Ranging type/PD5

Photoelectric Switch CE

Stable detection at 2.5m max.!

Not affected by background such as colors or luster!

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-> 2.5m long distance detection
-> Not affected by colors , materials or shape of detecting objects
-> Free-power type and DC power type are lined-up
-> Not affected by background, fine setting can be made




Kind Free-power type DC power type
Model No. PD5-1MA PD5-2MA PD5-1MC PD5-2MC
Power source AC24 to 240V(±10%, 50/60Hz)
DC12 to 240V(±10%, Ripple 10% or less)
12 to 24VDC(±10%, Ripple 10% or less)
Light source Infra-red LED(modulating system)
Light-reception element Dual photo-diode
Current consumption 30mA
Detection distance* 0.2 to 1.0m 0.2 to 2.5m 0.2 to 1.0m 0.2 to 2.5m
Output 1a relay, 250VAC 3A, 30VDC 3A
Electrical life : 0.1 million or more
Mechanical life : 50 million or more
NPN/PNP open-collector output(30VDC, 100mA or less),
residual voltage : 1V or less(at 100mA)
Detectable range* 0.1 to 1.0m 0.1 to 2.5m 0.1 to 1.0m 0.1 to 2.5m
Detecting mode BGS BGS/FGS changeover
Detectable object Opaque/semi-transparent objects
Distance setting adjuster Provided(mechanical 2-revolution adjuster with indicator)
Hysteresis* 10% or less of operating distance
Operating mode Light-ON/Dark-ON changeover
Response time 20ms or less 2msec or less
LED Operating lamp(orange LED) : Lights up when output ON
Stable lamp(green LED) : Lights up when operating stably
Connection Terminal box
Ambient illuminance Incandescent lamp : 3,000lx or less, sun light : 10,000lx or less
Ambient temperature/humidity -25 to +55 degrees C(-30 to +70 degrees C when stored), not condensing and not icing, 35 to 85%RH or less
Vibration resistance Double amplitude 1.5mm, 10 to 55Hz, Each 2 hour in X, Y and Z directions
Impact resistance 500m/s2, Each 3 time in X, Y and Z directions
Withstand voltage 2,000VAC/min. between terminal at charging part, non-metal at charging and relay 1,000VAC/min between charging part and case
Insulation resistance 100MΩ or more between terminal at charging part, non-metal at charging and relay 20MΩ or more(250VDC megger) between charging part and case
Protective structure IP67(IEC standard)
Case material Case : ABS resin, cover : polycarbonate
Weight Approx. 100g Approx. 85g
Accessory Adjusting tool, fitting metal, fitting screw
* Detectable range means max. range set by distance setting adjuster.
Value for detectable range, detecting distance and hysteresis is by white paper with 200mm×200mm.

External dimension


* For DC power type, it is changeover by dip switch

Dimension with fitting metal

I/O Circuit

Free power type

Terminal arrangement

DC power type

Characteristics Data



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