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Parallax UV Light Sensor

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The UV Light Sensor measures ambient ultraviolet intensity in the 200 to 370 nanometer range: solar ultraviolet UVA, UVB, and UVC light. The sensor has a built-in amplifier with adjustable levels. The UV Light Sensor may be used outdoors in a variety of applications including datalogging and closed-loop control, such as for activating watering or greenhouse vents.

The single analog output may be directly connected to the Propeller Activity Board 4-channel A/D converter or easily interfaced with the MCP3002 A/D with a FLiP Multicore Microcontroller.

  • UVA, UVB, and UVC light measurement with a simple analog output
  • 200nm to 370nm response spectrum for a wide range of natural solar light levels
  • Adjustable amplification
  • 2V to 5V analog output is easy to read by many controllers or A/D converters
  • 9in (22cm) 3-pin female-female extension cable included

Specifications:

  • Response spectrum: 200–370 nm
  • Power: 3.3 - 5.0 VDC
  • Dimensions: 0.86 x 0.62 in (22.0 x 16.0 mm)
  • Mounting holes size: 0.8 in (2.0 mm)

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