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EM98PA2 Through-Beam Sensor

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These through-beam sensors are best suited for use in industrial environments. Thanks to their large working range, the devices demonstrate excellent functional reliability in highly contaminated environments. The sensors can be checked for correct functioning via the test input.

Optical Data

Range 10,000 mm
Switching Hysteresis  < 15 %
Light Source Red Light
Service Life (T = +25 °C) 100,000 h
Max. Ambient Light 10,000 Lux
Opening Angle 4 °

Electrical Data

Sensor Type Receiver
Supply Voltage 10 ... 30 V DC
Current Consumption (Ub = 24 V) < 40 mA
Switching Frequency 150 Hz
Response Time 3,300 µs
Temperature Drift < 10 %
Temperature Range -10 ... 60 °C
Switching Output Voltage Drop < 2.5 V
PNP Switching Output/Switching Current 200 mA
Residual Current Switching Output < 50 µA
Short Circuit and Overload Protection yes
Reverse Polarity Protection yes
Protection Class III

Mechanical Data

Setting Method Potentiometer
Housing Material Plastic, PBT
Full Encapsulation yes
Degree of Protection IP67
Connection M12 × 1; 4-pin
Weight 60 g



Adjustable parameters

Circuit NC
All other parameters can be found in the product documentation.

Standards and certificates

B_SYM_CE_01.pdf B_SYM_CE_01.pdf B_SYM_CE_01.pdf B_SYM_CE_01.pdf B_SYM_CE_01.pdf

Connection Diagram

Ctrl. Panel

05 = Switching Distance Adjuster
30 = Switching Status/Contamination Warning

Dimensioned Picture

Dimensions specified in mm (1 mm = 0.03937")
1 = Receiver Diode 2 = Alignment aid/function indicator Screw M4 = 1 Nm

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