Pixel Counting Sensor enhances inspection, error-proofing.

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Suited for use throughout manufacturing process, Series O2V efector dualis Pixel Counter sensor analyzes area of object by counting pixels and can identify objects that vary in shape, size, or shade. Product comes in die-cast metal housing and integrates image sensor, evaluation electronics, and lighting. Along with pushbutton setup, this compact CMOS vision sensor offers 4-digit numeric display to indicate sensor output and carries 100 mA max load current per switching output.

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ifm Introduces the Series O2V Efector Dualis Pixel Counter Sensor for Inspection and Error-Proofing Applications

EXTON, PA - ifm's Series O2V efector dualis Pixel Counter sensor solves a variety of inspection and error-proofing applications throughout the manufacturing process. The compact CMOS vision sensor provides reliable performance in production control. The Pixel Counter analyzes the area of an object by counting the pixels and can identify objects that vary in shape, size or shade. Applications include part verification, orientation, sortation, part / no part, pattern matching, shape detection, object counting and contrast, inner/outer radius and measurement.

The Series O2V Pixel Counter includes an image sensor, evaluation electronics and integrated lighting in a die-cast metal housing that withstands harsh industrial environments. Objects are reliably detected and precisely evaluated with the sensor's fast image capture and powerful algorithms. The sensor's pushbutton setup and 4-digit numeric display indicates the sensor's output. An on-board lighting element illuminates the object and provides the corrct amount of image brightness at various ranges. An easily accessible focus tool quickly defines images. The sensor features an easy-to-follow Setup Wizard that guides the user for quick setup and supports Allen-Bradley's Ethernet IP and standard Ethernet TCP products.

The 24 VDC units are available with PNP or NPN output and offer an IP67 III NEMA protection rating. The sensors carry a 100 mA maximum load current per switching output and an 14...122°F (-10...50°C) operating temperature.

For more information about the efector dualis Pixel Counter sensor, visit the ifm efector website, www.ifm.com/us. Contact ifm efector inc., 782 Springdale Drive, Exton, PA 19341. Tel: 800-441-8246 | Fax: 800-329-0436.

ifm efector inc. is a premier technology partner for sensors and controls for industrial automation. Products include inductive and capacitive proximity sensors, photoelectric sensors, fiber optics, vision sensors, vibration monitors, pressure sensors, flow sensors, temperature sensors, level sensors, valve position sensors, ID systems, mobile control products, AS-i networking and Safety at Work products,.

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