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IRS - Infrared Sensor with 8 ft. cable

PN: 6180-021

Regular price $220.00 Sale

Both the IRS-P and IRS-W Infrared Optical Sensors are proven to be reliable high-speed sensors with a range of 1-1,000,000 RPM! With a working range of 12 mm, these sensors are ideal for very high-speed equipment or an application providing contrasting light and dark surfaces. 

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The Infrared Optical Sensor has an invisible infrared light source that is ideal for working up to 0.5 in. [12 mm] from high-speed equipment or other applications providing only contrasting light and dark surfaces or beam interruption by solid objects as small as 0.039 in. [1 mm]. The sensor is housed in a threaded 303 stainless steel tube and supplied with a 90-degree angle aluminum-mounting bracket and two M16 jam nuts. The IRS is supplied with an 8-foot [2.4 m] cable terminated with a 1/8 inch [3.5 mm] male stereo plug (IRS-P) or 4 tinned wires (IRS-W). An optional 25 foot [7.6 mm] extension cable EC-25P is available with a female socket for the plug on one end, and a 1/8 inch [3.5 mm] male stereo plug on the other.




Speed Range 1 - 1,000,000 RPM
Illumination Infrared LED (not visible)
On-Target Indicator Red/green LED on wire end cap
Target Contrasting colors or beam interrupt
Operating Range Up to 0.5 in. [12 mm] from target
Power Requirement 3.3 - 15VDC @ 40mA
Output Signal Negative pulse input voltage (+V) to 0
Operating Temperature -40° to 185°F [-40° to 85°C]
Humidity Maximum relative humidity 80% for temperature up to 88°F [31°C]; decreasing linearity to 50% relative humidity at 104°F [40°C], humidity must be non-condensing

1/8 in. [3.5 mm] male stereo plug (IRS-P)

Tinned wires (IRS-W)

Standard Cable 8 feet [2.4 m]
Material 303 stainless steel tube supplied with mounting bracket and two M16 jam nuts

Threaded tube: 2.90 in. x 0.62 in. diameter 
[M16 x 1.5 x 74 mm] long


Shipping Codes for the Infrared Sensor:

Harmonized Tariff Code:  9031498000

Country of Origin:  US

Export Control Classification Number (ECCN):  EAR99


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