Specifications table for model EX-L212-J
ItemPerformance characteristics
CE Marking Directive ComplianceEMC Directive, RoHS Directive
Sensing Range 3 m 9.843 ft
Emission Spot Size (Typical)Approx. 8 × 5.5 mm 0.315 × 0.217 in (vertical × horizontal)
(at a sensing distance of 1 m)
(Note) In the case sensing distance is 3 m 9.843 ft, the emission spot size is H 17 × W 11 mm H 0.669 × W 0.433 in (visual reference value).
Sensing Object Opaque object of ø3 mm ø0.118 in or more
Minimum Sensing Object (Typical)-
RepeatabilityPerpendicular to sensing axis: 0.05 mm 0.0020 in or less
Repeatability (Typical) (Perpendicular to Sensing Axis)-
Supply Voltage 12 to 24 V DC plus or minus 10 % Ripple P-P 10 % or less
Current ConsumptionEmitter: 10 mA or less
Receiver: 10 mA or less
OutputNPN open-collector transistor
- Maximum sink current: 50 mA
- Applied voltage: 26.4 V DC or less (between output and 0 V)
- Residual voltage: 2 V or less (at 50 mA sink current), 1 V or less (at 16 mA sink current)
Output: Output Operation Light-ON / Dark-ON selectable by the output operation switching input
Output: Short-Circuit ProtectionIncorporated (short-circuit protection / inverse polarity protection)
Response Time0.5 ms or less
Operation Indicator Orange LED (lights up when the output is ON) (incorporated on the receiver for thru-beam type)
Stability IndicatorGreen LED (lights up under stable light received condition or stable dark condition) (incorporated on the receiver for thru-beam type)
Power Indicator -
Sensitivity Adjuster-
ProtectionIP67 (IEC)
Ambient Temperature-10 to +55 ℃ +14 to +131 ℉ (No dew condensation or no icing condition),
Storage: -30 to +70 ℃ -22 to +158 ℉
Ambient Humidity35 to 85 % RH, Storage: 35 to 85 % RH
Ambient IlluminanceIncandescent light: 3,000 lx or less at the light-receiving face
Voltage Withstandability1,000 V AC for one min. between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
Insulation Resistance20 MOhm , or more, with 250 V DC megger between all supply terminals connected together and enclosure
Vibration Resistance10 to 500 Hz frequency, 1.5 mm 0.059 in double amplitude (10 G max.) in X, Y and Z directions for two hours each
Shock Resistance500 m/s2 acceleration (50 G approx.) in X, Y and Z directions three times each
Emitting ElementRed semiconductor laser Class 1 (IEC / JIS/ FDA/ GB) (Note:This product complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 Laser Notice No. 56, dated May 8, 2019, issued by CDRH
(Center for Devices and Radiological Health) under the FDA (Food and Drug Administration)
(Maximum output: 390 μW, Peak emission wavelength: 655 nm 0.026 mil)
MaterialEnclosure: Polybutylene terephthalate, Front cover: Acylic, Lens: Glass, Indicator part: Polyarylate
AccessoryMS-EXL2-2 (Mounting plate): 2 pcs.

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