-4166
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
HK$12.335
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. 173-0299
Mfr. Part No.TSL2584TSV
Brandams
HK$6.65
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. 200-9480
Mfr. Part No.AS7221-BLGM
Brandams
HK$78.82
Each
units
- - - - - LGA - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 700-4037
Mfr. Part No.BH1603FVC-TR
BrandROHM
HK$9.33
Each (In a Pack of 2)
units
- - - Surface Mount - WSOF 1.6 x 2.6 x 0.75mm 0.75mm 1.6mm - - 2.6mm - -
RS Stock No. 111-5950
Mfr. Part No.SFH 3410R
HK$9.348
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
- - 3 Surface Mount - - 2.1 x 2.7 x 1.15mm - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8367
Mfr. Part No.TSL25721FN
Brandams
HK$21.736
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
0.3µs 0.3µs 6 Surface Mount Display Backlight Control ODFN - - - - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 201-8363
Mfr. Part No.TSL25403M
Brandams
HK$14.94
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
- - 10 Surface Mount ALS QFN - - - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 124-6500
Mfr. Part No.BH1680FVC-TR
BrandROHM
HK$7.756
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
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