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Distance sensor VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/136

  • Retroreflective laser distance sensor
  • Measuring method PRT (Pulse Ranging Technology)
  • Accurate, clear, and reproducible measuring results
  • Red laser as the light emitter
  • Version with laser class 2
  • Version with IO-Link interface

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/136

Product Description
Universal distance sensor, measurement to reflector, IO-Link interface, measuring method PRT, 50 m detection range, red laser light, laser class 2, push-pull output, M12 plug
General specifications
Measurement range0.2 ... 50 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< 50 mm at a distance of 50 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
Connection4-pin, M12 x 1 connector
HousingPlastic ABS
Optical facePlastic pane

Documents: VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/136

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Beipackzettel / Instruction leafletALLPDF614 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

CAD+CAE: VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/136

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D-Modell im IGS-Format / 3-D model in IGS formatIGS2429 KB
3-D-Modell im STP-Format / 3-D model in STP formatSTP2222 KB

Approvals+Certificates: VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/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: VDM28-50-R-IO/73c/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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VDM28-IO-Link DTMDTM collection
IO-Link-Master02-USBIO-Link Master
IO-Link-Master-USB DTMDTM collection
IODD Interpreter DTMDTM collection
OMH-21Mounting aid
OMH-05Mounting aid
OMH-22Mounting aid
OMH-RLK29-HWMounting aid
OMH-RL28-CMounting aid
OMH-K01 Mounting aid
OMH-K03 Mounting aid
OFR-100/100Reflective tape
REF-MH82Reflector with micro-structure
REF-MH50Reflector with micro-structure
REF-MH78Reflector with micro-structure
OMH-VDM28-01Mounting aid
V1-G-2M-PVCFemale connector
V1-W-2M-PURFemale connector
V1-G-2M-PURFemale connector
OMH-VDM28-02Mounting aid