Is there a low cost detector for Near IR?

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by Mentis, Nov 24, 2012.

  1. Mentis

    Thread Starter New Member

    Oct 27, 2006
    I am trying to build a Near IR detector for a electroluminescent lighting that emit near IR for NVG purposes. rather than investing on an expensive NVG goggles.
    Is there anyone out there knows how ? are there such low cost phototransistors around that can detect Near IR to IR spectrum ?