Amplifier Separate Type Photoelectric SensorPS-N series


Amplifier Unit, Zero-line Expansion Unit


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Zero line



Main unit/Expansion unit

Expansion unit


Control outputs


External input


Response time

500 μs (TURBO)/1 ms (SUPER)/4 ms (ULTRA)/16 ms (MEGA)

Output selection

LIGHT-ON/DARK-ON (switch-selectable)

Timer function

Timer OFF/OFF-delay timer/ON-delay timer/One-shot timer, Timer duration selectable: 1 ms to 9999 ms, Maximum error against the setting value: ±10% max.

Control output

External input

Input time 2 ms (ON)/20 ms (OFF) or more*2

Unit expansion

Up to 17 main units can be connected

Protection circuit

Reverse polarity protection, Over-current protection, Surge absorber

Number of interference prevention units

4 for TURBO/SUPER/ULTRA/MEGA (When set to DOUBLE, the number of interference-prevention units will be doubled)

Case size

H 32.6 mm × W 9.8 mm × L 78.7 mm


Power voltage

24 VDC (operating voltage 10-30 VDC (with ripple)), ripple (P-P) 10% or less, Class 2 or LPS

Power consumption

Normal: 810 mW or less (at 30V. 28 mA max. at 24 V, 34 mA max. at 12 V)
Eco on mode: 700 mW or less (at 30V. 24 mA max. at 24 V, 27 mA max. at 12 V) Eco Full mode: 490 mW or less (at 30V. 17 mA max. at 24 V, 20 mA max. at 12 V)

Environmental resistance

Operating ambient temperature

-20°C to +55°C (No freezing)*3

Operating ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (No condensation)


10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude: 1.5 mm , 2 hours each in the X, Y and Z axis

Shock resistance

500 m/s2 3 times for each of X,Y and Z axis



Main unit and cover material: Polycarbonate




Approx 20 g

*1 Counted as one output when added to a NU Series communication unit.
*2 Input time is 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when the external calibration time is selected.
*3 If more than one unit is used together, the ambient temperature varies with the conditions below. Mount the units on the DIN rail with mounting brackets and check that the output
current is 20 mA or less for a uni t .
One or two more units connected: -20°C to +55°C ; 3 to 10 more units connected: -20°C to +50°C; 11 to 16 more units connected: -20°C to +45°C .

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