The 1142 Light sensor can measure ambient light up to 1000 lux (roughly
equivalent to the typical lighting in a studio, or the sky on an overcast
day). Each sensor has been individually calibrated, and a label has
been applied to the back of the board with a calibration value which
can be used in your calculations to increase measurement accuracy.
Some light sensors report drastically different values depending on
the type of light being detected. The 1142 light sensor, however,
only differs by a factor of 1.2 when measuring fluorescent light versus
If you need a larger measurement range, take a look at the 1143 ¡V
Light Sensor 70,000 lux.
Comes Packaged with:
3002 ¡V 60cm Sensor Cable