Laser distance sensor for object detection, error-proofing applications
Banner Engineering’s Q4X laser distance sensor features a dual teach mode model as well as firmware that allows the sensor to combine window thresholds on both target distance and target reflected intensity. The Q4X is able to detect clear objects without requiring a retro-reflector and its dual mode can be used to error-proof applications by ensuring the correct color part is located at the correct position. Banner’s Q4X is designed to detect distance changes as small as 1 mm and covers a 25 to 300 mm range. The dual teach mode allows the sensor to detect small changes in reflected intensity for targets inside the distance threshold. The Q4X also includes a readout on a highly visible, angled four-digit display that is easily viewed from multiple vantage points. The Q4X also offers user setup utilizing three tactile push-buttons conveniently located below the display. The Q4X is constructed with housing rated to IP67, IP68 or IP69K.
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