Amplifier Separate Type Photoelectric SensorPS-N series


Amplifier Unit, M8 Connector Type, Expansion Unit, PNP


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M8 connector



Main unit/Expansion unit

Expansion unit


Control outputs

1 output

External input

1 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

PNP open collector 30 V, (without expansion) 100 mA max., (with expansion) 20 mA max,
residual voltage 1.2 V max. (when the output current is 10 mA or less)/2.2 V max. (when the output current is 10 to 100 mA)

External input

Input time 2 ms (ON)/20 ms (OFF) or more*1

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 to 30 VDC (with ripple)), Ripple (P-P) 10 % or less, Class 2 or LPS

Power consumption

Normal: 860 mW or less (at 30 V. 30 mA max. at 24 V, 35 mA max. at 12 V)
Eco on mode (ALL): 750 mW or less (at 30 V. 26 mA max. at 24 V, 28 mA max. at 12 V)
Eco Full mode: 540 mW or less (at 30 V. 19 mA max. at 24 V, 21 mA max. at 12 V)

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

-20 to +55 °C (No freezing)*2

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)


10 to 55 Hz, Double amplitude 1.5 mm, 2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions

Shock resistance

500 m/s2, 3 times in each of the X, Y, and Z directions



Main unit and cover material: Polycarbonate




Approx. 20 g

*1 Input time is 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when the external calibration time is selected.
*2 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 to +55 °C ; 3 to 10 more units connected: -20 to +50 °C; 11 to 16 more units connected: -20 to +45 °C .

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