High Sensitivity Light Sensor – PASPORT

Product Code: PS-2176


The High Sensitivity Light Sensor is designed to perform visible light studies from low-intensity spectral studies to daylight. Built-in automatic variable oversampling reduces noise.


  • Spectrophotometry
  • Interference and diffraction patterns
  • Measure light intensity vs. distance

Experiment Library

Perform the following experiments and more with the PASPORT High Sensitivity Light Sensor.
Visit PASCO’s Experiment Library to view all activities for this product.

What’s Included

  • 1x PASPORT Sensor Extension Cable
  • 1x Sensor Handle


Sensing Element Si PIN photodiode
Spectral Response 320 nm to 1100 nm
Gain Levels 10,000x, 100x, 1x, switch selectable
Approximate Lux Ranges 0 to 1, 0 to 100, 0 to 10,000
Maximum Sample Rate 1000 Hz
Resolution ±0.01 Lux at 1000 Hz on 0 to 100 scale; ±0.0005 Lux at 5 Hz on 0 to 100 scale

Product Guides

Select The Right Light Sensor

Select The Right Light Sensor

PASCO light sensors provide students with an accessible method for visualizing real-time light data in a variety of forms. Whether you’re looking to study ambient light, diffractions, or atomic spectra, this page will help you find an affordable light sensor for your applications.

Supporting Documents

PASPORT High Sensitivity Light Sensor Manual