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Sensors / Light / Color / Photo

Extend your sensing spectrum with our range of Light / Color / Photo sensors, and add basic gesture sensing, RGB color sensing, proximity sensing, or ambient light sensing to your project. We also have UV sensor breakouts and lots of tinier breadboard options, like phototransistors and IR LEDs.

RGB Color Sensor with IR filter and White LED - TCS34725

PRODUCT ID: 1334
$7.95
IN STOCK

Photo cell (CdS photoresistor)

PRODUCT ID: 161
$0.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit APDS9960 Proximity, Light, RGB, and Gesture Sensor - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 3595
$7.50
IN STOCK

Analog UV Light Sensor Breakout - GUVA-S12SD

PRODUCT ID: 1918
$6.50
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit TSL2591 High Dynamic Range Digital Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1980
$6.95
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GA1A12S202 Log-scale Analog Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1384
$3.95
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VCNL4010 Proximity/Light sensor

PRODUCT ID: 466
$7.50
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Adafruit VEML7700 Lux Sensor - I2C Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 4162
$4.95
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Photo Transistor Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 2831
$0.95
IN STOCK

Adafruit VEML6070 UV Index Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 2899
$5.95
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IR (Infrared) Receiver Sensor - TSOP38238

PRODUCT ID: 157
$1.95
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Adafruit VCNL4040 Proximity and Lux Sensor - STEMMA QT / Qwiic

PRODUCT ID: 4161
$5.95
33 IN STOCK

SI1145 Digital UV Index / IR / Visible Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 1777
$9.95
9 IN STOCK

Adafruit ALS-PT19 Analog Light Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 2748
$2.50
8 IN STOCK

Adafruit AS7262 6-Channel Visible Light / Color Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3779
$19.95
42 IN STOCK

T-Slot Photo Interrupter with 1 Meter Cable

PRODUCT ID: 3985
$3.95
IN STOCK

Miniature Reflective Infrared Optical Sensors - 5 Pack - ITR20001/T

PRODUCT ID: 3930
$2.95
OUT OF STOCK

Reflective Infrared IR Optical Sensor with 470 and 10K Resistors

PRODUCT ID: 2349
$1.95
62 IN STOCK

T-Slot Photo Interrupter

PRODUCT ID: 3986
$2.95
OUT OF STOCK

Adafruit pIRkey - a Python Programmable InfraRed USB Adapter

PRODUCT ID: 3364
COMING SOON

Adafruit TSL2561 Digital Luminosity/Lux/Light Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 439
DISCONTINUED

Adafruit VEML6075 UVA UVB and UV Index Sensor Breakout

PRODUCT ID: 3964
DISCONTINUED

Adafruit STEMMA - TSL2561 Digital Lux / Light Sensor

PRODUCT ID: 3611
DISCONTINUED