Grove - Digital Light Sensor
  • Grove - Digital Light Sensor

Grove - Digital Light Sensor

SKU 101020030
  • Selectable detection modes
  • High Precision
  • Wide dynamic range
  • Wide operating temperature range
  • Programmable interrupt function
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    Description

    This module is based on the I2C light-to-digital converter TSL2561 to transform light intensity to a digital signal. Different from traditional analog light sensor, as Grove - Light Sensor, this digital module features a selectable light spectrum range due to its dual light sensitive diodes: infrared and full spectrum. 

     

    You can switch between three detection modes to take your readings. They are infrared mode, full spectrum and human visible mode. When running under the human visible mode, this sensor will give you readings just close to your eye feelings.

     

    Features

    • Selectable detection modes

    • high resolution 16-Bit digital output at 400 kHz I2C Fast-Mode

    • Wide dynamic range: 0.1 - 40,000 LUX

    • Wide operating temperature range: -40°C to 85°C

    • Programmable interrupt function with User-Defined Upper and lower threshold settings

    Application Ideas

    • Ambient light sensing

    • Backlighting control for display panel

    • Keyboard illumination control

    For all Grove users (especially beginners), we provide you guidance PDF documents. Please download and read through Preface - Getting Started and Introduction to Grove before your using of the product.

     

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    Please visit our wiki page for more info about this product. It will be appreciated if you can help us improve the documents, add more demo code or tutorials. For technical support, please post your questions to ourforum.

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    I am guessing I have to connect this to 3v. But I would like your advice.
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    on Oct 19,2016
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    Hi ,both of 5v and 3v3 can be use , because the input voltage it 2.7 - 5v

    on Oct 20,2016 10:43 AM
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    Does anyone know how to switch among three detection modes?
    on Dec 26,2016
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    Can the i2c address of this module be changed so I may have multiple on the same buss?

    on Oct 19,2016
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    Hi James.You might not change the address of I2C beacuse of the setting in circuit.

    on Oct 20,2016 10:44 AM
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