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Pepperl+Fuchs Revolutionizes the World of Distance Measurement

  • Measuring method PRT (Pulse Ranging Technology)
  • Non-contact precision measurement
  • Ultra-fast data acquisition
  • Active dynamic control
  • Modern lightweight design, extremely robust
  • Simple programming with 4 keys and luminous display

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Technical Data VDM100-50-IBS

Product Description
Distance sensor for positioning tasks accurate to the millimeter, PRT, measuring range up to 50 m, INTERBUS, M12 plug
General specifications
Measurement range0.3 ... 50 m
Light sourcelaser diode
Laser nominal ratings
Laser classMeasurement laser: 1
Alignment laser: 2
Wave lengthMeasurement laser: 905 nm
Alignment laser: 660 nm
Measuring methodPulse Ranging Technology (PRT)
Diameter of the light spot< 15 cm at 50 m
Resolution0.1 mm , adjustable
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd74 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicator4 LEDs
Control elementsControl panel (4 membrane keys) for setting parameters
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage18 ... 30 V DC
Interface type INTERBUS
Input/output type2 PNP inputs/outputs, independent configuration, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Switching thresholdlow: Ue < 6 V,
high: Ue > 16 V
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformityEMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Standard conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2:2007
Laser classIEC 60825-1:2007
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP65
Connection4-pin, M12x1 connector, standard (supply) ,
5-pin, M12x1 connector, B-coded (Bus In) ,
5-pin, M12x1 socket, B-coded (Bus Out) ,
8-pin, M12x1 connector, service
HousingABS / PC
Optical facePMMA , hard coated

Documents: VDM100-50-IBS

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual VDM100ENGPDF1635 KB
Handbuch VDM100GERPDF1406 KB
Product information
Product information Optical distance measurement with VDM100ENGPDF980 KB
Produktinformation Optische Entfernungsmessung mit VDM100GERPDF984 KB
A distance ahead - Messende OptosensorenGERPDF3163 KB


CADFile TypeFile Size
3D Modell/3D modelIGS5580 KB
3D Modell/3D modelSTP4070 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VDM100-50-IBS

CertificatesCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1244PDF503 KB

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