Ultra-miniature prox sensor

Minneapolis, Minn.— Q5.5 is a tiny, rectangular proximity sensor, featuring a LED light bar that indicates "Output Energized," that is visible from three sides to provide mounting versatility. The device will fit near or inside machinery where standard sensors are too large to incorporate. Created with a new injection-molding process said to provide superior sealing, the waterproof housi...

By Staff July 1, 2000

Minneapolis, Minn.— Q5.5 is a tiny, rectangular proximity sensor, featuring a LED light bar that indicates “Output Energized,” that is visible from three sides to provide mounting versatility. The device will fit near or inside machinery where standard sensors are too large to incorporate. Created with a new injection-molding process said to provide superior sealing, the waterproof housing measures just 0.22 x 0.12 x 1.1-in. deep. Sensing range is 0.08 in. The three-wire, 10-30 V dc unit provides repeatability≤2% of rated operating distance. www.turck.com

Turck Inc.