Vernier Software and Technology
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UVA Sensor

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The UVA Sensor is an ultraviolet light sensor that responds primarily to UVA radiation (approximately 320 to 390 nm). This sensor is ideal for experiments using UV lamps.


  • UV peak sensitivity: one volt per 3940 mW/m2 at 340 nm
  • Wavelength sensitivity region, approximate: 320 to 390 nm (320 to 375 nm, half-sensitivity points)
  • Dimensions: 21 cm by 2 cm diameter
  • Typical Resolution: 5 mW/m2
  • Time response: approximately 2 seconds to reach 95% of final reading
Download the user manual for full specifications

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Compatibility Requirements

The UVA Sensor may require a compatible interface and software. Choose a platform below to see compatible interface and software options.

What’s Included

  • Vernier UVA Sensor
  • Built-in light diffuser
  • User manual

Ordering Information

All prices are for U.S. educators.

NameOrder CodePriceQuantity
UVA SensorUVA-BTAContact Us


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