Self-contained Miniature Photoelectric Sensor

PR-M/F series

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Model

PR-M51N1

PR-MB15N1

PR-MB30N1

PR-F51N1

PR-FB15N1

PR-FB30N1

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

NPN

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

1 m cable

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

2 outputs*1

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Output 2

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Response time

Output 1

0.5 ms*2

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*2

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lowerLeakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lowerResidual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction manual

Weight

Approx. 42 g

Approx. 21 g

Approx. 36 g

Approx. 18 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)
*2 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)

Model

PR-M51N3

PR-MB15N3

PR-MB30N3

PR-F51N3

PR-FB15N3

PR-FB30N3

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

NPN

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

3 m cable

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

2 outputs*1

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Output 2

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Response time

Output 1

0.5 ms*2

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*2

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lowerLeakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lowerResidual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction manual

Weight

Approx. 90 g

Approx. 45 g

Approx. 80 g

Approx. 40 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)
*2 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)

Model

PR-M51CN

PR-MB15CN

PR-MB30CN

PR-F51CN

PR-FB15CN

PR-FB30CN

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

NPN

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

M8 connector (4 pin)

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

2

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Output 2

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Response time

Output 1

0.5 ms

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*1

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lower
Leakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.
When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lower
Residual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction Manual

Weight

Approx. 26 g

Approx. 13 g

Approx. 20 g

Approx. 10 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)

Model

PR-M51P3

PR-MB15P3

PR-MB30P3

PR-F51P3

PR-FB15P3

PR-FB30P3

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

PNP

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

3 m cable

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

2 outputs*1

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Output 2

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Response time

Output 1

0.5 ms*2

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*2

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Output: Orange LED,Stable operation: Green LED

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lowerLeakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lowerResidual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mAReceiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction manual

Weight

Approx. 90 g

Approx. 45 g

Approx. 80 g

Approx. 40 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)
*2 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)

Model

PR-M51CP

PR-MB15CP

PR-MB30CP

PR-F51CP

PR-FB15CP

PR-FB30CP

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

PNP

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

M8 connector (4 pin)

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

2

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Output 2

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Light-ON

Dark-ON

Response time

Output 1

0.5 ms

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*1

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lower
Leakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.
When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lower
Residual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction Manual

Weight

Approx. 26 g

Approx. 13 g

Approx. 20 g

Approx. 10 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)

Model

PR-M51C3PD

PR-M51C3PL

PR-MB15C3PL

PR-MB30C3PL

PR-F51C3PD

PR-F51C3PL

PR-FB15C3PL

PR-FB30C3PL

Type

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Thrubeam

Reflective (Background suppression)

Output

PNP

Shape

Mini-slim

Flat

Cable connection

M8 connector (3 pin)

Detection distance

1.2 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

0.6 m

1 to 15 mm 0.04" to 0.59"

1 to 30 mm 0.039" to 1.181"

Number of control outputs

1 outputs*1

Output operation

Output 1

Dark-ON*2

Light-ON*2

Dark-ON*2

Light-ON*2

Dark-ON*2

Response time

0.5 ms*1

0.5 ms*1

Output 2

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*1

ON→OFF: 2.7 ms, OFF→ON: 0.5 ms*1

Sensitivity adjustment

None

Spot diameter

Approx. ø3 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5.5 mm (at 30 mm)

Approx. 2.5 x 4.5 mm (at 15 mm)

Approx. ø5 mm (at 30 mm)

Light source

4 element, point light source, red LED (650 nm)

Mutual interference prevention function

4 sensors

4 sensors

Indicator lamp

Output indicator (orange), stable operation indicator (green), thrubeam type transmitter: power supply indicator (green)

Control output

30 VDC or lower, 50 mA or lower
Leakage current: When 3 kΩ load resistance, 0.3 mA or lower. When 1 kΩ load resistance, 0.5 mA or lower.
When 0.2 kΩ load resistance, 1.5 mA or lower
Residual voltage: When 10 mA or lower, 1.0 V or lower. When 10 to 30 mA, 1.5 V or lower. When 30 to 50 mA, 2.0 V or lower.

Protection circuit

Power supply reverse connection protection, output overcurrent protection, output surge protection, power supply surge protection

Rating

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC including 10% ripple (P-P)

Current consumption.

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Transmitter: 11 mA
Receiver: 16 Ma

19 mA

Environment
resistance

Enclosure rating

IP67 (IEC 60529), IP69K (DIN 40050-9), 4X, 6P, 13 (NEMA 250)

Ambient Light

Incandescent lamp 5,000 lx or lower, sunlight: 20,000 lx or lower

Ambient temperature

-25 to +55°C -13 to 131°F (no freezing)

Ambient storage temperature

-25 to +75°C -13 to 167°F

Ambient humidity

35 to 85% RH (no condensation)

Shock resistance

1,000 m/s2, X, Y, Z each direction 6 times

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz, double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06", X, Y, Z each direction 2 hours

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ or higher (500 VDC)

Withstand voltage

1,000 VAC 50/60Hz 1min

Materials

Case: SUS 316L, indicator cover/lens cover: polysulfone, cord protector: polymethylpentene, filler: polyester-based resin

Accessories

Instruction Manual

Weight

Approx. 26 g

Approx. 13 g

Approx. 20 g

Approx. 10 g

*1 The number of control outputs for the M8 connector (3 pin) type is 1 output. If "D" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output.
If "L" is at the end of the model code, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output.
Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output (output 2). (The response time also becomes the output 2 response time)
*2 The M8 connector (3 pin) type has 1 control output. If "D" is at the end of the part number, the sensor is equipped with a Dark-ON output. If "L" is at the end of the part number, the sensor is equipped with a Light-ON output. Example: The PR-M51C3PL has a Light-ON output.

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