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NX-5 photoelectric sensor

Compact, multivoltage photoelectric sensors.

Compact, multivoltage photoelectric sensors

Long sensing ranges and high reliability are combined in this compact sensor design, which is available in thru-beam, retroreflective or diffuse reflective versions. The output is a sealed relay allowing connection of high capacity loads. All sensors accept AC or DC supply voltages. Thru-beam and retroreflective models can be ordered with an infrared or visible red light source. Cross talk prevention means that two sensors can be mounted closely together.


  • Compact design
  • Long sensing ranges
  • Retroreflective type with polarisation filter
  • Thru-beam type with 30m detection range
  • Multi-voltage
  • Relay output
  • Red LED types for easy alignment


  • Cross talk prevention filter
  • Slit mask
  • Various reflectors
  • Various mounting brackets

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Typical applications

NX5 applications
  • Multistoried parking
    Detects if the car is protruding from the elevator door.
  • Golf driving range
    The sensor detects the presence of a golf ball. The sensor is multi-voltage type so no DC power supply is needed.
  • Arresting shutter closing
    The long sensing range sensor with a visible red beam can be used to control the shutter operation at the gate of a factory.
  • Arresting door closing
    The sensor detects a person or an object and prevents the door from closing as long as its beam is interrupted.