Light sensors can be used for all kinds of applications from ambient levels and colour sensing, to proximity control and basic make/break circuits.
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  1. PiicoDev Ambient Light Sensor VEML6030
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    SKU: CE07692 Brand: PiicoDev Guides (4)
    Measure the brightness of ambient light with a 16-bit sensor.
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    276 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  2. PiicoDev Colour Sensor VEML6040
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    SKU: CE07823 Brand: PiicoDev Guides (4)
    Experiment with light! Differentiate colour hues and classify objects based on their colour.
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    326 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  3. BH1750FVI Digital Light intensity Sensor Module (GY-30)
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    SKU: CE05173 Brand: Core Electronics
    BH1750FVI is a digital Ambient Light Sensor IC for I2 Cbus interface. This IC is the suitable for obtaining the ambient light data for adjusting LCD and Keypad backlight power of Mobile phone. It is possible to detect wide range at high resolution.
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    39 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  4. BH1750FVI Digital Light intensity Sensor Module (GY-302)
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    SKU: CE05153 Brand: Core Electronics
    BH1750 is a digital Ambient Light Sensor IC with an I2C bus interface. The module does all of the hard work, providing a simple digital value via I2C that represents luminance (Lux).
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    10 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  5. Light Dependent Resistor (LDR)
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    SKU: CE09439 Brand: Core Electronics

    Easily measure light levels with a a photoresistor!

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    30 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  6. Photo Transistor Light Sensor
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    SKU: ADA2831 Brand: Adafruit
    This Photo Transistor Light Sensor is a simple sensor that detects ambient light. It's kind of the opposite of an LED - when light hits the little chip inside, it...
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    10 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  7. UV Sensor V2
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    SKU: SEN0162 Brand: DFRobot Guides (1)
    This UV Sensor with GUVA-S12SD chip is suitable for detecting the UV raditation in sunlight. It can be used in UV Index Monitoring, DIY project, UV-A Lamp Monitoring, Plants growing Environmental monitoring...etc.
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    3 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  8. Adafruit TSL2591 High Dynamic Range Digital Light Sensor - STEMMA QT
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    SKU: ADA1980 Brand: Adafruit
    When the future is dazzlingly-bright, this ultra-high-range luminosity sensor will help you measure it. The TSL2591 luminosity sensor is an advanced digital light sensor, ideal for use in a wide range of light situations
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  9. Light Sensor-BH1750
    SKU: SEN0097 Brand: DFRobot
    This is a BH1750 light intensity sensor breakout board with a 16 bit AD converter built-in which can directly output a digital signal, there is no need for complicated calculations.
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  10. Photodiode
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    SKU: FIT0180 Brand: DFRobot
    This photodiode is made out of environment-friendly materials(no Cadmium and Lead) compared with the traditional CDS photoresistor. It can be used to generate a current when light hits the body of the diode. Depending on your project, this can be easier to work with than a photoresistor.
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    4 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  11. SI1145 Digital UV Index / IR / Visible Light Sensor
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    SKU: ADA1777 Brand: Adafruit
    Remember when you were a kid and there was a birthday party at the pool and your parents totally embarrassed you by slathering you all over with sunscreen and you...

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  12. Analog Ambient Light Sensor
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    SKU: DFR0026 Brand: DFRobot
    Here comes DFRobot's new Analog Ambient Light Sensor. Brand new design and much more convenient to use.
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    9 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  13. VCNL4010 Proximity/Light sensor
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    SKU: ADA466 Brand: Adafruit Guides (1)
    The VCNL4010 sensor is a nice way to add a small-distance proximity sensor to your microcontroller project. For longer distances (in the range of cm, you can use...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 7 to 10 day lead time
  14. TCS34725 RGB Color Sensor For Arduino
    SKU: SEN0212 Brand: DFRobot
    After tens of millions of years of evolution, chameleons have formed a biological instinct where they can change the color of their skin to match their environment. This technique has enabled them to avoid detection from predators.
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  15. Ambient Light Sensor(0-200klx)
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    SKU: SEN0390 Brand: DFRobot
    This new ambient light sensor is packaged in a transparent semisphere case that offers better light-gathering power. The sensor supports a 0-200klx detection range...
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    2 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  16. Gravity: LTR390 UV Light Sensor (280nm to 430nm) - I2C & UART
    SKU: SEN0540 Brand: DFRobot
    This Gravity: LTR390-UV sensor from DFRobot provides both ambient light and UV sensing with UV spectral response from 280nm to 430nm and raw data output...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 10 to 16 day lead time
  17. Gravity: I2C IP68 Waterproof Ambient Light Sensor (1-65535lx)
    SKU: SEN0562 Brand: DFRobot
    Measure light intensity with ease using our waterproof digital ambient light sensor. Compatible with Arduino UNO and perfect for outdoor projects....
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 10 to 16 day lead time
  18. RGB Colour sensor (TCS34725)
    SKU: CE09704 Brand: Core Electronics

    A versatile I2C colour sensor.

    $10.50 AUD, inc GST
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    46 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  19. Industrial Total Solar Radiation Sensor
    SKU: SS101991047 Brand: Seeed Studio
    The IP68 RS485 Total Solar Radiation Sensor measures real-time solar total radiation from 300 to 1100 nanometers. It's ideal for environmental monitoring...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 10 to 13 day lead time
  20. SparkFun Tristimulus Color Sensor - OPT4048DTSR (Qwiic)
    SKU: SEN-22638 Brand: Sparkfun
    The SparkFun Qwiic Tristimulus Color Sensor is built around the OPT4048 High Speed High Precision Tristimulus XYZ Color Sensor from TI...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 5 to 8 day lead time
  21. SparkFun Mini Tristimulus Color Sensor - OPT4048DTSR (Qwiic)
    SKU: SEN-22639 Brand: Sparkfun
    The SparkFun Mini Tristimulus Color Sensor - OPT4048DTSR (Qwiic) is built around the OPT4048 High Speed High Precision Tristimulus XYZ Color Sensor from TI...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 5 to 8 day lead time
  22. Adafruit VCNL4020 Proximity and Light Sensor - STEMMA QT / Qwiic
    SKU: ADA5810 Brand: Adafruit
    The VCNL4020 is a handy two-in-one sensor, with a proximity sensor that works from 0 to 200mm (about 7.5 inches) and light sensor with range of 0.26 to...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 7 to 10 day lead time
  23. Phototransistor
    SKU: CE09800 Brand: Core Electronics

    Phototransistors are semiconductors that change properties based on ambient visible light intensity. Perfect for inexpensive daylight sensors, and light-based triggers.

    $1.90 AUD, inc GST
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    73 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  24. SparkFun Spectral UV Sensor - AS7331 (Qwiic)
    SKU: SEN-23517 Brand: Sparkfun
    The SparkFun AS7331 Qwiic Spectral UV Sensor measures UV radiation on three channels, UVA, UVB, and UVC, with high sensitivity and accuracy...
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    1 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Delivered by Apr 23rd
  25. SparkFun Mini Spectral UV Sensor - AS7331 (Qwiic)
    SKU: SEN-23518 Brand: Sparkfun
    The SparkFun Mini AS7331 Qwiic Spectral UV Sensor measures UV radiation on three channels: UVA, UVB, and UVC, with high sensitivity and accuracy...
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    0 from local stock, 1 supplier stock; your order will dispatch between Dec 1 to Dec 10. And yes, stock levels and lead times are accurate!

    Available with 5 to 8 day lead time
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