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BH1750 light sensor(Gadgeteer Compatible)

SKU: TOY0043

$22.20 AUD, inc GST
$20.18 AUD, exc GST

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BH1750 light sensor(Gadgeteer Compatible)
22.2 AUD

SKU: TOY0043

$22.20 AUD, inc GST
$20.18 AUD, exc GST


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.


This BH1750 light sensor is .NET Gadgeteer compatible, which uses the .NET Micro Framework to make writing code for your device as easy as writing a desktop, Web or Windows Phone application.
This module carries a BH1750, which is an digital ambient light sensor with digital output in Lux (Lx) via I2C.
This module is ideal for measuring the light intensity of car headlights, flashlights, photographic lights, Portable, game machine, Digital cameras, adjusting LCD and Keypad backlight power of Mobile phone
  • Mobile phone
  • LCD TV
  • Portable game machine
  • Digital camera
  • Digital video camera
  • Car navigation
  • PDA
  • LCD display
  • .NET Gadgeteer Compatible
  • Power supply voltage: +3 to 5Vdc 
  • Wide range and High resolution. ( 1 - 65535 lx )
  • It is possible to select 2 types of I2C slave-address.
  • Small measurement variation (+/- 20%)
  • Size: 0.85*0.63*0.13"(21*16*3.3mm)
  • LUX reference in lx: 
  • night: 0.001-0.02 
  • moonlit night: 0.02-0.3 
  • cloudy indoor  : 5-50 
  • cloudy outdoor: 50-500 
  • shinny indoor: 100-1000 
  • shinny outdoor: about 1 million 
  • good for reading: 50-60 
Shipping list
  • BH1750 light sensor(.NET Gadgeteer Compatible)    1 unit
  • Cable for Gadgeteer1 unit
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Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $9.95 for Express Post (Overnight for most of Australia, 2+ days for rural, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

Take a look at our customer service page if you have other questions such as "do we do purchase orders" (yes!) or "are prices GST inclusive" (yes they are!). We're here to help - get in touch with us to talk shop.

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