Built-in amplifier photoelectric sensors

PZ-101 series

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Square Reflective Cable Type, NPN PZ-101

PZ-101 - Square Reflective Cable Type, NPN

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Detecting distance

0 to 100 mm

Light source

Visible red LED

Spot diameter

Approx. 5 mm (when detecting distance is 50 mm), Approx. 7 mm (when detecting distance is 100 mm)

Detectable object

Transparent and opaque materials


20% max. of detecting distance

Sensitivity adjustment

1-turn trimmer (240°)

Response time

1 ms max. (2 ms in alternate frequency mode)

Operation mode

LIGHT-ON/DARK-ON (selectable by wiring)

Indicator lamp

Output: Red LED, Stable operation: Green LED, Power supply: Red LED

Control output

NPN open-collector 100 mA max. (40 V max.)

Stability output

NPN: 50 mA (40 V) max.

Protection circuit

Reversed polarity, overcurrent protection


Power voltage

12 to 24 VDC ±10 %, Ripple (P-P) 10 % or less

Current consumption

30 mA or less

Environmental resistance

Enclosure rating


Ambient light

Incandescent lamp: 5,000 lux max., Sunlight: 20,000 lux max.

Ambient temperature

-20 to +55 °C (No freezing)

Relative humidity

35 to 85 % RH (No condensation)

Vibration resistance

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

Case material

Glass-fibre reinforced plastic


Approx. 75 g

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