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TL-N / -Q

Rectangular Standard Proximity Sensor

TL-N / -Q

A Wealth of Models for All Types of Applications

DC 2-Wire Models

Model TL-Q5MD[] TL-N7MD[] TL-N12MD[] TL-N20MD[]
Sensing distance 5 mm ±10% 7 mm ±10% 12 mm ±10% 20 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 4 mm 0 to 5.6 mm 0 to 9.6 mm 0 to 16 mm
Differential travel 10% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 18 × 18 ×
1 mm
Iron, 30 × 30 ×
1 mm
Iron, 40 × 40 ×
1 mm
Iron, 50 × 50 ×
1 mm
Response frequency * 500 Hz 300 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Leakage current 0.8 mA max.
Control
output
Load current 3 to 100 mA
Residual
voltage
3.3 V max. (Load current: 100 mA, Cable length: 2 m)
Indicators D1 Models: Operation indicator (red), Setting indicator (green)
D2 Models: Operation indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
D1 Models: NO, D2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under I/O Circuit Diagrams on Catalog for details.
Protection circuits Load short-circuit protection, Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in the rated voltage ±15% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 1,000 VAC for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 500
m/s2 3 times
each in X, Y,
and Z directions
Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 10 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67, in-house standards: oil-resistant
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 85 g Approx. 165 g Approx. 235 g Approx. 330 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing
surface
Accessories Instruction manual Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 25),
Instruction manual
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 30),
Instruction manual
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M5 × 40),
Instruction manual

* The response frequency is an average value.
    Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a distance of twice the standard sensing object, and 
     a set distance of half the sensing distance.

DC 3-Wire Models

Model TL-Q2MC1 TL-Q5MC[]
Sensing distance 2 mm ±15% 5 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 1.5 mm 0 to 4 mm
Differential travel 10% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 8 × 8 × 1 mm Iron, 15 × 15 × 1 mm
Response time --- 2 ms max.
Response frequency * 500 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Current consumption 15 mA max. at 24 VDC (no-load) 10 mA max. at 24 VDC
Control
output
Load current NPN open collector
100 mA max. at 30 VDC max.
NPN open collector
50 mA max. at 30 VDC max.
Residual voltage 1 V max. (under load current of 100 mA with
cable length of 2 m)
1 V max. (under load current of 50 mA with
cable length of 2 m)
Indicators Detection indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
NO C1 Models: NO
C2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under DC 3-Wire Models on Catalog for details.
Protection circuits Reverse polarity protection, Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -10 to 60°C
(with no icing or condensation)
Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C
(with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in
the temperature range of -10 to 60°C
±20% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in
the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-
carrying parts and case
5 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-
carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 1,000 VAC for 1 min between current-
carrying parts and case
500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between
current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z
directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 10 times each in X,
Y, and Z directions
Destruction: 200 m/s2 10 times each in X,
Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67,
in-house standards: oil-resistant
IEC IP67
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 60 g Approx. 90 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing surface
Accessories Instruction manual ---

* The response frequency is an average value. Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a
   distance of twice the standard sensing object, and a set distance of half the sensing distance.

Model TL-N5ME[]
TL-N5MY[]
TL-N10ME[]
TL-N10MY[]
TL-N20ME[]
TL-N20MY[]
Sensing distance 5 mm ±10% 10 mm ±10% 20 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 4 mm 0 to 8 mm 0 to 16 mm
Differential travel 15% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 30 × 30 × 1 mm Iron, 40 × 40 × 1 mm Iron, 50 × 50 × 1 mm
Response frequency *1 E Models: 500 Hz
Y Models: 10 Hz
E Models: 40 Hz
Y Models: 10 Hz
Power supply voltage *2
(operating voltage range)
E Models: 12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Y Models: 100 to 220 VAC (90 to 250 VAC), 50/60 Hz
Current consumption E Models: 8 mA max. at 12 VDC, 15 mA max. at 24 VDC
Leakage current Y Models: Refer to Engineering Data on Catalog.
Control
output
Load current E Models: 100 mA max. at 12 VDC, 200 mA max. at 24 VDC
Y Models: 10 to 200 mA
Residual voltage E Models: 1 V max. (load current: 200 mA)
Y Models: Refer to Engineering Data on Catalog.
Indicators E Models: Detection indicator (red)
Y Models: Operation indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
E1/Y1 Models: NO
E2/Y2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under I/O Circuit Diagrams onCatalog for details.
Protection circuits E Models: Reverse polarity protection, Surge suppressor
Y Models: Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence E Models: ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Y Models: ±1% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength E Models: 1,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Y Models: 2,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z
directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 500 m/s2 10 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67, in-house standards: oil-resistant
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 190 g Approx. 240 g Approx. 340 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing surface
Accessories E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 25),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual
E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 30),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual
E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M5 × 40),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual

*1. The response frequency is an average value. Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a
       distance of twice the standard sensing object, and a set distance of half the sensing distance.
*2. E Models (DC switching models): A full-wave rectification power supply of 24 VDC ±10% (average value) can be used.