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Photoelectric Sensors

Covering the complete spectrum of sensing techniques, Omron's photo-electric sensor range offer real solutions to many sensing applications. From multi channel fiber optics and accurate background suppressed sensors to general purpose sensors like through-beam, retro-, diffuse and limited reflective sensors for standard applications.

• Micro Sensing Devices Group Catalogue: X062-E1-09
• Photomicrosensors Data Book: X064-E1-06
PhotoMicro Sensor Accessories  
• E32 - Best Selection Guide: E418-E1-02
• E32 Fibre Optic Promotional Brochure: E56E-EN2-01
E39-L Mounting Bracket and Slit/Reflector Datasheet  
• Fiber Sensors Best Selection Guide: E353-E1-03
Photoelectric Technical Guide  
• E3S-DB New Transparent Object Detection Sensor Brochure: E440-E1-01
• E3S-DB New Transparent Object Detection Sensor Datasheet: E439-E1-01
• E3S-DC / E3NX-CA New Color Mark Sensors Datasheet: Y216-E1-01
• E3ZR-C / E32-T11NF Oil-resistant series products: Y215-E1-04

General Purpose
Distance Settable
Special Purpose
Mark Detection
Smart Sensing
Fibre Optic
Connectors and Cables
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General Purpose

Model
Type
Cylindrical
Compact
Sensing distance Through beam: 7m (DC), 3m (AC)
Retroreflective: 2m
Diffuse: 300mm
Diffuse: 100mm
Through beam: 15m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 1m
Diffuse: 100mm
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• 24 to 240V AC
• Precabled or plug-in
• 10 to 30V DC
• Precable or plug-in
• Light ON/Dark ON selectable
• Oil resistant models available (-TD/-DK)
Output NPN, PNP, Triac NPN, PNP
IP rating IP67, IP69K IP67
   
Model
Type
Metal body
Long distance
Sensing distance Through beam: 30m
Retroreflective: 3m
Diffuse: 2m
Diffuse: 700mm
Retroreflective: 10m
Diffuse: 0.2 to 2m
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Precabled or plug-in Metal body
• 10 to 30V DC or 12 to 240V AC
• 2m background suppression
• Teach function
Output NPN/PNP selectable NPN/PNP selectable, or relay
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model
Type
Built-in power supply
Built-in power supply
Sensing distance Through beam: 40m
Retroreflective: 7m
Diffuse: 2.5m
Through beam: 10m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 700mm
Features • 24 to 240VAC/DC, 10 to 30VDC
• No voltage selection required
• Precabled
• 12 to 240V DC, 24 to 240V AC
• No voltage selection required
• Conduit entry (screw terminals)
Output Relay, NPN, PNP Relay
IP rating IP64 IP66
   
Model
Type
Built-in power supply
Sub-miniature
Sensing distance Retroreflective: 7m (5m polarised)
Diffuse: 2m
Through beam: 1m or 500mm
Retroreflective: 10mm to 200mm
Diffuse: 5mm to 30mm
Diffuse: 5mm to 15mm
Features • 12 to 240V DC, 24 to 240V AC
• No voltage selection required
• Mounting and wiring via socket
• 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled
• Ideal where space is restricted
Output Relay NPN or PNP
IP rating IP66 IP67
   
Model
Type
High performance, Built-in Amplifier
Miniature, with Built-in Amplifier
Sensing distance Through beam: 7m
Retroreflective: 2m
Diffuse: 0.1, 0.2 or 0.7m
Through beam: 2m
Retroreflective: 1m
Diffuse: 0.2m
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Precabled or plug-in
• Light on/dark on selectable
• Four different operating modes available
• 12 to 24V DC
• Anti-interference filters available
• Precabled or plug-in
• Light on/dark on selectable
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model
Type
Easy Mounting
Cylindrical
Sensing distance Through beam: 15m
Retroreflective with M.S.R.: 0.1 to 4m
Diffuse reflective: 1m (adjustable)
Diffuse reflective (background suppression): 100mm (fixed), 200mm (fixed)
Through beam: 5m
Retroreflective: 2m
Diffuse: 300mm
Diffuse: 100mm
Features • Secure-click snap mounting for fast installation
• High power LED for enhanced sensing distance
• Short housing with less than 40 mm length
• Minimal optical axis deviation for easy alignment
• 12 to 24V DC
• Pre-Wired or Plug-in
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP69 IP66

