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Light Activated Switch

Easy Build
Exclusive to Kitronik
Teaching Notes
Key Stage 3
The Light Switch Kit detects the brightness of its surroundings using an LDR. The kit acts as an automated on/off switch (light dependable) for many devices.

Availability: In Stock.

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2112
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This light activated kit is also available as a temperature activated project kit. The output of theis board can be used to control other electronic circuits, turning them on automatically when it goes light or dark.

The board has space for an LED with current limit resistor (both available separately) which will light when the output turns on.

The Darlington pair transistor configuration allows an output current of up to half an amp to be controlled. Operating voltage 3V to 12V (lower voltages allow for better adjustment of the switching point).

Features:

  • This Light Switch Kit detects the brightness of its surroundings using an LDR.
  • The kit acts as an automated on/off switch (light dependable) for many devices.

Contents:

Possible applications include:

  • Garden light that switches on automatically at night.
  • Draw alarm, which sounds when a dark draw is opened.
  • Line following robot (using 2 light activated boards).

Dimensions:

  • PCB Length: 53mm.
  • PCB Width: 25.5mm.

Requires:

Resources:

Note:

  • This kit requires soldering.

Free samples:

Teachers can order a sample of this kit (one per school) here. You will need to select the kit from a list of all the sample kits; the stock code for this kit is 2112.
Note: this service is only offered to schools for evaluation purposes only.

Buy British:

 This kit is designed and manufactured in the UK by Kitronik.

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