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IFM OPU700 Photoelectric fork sensor


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  • Reliable detection of tiny objects
  • Quick set-up: no need to align transmitter and receiver
  • Soiling is signalled by permanent monitoring of the quantity of light
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Product characteristics
Type of light red light
Laser protection class 1
Function principle Through-beam sensor
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 10…30 DC; (“supply class 2” to cULus)
Insulation rating [V] 500
Current consumption [mA] < 30
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Max. power-on delay time [ms] 150
Type of light red light
Wave length [nm] 655
Electrical design PNP/NPN; (parameterisable)
Output function light-on/dark-on mode; (selectable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 1
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 100
Switching frequency DC [Hz] 5000
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection pulsed
Overload protection yes
Detection zone
Diameter of the smallest detectable object [mm] 0.05
Accuracy / deviations
Repeatability [mm] 0.01
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM2 (38,4 kBaud)
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9
Profiles Smart Sensor: Device Identification; Device Diagnosis; Teach Channel; Switching Channel; Process Data Variable
SIO mode yes
Required master port type A
Min. process cycle time [ms] 3.2
IO-Link process data (cyclical)
function bit length
process value 16
device status 4
binary switching information 1
IO-Link functions (acyclical) application specific tag; operating hours counter; switching cycles counter; Min./Max. Signalspeicher; Operating mode
Supported DeviceIDs
Type of operation DeviceID
Default 1209
For further information please see the IODD PDF file under “Downloads”
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] -25…60
Protection IP 67
Tests / approvals
DIN EN 61000-4-2 ESD 4 kV CD / 8 kV AD
DIN EN 61000-4-3 HF radiated 10 V/m
DIN EN 61000-4-4 Burst 2 kV
DIN EN 61000-4-6 HF conducted 10 V
DIN EN 55011 Class A
Vibration resistance
EN 60068-2-6 Fc (10-55) Hz 1 mm amplitude, oscillation period 5 min., 30 min. per axis at resonance or 55 Hz
Shock resistance
EN 60068-2-27 Ea 30 g 11 ms half-sine; 3 shocks each in every direction of the 3 coordinate axes
Laser protection class 1
Notes on laser protection
Caution: laser light
laser class: 1
EN / IEC60825-1:2007
EN / IEC60825-1:2014
Complies with 21 CFR 1040 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 2007.
MTTF [years] 548
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 81.5
Dimensions [mm] 50 x 10 x 60
Fork depth D [mm] 35
Fork width W [mm] 30
Materials housing: diecast zinc powder-coated; lens: glass
Displays / operating elements
switching status 1 x LED, yellow
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Connector: 1 x M8; coding: A
Other data
operating mode adjustable via IO-Link
standard High Resolution Power Speed
Resolution 0.05 mm 0.03 mm 0.1 mm 0.05 mm
Repeatability 0.01 mm 0.01 mm 0.015 mm 0.015 mm
Switching frequency 5000 Hz 2000 Hz 1000 Hz 10000 Hz
Repeatability 3 σ

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