M12 Laser Emitter Sensors

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Overview

  • Uses self-contained Class 1 or 2 modulated laser emitters with visible red beam
  • Features 12.7 mm diameter smooth aluminum barrel
  • Uses 10 to 30V dc supply voltage
  • Compatible with a variety of photoelectric receivers
  • Features collimated, apertured beam 2 mm in diameter, divergence of less than 1 milliradian
  • Delivers excellent mechanical repeatability in position-sensing applications

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Product Specifications

Supply Voltage and Current10 to 30V dc (10% max. ripple) @ less than 30 mA
RangeRange varies; depending on which receiver is used
Supply Protection CircuitryProtected against electrostatic discharge (ESD), transient voltages and reverse polarity
Delay at Power-upM126E1 models:less than 100 milliseconds
M126E2 models:less than 30 milliseconds
Sensing Beam650 nm visible red Class 1 or Class 2 laser (temperature coefficient 0.2 nm/°C) Pulse width:7 microseconds
Rep. rate:30 microseconds
Peak output power:
M126E1 models:0.36 mW
M126E2 models:2.8 mW
Beam Diameter at ApertureApprox. 2 mm diameter
Beam Divergence±0.5 milliradians typical at 25° C; ±1.3 milliradian at operating temperature extremes
Beam PlacementWithin 0.25 mm and ±2 milliradians of mechanical centerline axis of housing
Laser ControlEnable beam by applying 10 to 30V dc to black wire; apply 0V dc by opening circuit to inhibit beam
M126E1 models:less than 100 milliseconds
M126E2 models:less than 30 miliseconds
Inhibit delay:less than 1 millisecond
Indicators2 LED Indicators visible through rear cover:Green and Yellow
Green ON steady:power ON
Yellow ON steady:laser enabled
Construction12.7 mm diameter smooth aluminum barrel; Black hard-coat anodized finish, MIL-A-8625 Type III, Class 2
Environmental RatingIEC IP67; NEMA 6
ConnectionsPVC-jacketed 2 m or 9 m high-flex attached cable, or 150 mm pigtail with 3-pin Pico-style quick-disconnect fitting. QD cables are ordered separately.
Operating ConditionsTemperature:0° to 40° C
Relative humidity:90% @ 40° C (non-condensing)
Laser ClassificationM126E1 models:Class 2 (CDRH), US Safety Standards 21 CFR 1040.10; Class 2 (IEC), European Standards EN 60825-1 and IEC 60825-1
M126E2 models:Class 2 (CDRH), US Safety Standards 21 CFR 1040.10; Class 2 (IEC), European Standards EN 60825-1 and IEC 60825-1