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How to convert LDR reading to lux readings? Answered

I want to make a digital lux meter using aarduino but I am quiet confused on how do I convert LDR reading into lux reading.Please help me for the conversions. 

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

8 years ago

By calibration against a known good lux meter, or from a suitable reference source.

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Bot1398
Bot1398

Answer 8 years ago

I dont own a lux meter

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steveastrouk
steveastrouk

Answer 8 years ago

Borrow one. I didn't say you needed to own one.

If you can use a TAOS sensor, they could be a better place to start than a photodiode.

And what range do you want to cover ?

Steve

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iceng
iceng

Answer 8 years ago

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