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Light Sensor (Triple range)

The Light sensor contains a high precision Photoelectric cell that measure light intensity in activities such as solar radiation and photosynthesis.

Covered topics:

Specifications

  • Range:
  • 0 to 600 lx
  • 0 to 6,000 lx
  • 0 to 150 klx
  • Accuracy: ±4 % over entire range
  • Resolution (12-bit):
  • For: 0 to 600 lx: 0.15 lx
  • For: 0 to 6000 lx: 1.5 lx
  • For: 0 to 150 klx: 37 lx
  • Default Sample Rate: 10 samples per second
  • Spectral Response: visible light

Experiments

 

 

Learn how to calibrate the sensor:

Data sheet