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Frequently Asked Questions about Proximity Sensor

By May 11, 2021FAQs
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Proximity Sensor

Looking for an equivalent model for the E2EV-X5C1 proximity sensor.

Answer : 

You may consider the E2E-X5E1 proximity sensor, however, it depends on the material of the object. Kindly contact us directly at  for further technical discussion.

Looking for equivalent model for E2E-C1C1, proximity sensor.

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You may consider the E2E-C04S12-WC-C1 proximity sensor.

Looking for an equivalent model for the E2EV-X10C1 proximity sensor.

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You may consider this E2V-X10C1 proximity sensor.

Looking for the equivalent of Omron E2E-CR8B1 proximity sensor.

Answer : 

You may consider the E2E-C04S12-WC-B1 proximity sensor.

Looking for an equivalent for NAMUR sensor, NJ6-22-N-G (#106459)

Answer : 

You may consider E2E-X7D2-N. It’s not a direct equivalent, hence, kindly refer to the datasheet here.

Looking for E2E-C04S12-WC-C1-R 2M.

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You may consider E2E-C04S12-WC-C1-R 2M. Do take note that the sensing distance is 1.2mm, outlook and dimensions are similar. The model with -R is also the same, comes with a robotic cable. Kindly refer to the datasheet here.

Looking for an equivalent for E2E-C1B1.

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You may considerE2E-S05S12-WC-B1 2M. Kindly refer to the datasheet here.

How to detect a plastic bottle, paper, paper cup, and metal can and send it out to individual recycle bin.

Answer : 

Had tried and tested out the E2K-C25ME1 2M. Overall, the result is not very good, and went ahead to test it out further.

Looking for equivalent model for Schneider XS4P18AB120 and XS4P18AB110.

Answer :

You may consider XS4P18AB120 -> E2E-X14MD2 2M
XS4P18AB110 -> E2E-X10MF2 2M 

What is the difference between the 2 Proximity Sensor E2A-M18LS08-M1-C3 and E2A-M18LS08-M1-C1?

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The difference between the 2 Proximity Sensors is their operation mode. E2A-M18LS08-M1-C3 operates at NO + NC mode while E2A-M18LS08-M1-C1 operates NO mode. Kindly refer to the datasheet here.

Looking for equivalent model to detect magnet.

Answer :

You may consider GLS-S1.

Looking for equivalent model for LJ12A3-4-Z/DX.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-X8MD2.

Looking for equivalent model for Pepperl Fuchs NBB8-18M50-E0.

Answer :

You may consider E2B-M18KS08-WP-C1.

Looking for equivalent model for Azbil sensor FL2R-4J6HD-L2.

Answer :

You may consider TL-W5MD1.

Looking for equivalent model for YAMATAKE FL2-7A6S-L3.

Answer :

Sorry, we do not have offer for this range of product. You may consider TL-Q5MC1. Kindly note that this model is smaller and has shorter sensing distance of 5mm.

Looking for equivalent model for TL-M2ME2 that is obsoleted.

Answer :

Sorry, there is no replacement for this model. You may consider TL-Q2MC1. However, kindly take note that this model operating mode is NO instead of NC.
Kindly take note of the dimension difference.

Looking for equivalent model for Turck Brand Ni12U-S18-AP6X.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-X10MF1 2M. The sensing distance is only up to 10mm and the degree of protection is IP67. Kindly also take note that the appearance and dimension is difference.

Looking for equivalent model for Balluff BES M18MG-NSC16F-S04K.

Answer :

Sorry, we do not carry such brand. But you may consider
1) E2B-M18KN16-M1-C1 (shorter)
2) E2B-M18LN16-M1-C1 (longer)

+ XS2F-M12PVC4S2M (connector)
Kindly take note that the dimension for the Omron model is different from the Balluff model.

Looking for equivalent model with a sensing distance of ~ 2mm and size M5 PNP NO.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-S05S12-WC-B1.

Looking for equivalent model of a Proximity Sensor with the following requirements: – M12 – PNP – both Shielded & Unshielded – Sensing distance: 4mm.

Answer :

You may consider E2B-M12KS04-WP-B1 (4mm, shielded) or E2B-M12KN08-WP-B1 (8mm, unshielded).

Looking for equivalent model for KQ6003, E12163 and EVC152.

Answer :

You may consider E2K-L but depending on the pipe size.

Looking for equivalent model for KI5083 and EVC002.

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For Threaded model please choose NC or NO : E2K-X15MF1 (NO) & E2K-X15MF2 (NC)
Sensing distance is 15mm.

For non threaded model please choose NC or NO : E2K-C25MF1 (NO) & E2K-C25MF2 (NC)
Sensing distance is 25mm. Diameter is 34mm.

Looking for equivalent model for E2E-X6MD18.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-X7D112.

Looking for equivalent model with PNP NO and threaded size 5mm fully.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-S05S12-WC-B1.

1) Looking for equivalent model for BES004T – BES M12MG-USC30B-BV02.
2) Looking for equivalent model for BCC0367 BCCM415-0000-1SA-003-VX8434-020.

Answer :

1) You may consider E2E-X3D1-N.
Kindly take note of the supply voltage as for Omron model is 10 to 30VDC and also switching frequency is 1kHz.
2) Sorry, we do no have any offer for this product.

Looking for equivalent model for Keyence EM-054 with the following criteria of:
1) Diameter 5mm
2) Shielded
3) Type NPN
4) 24V

Answer :

You may consider E2E-C05S01-WC-C1.
Kindly take note of the sensing distance is 1mm.

Looking for equivalent model for E2E-CR8C1.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-C04S12-WC-C1 2M.

Looking for equivalent model for E2E-CR8C1.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-C04S12-WC-C1.

Looking for equivalent model for Balluf BES M08MI-PSC15B-BP03.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-X1R5F1.

Looking for equivalent model for Connector with 2 wire cable for E2E-X3D1-M1G.

Answer :

You may consider:
Cable Length: 2m
1) XS2F-D421-DA0-F (Straight)
2) XS2F-D422-DA0-F (L-shape)
Cable Length: 5m
3) XS2F-D421-GA0-F (Straight)
4) XS2F-D422-GA0-F (L-shape)

Looking for equivalent model of a Connector for E2E-X4MD1-M1.

Answer :

You may consider XS2F-D421-DD0 (Straight) or XS2F-D422-DD0 (L-shape).

Looking for equivalent model for E2A-M18KS08-M1-B1 and E2A-M18KN16-M1-B1. Require a 12m long cable.

Answer :

You may consider the following:
E2A-M18KS08-M1-B1 —> E2A-M18KS08-WP-B1 10M
E2A-M18KN16-M1-B1 –> E2A-M18KN16-WP-B1 10M

Kindly note that the connector type model you are supposed to use pre-wired, also the maximum length of a cable is only 10m.

Checking the Mean Time between Failures (MTBF) for GLS-1.

Answer :

The MTBF for GLS-1 is 50,000,000 times min with 0.1A resistive load at 24VDC. Kindly refer to the datasheet here.

Looking for equivalent model for Autonics CR30-15DN.

Answer :

You may consider E2E-X18ME1.

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