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The simplest E3X-ZD series Easy Operation for Anyone

Amplifier unit

Item /Model E3X-ZD[]
Light source
(emitted wavelength)
Red AIGALNN LED (620nm)
Power supply voltage DC12 to 24V±10% Ripple (P-P) 10% max.
Power consumption
(current consumption)
960mW max. (supply voltage 24V with current consumption 40mA max.)
Control output Open collector output (NPN or PNP)
Load current 50mA max. (Residual voltage 1.5V max.)
L-ON and D-ON pushbutton switch
Response time Action•Reset: 200μs maximum for each
Sensitivity adjustment Teaching (With or without workpiece/Automatic) or manual adjustment
Protection circuit Power reverse protect, output short-circuit protection, reverse output polarity protection
Digital display Light power/Threshold 0 to 9999
Indicator (Orange) L-ON/D-ON indicator, Teach mode indicator, Operation mode indicator
Mutual interference
Light parallel (5 sets)*
10 to 55Hz, 1.5mm double amplitude for 2h each in X, Y, and Z directions
500m/s2 for 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Ambient illumination Incandescent lamp: 10,000lx max., Sunlight: 20,000lx max.
Ambient temperature Operation: Group of 1 to 3 Amplifiers: -25 to +55℃ (with no condensation)
Group of 4 to 11 Amplifiers: -25 to +50℃ (with no condensation)
Group of 12 to 16 Amplifiers: -25 to +45℃ (with no condensation)
Storage: -30 to +70℃(with no condensation)
Ambient humidity Operation and storage: 35 to 85%RH(with no condensation)
Insulation resistance 20MΩ minimum (DC500V)
Dielectric strength AC 1,000V 50/60Hz 1min
Degree of protection IEC60529 IP50 (with the protective cover)
Weight (packaged state) Pre-wired models: Approx. 100g, Simplified wiring plug-in models: Approx. 40g
Materials Case Polybutylene phthalate (PBT)
cover Polycarbonate (PC)
Accessories User Manual

* Please place the amplifiers as close as possible to each other for the mutual interference function.

Simplified wiring connectors

Item /Model E3X-CN11 E3X-CN12
Rated current 2.5A
Rated voltage 50V
Contact resistance 20MΩ max. (at DC20mV and 100mA max.)
[Connected to the amplifier units and the connectors (wire resistance excluded)]
Plugging (destruction) 50 times (connected to the amplifier units and the connectors)
Materials Housing Polybutylene phthalate (PBT)
Contact Phosphor bronze/Nickel-cadmium alloy plating (PC)
Weight (packaged state) Approx. 55g Approx. 25g