APDS-9005 Miniature Surface Mount Ambient Light Ph

By Broadcom Limited 163

APDS-9005 Miniature Surface Mount Ambient Light Ph

Broadcom's APDS-9005 is a low-cost analog output ambient light photosensor in a miniature ChipLED lead-free surface mount package. It consists of a photosensor whose spectral response is close to the CIE standard photopic observer. It is ideal for applications in which the measurement of ambient light is used to control display backlighting.

  • Spectral responsivity close to that of the human eye
  • Miniature ChipLED lead-free surface mount package of 0.55 mm x 1.60 mm x 1.50 mm (H x W x D)
  • Low sensitivity variation across various light sources
  • Recommended temperature performance from -40°C to +85°C
  • VCC supply from 1.8 V to 5.5 V
  • Lead-free package, RoHS compliant
  • Output linearity across a wide illumination range
  • Detection of ambient light to control display backlighting
    • Mobile devices: mobile phones, PDAs, etc.
    • Computing devices: notebooks, webpads, etc.
    • Consumer devices: TVs, video cameras, digital still cameras, etc.
  • Automatic residential and commercial lighting management
  • Electronic signs and signals