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Slot-type Reflective Photomicrosensor


Modulated Through-beam type, Grooved Type, Connector type, Sensing distance 3.6 m, Light-ON, NPN voltage output, Light indicator

Type Grooved Type
Luminous method Modulated
Sensing method Through-beam type
Sensing distance Slot width: 3.6 m
Control output (Output type) NPN voltage output
Operation mode Light-ON
Connection method Connector type

Item list of EE-SPX301 / 401, EE-SPY30 / 40

  • Ratings/Performance
TypeGrooved Type
Luminous methodModulated
Sensing methodThrough-beam type
Sensing distanceSlot width: 3.6 m
Operation modeLight-ON
Standard sensing objectOpaque, 1 x 0.5 mm min.
Differential distance elements0.05 mm max.
Light source (Peak wavelength)GaAs infrared LED (940 nm)
IndicatorLight indicator (red)
Power supply voltage5 to 24 VDC ±10%
ripple (p-p) 5% max.
Current consumptionAverage value: 15 mA max.
Peak: 50 mA max.
Control outputOutput typeNPN voltage output
Load power supply voltage5 to 24 VDC
Load curren80 mA max.
Residual voltageat 80 mA load current: 1.0 V max.
at 10 mA load current: 0.4 V max.
Response frequency elements500 Hz min.
Illumination on the surface receiverIncandescent light, sunlight: 3000 lx max.
Ambient temperatureOperating: -10 to 55 ℃ (with no freezing or condensation)
Storage: -25 to 65 ℃ (with no freezing or condensation)
Ambient humidityOperating: 5 to 85% RH (with no condensation)
Storage: 5 to 95% RH (with no condensation)
Vibration resistanceDestruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5 mm double amplitude each in X, Y, and Z directions for 2 h
Shock resistanceDestruction: 500 m/s2 for 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protectionIP50
Connection methodConnector type (No)
WeightApprox. 2.6 g
MaterialCase: Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Dimensions

Terminal array

  • I/O Circuit diagram

Output circuit

Timing chart


Slot-type Reflective Photomicrosensor

EE-SPX301 / 401, EE-SPY30 / 40