Photo Transistor Light Sensor (ADA2831)

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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 … read more

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Thanks John!

I’ll look into this :slight_smile:

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Hi, Any idea of the angle of sensitivity for this part?

Hi Fergus,

Sorry, Adafruit don’t provide that information but it should be roughly independent of angle. If you end up testing it out, please let us know what you find!