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          Image-Based Laser SensorIX series

          Sensor amplifier expansion unit



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          Main unit / expansion unit

          Expansion unit


          Min. display unit

          Z axis

          10 μm *1

          X axis

          50 μm *1

          Display range

          Z axis

          ±999.99 to ±999 mm 39.33" (with 4 selectable steps) *1

          X axis

          ±999.95 to ±999 mm 39.33" (with 4 selectable steps) *1


          Scan mode

          Height, Step, Average height, Pin height, MAX/MIN, Height area, Monochrome area, Width, Step calculation, Thickness calculation,
          Position adjustment, 1-axis adjustment, 2-axis adjustment (Max. number of settings) Judgment: 16 tools, Position adjustment: 1 tool*2

          Line mode

          Height (Ave./Max./Min.), Step (Ave./Max./Min.), Edge position, Width/diameter, Step/width calculation, Thickness calculation,
          Position adjustment, Tilt adjustment (Max. number of settings) Judgment: 16 tools *3, Position adjustment: 1 tool, Tilt adjustment: 1 tool*2

          Other functions


          Zero/offset, Operating threshold adjustment, 2-point calibration, Measurement direction, Position correction NG measurement, Zero/offset recording, Capture mode (HDR),
          Sensor date/time information addition, N.O./N.C. switching, I/O monitor, Automatic brightness adjustment, Lighting (ON/OFF), Total judgment conditions, NPN/PNP switching,
          Simultaneous main unit/expansion unit input, Mutual interference prevention, Security

          Scan mode

          Measurement range, Measurement position (small/standard/large), Measurement mode, Measurement noise elimination, Imaging mode (high gain),
          Tilt correction (fixed or real-time correction), Glare removal, Trigger input (internal/external), Trigger interval, Trigger delay, Trigger error, Monochrome histogram,
          Area height histogram, Fixed reference area, Mask outline, Rotation range, Height image display on tool setting screen, Scaling function

          Line mode

          Average count, Laser position adjustment, Timing input, Head tilt correction (fixed only), Ambient light removal for measurement,
          HOLD function, Alarm setting, Measurement method (Ave./Max./Min.), Laser sensitivity adjustment, Averaging filter, Median filter, X-axis median filter



          Switchable between non-voltage input and voltage input
          For non-voltage input: ON voltage 2 V or lower, OFF current 0.1 mA or lower, ON current 2 mA (short circuit)
          For voltage input: Maximum input rating 26.4 V, ON voltage 18 V or higher, OFF current 0.2 mA or lower, ON current 2 mA (for 24 V)

          Number of inputs

          8 (IN1 to IN8)


          IN1: External trigger ↑↓ / Timing input, IN2 to IN8: Enable by assigning optional functions
          Assignable functions: Program switching, Laser emission stop, Zero/offset (batch), Reset (error only), Reset (judgment value only) Reset (judgment value and error)



          Open collector output; NPN/PNP switchable, N.O./N.C. switchable
          For open collector NPN output: Maximum rating of 26.4 V, 50 mA (20 mA when linked to an expansion unit), residual voltage of 1.5 V or less
          For open collector PNP output: Maximum rating of 26.4 V, 50 mA (20 mA when linked to an expansion unit), residual voltage of 2 V or less

          Number of inputs

          10 (OUT1 to OUT10)


          Enable by assigning the optional functions
          Assignable functions: Total judgment result (All OK/Any OK/NG), Run, Busy, Error, Position adjustment result, Tilt adjustment result, Result of the logical operation of each tool,
          Monochrome area / Height area tool result (OK/NG), Height / Step / Max./Min. / Calculation tool result (OK/NG/HIGH/LO), Alarm

          Analog voltage output

          Not available

          Analog current output

          Number of programs


          Statistical information

          Scan mode: Measured value / Degree of similarity (Max., Min., Ave.), Processing time (Latest, Max., Min., Ave.), Count (Number of OKs / Number of NGs / Number of triggers)
          Line mode: Measured value / Degree of similarity (Max., Min., Ave.), Count (Number of OKs / Number of NGs / Number of triggers) *1 *4

          Detection history

          Saved history

          Scan mode

          50 (FTP client function: Enabled/High-resolution mode: Enabled)
          80 (FTP client function: Enabled/High-resolution mode: Disabled)
          70 (FTP client function: Disabled/High-resolution mode: Enabled)
          100 (FTP client function: Disabled/High-resolution mode: Disabled)

          Line mode

          400 (FTP client function: Enabled/High-resolution mode: -)
          500 (FTP client function: Disabled/High-resolution mode: -)

          Save conditions

          Selectable between NG only and All *5

          Image data transmission (FTP client function)


          FTP server


          Selectable between bmp, jpeg, and txt


          4 conditions
          Selectable between All, Total judgment result (OK/NG), Result of each tool (OK/(NG and ALM)), and Result of the logical operation of each tool (OK/NG)



          Not available *6


          Interface compatibility

          CC-Link, DeviceNetTM, EtherNet/IPTM, EtherCAT®, RS-232C, BCD output, TCP/IP non-procedural communication *7

          Number of connectible units

          Main units: 1, Expansion units: 1, Communication units (DL): 1


          Power voltage

          Supplied from main unit

          Current consumption

          Max. 1.9 A or less (With main unit only: 0.8 A or less, With unit expansion: 1.9 A or less) (Excluding output load) *8

          Environmental resistance

          Ambient temperature

          0 to +50°C 32 to 122°F (No freezing)

          Relative humidity

          35 to 85% RH (No condensation)


          Main unit case: PC / Power connector: PA, POM / Analog output connector: PA, POM / I/O connector: PA /
          Head connector: Zinc + Ni plating, PA / Ethernet connector: Copper alloy + Ni plating / Rear heat sink:
          Aluminum / Main unit rear DIN rail fixing tab: POM / Nameplate: PC


          Approx. 190 g

          *1 For displaying on an IX Series control panel or PC software.
          *2 Configurable for each program.
          *3 Up to 8 tools can be used for the diameter tool only.
          *4 When sample hold (edge), peak/bottom/P-P hold (level/edge) is set.
          *5 Saves to the sensor amplifier’s internal memory. Detection history saved inside the sensor amplifier can be backed up to a PC using the USB memory stick connected to the IX Series control panel or PC software.
          *6 For connection to an IX Series control panel or PC software. The RJ45 connector on the main unit is used for connecting to the expansion unit.
          *7 When a DL Series device is used. Contact KEYENCE for information on other interfaces.
          *8 Includes a DL Series communication unit.

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