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Compact infrared sensors with versatile mounting options and three modes of operation.

June 2000 Sensors & Transducers

This new, innovative, Smart Place infrared self-contained sensor series is offered in three different modes of operation; through-beam mode with a sensing distance of up to 6 m, proximity mode with a sensing distance of up to 30 cm and retroreflective with a range up to 3 m.

With the needs of the packaging and material handling industries in mind, the Smart Place has a fast reaction time of 1 ms, it is IP67 certified, shock and vibration proof, with a high exterior light immunity of up to 50 000 lux. It has a power supply ranging from 10-30 V d.c. with a dual NPN/PNP transistor output and offers easy adjustment by means of an external potentiometer positioned on the top of the sensor and light/dark switch.

The series is compact and offers a choice of cable or plug connection, both with power on and received signal indication. The sensors can be mounted either using the M18 cylindrical nose or the two holes in the housing itself, offering the customer numerous options of placement.



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