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Distance Settable

Model
Type
Metal body
Background/foreground suppression
Sensing distance Diffuse: 40 to 200mm
Diffuse: 50 to 500mm
Diffuse: 20 to 200mm
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Precabled Metal body
• 12 to 24V DC
• BGS/FGS selectable
• Precabled or plug-in
Output NPN/PNP selectable NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model
Type
Background suppression
Narrow beam type
Sensing distance Diffuse: 5 to 50mm
Diffuse: 5 to 200mm
Diffuse: 90 ± 30 mm
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Teach function
• Precabled or plug-in
• Narrow beam (2.5mm dia.) ideal for small objects
• Mutual interference prevention
• Precabled or plug-in
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67

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Special Purpose

Model
Type
Stainless-steel, Built-in amplifier
Forked-head
Sensing distance Through beam: 15m
Retro-reflective: 4m [100mm]
Difuse-reflective:1m
BGS reflective: 10 to 150mm
Through beam: 10mm or 30mm
Features • 10 to 30VDC
• Pre-wired or plug-in
• Detergent resistant
• 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled
• Metal or plastic body
Output Light ON/Dark ON selectable NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 & IP69K IP65/67
   
Model
Type
Transparent target
PET bottle
Sensing distance Retroreflective: 300mm or 1m Retroreflective: 500mm or 2m
Features • 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled
• Metal body
• 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled or plug-in
• Plastic body
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model
Datasheet
Type
Grooved
Cost effective, Simple and compact
Sensing distance Grooved through-beam: 25mm Through beam: 20m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 100mm
Diffuse: 300mm
Diffuse: 1m
Features • Available with 1 or 2 axis
• Detects cranes in warehouses
• Precabled or plug-in
• 10 to 30 VDC
• Pre-wired or Connector
• Light ON/Dark ON selecttable
• Models for special applications
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP64 IP67, IP69K

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Mark Detection

Model
Type
Colour mark
Colour mark
Sensing distance Focal range: Up to 50mm Focal range: 10 ± 3mm
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Metal body
• Precabled
• 10 to 30V DC
• Teach function
• Adjustable connector or precabled
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP67

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Fibre Optic

Model
E3X-SD/-NA(1)(2)
Type
Basic Model
Manual setting
Sensing distance 75mm (with E32-DC200)
200mm (with E32-TC200)
400mm (with E32-TC200 fibre)
150mm (with E32-DC200 fibre)
Features • A high speed response of 200μs
• Timer option
• 12 to 24V DC
• LED bar display
• Mark detection models available
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating   IP50
   
Model
Type
Digital display
Dual channel
Sensing distance 950mm (with E32-TC200 fibre)
400mm (with E32-DC200 fibre)
13,000 mm (with E32-T17L fibre)
Features • 12 to 24V DC
• Teach function
• Advanced setting and monitoring
• 2 channel output
• The thinnest profile in industry
• AND/OR output
• Flexible control from mobile console
Output NPN, PNP or analogue NPN or PNP
IP rating IP50/66 IP50
   
Model
Type
Next generation
Colour Digital Fibre Sensor
Sensing distance 20,000 mm (with E32-T17L fibre) Refer to fibre unit specifications
Features • Industry-first power tuning function in digital amplifier
• Stable long term performance
• Fibre Sensor that sees in colour
• Simplified wiring connector
• Simultaneous determination of 2 colours (advanced models)
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP50 IP50
Datasheets E396-E1-03, E336-E1-03 Datasheet
   
Model
Type
Smart Fibre Sensor Amplifier
N-Smart Fibre Amplifier Units
Sensing distance Various, refer to datasheet Various, refer to datasheet
Features • Smart Power Control
• Smart Tuning
• Smart Eco Drive
• Open Network Support
• N-Smart technology
• Highly visible white display characters
• Advance smart tuning
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP or EtherCAT
IP rating IP50 (Amplifier only) IP50 (Amplifier only)
Operation Manual E3X-ECT EtherCAT Sensor Block Manual Datasheet
Connectors and Cables
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