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Rectangular Proximity Sensor


Freely Change the Sensing Direction

Shielding Shielded Unshielded
Model E2Q6-N20[]3-H E2Q6-N30M[]3-H
Sensing distance 20 mm ±10% 30 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 16 mm 0 to 24 mm
Differential travel 15% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to Engineering Data (Reference Value) on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 60 × 60 × 1 mm Iron, 90 × 90 × 1 mm
Response frequency *1 150 Hz 100 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
10 to 30 VDC, including 10% ripple (p-p)
Current consumption 20 mA max.
Control output Load current 200 mA max.
Residual voltage 2 V max. (at 200 mA load current)
Indicators Power indicator (green), detection indicator (yellow)
Operation mode NO + NC (Normally open, Normally closed)
Protection circuits Power supply reverse polarity protection, output reverse polarity protection, and load short-circuit protection
Ambient temperature range Operating and storage: -25 to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating and storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±15% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
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 resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 1,000 VAC, at 50/60 Hz for 1 min. between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance (destruction) 10 to 55 Hz with a 1.5-mm double amplitude in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistance (destruction) 300 m/s2 3 times each in six directions
Degree of protection IEC IP67 *2
Connection method Terminal block
Weight (packed state/Sensor only) Approx. 250 g/approx. 230 g
Materials Case Polyamide (PA)
Sensing surface Polyamide (PA)
Terminal base Polyamide (PA)
Accessories Instruction manual

*1. The response frequency is an average value. Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a distance of twice the standard sensing object, and a set distance of half the sensing distance.
*2. When the recommended cable gland is used.