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EZ-10 particular use sensor

Water detection sensor.

Water detection sensor

These special thru-beam sensors are used for checking fluid levels and detecting the level of liquids containing water. The particularly strong IR beam of the emitter penetrates not only transparent, but also semitransparent or coloured containers such as PFA packages or shampoo bottles. The sensitivity of the sensor is adjustable, which allows foam to be distinguished from liquid in drinks, for example.


  • Suitable for coloured and semitransparent containers or packages
  • Not affected by droplets, air bubbles or foam
  • Compact design
  • Short-circuit protected
  • Light ON/dark ON
  • Sealed to IP67
  • M8 plug-in or cable connection (-J)



  • Slit masks
  • Mounting brackets


NPN output EZ-11 (-J)
PNP output EZ-11-PN (-J)
Sensor type Thru-beam
Rated sensing distance Max. 5m
Sensing range 0 - 5m
Standard detectable object Liquid with water molecules (in transparent or semi-opaque containers, min. Ø >/= 2mm
Hysteresis --
Response time Max. 12ms
Output transistor Max. 100mA
Emitting diode Infrared LED
Rated current consumption without load Emitter: max. 25mA,  Receiver: max. 25mA
Housing material Plastic
Protection IP67
Physical size (HxWxL) 31 x 12 x 20mm
Connection method M8 connector (-J) or cable 2m
Operating voltage 12 - 24V DC (± 10%)
Usable ambient temperature 0°C to +55°C
Weight (approx.) Emitter: 45g;  Receiver: 50g


Sensors EZ-10 particular use sensor applications Panasonic Industry
  • Fluid level monitoring
  • Detection of oil/water level
  • Detection of liquids


Name File Type Size Date Language
PDF Brochure "Focus Automazione" Catalog, Shortform 3.1 MB 01.04.2022 Italian
PDF Brochure Capteurs Catalog, Shortform 32.5 MB 13.09.2021 French
PDF Catálogo Resumen Sensores Data sheet 29 MB 28.04.2021 Spanish
PDF Data sheet EZ-10 Data sheet 2.6 MB Italian
PDF Data sheet EZ-10 Data sheet 2.7 MB English
PDF EZ-10 Series Instruction Manual, MJE-EZ10 Manual 1.8 MB 08.04.2024 English
ZIP EZ-10 series, 2D Data CAD 408.2 KB
ZIP EZ-10 series, 3D Data CAD 22 B
PDF Programma Sensori Catalog, Shortform 2.6 MB 11.01.2021 Italian
Raccolta Applicazioni Sensori Data sheet 24.2 KB 20.12.2018 Italian
PDF Sensor Selection Guide for Packaging Industry Catalog 14.7 MB 12.07.2022 English
PDF Sensori Fotoelettrici Guida tecnica Data sheet, Technical information 1.9 MB 01.05.2006 Italian
PDF Senzory - Zkrácená verze Catalog, Shortform 10.1 MB 28.01.2013 Czech
PDF Short Form Sensors for Factory Automation Catalog, Shortform 32.7 MB 08.07.2021 English
PDF Übersicht Sensoren Catalog, Shortform 28 MB 05.05.2022 German