Digital Fiber Optic Sensors

FS-N40 series

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Amplifier Units NPN

Model

FS-N41N

FS-N42N

FS-N43N

FS-N44N

Type

Cable

Output

NPN

Main unit/expansion unit

Main unit

Expansion unit

Main unit

Expansion unit

Number of control outputs

1

2

Number of external inputs

1

Light source LED

Transmitter side: Red, four-element LED (wavelength: 660 nm)

Response time

23 µs (S-HSPD*1) /50 µs (HSPD*2) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

23 µs (S-HSPD*7*1) /50 µs (HSPD*2) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

Control output

Open-collector, 30 V or less 100 mA or less per output,
100 mA or less total for 2 outputs (when used as a solitary unit) /20 mA or less (when used as an expansion unit)
Residual voltage: 1.4 V or less (output current: 10 mA or less) /2 V or less (output current: 10 to 100 mA)

External input

Input time: 2 ms (ON) /20 ms (OFF) or longer*3

Unit expansion

Up to 16 units (17 units connected in total including the main unit) . However, each dual output type will be treated as two expansion units.

Protection circuit

Protection against reverse power connection, output overcurrent, output surge, and reverse output connection

Mutual interference prevention

S-HSPD/HSPD: 0 units, FINE: 4 units, TURBO/SUPER/ULTRA/MEGA/TERA: 8 units (The mutual interference prevention values are twice those shown here when Double is set.)

Power supply

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC (including 10 % ripple (P-P) or less) , class 2 or LPS*4

Power consumption

During normal operation: 870 mW or less (34 mA or less at 24 V/62 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO ON: 800 mW or less (31 mA or less at 24 V/56 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO FULL: 710 mW or less (28 mA or less at 24 V/49 mA or less at 12 V)*5

Environmental resistance

Ambient light

Incandescent lamp: 20,000 lx or less, sunlight: 30,000 lx or less

Ambient temperature for usage

-20 °C -4 °F to +55 °C +131 °F (no freezing)*6

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06"; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Shock resistance

500 m/s2; 3 times each for X, Y, and Z axes

Case material

Main unit and cover: polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 78 g

Approx. 48 g

Approx. 83 g

Approx. 73 g

*1 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected
Area detection, Area % Mode, DATUM, Rising edge, and Falling edge cannot be selected for Detection Mode.
Output timer, Limit Detection, and Display Gain cannot be used.
FULL cannot be selected for the ECO function.
*2 Restrictions when HSPD is selected
Display Gain cannot be used.
*3 The input time becomes 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when external calibration input is selected.
*4 When expanding the system to 9 or more units, use a power supply voltage of 12 V or higher.
*5 The load current is excluded. The power consumption including the load when the maximum number of units are connected is 38 W max.
*6 When expanded by 1 to 2 units: -20°C -4°F to +55°C +131°F. When expanded by 3 to 10 units: -20°C -4°F to +50°C +122°F.
When expanded by 11 to 16 units: -20°C -4°F to +45°C +113°F. When using 2 outputs, 1 unit is counted as 2 units.
The prescribed values for the ambient temperature assume that the sensor amplifi er has been mounted on a DIN rail installed on a metal surface.
Exercise special care when installing the product in an airtight space.
*7 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected: Output 2 of dual output types is fixed to OFF.

Amplifier Units PNP

Model

FS-N41P

FS-N42P

FS-N43P

FS-N44P

Type

Cable

Output

PNP

Main unit/expansion unit

Main unit

Expansion unit

Main unit

Expansion unit

Number of control outputs

1

2

Number of external inputs

1

Light source LED

Transmitter side: Red, four-element LED (wavelength: 660 nm)

Response time

23 µs (S-HSPD*1) /50 µs (HSPD*2) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

23 µs (S-HSPD*7*1) /50 µs (HSPD*2) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

Control output

Open-collector, 30 V or less 100 mA or less per output,
100 mA or less total for 2 outputs (when used as a solitary unit) /20 mA or less (when used as an expansion unit)
Residual voltage: 1.6 V or less (output current: 10 mA or less) /2.2 V or less (output current: 10 to 100 mA)

External input

Input time: 2 ms (ON) /20 ms (OFF) or longer*3

Unit expansion

Up to 16 units (17 units connected in total including the main unit) . However, each dual output type will be treated as two expansion units.

Protection circuit

Protection against reverse power connection, output overcurrent, output surge, and reverse output connection

Mutual interference prevention

S-HSPD/HSPD: 0 units, FINE: 4 units, TURBO/SUPER/ULTRA/MEGA/TERA: 8 units (The mutual interference prevention values are twice those shown here when Double is set.)

