Analog Laser Sensor has 2 m range.

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Powered by 18-30 Vdc, Model BOD-66M analog laser sensor allows continuous measurement of parameters such as distance, height, and length. Analog and digital outputs provide flexibility for industrial automation, and teachable setpoint provides discrete digital PNP output when target reaches set distance. Sensing range is from 200 mm to 2 m with resolutions of <5 mm. Aluminum housing is sealed to IP65, and works in temperatures from -20 to 50° C.



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New Balluff Analog Laser Sensor Provides 2 m Sensing Distance


Analog and digital outputs and rugged aluminum housing make the Balluff BOD-66M the flexibility winner for a wide range of tough industrial applications

FLORENCE, KY (February 14, 2002) - The new Balluff BOD-66M analog laser sensor allows low-cost, long-range, continuous measurement of parameters such as distance, height and length in industrial applications.

The sensor's 2 m range and new-technology background suppression make it ideal for accurate long-distance sensing. Analog and digital outputs enhance flexibility for industrial automation, where the sensor's teachable setpoint feature can provide a discrete digital PNP output when a target reaches a specified distance.

With a sensing range of 200 mm to 2 m and resolution of < 5 mm, the BOD-66M is ideal for a variety of automated assembly, quality control and dimensional measurement applications in packaging, material handling, pharmaceutical, automotive, food/beverage and paper/textile industries, including:

* roll diameter monitoring
* height detection and sorting of parts and boxes
* level detection on fillers or vertical boxing machines

The BOD-66M uses laser triangulation to determine distance to objects. Target distance corresponds to the sensor's analog output voltage (0-10 Vdc). Class II laser and special CCD Line technology provide extended range and improved background suppression capability to accurately detect targets of various colors and materials.

The BOD-66M's tough aluminum housing is sealed to IP65 and works in temperatures from -20° to 50°C. Powered by 18-30 Vdc, the sensor provides temperature drift compensation and protection against short circuits and reverse polarity. Function and status LEDs speed setups, while the 5-pin straight or right-angle micro-style connector allows quick and easy wiring.

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