VCNL4010-GS08 Vishay, SMT Reflective Sensor, Microcontroller Output

  • RS stock no. 919-1001
  • Mfr. Part No. VCNL4010-GS08
  • Manufacturer Vishay
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COO (Country of Origin): PH
Product Details

VCNL4010, Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor with Infrared Emitter, Vishay Semiconductor

The VCNL4010 is a fully integrated proximity and ambient light sensor. Fully integrated means that the infrared emitter is included in the package. It has 16 bit resolution. It includes a signal processing IC and features standard I2C communication interface. It features an interrupt function.


• Package type: surface mount
• Dimensions (L x W x H in mm): 3.95 x 3.95 x 0.75
• Integrated modules: infrared emitter (IRED),
ambient light sensor (ALS-PD), proximity sensor
(PD), and signal conditioning IC
• Interrupt function
• Supply voltage range VDD: 2.5 V to 3.6 V
• Supply voltage range IR anode: 2.5 V to 5 V
• Communication via I2C interface
• I2C Bus H-level range: 1.7 V to 5 V
• Floor life: 168 h, MSL 3, acc. J-STD-020
• Low stand by current consumption: 1.5 μA


• Proximity sensor for mobile devices (e.g. smart phones,
touch phones, PDA, GPS) for touch screen locking, power
saving, etc.
• Integrated ambient light function for display/keypad
contrast control and dimming of mobile devices
• Proximity/optical switch for consumer, computing and
industrial devices and displays
• Dimming control for consumer, computing and industrial displays

Proximity Function:

• Built-in infrared emitter and photo-pin-diode for proximity
• 16 bit effective resolution for proximity detection range
ensures excellent cross talk immunity
• Programmable LED drive current from 10 mA to 200 mA in
10 mA steps
• Excellent ambient light suppression by modulating the
infrared signal
• Proximity distance up to 200 mm

Ambient Light Function:

• Built-in ambient light photo-pin-diode with close-tohuman-eye sensitivity
• 16 bit dynamic range from 0.25 lx to 16 klx
• 100 Hz and 120 Hz flicker noise rejection


Compliant to RoHS Directive 2011/65/EU in accordance to WEEE 2002/96/EC. Please see the document Vishay material category policy.

Light Sensors, Vishay Semiconductor

Attribute Value
Peak Sensor Distance 200mm
Output Device Microcontroller
Number of Channels 1
Number of Pins 13
Mounting Type Surface Mount
Dimensions 3.95 x 3.95 x 0.75mm
Maximum Operating Temperature +85°C
Minimum Operating Temperature -25°C
Operating Temperature Range -25 → +85°C
1800 Available from UK/Europe in 4–6 working days (Covid-19 flight delays could impact quoted delivery times) for collection or delivery to major cities (Heavy, hazardous or lithium product excluded. Delivery T&C's apply)
Price (Excl VAT) Each (On a Reel of 1800)
R 25.234
(exc. VAT)
R 29.019
(inc. VAT)
Per unit
Per Reel*
1800 +
R 25.234
R 45,421.20
*price indicative
Not Available for premium delivery