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CX-400 photoelectric sensor

  • CX-400 photoelectric sensor

General

For the CX-400 series, the user has a large selection of ultra compact photoelectric sensors at his disposal. The series includes three thru-beam, five retroreflective, four diffuse reflective and four trigonometric types with foreground/background suppression. With its new ASIC (application specific integrated circuit), the sensors require up to 60% less energy than before.

Characteristics:

  • Three thru-beam, five retroreflective, eight reflective types
  • Light ON/Dark ON modes
  • Short-circuit protected
  • IP67 degree of protection
  • Up to 60% less power consumption

CX-400 thru-beam types

Thru-beam types are available with sensing distances of up to 10m, 15m and 30m. Despite their extremely small design, the sensors nevertheless boast a long sensing range. With the new ASIC, the sensor's power consumption is as much as 60% lower than before.

Accessories:

  • Slit masks
  • Polarizing filter for interference prevention
  • Sensor mounting bracket
  • For M8 connector types: Cable lengths of 2 or 5m

Specifications CX400 thru-beam

NPN output CX411 (-Z) CX-412(-Z/-J/-C5) CX-413(-Z/-J/-C5)
PNP output CX411P (-Z) CX-412P(-Z) CX-413P(-Z)
Sensor type
Thru-beam type
Range 10m 15m 30m
Standard sensing object Min. Ø 12mm
Detection capability Opaque
Hysteresis --
Response time Max. 1ms Max. 2ms
Control Output PNP or NPN transistor, max. 100mA
Emitting element Red LED Infrared LED Infrared LED
Rated current consumption Emitter: max. 15mA
Receiver: 10mA or less
Emitter: max. 20mA
Receiver: 10mA or less
Emitter: max. 25mA
Receiver: 10mA or less
Housing material Plastic
Degree of protection IP67 (IEC)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 31 x 11,2 x 20mm
Connection method Cable type (2m), M8 plug-in connector type
Supply voltage 12 - 24V DC (± 10%)
Ambient temperature -25 to +55°C
Weight Emitter: approx. 45g, receiver: approx. 50g

Notes regarding suffixes for part numbers:
"P" stands for PNP switching output (instead of NPN)
"Z" stands for the M8 plug-in connector type (instead of the 2m cable type)
Versions with a 5m cable, 0.5m cable and with an M12 plug-in connector are available upon request.

CX-400 retroreflective types

The five retroreflective types offer not only various sensing distances of up to 5m (CX-493), but they are also extremely compact. The CX-491 features a polarizing filter and visible beam spot for detecting reflective objects, while the three types with less hysteresis - CX-481, CX-482 and CX-483 - reliably detect transparent objects. When the sensors are mounted closely together, interference prevention kicks in.

Accessories:

  • Sensor mounting bracket
  • For M8 connector types: Cable lengths of 2 or 5m

Specifications CX400 retroreflective

NPN output CX-491(-Z) CX-493(-Z) CX-481(-Z) CX-482(-Z) CX-483(-Z)
PNP output CX-491P(-Z) CX-493P(-Z) CX-481P(-Z) CX-482P(-Z) CX-483P(-Z)
Sensor type
Retroreflective type
Sensing range 3m 5m 50 to 500mm 0.1 to 1.0m 50 to 1000mm
Distinguishing feature Polarized light Long sensing range Low hysteresis
Standard sensing object Ø 50mm
Detection capability Transparent, shiny, opaque Opaque Translucent, opaque, transparent
Response time Max. 1ms
Control Output PNP or NPN transistor, max. 100mA
Emitting element

Red LED

Red LED Infrared LED
Rated current consumption Max. 13mA Max. 10mA
Housing material Plastic
Degree of protection IP67 (IEC)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 31 x 11.2 x 20mm
Connection method Cable type (2m), M8 plug-in connector type
Supply voltage 12 - 24V DC (± 10%)
Ambient temperature -25 to +55°C
Weight

Approx. 50g

Notes regarding suffixes for part numbers:
"P" stands for PNP switching output (instead of NPN)
"Z" stands for the M8 plug-in connector type (instead of the 2m cable type)
Versions with a 5m cable, 0.5m cable and with an M12 plug-in connector are available upon request.

CX-400 diffuse reflective types

All together, four diffuse reflective types with automatic interference prevention are available. The narrow-view type with background suppression and a visible beam spot detects objects with a diameter of just 0.5mm. Three diffuse reflective types with sensing ranges from 100mm to 800mm round of the CX-400 series.

Accessories:

  • Sensor mounting bracket
  • For M8 connector types: Cable lengths of 2 or 5m

Specifications CX-400 diffuse reflective

NPN output CX-424(-Z) CX-421(-Z) CX-422(-Z) CX-423(-Z)
PNP output CX-424P(-Z) CX-421P(-Z) CX-422P(-Z) CX-423P(-Z)
Sensor type
Diffuse reflective
Narrow-view
Sensing range 100mm 300mm 800mm 70 to 300mm
Detectable
target
Opaque, transparent Opaque, transparent, min. Ø 0,5mm
Hysteresis Max. 15% of the operation distance
Response time Max. 1ms
Control Output PNP or NPN transistor, max. 100mA
Emitting element Infrared LED Red LED
Rated current consumption Max.13mA Max.15mA
Housing material Plastic
Degree of protection IP67 (IEC)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 31 x 11.2 x 20mm
Connection method Cable type (2m), M8 plug-in connector type
Supply voltage 12 to 24V DC (+/- 10%)
Ambient temperature -25 to +55°C
Weight Approx. 50g

Notes regarding suffixes for part numbers:
"P" stands for PNP switching output (instead of NPN)
"Z" stands for the M8 plug-in connector type (instead of the 2m cable type)
Versions with a 5m cable, 0.5m cable and with an M12 plug-in connector are available upon request.

CX-400 trigonometric type with foreground/background suppression

The trigonometric type with switchable foreground/background suppression has four different models to offer. Besides the one with a beam spot of 2mm in focus, models with sensing ranges of up to 300mm are available.

Accessories:

  • Sensor mounting bracket
  • For M8 connector types: Cable lengths of 2 or 5m

Specifications CX-400 trigonometric

NPN output CX-441(-Z) CX-443(-Z) CX-444(-Z) CX-442(-Z)
PNP output CX-441P(-Z) CX-443P(-Z) CX-444P(-Z) CX-442P(-Z)
Sensor type
Sensor with foreground/background suppression
Sensing range 20 to 50mm 20 to 100mm 40 to 300mm
Adjustable sensing range 2 to 50mm 15 to 100mm 20 to 300mm
Spot diameter Ø 2mm Ø 5.3mm Ø 5.3mm Ø 8mm
Hysteresis Max. 2% Max. 5%
Repeatability Along sensing axis: max. 1mm; perpendicular to sensing axis: 0.2mm or less
Response time Max. 1ms
Control Output PNP or NPN transistor, max. 100mA
Emitting element Red LED
Rated current consumption Max. 20mA
Housing material Plastic
Degree of protection IP67 (IEC)
Dimensions (HxWxD) 31 x 11.2 x 20mm
Connection method Cable type (2m), M8 plug-in connector type
Supply voltage

12 to 24V DC (+/- 10%)

Ambient temperature -25 to +55°C
Weight Approx. 50g

Notes regarding suffixes for part numbers:
"P" stands for PNP switching output (instead of NPN)
"Z" stands for the M8 plug-in connector type (instead of the 2m cable type)
Versions with a 5m cable, 0.5m cable and with an M12 plug-in connector are available upon request.

Typical applications

Product Feature

Object detection

Product Feature

Mark detection

Product Feature

Position detection

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