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Quiescent current (Max) (uA) 2 Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Interface type I2C Input type Light
Quiescent current (Max) (uA) 2 Rating Catalog Operating temperature range (C) -40 to 85 Interface type I2C Input type Light
USON (DNP) 6 4 mm² 2 x 2
  • Wide Optical Spectrum: 300 nm to 1000 nm
  • Automatic Full-Scale Setting Feature Simplifies Software and Configuration
  • Measurement Levels:
    • 1.2 nW/cm2 to 10 mW/cm2
  • 23-Bit Effective Dynamic Range With
    Automatic Gain Ranging
  • 12 Binary-Weighted, Full-Scale Range Settings:
    < 0.2% (typ) Matching Between Ranges
  • Low Operating Current: 1.8 µA (typ)
  • Operating Temperature: –40°C to +85°C
  • Wide Power-Supply: 1.6 V to 3.6 V
  • 5.5-V Tolerant I/O
  • Flexible Interrupt System
  • Small Form Factor: 2.0 mm × 2.0 mm × 0.65 mm
  • Wide Optical Spectrum: 300 nm to 1000 nm
  • Automatic Full-Scale Setting Feature Simplifies Software and Configuration
  • Measurement Levels:
    • 1.2 nW/cm2 to 10 mW/cm2
  • 23-Bit Effective Dynamic Range With
    Automatic Gain Ranging
  • 12 Binary-Weighted, Full-Scale Range Settings:
    < 0.2% (typ) Matching Between Ranges
  • Low Operating Current: 1.8 µA (typ)
  • Operating Temperature: –40°C to +85°C
  • Wide Power-Supply: 1.6 V to 3.6 V
  • 5.5-V Tolerant I/O
  • Flexible Interrupt System
  • Small Form Factor: 2.0 mm × 2.0 mm × 0.65 mm

The OPT3002 light-to-digital sensor provides the functionality of an optical power meter within a single device. This optical sensor greatly improves system performance over photodiodes and photoresistors. The OPT3002 has a wide spectral bandwidth, ranging from 300 nm to 1000 nm. Measurements can be made from 1.2 nW/cm2 up to 10 mW/cm2, without the need to manually select the full-scale ranges by using the built-in, full-scale setting feature. This capability allows light measurement over a 23-bit effective dynamic range. The results are compensated for dark-current effects, as well as other temperature variations.

Use the OPT3002 in optical spectral systems that require detection of a variety of wavelengths, such as optically-based diagnostic systems. The interrupt pin system can summarize the result of the measurement with one digital pin. Power consumption is very low, allowing the OPT3002 to be used as a low-power, battery-operated, wake-up sensor when an enclosed system is opened.

The OPT3002 is fully integrated and provides optical power reading directly from the I2C- and SMBus-compatible, two-wire, serial interface. Measurements are either continuous or single-shot. The OPT3002 fully-operational power consumption is as low as 0.8 µW at 0.8 SPS on a 1.8-V supply.

 

The OPT3002 light-to-digital sensor provides the functionality of an optical power meter within a single device. This optical sensor greatly improves system performance over photodiodes and photoresistors. The OPT3002 has a wide spectral bandwidth, ranging from 300 nm to 1000 nm. Measurements can be made from 1.2 nW/cm2 up to 10 mW/cm2, without the need to manually select the full-scale ranges by using the built-in, full-scale setting feature. This capability allows light measurement over a 23-bit effective dynamic range. The results are compensated for dark-current effects, as well as other temperature variations.

Use the OPT3002 in optical spectral systems that require detection of a variety of wavelengths, such as optically-based diagnostic systems. The interrupt pin system can summarize the result of the measurement with one digital pin. Power consumption is very low, allowing the OPT3002 to be used as a low-power, battery-operated, wake-up sensor when an enclosed system is opened.

The OPT3002 is fully integrated and provides optical power reading directly from the I2C- and SMBus-compatible, two-wire, serial interface. Measurements are either continuous or single-shot. The OPT3002 fully-operational power consumption is as low as 0.8 µW at 0.8 SPS on a 1.8-V supply.

 

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* Data sheet OPT3002 Light-to-Digital Sensor datasheet (Rev. A) 10 Jun 2016
Application note How to Select an Ambient Light Sensor for Your End Equipment (Rev. B) 25 Nov 2019
Technical article Understanding tamper detection sensors 18 Nov 2019
Technical article Collecting environmental data with less energy and wiring 23 May 2017
User guide OPT3002EVM User's Guide 10 May 2016
Technical article How to bring the IoT to older buildings with automation technology 13 Aug 2015

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OPT3002EVM — OPT3002 light-to-digital sensor evaluation module

The OPT3002 is an ambient light sensor (ALS) with a digital output integrated circuit.  It uses a two-wire interface that works with the I2C protocol making it ideal for many applications.  The OPT3002EVM is a platform for evaluating the performance of the OPT3002 under various (...)
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