Serviceline Industrial Sensors
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Sensor module AIR16 Module

AIR16 Module
  • Sensor module for configurable Topscan switch

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, also apply to Pepperl+Fuchs AG.

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Datasheet excerpt: Technical data of  AIR16 Module

Product Description
Sensor module
General specifications
Detection range min.0 ... 1500 mm by background evaluation,
500 ... 1500 mm by background suppression
Detection range max.0 ... 2500 mm with background evaluation,
500 ... 2500 mm with background suppression
Light sourceIRED
Black/White difference (6 %/90 %)< 20 % at 2000 mm sensor range
Operating modeswitching between background suppression/evaluation
Diameter of the light spot75 x 75 mm by sensing range 2000 mm
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd880 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)60 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicatorLED red
Control elementsSensing range adjuster, light-on/dark-on changeover switch, changeover switch for mode of operation Background suppression / Background evaluation ; Adjuster for edge monitoring left/right
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage17 ... 30 V DC , 18 ... 28 V AC
No-load supply current< 100 mA
Switching typeLight-on/dark-on changeover switch
Signal outputRelay, 1 alternator
Switching voltagemax. 24 V DC , 48 V AC
Switching current≤ 1 A
Switching power24 W / 55 VA
Response time30 ms , 2 s after test
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformity
EMC Directive 2004/108/ECEN 61000-6-2:2005 EN 61000-6-3:2007
Standard conformity
StandardsEN 62471:2008
Approvals and certificates
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
UN/ECE Regulation No. 10 (E1)Type-approval number: 047349
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-20 ... 60 °C (-4 ... 140 °F)
Mechanical specifications
Connectionscrew terminals
Suitable series

Approvals+Certificates: AIR16 Module

CertificatesCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
UNECE KBA E1E1 10R - 047349PDF72 KB

Associated Products: AIR16 Module

Pedestal for the sensor module AIR16fa
End cover for series TopScan-S aluminum profile sectionfa
Metal protection hose, Protection against contamination and damagefa
Connecting cable for sensor modules, Length 240 mmfa
Connecting cable for sensor modules, Length 300 mmfa
Profile cover for aluminum profile for TopScan-S Series, Length 1400 mmfa
Polyurethane foam seal for increased degree of protection to IP54, Simple insertion into the TopScan-S profile section behind the capfa
Aluminum profile for TopScan-S Series, Length 1400 mmfa