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Slot-type Reflective Photomicrosensor


Modulated Reflective, Vertical type, Connector type, Sensing distance 5 mm, Dark-ON, NPN voltage output, Light indicator

Type Vertical type
Luminous method Modulated
Sensing method Reflective
Sensing distance White paper 15 x 15 mm (Reflection factor: 90%): 5 mm
Control output (Output type) NPN voltage output
Operation mode Dark-ON
Connection method Connector type

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

  • Ratings/Performance
TypeVertical type
Luminous methodModulated
Sensing methodReflective
Sensing distanceWhite paper 15 x 15 mm (Reflection factor: 90%): 5 mm
Operation modeDark-ON
Differential distance elementsSensing distance of 3 mm, horizontally: 0.2 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 elements100 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