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Active infrared scanner AIR20-8-H-2200/25/38a

  • Single-beam diffuse mode sensor with background suppression
  • Can be used to secure closing edges or as an opening impulse sensor on automatic doors
  • Can also be used as door handle monitor on revolving doors
  • Narrow, precise long range light beam
  • Suitable for moving or stationary mounting
  • Not sensitive to ambient light

Please note: All product-related documents, such as certificates, declarations of conformity, etc., which were issued prior to the conversion under the name Pepperl+Fuchs GmbH or Pepperl+Fuchs AG, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs SE.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  AIR20-8-H-2200/25/38a

Product Description
Single-beam active infrared scanner, background suppression, max. installation height 2.2 m, black housing, relay contact output, terminal block
General specifications
Detection rangefactory setting: 1300 mm (adjustable)
Detection range min.200 ... 1300 mm
Detection range max.200 ... 2200 mm
Light sourceIRED
Light typemodulated infrared light
Black/White difference (6 %/90 %)≤ 400 mm at Tw 1300 mm
Operating modeBackground suppression
Diameter of the light spot60 mm at Tw 1300 mm
Angle of divergenceapprox. 2.6 °
Accessories providedSwivel bracket, Mounting angle, Connecting cable
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1420 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicatorLED red: lights up when output is active
Control elementsSensing range adjuster
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage12 ... 30 V DC / 18 ... 28 V AC
No-load supply current< 50 mA
Switching typelight on
Signal outputRelay, 1 alternator
Switching voltage≤ 48 V AC / DC
Switching current≤ 0.5 A AC / 1 A DC
Response timeapprox. 50 ms
De-energized delayapprox. 250 ms
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Compliance with standards and directives
Standard conformity
StandardsEN 60947-5-2
EN 61000-6-2 without EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-11
EN 61000-6-3
Approvals and certificates
CE conformityyes
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-20 ... 60 °C (-4 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-20 ... 75 °C (-4 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP52
Connectionplug-in screw terminals (5 m connecting cable in delivery package)
Optical facePMMA
Mass50 g
NoteSafety fuse ≤ 315 mA (slow-blow) according to IEC 60127-2 Sheet 1


ECLASS 11.027270913
ECLASS 10.0.127270913
ECLASS 9.027270913
ECLASS 8.027270913
ECLASS 5.127270903
ETIM 7.0EC002550
ETIM 6.0EC002550
ETIM 5.0EC001821
UNSPSC 12.139121528

Documents: AIR20-8-H-2200/25/38a

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF275 KB

Associated Products: AIR20-8-H-2200/25/38a

Flush-mounted frame for sensors in the AIR20fa

Function: AIR20-8-H-2200/25/38a

The AIR20 is an infrared diffuse mode sensor with background suppression that is specially designed for monitoring the closing edges on revolving doors. Its background suppression ensures reliable recognition of the objects to be detected. Due to its compact dimensions, the sensor can be installed in virtually all door drives.