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Distance sensor VDM28-8-L-IO/115b/136

  • Distance measurement using object
  • Measuring method PRT (Pulse Ranging Technology)
  • Accurate, clear, and reproducible measuring results
  • Minimal black-white difference
  • Red laser as the light emitter
  • Version with IO-Link interface
  • Version with laser class 2

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of VDM28-8-L-IO/115b/136

Product Description
Universal distance sensor, measurement to object, IO-Link interface, measuring method PRT, 8 m detection range, red laser light, laser class 2, push-pull output, fixed cable with M12 plug
General specifications
Measurement range0.2 ... 8 m
Light sourcelaser diode
typ. service life 85,000 h at Ta = +25 °C
Light typemodulated visible red light
Laser nominal ratings
Laser class2
Wave length660 nm
Measuring methodPulse Ranging Technology (PRT)
Diameter of the light spot< 10 mm at a distance of 8 m at 20 °C
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd200 a
Mission Time (TM)10 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicator2 LEDs yellow for switching state
Control elements5-step rotary switch for operating modes selection (threshold setting and operating modes)
Control elementsSwitch for setting the threshold values
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC / when operating in IO-Link mode: 18 ... 30 V
Interface typeIO-Link
ProtocolIO-Link V1.0
Process data witdh16 bit
Signal output2 push-pull (4 in 1) outputs, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformityEMC Directive 2004/108/EC
Standard conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2:2007
IEC 60947-5-2:2007
Laser classIEC 60825-1:2007 Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP65
Connection300 mm fixed cable with M12 x 1, 4-pin connector
HousingPlastic ABS
Optical facePlastic pane

Documents: VDM28-8-L-IO/115b/136

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Beipackzettel / Instruction leafletALLPDF613 KB
Product information
Product information - The future belongs to IO-LinkENGPDF2764 KB
Produktinformation - Die Zukunft gehört IO-LinkGERPDF3350 KB
A distance ahead - Photoelectric sensors with measuring functionENGPDF3046 KB
A Distance Ahead - Messende optoelektronische SensorenGERPDF3050 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VDM28-8-L-IO/115b/136

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Konformitätserklärung / EU-Declaration of conformityDOC-0845APDF618 KB
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1244PDF503 KB
Pepperl+Fuchs IO-Link Manufacturer DeclarationPF 13 CERT 2631PDF275 KB

Software: VDM28-8-L-IO/115b/136

Device type managersRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
Geräte-DTM für VDM28 IO-Link Sensoren / Device DTM for VDM28 IO-Link sensorsv1.0.2.5ZIP5061 KB
IODD für Standard IODD1.0.1 / IODD for Standard IODD1.0.1V1.12ZIP146 KB

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