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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  
• E3ZR-C / E32-T11NF Oil-resistant series products: Y215-E1-04

General Purpose
Distance Settable
Transparent Detection
Mark and Color Sensors
Smart Sensing
Fibre Optic
Laser Sensors
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General Purpose

Model
Datasheet  
Type
Cost effective, Simple and compact
Stainless-steel, Built-in amplifier
Sensing distance Through beam: 20m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 100mm
Diffuse: 300mm
Diffuse: 1m
Through beam: 15m
Retro-reflective: 4m [100mm]
Difuse-reflective:1m
BGS reflective: 10 to 150mm
Features • 10 to 30 VDC
• Pre-wired or Connector
• Light ON/Dark ON selecttable
• Models for special applications
• 10 to 30VDC
• Pre-wired or plug-in
• Detergent resistant
Output NPN or PNP Light ON/Dark ON selectable
IP rating IP67, IP69K IP67 & IP69K
   
Model
Type
Compact
Metal body
Sensing distance Through beam: 15m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 1m
Diffuse: 100mm
Through beam: 30m
Retroreflective: 3m
Diffuse: 2m
Diffuse: 700mm
Features • 10 to 30V DC
• Precable or plug-in
• Light ON/Dark ON selectable
• Oil resistant models available (-TD/-DK)
• 10 to 30V DC
• Precabled or plug-in Metal body
Output NPN, PNP NPN/PNP selectable
IP rating IP67 IP67
   
Model
Type
Long distance
Built-in power supply
Sensing distance Retroreflective: 10m
Diffuse: 0.2 to 2m
Through beam: 40m
Retroreflective: 7m
Diffuse: 2.5m
Features • 10 to 30V DC or 12 to 240V AC
• 2m background suppression
• Teach function
• 24 to 240VAC/DC, 10 to 30VDC
• No voltage selection required
• Precabled
Output NPN/PNP selectable, or relay Relay, NPN, PNP
IP rating IP67 IP64
   
Model
Type
Built-in power supply
Sub-miniature
Sensing distance Through beam: 10m
Retroreflective: 4m
Diffuse: 700mm
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
• Conduit entry (screw terminals)
• 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled
• Ideal where space is restricted
Output Relay NPN or PNP
IP rating IP66 IP67
   
Model
Type
Cylindrical
High performance, Built-in Amplifier
Sensing distance Through beam: 5m
Retroreflective: 2m
Diffuse: 300mm
Diffuse: 100mm
Through beam: 7m
Retroreflective: 2m
Diffuse: 0.1, 0.2 or 0.7m
Features • 12 to 24V DC
• Pre-Wired or Plug-in
• 10 to 30V DC
• Precabled or plug-in
• Light on/dark on selectable
• Four different operating modes available
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP66 IP67

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Distance Settable

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

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Transparent Detection

Model
Datasheet  
Type
Forked-head
Forked-head
Sensing distance Retro-reflective (with MSR function)
• Narrow beam 0.5 m with (E39-R8)
• 3.5 m with ( E39-R8)
Through beam: 10mm or 30mm
Features • Detection of many types of transparent objects
• Smart Teaching for optimum settings in as little as 3 seconds.
• A reflector is not included with the Sensor
• Eleven-turn adjuster models are also available
• Red LED light source
• 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled
• Metal or plastic body
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67/69 IP65/67
   
Model
Type
PET bottle
Transparent Object Detection Compact
Sensing distance Retroreflective: 500mm or 2m Retroreflective with MSR function - 500mm
Features • 12 to 24V DC
• Precabled or plug-in
• Plastic body
• Quick and easy setting
• Detects transparent objects made by PET, resin, and glass
• Wide ambient temperature range of −40 to 60°C
• SUS316L Housing
Output NPN or PNP NPN or PNP
IP rating IP67 IP69K

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Mark and Color Sensors

Model
Type
Block -Color Mark Photoelectric Sensor
Color Fiber Amplifier Unit
Sensing distance Diffuse-reflective - 10 mm 10 mm
Features • Color mark detection of any type of packaging
• Narrow beam and large lens for stable detection
• Handles glossy workpieces
• Supports IO-Link
• M12 Connector
• Smart fiber amplifier
• Detects subtle color differences
• White LED optic system
• Handles glossy workpieces
• Supports IO-Link
Output Push Pull or NPN NPN or Push-pull
IP rating IP67 IP20

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Fibre Optic

Model
Type
Color Fiber Amplifier Unit
Smart Fibre Sensor Amplifier
Sensing distance 10mm Various, refer to datasheet
Features • Smart fiber amplifier
• Detects subtle color differences
• White LED optic system
• Handles glossy workpieces
• Supports IO-Link
• Smart Power Control
• Smart Tuning
• Smart Eco Drive
• Open Network Support
Output NPN or Push-pull NPN or PNP
IP rating IP20 IP50 (Amplifier only)
Datasheets   E3X-ECT EtherCAT Sensor Block Manual
   
Model
Type
Digital display
Next generation
Sensing distance 950mm (with E32-TC200 fibre)
400mm (with E32-DC200 fibre)
20,000 mm (with E32-T17L fibre)
Features • 12 to 24V DC
• Teach function
• Advanced setting and monitoring
• Industry-first power tuning function in digital amplifier
• Stable long term performance
Output NPN, PNP or analogue NPN or PNP
IP rating IP50/66 IP50
Datasheets   E396-E1-03, E336-E1-03
   
Model  
Type
N-Smart Fibre Amplifier Units
 
 
Sensing distance Various, refer to datasheet  
Features • N-Smart technology
• Highly visible white display characters
• Advance smart tuning
 
Output NPN or PNP or EtherCAT  
IP rating IP50 (Amplifier only)  
Datasheets E3NX-FA, E3NX-MA  

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