Power supply

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC (including 10 % ripple (P-P) or less) , class 2 or LPS*4

Power consumption

During normal operation: 910 mW or less (36 mA or less at 24 V/65 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO ON: 840 mW or less (33 mA or less at 24 V/60 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO FULL: 750 mW or less (30 mA or less at 24 V/52 mA or less at 12 V)*5

During normal operation: 990 mW or less (39 mA or less at 24 V/72 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO ON: 920 mW or less (36 mA or less at 24 V/66 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO FULL: 830 mW or less (33 mA or less at 24 V / 59 mA or less at 12 V)*5

Environmental resistance

Ambient light

Incandescent lamp: 20,000 lx or less, sunlight: 30,000 lx or less

Ambient temperature for usage

-20 °C -4 °F to +55 °C +131 °F (no freezing)*6

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06"; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Shock resistance

500 m/s2; 3 times each for X, Y, and Z axes

Case material

Main unit and cover: polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 78 g

Approx. 48 g

Approx. 83 g

Approx. 73 g

*1 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected
Area detection, Area % Mode, DATUM, Rising edge, and Falling edge cannot be selected for Detection Mode.
Output timer, Limit Detection, and Display Gain cannot be used.
FULL cannot be selected for the ECO function.
*2 Restrictions when HSPD is selected
Display Gain cannot be used.
*3 The input time becomes 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when external calibration input is selected.
*4 When expanding the system to 9 or more units, use a power supply voltage of 12 V or higher.
*5 The load current is excluded. The power consumption including the load when the maximum number of units are connected is 38 W max.
*6 When expanded by 1 to 2 units: -20°C -4°F to +55°C +131°F. When expanded by 3 to 10 units: -20°C -4°F to +50°C +122°F.
When expanded by 11 to 16 units: -20°C -4°F to +45°C +113°F. When using 2 outputs, 1 unit is counted as 2 units.
The prescribed values for the ambient temperature assume that the sensor amplifi er has been mounted on a DIN rail installed on a metal surface.
Exercise special care when installing the product in an airtight space.
*7 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected: Output 2 of dual output types is fixed to OFF.

Expansion unit (Zero line type)

Model

FS-N40

Type

Zero Line Type

Main unit/expansion unit

Expansion unit

Number of control outputs

None*1

Light source LED

Transmitter side: Red, four-element LED (wavelength: 660 nm)

Response time

23 µs (S-HSPD*2) /50 µs (HSPD*3) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

External input

Input time: 2 ms (ON) /20 ms (OFF) or longer*4

Unit expansion

Up to 16 units (17 units connected in total including the main unit) . However, each dual output type will be treated as two expansion units.

Protection circuit

Protection against reverse power connection, output overcurrent, output surge, and reverse output connection

Mutual interference prevention

S-HSPD/HSPD: 0 units, FINE: 4 units, TURBO/SUPER/ULTRA/MEGA/TERA: 8 units (The mutual interference prevention values are twice those shown here when Double is set.)

Power supply

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC (including 10 % ripple (P-P) or less) , class 2 or LPS*5

Power consumption

During normal operation: 870 mW or less (34 mA or less at 24 V/62 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO ON: 800 mW or less (31 mA or less at 24 V/56 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO FULL: 710 mW or less (28 mA or less at 24 V/49 mA or less at 12 V)*6

Environmental resistance

Ambient light

Incandescent lamp: 20,000 lx or less, sunlight: 30,000 lx or less

Ambient temperature for usage

-20 °C -4 °F to +55 °C +131 °F (no freezing)*7

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06"; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Shock resistance

500 m/s2; 3 times each for X, Y, and Z axes

Case material

Main unit and cover: polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 23 g

*1 This counts as 1 output when connecting multiple units to the FS-MC8N/P, NU Series.
*2 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected
Area detection, Area % Mode, DATUM, Rising edge, and Falling edge cannot be selected for Detection Mode.
Output timer, Limit Detection, and Display Gain cannot be used.
FULL cannot be selected for the ECO function.
*3 Restrictions when HSPD is selected
Display Gain cannot be used.
*4 The input time becomes 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when external calibration input is selected.
*5 When expanding the system to 9 or more units, use a power supply voltage of 12 V or higher.
*6 The load current is excluded. The power consumption including the load when the maximum number of units are connected is 38 W max.
*7 When expanded by 1 to 2 units: -20°C -4°F to +55°C +131°F. When expanded by 3 to 10 units: -20°C -4°F to +50°C +122°F.
When expanded by 11 to 16 units: -20°C -4°F to +45°C +113°F. When using 2 outputs, 1 unit is counted as 2 units.
The prescribed values for the ambient temperature assume that the sensor amplifi er has been mounted on a DIN rail installed on a metal surface.
Exercise special care when installing the product in an airtight space.

