Vishay — Ambient Light Sensor, VEML6030 and VEML7700

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Vishay’s VEML6030 and VEML7700 are the next best thing to a lux meter at a fraction of the cost. Under all lighting conditions, their output is within 10% of a calibrated lux meter. They incorporate photodiodes, amplifiers, analog/digital circuits, and an I2C interface on a single chip. Available in top or side-view.

OPTICAL FEATURES

  • Matches human eye sensitivity V(λ)
  • Peak sensitivity of 550nm
  • 16-bit resolution, 0.0036 lux per count
  • Tiny package of 2.0 x 1.25 x 1.0 (mm) height
  • I2C protocol (SMBus compatible) interface

PROGRAMMABLE FEATURES

  • Interrupt
  • Upper and lower thresholds
  • Gain and integration time
  • Two slave addresses
  • Memorizes last reading
  • Power on/shutdown

 

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APPLICATIONS

  • Adjust the backlight of any display for optimum viewing
  • Lighting control
  • Security camera IR illumination control

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Evaluation boards available