Photoelectric Sensors

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  1. Laser Distance Sensor: Q4X Series

    With superior performance, the rugged Q4X laser distance sensor solves challenging applications across a variety of materials, surfaces and colors.

  2. Laser Contrast Sensor: Q3X Series

    Robust, high-speed performance laser contrast sensor captures up to 2,000 events per second.

  3. QS18 Series

    Universal housing design with 18 mm threaded lens; an ideal replacement for hundreds of other sensor styles.

  4. Q20 Series

    A versatile sensor with universal rectangular housing and multiple mounting options, making it ideal for global manufacturing.

  5. Q12 Series

    PW12-rated rugged ultra-miniature sensor with multiple modes for accurate sensing in confined spaces.

  6. QS30 Series

    Innovative 30 mm housing design to suit almost any mounting requirement

  7. Q60 Background Suppression Series

    Q60 series sackground suppression sensors detect objects within a defined sensing field, ignoring objects just beyond the sensing field cutoff. Offers infrared LED, visible red LED, or laser sensing beam options.

  8. M18-3 Series

    Next generation self-contained DC-operated barrel-style sensor is protected against industrial fluids and mechanical damage by a nickel plated brass housing.

  9. M18-4 Series

    Heavy-duty barrel sensor protected by a 316 stainless steel housing that resists exposure to harsh chemicals and washdown conditions.

  10. TM18 Series

    Robust nickel-plated sensors with 18 mm threaded lens for the demanding environmental challenges

  11. S18-2 Series

    The S18-2 is the next generation in barrel sensors.

  12. S18 Series

    Completely epoxy-encapsulated to provide superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments. Specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments.

  13. M18 Series

    Heavy-duty barrel sensor protected by a 316 stainless steel housing that resists exposure to harsh chemicals and washdown conditions.

  14. Q26 Series Clear Object Sensor

    Sensor solution for difficult clear object detection applications. The Q26 cannot be tricked by mirror-like surfaces and has precise leading edge detection.

  15. QM26 Washdown Sensor

    Ideal for areas where food or materials may come in contact with the sensor without returning to the processing line.

  16. QMH26 Hygienic Sensor

    Ideal for areas where food or materials that come into contact with surfaces may return back into the process.

  17. VS1 Series

    Self-contained miniature sensors with visible red or infrared sensing beam, depending on model. Available with 10 mm or 20 mm convergent focal point.

  18. VS2 Series

    High-quality miniaturized solution for confined areas. Offers flat front mounting or optional bracket.

  19. VS3 Series

    Offers extremely compact self-contained miniature designed with a retroreflective sensing mode. Uses coaxial optics on retroreflective models to eliminate blind areas at close range.

  20. SB12 Series

    Banner Engineering SB12 Series sensors — small, easy-to-mount opposed mode sensor pairs cost effective for large volume applications.

  21. VSM Series

    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.

  22. T8 Series

    Ideal for presence sensing in small areas previously accessible only to remote sensors and fiber optic cables. Features T-style plastic housing with 8 mm threaded nose.

  23. S12-2 Series

    An economical emitter and receiver pair, the S12-2 features a wide beam pattern in a small compact housing unit.

  24. QM42 & QMT42 Series

    Rugged sensors in die-cast housing with a range of sensing modes. The QM and QMT42 series deliver outstanding immunity to electrical noise.

  25. DS18 Series

    Universal housing design with 18 mm threaded lens or base; an ideal replacement for hundreds of other sensor styles.

  26. S30 Series

    IP69K 30 mm threaded plastic barrels with EZ-BEAM style optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments.

  27. SM30 High-Power Series

    The SM30 series offers a choice of 30 mm plastic or stainless-steel threaded barrel. Features specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments.

  28. Q25 Series

    A completely epoxy-encapsulated sensor for use in harsh sensing environments, including food and beverage applications.

  29. Q40 Series

    Offers long-range sensing with a 30 mm base.

  30. Q45 Series

    Offers an advanced, economical solution with limit switch replacement body style and timing options.

  31. MINI-BEAM Series

    World's most popular photoelectric sensor. Compact, high-performance sensors with 18 mm threaded lens or side mount.

  32. T18 Series

    Compact, rugged photoelectric sensor with visible red sensing beam in all-metal, mechanically robust construction.

  33. T30 Series

    T-style IP69K housing and 30 mm threaded lens with EZ-BEAM style optics and electronics, for reliable sensing without adjustments.

  34. M12 Laser Emitters

    Self-contained Class 1 or 2 modulated laser emitters with visible red beam.

  35. S186ELD Laser Emitters

    Self-contained Class 1 modulated visible laser emitters in an 18 mm plastic threaded barrel sensor.

  36. SMI30 Series—Intrinsically Safe

    Designed for use with approved amplifiers and intrinsically safe barriers in explosive environments. Totally sealed, self-contained, intrinsically safe threaded-barrel opposed mode sensor pairs in rugged 30 mm PBT housings.