VG-DARK Darkness Sensor Buy Now
The VG-DARK is a highly sensitive light sensor, which will saturate with very low levels of light. It is primarily used as a darkness sensor that will trigger a VegeHub WIFI Sensor Hub when there is light. It can be used to detect sunrise or sunset. It can be installed in a cabinet or dark room, and be used to detect when a door has been opened letting in light.
Because it is designed to saturate with low levels of light, it's not recommended for use as a general purpose light sensor. For a linear, general purpose light sensor see our LT150 Light Sensors
VegeHub WiFi Sensor Hub - Applications
- Crop Steering.
- Sunrise or sunset detector.
- Cabinet door detector.
- Dark room alarm.
- Greenhouse Automation.
VegeHub WiFi Sensor Hub - Features
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VG-DARK Darkness Sensor - Specifications
|Power consumption||4uA at 9V.|
|Supply voltage||4 to 24V supply|
|Dimensions||See drawing below.|
|Output voltage range.||0 to 3.0V|
|Operational temperature||-40°C to 85°C|
|Cable Length||3" (6cm)|
|Enclosure Material||3D Printed PLA.|
VG-DARK Darkness Sensor - Dimensions
VG-DARK Darkness Sensor Wiring Table
|Red||Positive Terminal: 3.5V to 20 VDC.|
|Black||OUT: (Non-Linear: 0 to 3V where 0V is Dark)|
Darkness Sensor with VegeHub. (VegeHub is sold separately.)
VG-DARK Darkness Sensor - Setup with VegeHub
Use the following VegeHub Settings with the Darkness sensor.