New Reflective PMS Offers Peak Sensing Distance of 3.0mm

Press Release Summary:

  • Measures 3.0 x 4.0 x 2.0mm
  • Long sensing distance with compact form factor with built in lens
  • Applications include paper pass detection in mini-printers, cylinder rotation in e-locks and filament rotation in 3D printer



Original Press Release:

Surface Mount Photomicrosensor Plugs The Printer Gap, Says Omron

Addressing the need for surface mount devices for applications such as 3D printers, mini printers, e-locks and factory automation equipment, Omron Electronics Components Europe has introduced the EE-SY1201 reflective PMS (photomicrosensor). It measures 3.0 x 4.0 x 2.0mm.

The compact reflective PMS has a sensing distance of 3.0 to 4.0mm. Gabriele Fulco, product marketing manager for sensors at Omron, said, “With increasing pressure on system size, there is a definite market trend to move from leaded PMS solutions to SMD, but there is a real need for a miniature device with a mid-range . . sensing distance. Our new device achieves a comparatively long sensing distance within a compact form factor as a result of its built in lens.”

Despite its size, the EE-SY1201 reflective PMS offers a peak sensing distance of 3.0mm. Typical applications include paper pass detection in mini-printers, pin or cylinder rotation in e-locks, media pass detection in cutting machines and filament rotation in 3D printers. Other uses include factory automation equipment and industrial cameras. For applications requiring a shorter sensing distance of just 0.5mm, Omron offers the EE-SY1200.

Omron Electronic Components Europe specialises in electromechanical PCB relays, components such as micro switches, MOSFET relays, DIP switches, photomicrosensors and connectors. Omron has a strong portfolio of technologies including MEMS-based pressure, flow and thermal measurement sensors, human face and gesture recognition modules, vibration and tilt sensors.

Omron Electronic Components Europe supports customers in western and eastern Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) through eight regional offices, a network of local offices and partnerships with specialist, local, regional and global distributors.

Omron Electronic Components Europe is a subsidiary of the Omron Corporation, which produces technology electrical and electronic control equipment and component products.

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