Banner Engineering Corp. Datasheets for Photoelectric Sensors

Photoelectric sensors use emitters and receivers to detect the presence, absence, or distance of target objects.
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Fiber Optic With IO-Link Communication -- DF-G1 Overview With IO-Link, Banner's DF-G1 fiber amplifier can achieve point-to-point communication, allowing for remote configuration and monitoring capabilities. Easy to read dual digital displays simultaneously show signal level and threshold...
Remote Amplifier Sensor -- LR400
Remote Amplifier Sensor -- PT400
Overview Compatible with PICO-AMP, MICRO-AMP and MAXI-AMP Amplifier Modules Operates in extremely tight or difficult-to-reach areas Available in opposed, non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse, convergent, adjustable-field and glass plastic fiber optic sensing...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensor -- S30 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Completely epoxy-encapsulated for superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments Features 30 mm plastic threaded...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- Q40 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Completely epoxy-encapsulated for superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments Features rectangular 40 mm plastic...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensor -- T30 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Completely epoxy-encapsulated for superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments Features T-style plastic housing with...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- S12-2 Emitter/Receiver Pair Photoelectric Sensor Overview An economical emitter and receiver pair, the S12-2 features a wide beam pattern in a small compact housing unit. Small 12 mm (0.47 inch) diameter tubular opposed mode sensor...
Intrinsically Safe Sensors -- MINI-BEAM Namur DC Series Overview MINI-BEAM sensors for hazardous environments with approved switching amplifiers with intrinsically safe input circuits 5 to 15V dc supply voltage with a constant current output of 1 mA or...
Intrinsically Safe Sensors -- Q45 Namur DC Series Overview Q45 sensors for hazardous environments with approved switching amplifiers with intrinsically safe input circuits 5 to 15V dc supply voltage with a constant current output of 1 mA or...
Vehicle Detection Sensor -- SureCross Wireless Q45 Sensor - Opposed Overview Reliable, field-proven SureCross wireless technology in opposed-mode sensing. Easily add a single sensor in minutes without pulling cables Quickly integrate a scalable, wireless sensor network infrastructure to improve efficiency...
Vehicle Detection Sensor -- SureCross Wireless Q45 Sensor - Retroreflective Overview Reliable, field-proven SureCross wireless technology in retroreflective sensing. Easily add a single sensor in minutes without pulling cables Quickly integrate a scalable, wireless sensor network infrastructure to improve efficiency...
Compact Photoelectric Sensors -- TM18 Series Overview Robust nickel-plated sensors with 18 mm threaded lens for the demanding environmental challenges Features T-style housing with 18 mm threaded lens Product line includes models with enhanced immunity to...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensor -- SB12 Series Overview Small, easy-to-mount opposed mode sensor pairs that are cost effective for large volume applications. Easy-to-mount; no brackets required - choice of threaded models with retaining nut or unique snap-in...
Laser Sensors -- Q45 Laser DC Series Overview Available in Class 2 polarized and non-polarized retroreflective sensing modes Visible laser beam for ease of alignment and long-range sensing Narrow effective beam for precision small object or edge...
Midsize Photoelectric Sensors -- VALU-BEAM Series Overview Economy, performance and reliability in a rugged housing Standard limit-switch mounting hole spacing Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse, convergent, and glass or plastic fiber optic modes...
Intrinsically Safe Sensor -- SMI30 Series - Intrinsically Safe Overview Extremely rugged and powerful opposed-mode intrinsically safe barrel sensors are designed for the most demanding hazardous area sensing applications. Sensor requires an approved intrinsic safety barrier and Banner MAXI-AMP...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- Q10 Series Overview Features a thin 10 mm housing Offers 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with NPN or PNP output, depending on model Available in dark- or light-operate models Available in...
Midsize Photoelectric Sensors -- QM42 Series
Midsize Photoelectric Sensors -- QMT42 Series
Overview Features compact, low-cost dc sensors in NEMA 6 (IEC IP67) die-cast housings Delivers outstanding immunity to electrical noise QM42 series: Available in opposed, polarized retroreflective, diffuse, short-range adjustable-field and...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensor -- T8 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustment Ideal for presence sensing in small area previously accessible only to remote sensors and fiber...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- Q08 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Features an ultra-thin 8 mm housing of rugged die-cast metal Offers 10 to 30V dc...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- VS4 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Includes unique, optically correct lens for narrow side light emission Uses advanced sensing circuitry for...
