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Slot-type Photomicrosensor


Slot-type Photomicrosensor with Connector, NPN output

Type Grooved Type (T-shaped) (Slot center 7 mm)
Luminous method Non-modulated
Sensing method Through-beam type
Sensing distance Slot width: 5 mm
Control output (Output type) NPN open collector output
Operation mode With both Dark-ON and Light-ON (2 outputs)
Connection method Connector type

Item list of EE-SX97

  • Ratings/Performance
TypeGrooved Type (T-shaped) (Slot center 7 mm)
Luminous methodNon-modulated
Sensing methodThrough-beam type
Sensing distanceSlot width: 5 mm
Operation modeWith both Dark-ON and Light-ON (2 outputs)
Standard sensing objectOpaque, 2 x 0.8 mm min.
Differential distance elements0.025 mm max.
Light source (Peak wavelength)Infrared LED (940 nm)
IndicatorLight indicator (orange)
Power supply voltage5 to 24 VDC ±10%
ripple (p-p) 10 % max.
Current consumption21 mA
Control outputOutput typeNPN open collector output
Load power supply voltage5 to 24 VDC
Load curren50 mA max.
Residual voltageat 5 mA load current: 0.4 V max.
at 50 mA load current: 1.0 V max.
Protection circuitsPower supply reverse polarity protection, Output reverse polarity protection, Overcurrent protection (for only output 2)
Response frequency elements1 kHz min.
Average value: 3 kHz
Illumination on the surface receiverFluorescent light: 1000 lx max.
Ambient temperatureOperating: -25 to 55 ℃ (with no freezing or condensation)
Storage: -30 to 80 ℃ (with no freezing or condensation)
Ambient humidityOperating: 5 to 85 % (with no freezing or condensation)
Storage: 5 to 95 % (with no freezing or condensation)
Vibration resistanceDestruction: 10 to 2000 Hz, 0.75 mm single amplitude in each X, Y, and Z directions (15 min, 10 cycle)
Shock resistanceDestruction: 500 m/s2 for 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protectionIP50
Connection methodConnector type
WeightPackage: Approx. 3 g
MaterialCase: Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
Cover: Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT)
Emitter/Receiver: Polycarbonate (PC)
  • Dimensions

Terminal array

  • I/O Circuit diagram

Output circuit

Timing chart


Slot-type Photomicrosensor