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TL-N12MD2 2M

Rectangular Standard Proximity Sensor


Unshielded, Square type, DC 2-wire models, Sensing distance 12 mm ±10%, NC, Pre-wired models

Sensing head size 30 mm x 30.5 mm x 52.5 mm
Type Square type, Unshielded
Power source DC 2-wire models
Sensing distance 12 mm ±10%
Setting distance 0 to 9.6 mm
Operation mode NC

Item list of TL-N / -Q

  • Ratings/Performance
Sensing head size30 mm x 30.5 mm x 52.5 mm
TypeSquare type, Unshielded
Power sourceDC 2-wire models
Sensing distance12 mm ±10%
Setting distance0 to 9.6 mm
Differential distance10% max. of sensing distance
Sensing objectFerrous metal (Sensitivity lowers with non-ferrous metals.)
Standard sensing objectIron 40 x 40 x 1 mm
Response frequency500 Hz (Average value)
Power supply voltage12 to 24 VDC ripple (p-p) 10% max.
Operating voltage range10 to 30 VDC
Leakage current0.8 mA max.
Control output (Switching capacity)3 to 100 mA
Control output (Residual voltage)3.3 V max. (Load current 100 mA with cable length of 2 m)
IndicatorOperation indicator (red)
Operation modeNC
Protective circuitOutput short-cut protection
Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature (Operating)-25 to 70 ℃
Ambient temperature (Storage)-25 to 70 ℃
Ambient humidity (Operating)35 to 95% RH
Ambient humidity (Storage)35 to 95% RH
Temperature influence±10% max. of sensing distance at 23 ℃ in the temperature range of -25 to 70 ℃
Voltage influence±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in the rated voltage ±15% range
Insulation resistanceBetween charged parts and the case: 5 MΩ min. at 500 VDC
Dielectric strengthBetween charged parts and the case: 1,000 VAC 50/60 Hz 1 min
Vibration resistanceDestruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5 mm double amplitude each in X, Y, and Z directions for 2 h
Shock resistanceDestruction: 1000 m/s2 10 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protectionIEC: IP67
Company standard: Oil-proof
Connection methodPre-wired models (2 m)
WeightPackage: Approx. 235 g
MaterialCase: Heat-resistant ABS resin
Sensing surface: Heat-resistant ABS resin
AccessoriesInstruction manual, Mounting Bracket, Phillips mounting screw
  • Dimensions


  • Output circuit

Output circuit

Timing chart

  • Mutual interference

Mutual interference

A: 120 mm min., B: 200 mm min.

Different frequency

A: 60 mm min., B: 100 mm min.

  • Effects of surrounding metals

Effects of surrounding metals

A: 50 mm min., B: 40 mm min.

  • Characteristic chart

Sensing distance vs. size and material of sensing object

Sensing range

Residual voltage


Rectangular Standard Proximity Sensor

TL-N / -Q