Midsize Photoelectric Sensor -- SM30 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Offers choice of 30 mm plastic or stainless-steel threaded barrel, depending on application Available in...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- Q14 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Offers economical opposed mode sensing in 7.5 mm thick housing Offers 10 to 30V dc...
Compact Photoelectric Sensors -- ECONO-BEAM SE61 Series Overview Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Provides reliable sensing in straightforward OEM applications Available in opposed, non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse and divergent...
Full-size Photoelectric Sensors -- MAXI-BEAM Series Overview Features modular design for easy exchange of all sensing components and wiring logic Offers interchangeable ac or dc power blocks Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse, convergent,...
Intrinsically Safe Sensors -- VALU-BEAM SMI912 Series - Intrinsically Safe Overview Offers economy, performance and reliability in a rugged housing Provides standard limit-switch mounting hole spacing Use with approved intrinsically safety barriers and Banner MAXI-AMP model CI3RC2 current trip point...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- PC44 Series Overview Plastic fiber optic sensor for direct connection to printed circuit board 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with either NPN or PNP output Light-operate or dark-operate selectable Marginal gain...
Full-size Photoelectric Sensors -- MULTI-BEAM Series Overview Provides industry's most flexible modular sensor family, with over 5,000 custom configurations Offers interchangeable ac or dc power blocks and choice of 2-, 3- or 4-wire sensor blocks Available...
Analog Output Sensors -- Analog OMNI-BEAM Series Overview Provides OMNI-BEAM modularity with voltage sourcing analog output Consists of a OPB power block and OAS sensing head Offers interchangeable power blocks with 0-10V dc sourcing output and a...
Full-size Photoelectric Sensors -- Q85 Series Overview Uses extremely rugged design that exceeds NEMA 6P and IEC IP67 standards Provides wiring chamber with two conduit entrances for wiring ease and mounting versatility Available in opposed, polarized...
Clear Object Detection Sensors -- MINI-BEAM Expert Series 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with bipolar NPN/PNP outputs Easy push-button TEACH-mode setup Available in polarized retroreflective, polarized retroreflective clear object, convergent, diffuse and divergent diffuse, and glass or...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS18 Standard Series 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with NPN or PNP output, depending on model Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, convergent, regular and wide-angle diffuse, and glass or plastic...
Analog Output Sensors -- D10 Expert with Numeric Display - Analog & Discrete 12 to 24V dc or 15 to 24V dc supply voltage with either an NPN or PNP discrete output, and a 4-20 mA current analog output or 0-10V dc voltage...
Slot Label Sensors -- C-GAGE SLC1 Series Accurately detects labels on web backing Requires no user adjustments - ADL (Adaptive Digital Logic) provides revolutionary self-learning capability Automatically adjust sensing threshold and drift compensation Offers typical registration accuracy...
Compact Photoelectric Sensor -- S18-2 Series Advanced ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit) technology is resistant to fluorescent light and offers a higher level of crosstalk avoidance Powerful and bright visible red emitter beam for easy alignment...
Part-Sensing Sensors -- LS10 Series
Part-Sensing Sensors -- LS4 Series
Array reliably senses small parts passing anywhere through the light screen Sensing area measures 90 mm by up to 2.29 m (LS4 models) Models vary in range and minimum object...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM Q20 Series Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, and diffuse models Offers visible red beam for easy alignment on most models Features bright LED status indicators visible from 360° Provides water-tight,...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- DF-G2 Series Best in class response speeds of 10 μs, 15 μs, 50 μs, 250 μs, 500 μs, and 1000 μs Easy-to-read dual digital displays show signal level and threshold values Simple...
Coaxial Polarized Retro-Reflective Sensor -- Q26 Series Clear Object Sensor Clear, transparent objects reliably detected Polarized retro coaxial optical design enables detection of mirror-like surfaces; allows sensor and reflector to operate at very short distances; enables very precise leading edge...
