BH1750 light sensor(Gadgeteer Compatible)

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This BH1750 light sensor is .NET Gadgeteer compatible, which uses the .NET Micro Framework to make writing code for your device as easy as writing a desktop, Web or Windows Phone application.
This module carries a BH1750, which is an digital ambient light sensor with digital output in Lux (Lx) via I2C.
This module is ideal for measuring the light intensity of car headlights, flashlights, photographic lights, Portable, game machine, Digital cameras, adjusting LCD and Keypad backlight power of Mobile phone
NOTE: SDK or drivers for Gadgeteer platform not included. Drivers are a community maintained projects, for contributions please forward directly to Github or Codeplex.


  • Mobile phone
  • LCD TV
  • Portable game machine
  • Digital camera
  • Digital video camera
  • Car navigation
  • PDA
  • LCD display


  • .NET Gadgeteer Compatible
  • Power supply voltage: +3 to 5Vdc
  • Wide range and High resolution. ( 1 - 65535 lx )
  • It is possible to select 2 types of I2C slave-address.
  • Small measurement variation (+/- 20%)
  • Size: 0.85*0.63*0.13"(21*16*3.3mm)
  • LUX reference in lx:
  • night: 0.001-0.02
  • moonlit night: 0.02-0.3
  • cloudy indoor : 5-50
  • cloudy outdoor: 50-500
  • shinny indoor: 100-1000
  • shinny outdoor: about 1 million
  • good for reading: 50-60



  • BH1750 light sensor(.NET Gadgeteer Compatible) x1
  • Cable for Gadgeteer x1