Main unit (M8 Connector type)

Model

FS-N41C*1

Type

M8 Connector*2

Main unit/expansion unit

Main unit

Number of control outputs

2*3

Number of external inputs

1*3

Light source LED

Transmitter side: Red, four-element LED (wavelength: 660 nm)

Response time

23 µs (S-HSPD*4) /50 µs (HSPD*5) /250 µs (FINE) /500 µs (TURBO) /1 ms (SUPER) /4 ms (ULTRA) /16 ms (MEGA) /64 ms (TERA)

Control output

Open-collector, 30 V or less 100 mA or less per output,
100 mA or less total for 2 outputs (when used as a solitary unit) /20 mA or less (when used as an expansion unit)
Residual voltage
NPN 1.4 V or less (output current: 10 mA or less) /2 V or less (output current: 10 to 100 mA)
PNP 1.6 V or less (output current: 10 mA or less) /2.2 V or less (output current: 10 to 100 mA)

External input

Input time: 2 ms (ON) /20 ms (OFF) or longer*6

Protection circuit

Protection against reverse power connection, output overcurrent, output surge, and reverse output connection

Mutual interference prevention

S-HSPD/HSPD: 0 units, FINE: 4 units, TURBO/SUPER/ULTRA/MEGA/TERA: 8 units (The mutual interference prevention values are twice those shown here when Double is set.)

Power supply

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC (including 10 % ripple (P-P) or less) , class 2 or LPS*7

Power consumption

During normal operation: 910 mW or less (36 mA or less at 24 V/65 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO ON: 840 mW or less (33 mA or less at 24 V/60 mA or less at 12 V)
ECO FULL: 750 mW or less (30 mA or less at 24 V/52 mA or less at 12 V)*8

Environmental resistance

Ambient light

Incandescent lamp: 20,000 lx or less, sunlight: 30,000 lx or less

Ambient temperature for usage

-20 °C -4 °F to +55 °C +131 °F (no freezing)*9

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06"; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Shock resistance

500 m/s2; 3 times each for X, Y, and Z axes

Case material

Main unit and cover: polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 25 g

*1 IO-Link Specifi cation V.1.1/COM2 (38.4 kbps) is supported.
*2 Ensure the cable length is 30 m 98.4" or less for the M8 connector type. Ensure the cable length is 20 meters 65.6' or less when connecting by way of IO-Link.
*3 Output 2 and the external input are selectable.
*4 Restrictions when S-HSPD is selected
Output 2 of dual output types is fixed to OFF.
IO-Link communication cannot be used.
Area detection, Area % Mode, DATUM, Rising edge, and Falling edge cannot be selected for Detection Mode.
Output timer, Limit Detection, and Display Gain cannot be used.
FULL cannot be selected for the ECO function.
*5 Restrictions when HSPD is selected
Display Gain cannot be used.
*6 The input time becomes 25 ms (ON)/25 ms (OFF) when external calibration input is selected.
*7 When expanding the system to 9 or more units, use a power supply voltage of 12 V or higher.
*8 The load current is excluded. The power consumption including the load when the maximum number of units are connected is 38 W max.
*9 When expanded by 1 to 2 units: -20°C -4°F to +55°C +131°F. When expanded by 3 to 10 units: -20°C -4°F to +50°C +122°F.
When expanded by 11 to 16 units: -20°C -4°F to +45°C +113°F. When using 2 outputs, 1 unit is counted as 2 units.
The prescribed values for the ambient temperature assume that the sensor amplifi er has been mounted on a DIN rail installed on a metal surface.
Exercise special care when installing the product in an airtight space.

Multi-Output Units NPN/PNP

Model

FS-MC8N

FS-MC8P

Output

NPN

PNP

Number of inputs and outputs

Separate control outputs: 8, common output: 1, common input: 1

Response time

Depends on the response time settings of the connected expansion units

Unit expansion

Up to 8 expansion units can be connected. (However, each dual output type will be treated as 2 expansion units.) Allowable passing current: 1200 mA or less

Indicators

STATUS indicator (green and red two-color display) MEMORY indicator (orange) LOCK indicator (orange)

Separate control output,
common output

NPN open-collector, 30 V or less, 20 mA or less per output, residual voltage: 1.4 V or less

PNP open-collector, 30 V or less, 20 mA or less per output, residual voltage: 1.6 V or less

External input time

Input time of the connected expansion units +11 ms

Protection circuit

Protection against reverse power connection, reverse output connection, output overcurrent, and output surge

Power supply

Power voltage

10 to 30 VDC (including 10 % ripple (P-P) or less) , class 2 or LPS*1

Power consumption

690 mW or less (when used as a solitary unit) (26 mA or less at 24 V/38 mA or less at 12 V [excluding the load current] )*2

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature for usage

-20 °C -4 °F to +55 °C +131 °F (no freezing)

Vibration resistance

10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm 0.06"; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Shock resistance

500 m/s2; 3 times each for X, Y, and Z axes

Case material

Main unit and cover: polycarbonate

Weight

Approx. 110 g

*1 Match the rated power supply voltage of the expansion units to be connected to the system.
*2 The power consumption including the load when the maximum number of units are connected is 38 W max.

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