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Rectangular Proximity Sensor


Shielded, Square type, DC Three-wires models, Sensing distance 20 mm ±10%, NO+NC, PNP, Terminal block models

Sensing head size 40 mm x 40 mm x 118 mm
Type Square type, Shielded
Power source DC Three-wires models
Sensing distance 20 mm ±10%
Setting distance 0 to 16 mm
Operation mode NO+NC

Item list of E2Q6

  • Ratings/Performance
Sensing head size40 mm x 40 mm x 118 mm
TypeSquare type, Shielded
Power sourceDC Three-wires models
Sensing distance20 mm ±10%
Setting distance0 to 16 mm
Differential distance15% max. of sensing distance
Sensing objectFerrous metal (Sensitivity lowers with non-ferrous metals.)
Standard sensing objectIron 60 x 60 x 1 mm
Response frequency150 Hz (Average value)
Power supply voltage10 to 30 VDC ripple (p-p) 10% included
Current consumption20 mA max.
Control output (Output type)PNP
Control output (Switching capacity)200 mA max.
Control output (Residual voltage)2 V max. (at 200 mA load current)
IndicatorPower indicator (green), Detection indicator (yellow)
Operation modeNO+NC
Protective circuitOutput short-cut protection
Output reverse polarity protection
Power supply reverse polarity protection
Ambient temperature (Operating)-25 to 70 ℃
Ambient temperature (Storage)-25 to 70 ℃
Ambient humidity (Operating)35 to 95%
Ambient humidity (Storage)35 to 95%
Temperature influence±15% max. of sensing distance at 23 ℃ in the temperature range of -25 to 70 ℃
Voltage influence±2% max. of sensing distance at 24 VDC in the range of 24 VDC ±15%
±2% max. of sensing distance at 12 VDC in the range of 12 VDC ±15%
Insulation resistanceBetween charged parts and the case: 50 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 for each in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistanceDestruction: 300 m/s2 3 times each in X, Y and Z directions
Degree of protectionIEC: IP67
Connection methodTerminal block models
WeightPackage: Approx. 250 g
Main: Approx. 230 g
MaterialCase: Polyamide
Sensing surface: Polyamide
Terminal blocks: Polyamide
AccessoriesInstruction manual
  • Dimensions


  • Output circuit

Output circuit

Timing chart

  • Mutual interference

Mutual interference

A: 170 mm min., B: 120 mm min.

  • Effects of surrounding metals

Effects of surrounding metals

A: 0 mm min., B: 0 mm min., C: 0 mm min., D: 0 mm min., E: 10 mm min., F: 60 mm min.

  • Characteristic chart

Sensing distance vs. size and material of sensing object

Sensing range


Rectangular Proximity Sensor