Q10 Series



  • 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 opposed and diffuse sensing modes
  • Provides single-turn sensitivity adjustment on diffuse models
  • Features epoxy-encapsulated circuitry; leak-proof IP67 (NEMA 6P) construction with hermetically sealed optics

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Product Specifications

Supply Voltage and Current10 to 30V dc (10% max. ripple) Opposed:15 mA (exclusive of load)
Diffuse:20 mA (exclusive of load)
RangeOpposed:1.8 m
Diffuse:0.5 m
Supply Protection CircuitryProtected against reverse polarity
Output ConfigurationSPST solid-state switch:NPN (current sinking) or PNP (current sourcing), depending on model. Light operate (LO) or dark operate (DO), depending on model
Output Rating150 mA max. OFF-state leakage current:less than 10 µA @ 30V dc
ON-state saturation voltage:less than 0.5V @ 10 mA dc; less than 1.0V @ 150 mA dc
Output Protection CircuitryProtected against false pulse on power-up and continuous overload or short circuit of outputs; Overload trip point 200 mA min. @ 20° C
Output Response TimeOpposed:8 millisecond ON; 4 milliseconds OFF
Diffuse:3 millisecond ON/OFF
RepeatabilityOpposed:1.0 millisecond
Diffuse:0.75 milliseconds
AdjustmentsDiffuse:single-turn, top-mounted SENSITIVITY control for adjustment of system gain
Indicators2 LED Indicators:Green and Yellow
Green ON steady:power to sensor is ON
Green flashing:output overload
Yellow ON steady:light is sensed
Yellow flashing:marginal excess gain (1-1.5x) in light condition
ConstructionBlack ABC housing (UL 94-VO) with hermetically sealed glass lens

Epoxy-encapsulated and completely sealed circuitry
Environmental RatingIP67; NEMA 6P
Connections2 m or 9 m attached PVC cable, or 150 mm pigtail with threaded 3-pin Pico-style quick-disconnect fitting. QD cables are ordered separately.
Operating ConditionsTemperature:-40° to +70° C
Relative humidity:90% @ 50° C (non-condensing)
Application NotesM2.5 stainless-steel mounting hardware is included with each sensor. Optional mounting brackets are available.