Light Sensor

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The Light Sensor approximates the human eye in spectral response. Use it for inverse square law experiments or for studying polarizers, reflectivity, or solar energy.


  • Resolution (LabQuest 2, LabQuest, LabQuest Mini, Go!Link, LabPro):

    • 0–600 lux: 0.2 lux
    • 0–6000 lux: 2 lux
    • 0–150000 lux: 50 lux

Download the user manual for full specifications


Experiments and Lab Ideas

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Lab Ideas and Innovative Uses

What’s Included

Sensor Requirements

The Light Sensor requires a compatible interface and software to collect data. Interface and software sold separately. Getting started with probeware »

Compatible Interfaces

The Light Sensor is compatible with these interfaces:

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
Light SensorLS-BTA$55

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Sample Data

120 Hz Power Curve of a Fluorescent Lamp
120 Hz Power Curve of a Fluorescent Lamp
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