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Photoresistor

SKU: SEN-09088

$2.04 AUD, inc GST
$1.85 AUD, exc GST

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Photoresistor
2.04 AUD

SKU: SEN-09088

$2.04 AUD, inc GST
$1.85 AUD, exc GST
2 reviews 0 5 5
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This is a very small light sensor. A photocell changes (also called a photodetector, photo resistor, CdS or photoconductive cell) resistance depending on the amount of light it is exposed to. These little sensors make great ambient light triggers (when light in the room turns on, do something).

Features:

  • Light resistance : ~1k Ohm
  • Dark resistance : ~10k Ohm
  • Max voltage : 150V
  • Max power: 100mW

Dimensions:

  • 2 x 4 x 5mm
  • 4mm between pins
  • 31mm lead length

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Customer Reviews

  1. Review by Dion verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    these work great, and and nice a compact (Posted on 13/07/2017)

  2. Review by Chris verified purchaser
    Rating
    100

    Reliable photo resistor. (Posted on 10/04/2017)

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