Laser Sensors -- PicoDot PD Series Convergent- and retroreflective-mode laser sensor delivers precise position detection, inspection and counting. Powerful retroreflective models offer long-range retroreflective sensing. Fixed-field technology in the convergent-mode models ignores objects beyond the maximum...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- MINI-BEAM2 QS12 Series Delivers MINI-BEAM performance in a package 66% smaller than the original Provides 10 to 30V dc with NPN or PNP outputs, depending on model Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized...
Laser Sensors -- Q60 Background Suppression Series Detects objects within a defined sensing field, ignoring objects located just beyond the sensing field cutoff Features two-turn, logarithmic adjustment of sensing field cutoff point from 0.2 to 2 m...
Adjustable Field Radar Sensor -- R-GAGE QT50RAF Detects presence, absence or change information for a target, ignoring objects and backgrounds beyond the setpoint Operates at 24 GHz in the Industrial, Scientific and Medical (ISM) telecommunication band; no...
Ultrasonic Opposed Mode Sensor Pairs -- U-GAGE® M25U Series Dual range/dual speed opposed mode ultrasonic sensors; ideal for sensing clear objects or materials Features smooth 316 series stainless steel construction to withstand the toughest sanitary environments Rated IP69K, IEC...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS18 Universal Voltage Easily fits or retrofits almost any mounting configuration Exceptional optical performance in a compact right-angle housing Rugged, sealed housing, encapsulated circuitry, Rated PW12 (1200 psi washdown) according to NEMA ICS...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- DF-G1 Series Easy to read dual digital displays simultaneously show signal level and threshold Simple user interface ensures easy sensor set-up and programming Expert TEACH and SET methods ensure optimal gain and...
Compact Photoelectric Sensors -- MINI-BEAM Series Extensive family in all sensing modes and ranges to 30 m Models for ac, dc, or ac/dc universal voltage operation Infrared or visible red, green, blue or white sensing beam...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- FI22 Expert Series Features a low-profile IP67-sealed housing for inconspicuous machine surface mounting (no enclosure required) Includes 8-segment LED light bar to indicate relative received signal strength, sensing contrast, programming status and diagnostic...
Miniature Ultrasonic Sensors with TEACH-Mode Programming -- WORLD-BEAM QS18 Series Features a universal housing with an 18 mm threaded lens or side mounts Replaces hundreds of other sensors Meets IP67 and NEMA 6 standards for harsh environments Available in opposed,...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- D10 Series Features advanced fiber optic amplifier for use with plastic fibers Available in bipolar discrete, dual-discrete and analog/discrete models Features numeric or bargraph display on Expert models Available in models with...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- M12 Series - Visible Red LED Features compact 12 mm threaded metal barrel Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse and fixed-field modes Provides single-turn sensitivity adjustment on opposed, retroreflective and diffuse models Features fixed-field...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- EZ-BEAM S12 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustment Offers economical opposed mode sensing in 12 mm barrel-style housing Provides 10 to 30V dc supply...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- S18 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Completely epoxy-encapsulated to provide superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments Features popular 18 mm threaded...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensor -- T18 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments on most models Completely epoxy-encapsulated to provide superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments; QD models...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- VS2 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Available in opposed and convergent sensing modes Ideal as a low-cost, high-quality miniaturized solution for confined...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- VS1 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Offers 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with NPN or PNP output, depending on model Available...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- Q25 Series Features EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without the need for adjustments Completely epoxy-encapsulated to provide superior durability, even in harsh sensing environments Features rectangular...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- D12 Series Features LED bargraph to indicate signal strength, sensing contrast, programming status and diagnostic warnings, when not in high-speed mode Available in glass and plastic fiber optic models Includes marginal gain...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- VS3 Series Featuring EZ-BEAM technology, with specially designed optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments Offers extremely compact self-contained miniature design Available in retroreflective sensing mode Uses coaxial optics on retroreflective...
Retroreflective High Sensitivity Radar Sensors -- R-GAGE QT50R-RH Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) radar detects moving and stationary objects Retro-wave sensor - reference signal (retroreflective target) enables reliable detection of weak targets in the foreground Retro-wave detection -...
Part-Sensing Sensors -- LX Series Generates a multiple-beam infrared pattern for extraordinary sensitivity to small objects Detects objects as small as 5.6 mm and extremely flat objects that pass anywhere through the light screen Responds...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- TM18 EZ-BEAM DC Heavy duty metal (nickel-plated die cast zinc) housing with 18mm threaded barrel mount and integral metal QD Models with 4-wire complementary NPN or PNP, or 3-wire I/O block compatible outputs...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- QM26 High pressure washdown with chemical resistance Easy mounting for quick setup and installation Compatible with food products and reliable sensing in food and beverage applications Works well for applications where...
