Pmod ALS

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Pmod ALS
Ambient Light Sensor
Features
  • Simple ambient light sensor
  • Convert light to digital data with 8-bit resolution
  • Small PCB size for flexible designs 0.8 in × 0.8 in (2.0 cm × 2.0 cm)
  • 6-pin Pmod port with SPI interface
Electrical
Bus
Logic Level
3.3V
Physical
Width
0.80 in (2.03 cm)
Length
0.80 in (2.03 cm)
Documentation
Primary IC
Reference Manual
Schematic
J1 Pinout
Pin 1
~CS
Pin 2
NC
Pin 3
MISO
Pin 4
SCLK
Pin 5
GND
Pin 6
VCC
J2 Pinout
Pin 1
INT_M
Pin 2
INT_ALT
JP1 Pinout
Pin 1
INT_A/G
Pin 2
DEN_A/G
Design Resources
Fritzing Part

The Digilent PmodALS (Revision A) demonstrates light-to-digital sensing through a single ambient light sensor. Digilent Engineers designed this Pmod around the Texas Instruments ADC081S021 analog-to-digital converter and Vishay Semiconductor's TEMT6000X01.



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Microprocessor
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