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TMD4903 Color Sensor Module

Color, ALS, and proximity sensor module with mobeam™ and universal remote control


  • Color (RGB) and ambient light sensor with integrated UV/IR blocking filters
  • IRBeam optical pattern generator
  • Proximity detection with adaptive dynamic range, automatic crosstalk cancelation, and ambient light rejection
  • Integrated optical module


  • Enables highly accurate color and ambient light sensing under varying lighting conditions
  • Supports mobeam™ and universal remote control functionality
  • Low profile, small footprint package reduces board space – ideal for small devices

Product parameters

Supply Voltage [V] 1.7 - 2.0
I²C Bus 1.8V
Programmable Yes
Integrated Capabilities Color, ALS, proximity sensing
Recommended Operating Distances
Temperature Range [°C] -30 to 85
Packages 8-pin module

General Description

The TMD4903 features include color sensing (RGB), ALS, proximity detection and an IRBeam optical pattern generator capable of mobeam™ barcode emulation and universal remote control. In addition, it includes an integrated LED and advanced LED driver in a low profile and small footprint 2.0mm x 5.0mm x 1.0mm optical module.

This product suits for the following applications:

  • Light color temperature measurement
  • Ambient light sensing for display brightness control
  • Cell phone touchscreen disable
  • Printed bar code emulation
  • Universal remote control


Title Category Headline Buy
TMx4903EvalKit Application Board Evaluation Kit for TMx4903


Name Type Description Language Software USB stick v1_1 English

Technical Documents

Name Type Description Version Language
ColorProxDetect_ColorProxDetectMod_AN000520_1-00.pdf Application Note Lux and CCT Calculations (DN 40) 1-00 English
LightSensors_AN000519_1-00.pdf Application Note Colorimetry Tutorial (DN 20) 1-00 English
ColorProxDetect_ColorProxDetectMod_AN000533_1-00.pdf Application Note Compensating for Light Flicker on Optical Sensors (DN 22) 1-00 English
ColorProxDetect_ColorProxDetectMod_AN000260_1-00.pdf Application Note Improving Color Sensor Lux Accuracy 1-00 English
TMD4903_AN000269_1-00.pdf Application Note Improving Color Sensor Lux Accuracy 1-00 English
TMD4903_BD000180_1-00.png Block Diagram TMD4903 Block Diagram 1-00 English
TMD4903_DS000344_2-00.pdf Datasheet Document version 1-13 2-00 English
TMD4903_FS000143_2-00.pdf Factsheet Color Sensor and Proximity Detection Module with IRBeam Optical Pattern Generator 2-00 English
TMD4903_TMG4903_PD000197_1-00.png Other Product Document TMx4903EvalKit Image 1-00 English

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