Sensing Ambient Light – TEMT6000 + Arduino

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From: http://bildr.org/2011/06/temt6000_arduino/


At some point you are going to want to sense ambient brightness with better precision than your trusty photoresistor without adding complexity to your project. When that day comes, go get yourself a TEMT6000 ambient light sensor.

The TEMT6000 is supposed to be adapted to the sensitivity of the human eye, but I found it preformed sub-par in low light conditions. It does however work very w ...
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Can someone please guide me how to
convert the reading to lux?
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I don't think you can, but here is the doc sheet: https://www.sparkfun.com/datasheets/Sen ... MT6000.pdf

But I believe you can with this: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9768

cklim85 wrote:Can someone please guide me how to
convert the reading to lux?
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