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How to use a photocell module

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How to use a photocell module

The light sensor is a photoresist, which is also known as a light-dependent resistor or photocell. It is used not only to detect light but also to measure the brightness or illuminance level of the ambient light. It has a wide range of applications, such as measuring the brightness of ambient light and controlling the lights turning on and off. How it works The more light the photoresist’s face is exposed to, the smaller its resistance is. Therefore, we know how bright the ambient light is by measuring the photoresistor’s resistance.  In this article, we'll talk about the setup and wiring...

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