Laser Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS18 Laser Series High-performance sensing with visible Class 1 or Class 2 lasers, depending on model Available in opposed, diffuse, retroreflective and adjustable-field sensing modes 10 to 30V dc supply voltage with NPN...
Versatile, Rugged Laser Contrast Sensor -- Q3X High-speed part detection as fast as 250 μs, capturing up to 2,000 events per second Reliable sensing range up to 300 mm Used for challenging presence/absence or orientation detection for...
Slot Sensors -- SL10 Series Slot Sensors
Slot Sensors -- SL30 Series Slot Sensors
Holds easy-to-use opposed mode sensor pairs in rugged U-shaped housing Available with 10 mm sensing slot (SL10 models) or 30 mm sensing slot (SL30 models) Ideal for detecting registration marks,...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- QMH26 Hygienic Sensor Hygienic mounting shape minimizes contamination risk and is self draining for CIP application High chemical resistance ideal for the most demanding photoelectric sensing environments Hygienic design for easy cleaning Works...
Full-size Photoelectric Sensors -- OMNI-BEAM Series Includes a sensor head and a power block; timing logic module is optional Offers interchangeable ac or dc power blocks Available in opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse, convergent, and...
Midsize Photoelectric Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS30 Series Innovative 30 mm housing design to suit almost any mounting requirement High-power sensing with ranges up to 200 m Available in opposed, high-power opposed, polarized and non-polarized retroreflective, diffuse, laser,...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS30 High-Power Opposed Mode Opposed sensors with 10 to 30V dc supply voltage and bipolar NPN/PNP outputs Infrared beam with high excess gain (burn-through) for reliable sensing in heavy fog, mist, dust and industrial...
Parts Verification Sensor -- PVD Patent-pending, easy-to-use sensor is suited to many part assembly, pick-to-light, and error-proofing applications. One-piece self-contained sensor requires no controller. Sensor automatically operates in either diffuse or retroflective mode, depending on...
Pick-to-Light -- PVA Pick-to-Lights Provides a reliable error-proofing system for assembly operations Indicates to an assembler which items to pick for a given operation, and the order in which to pick them Uses asynchronous...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM QS30 Clear Object Sensor Reliably detects clear, translucent, and opaque objects faster than ultrasonic sensors Compensates for dust or contamination on the sensor or reflector by using an automatic compensation algorithm 3 selectable thresholds...
Slot Sensors -- SLM Series Senses objects as small as 0.30 mm that pass through the slot Easily adjustable with single-turn potentiometer sensitivity adjustment and visible red beam Available in eight slot widths, from 10...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- WORLD-BEAM Q12 Series Sets a new industry standard for ultra-miniature photoelectric sensors Features a housing just 22 by 8 by 12 mm, with bipolar NPN/PNP outputs Available in opposed, fixed-field, and polarized and...
High-Pressure, Washdown Rated Sensors -- M18 Series Specially designed EZ-BEAM style optics and electronics for reliable sensing without adjustments 10 to 30V dc with NPN or PNP outputs 18 mm stainless-steel threaded barrel sensor Available in opposed,...
Miniature Photoelectric Sensors -- VSM Series Tough - 300 series stainless steel body that will resist a wide variety of chemicals Tiny - complete sensor in 4 mm barrel (about the size of a single optical...
Part-Sensing Sensors -- DF-G2 Small Object Counting Unique firmware designed to achieve accurate, high speed, low contrast performance for small object detection applications Percent-based threshold selectable from 2% to 50% for sensitivity adjustment Automatic Gain Compensation (AGC)...
Full-size Photoelectric Sensors -- Q45 Series Uses extremely rugged design that exceeds NEMA 6P and IEC IP67 standards and withstands 1200 psi washdown Features highly visible LED indicators for Power, Signal and Output Accommodates output timing...
Fiber Optic Sensors -- D11 Series Uses plastic fiber optics for economical sensing for color mark and other low-contrast applications Offers choice of models with manual sensitivity or push-button programming Available in models with red, green,...