Broadcom APDS-9251 and APDS-9253 ambient light sensors
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Broadcom APDS-9251 and APDS-9253 ambient light sensors

The Broadcom® APDS-9251-001 and APDS-9253-001 devices are low-voltage digital RGB, IR and ambient light sensor device that convert light intensity to digital output signals. Key features Up to 20-bit resolution I2C compatible interface with dedicated interrupt pin...

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Vishay’s new VCNL4040 fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor
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Vishay’s new VCNL4040 fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor

Features Filtron™ technology; three-in-one design combines IR emitter, photo detectors, signal processing IC, 16-bit ADC    Vishay’s new VCNL4040 fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor is now available from TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of...

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Tiny IR LED outputs 1,300mW at 940nm
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Tiny IR LED outputs 1,300mW at 940nm

Providing up to 1,300 mW in an industry standard package, the new LUXEON IR 2720 is optimized for a variety of cost conscious infrared applications requiring high power outputs. Lumileds today introduced the LUXEON IR 2720 Line, high power emitters that set the standard for abundant...

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[Sponsored Post] Infrared Wireless Relay Switch
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[Sponsored Post] Infrared Wireless Relay Switch

Do you find it hard to get up from your cozy bed at night, just to turn off the lights? Do you want to operate your home appliances simply by a click of your TV remote? Home appliances include all types of electrical equipment available in your home. It does not matter whether it is a...

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Touch Screen Thermal Camera with Adjustable Temperature Range
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Touch Screen Thermal Camera with Adjustable Temperature Range

Lenin @ movingelectrons.net writes: This project was inspired by the Thermal Camera with Display project from Adafruit. Ever since they announced the AMG8833 IR Thermal Sensor, I wanted to use it to build a thermal camera for checking hot spots on electrical panels around the house and...

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IR Remote Wand based on ATtiny85
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IR Remote Wand based on ATtiny85

David Johnson-Davies published another great project. It's an IR remote that supports the most popular control protocols. The IR Remote Wand is a universal remote control that you can program with up to five codes to control a variety of different products: It supports some of the...

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IR Remote Control Detective based on ATtiny85
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IR Remote Control Detective based on ATtiny85

David Johnson-Davies published another great and detailed tutorial on how to build an IR remote control detective. He writes: The IR Remote Control Detective decodes the signal from several common types of infrared remote control, such as audio, TV, and hobbyist remote controls. To use...

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Nui – IR Volume Controller
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Nui – IR Volume Controller

Alvaro Prieto made an IR volume controller and wrote a post on his blog detailing its assembly: Nui is an IR controlled volume controller for analog audio. It sits between your audio source and speakers and can amplify or reduce the volume using IR commands (and eventually BLE). Why do...

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