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Grove - Light Sensor v1.2 - LS06-S phototransistor

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The Grove - Light Sensor v1.2 is an analog module and can output various electrical signals which can be converted to different ranges. It integrates LS06-S photoresistor, a high-sensitive and reliable photodiode, to detect the intensity of light in the environment. It is a perfect Arduino light sensor module for light measurement, light detection, and light-controlled switch.

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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 you use this product.

Features

  • Easy to use: Interfaced with Grove port, just plug-and-play

  • Higher reliability and sensibility compared with Grove light sensor 1.0

  • Short response time: 20 ~ 30 milliseconds

  • Small footprint

  • Recognize wider spectrum

Description

As an updated version of Grove - Light Sensor 1.0, the Grove - Light Sensor v1.2 is an analog module and can output various electrical signals which can be converted to different ranges (It depends on the Analog-to-Digital-Converter on your controller board. For example, it can output 0-255 for an 8-bit ADC). It is a perfect LDR sensor module for light measurement, light detection, and light-controlled switch.

Compared with Grove - Light Sensor 1.0, the Grove - Light Sensor v1.2 is also aimed at measuring light levels, however with higher reliability and sensibility. It replaced the traditional LDR GL5528(light dependent resistor) with LS06-S photoresistor, a high-sensitive and reliable photodiode, to detect the intensity of light in the environment. The resistance of photoresistor decreases when the intensity of light increases. Also, a dual OpAmp chip LM358 on board produces a voltage corresponding to the intensity of light(i.e based on resistance value). The output signal from this module will be HIGH in bright light and LOW in the dark.  

And just like other grove modules, it is interfaced with Grove port which can save you a lot of work in the wiring. It will be a perfect choice if you are looking for a plug-and-play Arduino light sensor apart from the traditional LDR Arduino sensor and Arduino photocell sensor.

Applications

  • Light measurement
  • Light detector
  • Light-controlled switch
  • Smart home device

Technical details

Dimensions 20mm x20mm x18mm
Weight G.W 8g
Battery Exclude
Operating voltage(V) 3-5 V
Operating current(mA) 0.5-3 mA
Response time 20 ~ 30 milliseconds
Peak Wavelength 540 nm
Phototriode GL5528(datasheet)

Part List

Grove - Light Sensor V1.2 1
Grove Cable 1

ECCN/HTS

HSCODE 9031900090
USHSCODE 8473305100
UPC 841454118992

LEARN AND DOCUMENTS

Documentations

Learn

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A cube with all the necessary sensors, suitable for a wide range of applications like agriculture, monitoring, ,etc.
En esta lección vamos a aprender a conectar y programar el módulo sensor de luz de GROVE.Thanks Javier Martinez provide this lesson for introduction to Seeeduino with Grove Starter Kit.
The Grove - Light sensor integrates a photo-resistor(light dependent resistor) to detect the intensity of light. The resistance of photo-resistor decreases when the intensity of light increases. A dual OpAmp chip LM358 on board produces voltage correspond

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