VSM Series

Overview

High performance, heavy-duty metal photoelectric sensor with well focused, narrow beam and smooth, stainless steel barrel ideal for hygienic applications that require routine cleaning.

  • Tough – 300 series stainless steel body that will resist a wide variety of chemicals
  • Tiny – complete sensor in 4 mm barrel (about the size of a single optical fiber assembly)
  • High performance – advanced convergent optical design for very repeatable sensing range
  • Narrow beam – well focused allows the entire sensor to be recessed into the fixture
  • Smooth housing – for hygienic applications requiring cleaning
  • Varied range – 10, 20, 50 and 90 mm convergent; 250 mm through-beam

Product Specifications

Supply Voltage and Current10 to 30V dc (10% maximum ripple)
Supply Protection CircuitryProtected against reverse polarity and transient

voltages
Output ConfigurationSingle-output: 1 NPN or 1 PNP; light operate (LO)

or dark operate (DO), depending on model
Output Rating:100 mA max OFF-state leakage current:less than 100 mA
ON-state saturation voltage:less than 2V @ 100 mA
Output Protection CircuitryProtected against false pulse on power-up and

continuous overload or short circuit of outputs

Overload trip point > 100 mA
Response Time2.5 milliseconds
Delay at Power-Up20 milliseconds
Repeatability1 millisecond
IndicatorsYellow LED: light sensed
Construction300 series stainless steel with sapphire lens and PVC cable
Environmental RatingIP67
Connections2 m PVC-jacketed cable or 3-pin Pico-style integral QD

(Q7), depending on model.
Operating Temperature0° to +55° C (32° to +131° F)

English

Data Sheets

Document Name Part Number File Size Download
1. VSM Series Micro Sensors
(Online Only)
157367 Download

Chinese - Traditional

Product Brochures

Document Name Part Number File Size Download
1. Sensor Product & Application Brochure - Traditional Chinese B_3109038 Download

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