Serviceline Industrial Sensors
Serviceline Explosion Protection

Active infrared scanner AIR30-8-H-2500/38a

  • Single-beam light scanner
  • Can be used to monitor both main and ancillary closing edges
  • Closing edge safety on revolving doors and carousel doors
  • Accurate beam alignment thanks to finely bundled light beam
  • Background suppression operating mode: ignores objects outside the sensing range

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  AIR30-8-H-2500/38a

Product Description
Single-beam active infrared scanner, background suppression, max. installation height 2.5 m, black housing, relay contact output, fixed cable
General specifications
Detection range min.550 ... 1000 mm
Detection range max.550 ... 2500 mm
Light sourceIRED
Light typemodulated infrared light
Black-white difference (6 %/90 %)≤ 400 mm at a distance of 2000 mm
Transmitter frequency1800 Hz
Operating modeBackground suppression
Diameter of the light spot50 mm at 2000 mm sensor range
Angle of divergenceapprox. 1.4 °
Accessories providedSwivel bracket, Mounting bracket
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd1050 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)90 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicatorLED red: lights up when output is active
Control elementsSensing range adjuster, light-on/dark-on changeover switch
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 48 V DC / 11 ... 36 V AC
No-load supply current100 mA
Test inputemitter deactivation at +UB
Switching typelight/dark on, switchable
Signal outputrelay, 1 NO
Switching voltage≤ 50 V AC / 24 V DC
Switching current≤ 200 mA AC / 1 A DC
Response time70 ms
De-energized delayapprox. 200 ms
Standard conformity
StandardsEN 60947-5-2
Standards 2EN 61000-6-2 without EN 61000-4-5, EN 61000-4-11
Standards 3EN 61000-6-3
Approvals and certificates
CCC approvalCertified by China Compulsory Certification (CCC)
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-20 ... 60 °C (-4 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-20 ... 75 °C (-4 ... 167 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP52
Connection5 m fixed cable
Optical faceLuran®
Mass50 g


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: AIR30-8-H-2500/38a

Instruction leafletsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Instruction leaflet / Beipackzettel ALLPDF374 KB

Approvals+Certificates: AIR30-8-H-2500/38a

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of Conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-2247APDF184 KB

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Function: AIR30-8-H-2500/38a

AIR30 is a series of active infrared scanners with excellent optical properties for monitoring closing edges in a wide range of door systems. The diverse range of housings and mounting options allow the devices to be adapted to suit a whole host of mounting conditions.