Light Sample

This sample demonstrates reading the IR and UV Index.

To run the sample:

  1. Copy the sample code to a folder on the Raspberry Pi.

  2. Open terminal, and then go to the folder you copied the sample.

  3. Run the sample with the following command:


Sample Code
#!/usr/bin/env python3

#This sample demonstrates reading the IR and UV Index.
#Install Sensor uHAT library with "pip3 install turta-sensoruhat"

from time import sleep
from turta_sensoruhat import Turta_UV_Light

light = Turta_UV_Light.UVAmbientLightSensor()

    while True:
        #Read UV Index
        uv = light.read_uv()

        #Read Raw IR
        ir = light.read_ir()

        #Print the readings
        print("UV Index........: " + str(round(uv, 1)))
        print("IR Raw Value....: " + str(ir))


#Exit on CTRL+C
except KeyboardInterrupt:


When you run the sample, it prints the light data. The example output should be like this:

UV Index........: 3.4
IR Raw Value....: 0

To stop the Python script, just press CTRL + C.

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