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MAX44009 Ambient Light Sensor Module - GY-49

The MAX44009 ambient light sensor is designed to detect ambient light levels from 0.045 lux to 188,000 lux.


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The MAX44009 ambient light sensor is designed to detect ambient light levels from 0.045 lux to 188,000 lux.

The on-board photodiode’s spectral response is designed to mimic the human eye’s perception of ambient light and incorporates IR and UV blocking capabilities. With the adaptive gain block automatically selecting the correct lux range to optimize the lux.



  • Input voltage: 1.7V – 3.6V
  • Operational current: < 0.65uA
  • Dimensions: 2mm x 2mm x 0.6mm



  • 1 x MAX44009 Ambient Light Sensor Module – GY-49

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We ship Australia wide to all addresses, including PO Box, Parcel Locker, etc.

The following shipping options available are listed below:

Australian Orders

  • Standard Shipping – Free (low cost / small products) – Sent via standard Australia Post stamped mail, 3 – 7 business days delivery depending on location, minimal tracking.
  • Standard Shipping – Free (higher cost / larger products) – Sent via Australia Post Parcel Service or Courier Service, depending on location and mailing address, 2 – 5 business days delivery, with full tracking.
  • Express Post – $12.00 (Cost may be higher depending on product size) – Sent via Australia Post Express Service, 1 – 2 business days for metro orders, potentially longer for orders outside of metro zones, with full tracking.

Orders outside of metro orders can take 2+ days longer than the estimates stated above.

International Orders

Shipping costs for international orders vary depending on location and package size, where possible we have kept this to flat rate charges to reduce confusion.

International orders are shipped through Australia Post and Sendle courier service depending on the most economical at the time.

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More Information

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