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Integrated Optical Sensor Delivers Optical Fusion

Detecting light like a human eye, the MAX44000 integrates three optical sensors, two ADCs, and digital functionality. Power consumption is 5 µA when the ambient sensor is enabled and 7 µA when both the proximity sensor and ambient light sensor are activated. Available in a six-pin, 2 mm x 2 mm x 0.6 mm UTDFN-Opto-EP package, prices start at $1.65 each/1,000. MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, Sunnyvale, CA. (800) 998-8800.

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