PASCO’s Light Sensor is ideal for indoor and outdoor relative light intensity experiments.
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.
- Measure relative light intensities in daylight (even monitor a solar eclipse)
- Compare light intensity vs. distance
- Study interference/diffraction/polarization
|Sensing Element||Si PIN photodiode|
|Spectral Response||320 nm to 1100 nm|
|Gain Levels||100x, 10x, 1x, switch-selectable|
|Output Voltage||0 V to 5 V|
|Pin Configuration||5-pin DIN plug on case|
|Maximum Light Intensity Levels (lux)||Approximate Lux 500 50 5|
|Resolution||0.0001 lux maximum|
This product requires PASCO software for data collection and analysis. We recommend the following option(s). For more information on which is right for your classroom, see our Software Comparison: SPARKvue vs. Capstone »
This product requires a PASCO Interface to connect to your computer or device. We recommend the following option(s). For a breakdown of features, capabilities, and additional options, see our Interface Comparison Guide »
ScienceWorkshop Sensors and PASPORT Interfaces
Most of PASCO's ScienceWorkshop sensors may be used with our PASPORT interfaces by using the correct adapter. Learn more about our analog and digital PASPORT adaptors in the following guide:
PASCO light sensors provide students with an accessible method for visualizing real-time light data in a variety of forms. Whether you’re looking to study ambient light, diffractions, or atomic spectra, this page will help you find an affordable light sensor for your applications.
|Light Sensor & High Sensitivity Light Sensor Manual||English - 277.00 KB|