Vishay TEMT6000 Element

The TEMT6000 element is used to measure light levels. This element is for using the Vishay Intertechnologies TEMT6000 ambient light sensor.

The TEMT6000 is a sensor element that can be imported into the Element Toolbox through the Add Element Add Element button located in the toolbox from the Embedded tab. AVR-IoT WG projects have this element imported by default.

Properties

The following properties can be changed for the TEMT6000 element:

Name

The name of the element.

ADC Driver Instance

The ADC driver used to communicate with the sensor.

ADC Pin

The device’s ADC pin the element is connected to.

Pull Down Value

The pull down resistor’s value (in Ohms). Use with devices with a voltage divider circuit.

Triggers

The following triggers are available to execute events from within the TEMT6000 element:

Triggered

Execute an event when the source element connected to the TEMT6000 triggers.

Ambient Light Read (Lux)

Execute an event when the ambient light’s lux value is read.

Ambient Light Read (Raw)

Execute an event when the ambient light’s raw value is read.

Abilities

The following abilities are available for the TEMT6000 element when its source element triggers:

Trigger

Trigger the element(s) that follow the TEMT6000 element.

Read Ambient Light (Lux)

Read the sensor’s ambient light data (in lux).

Read Ambient Light (Raw)

Read the sensor’s raw ambient light data.