Light Sensor - CI-6504A

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Overview

PASCO's Light Sensor is ideal for indoor and outdoor relative light intensity experiments. It can be used in a lighted room for most experiments.

Typical Applications

  • Measure relative light intensities in daylight (even monitor a solar eclipse)
  • Compare light intensity vs. distance
  • Study interference/diffraction/polarization

Specifications

Sensing Element
  • Si PIN photodiode
Spectral Response
  • 320 nm – 1100 nm
Measurement Options
  • 3 switch-selectable Gain Levels: 100X, 10X and 1X
Resolution
  • 0.0001 lux maximum
Range
  • 0 to 5 lux (approximate)
  • 0 to 50 lux (approximate)
  • 0 to 500 lux (approximate)
Output Voltage
  • 0V - 5V