Serviceline Industrial Sensors
Serviceline Explosion Protection

Read head WCS3B-LS510D

  • Non-contact, absolute position encoder
  • Output of position and speed
  • Automatic detection of dirt accumulation
  • Unicast communication
  • A shared connection for supply and Ethernet
  • Integrated display module

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  WCS3B-LS510D

Product Description
Read head with EtherNet/IP interface
General specifications
Passage speed≤ 12.5 m/s
Measuring rangemax. 314.5 m
Free tolerances to code railhorizontal: 31 mm ( ± 15.5 mm )
vertical: 28 mm ( ± 14 mm )
Resolution± 0.4 mm (1,250 positions/m)
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd172 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
DisplayDisplay module, 6-digit , adaptable to installation position
LED greenETHERNET link
To: ETHERNET connection OK
LED yellowETHERNET Bus Activity
Flashing: data transfer
LED redETHERNET communication
To: communication error
LED red/greenStatus indication
Green: code rail detected, normal function
Red: system error
Flashing red: no code rail detected
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage10 ... 30 V DC
Power consumption6 W
Interface type100 BASE-TX
Data output codebinary code
Transfer rate    100 MBit/s      
Standard conformity
Emitted interferenceEN 61000-6-4:2007+A1:2011    
Noise immunityEN 61000-6-2:2005    
Shock resistanceEN 60068-2-27:2009
Vibration resistanceEN 60068-2-6:2008
Approvals and certificates
CSA approvalcCSAus Certified, General Purpose
Class 2 power source
CCC approvalCCC approval / marking not required for products rated ≤36 V
Ambient conditions
Operating temperature0 ... 60 °C (32 ... 140 °F)
Storage temperature-40 ... 85 °C (-40 ... 185 °F)
Relative humidity90 % , noncondensing
Mechanical specifications
Connection type8-pin, M12 x 1 connector socket, Y-coded
Cable glandMax. tightening torque of the cap nut: ≤ 0.4 Nm
Degree of protectionIP54
HousingABS , PC (Polycarbonate)
Mass500 g
General information
Ordering informationMounting plate included with delivery


ECLASS 11.027270701
ECLASS 10.0.127270701
ECLASS 9.027270701
ECLASS 8.027270701
ECLASS 5.127270701
ETIM 8.0EC001852
ETIM 7.0EC001852
ETIM 6.0EC001852
ETIM 5.0EC001852
UNSPSC 12.141111945

Documents: WCS3B-LS510D

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual WCS ElectricalENGPDF7355 KB
Manual WCS MechanicalENGPDF11347 KB
Handbuch WCS ElektrikGERPDF6242 KB
Handbuch WCS MechanikGERPDF11360 KB
Product information
Product information - Position Encoding SystemENGPDF1913 KB
Produktinformation - Weg-Codier-SystemGERPDF1923 KB


CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model / 3-D-ModellSTP2923 KB
EPLAN Data Portal / EPLAN Data PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: WCS3B-LS510D

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
Declaration of conformity Simple Apparatus / Konformitätserklärung Einfache elektrische BetriebsmittelDOC-0909EPDF142 KB

Software: WCS3B-LS510D

DriversRelease InfoFile TypeFile Size
EDS file / EDS-DateiZIP7 KB

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Male connector RJ45 straight 4-pin, Cat5, shielded, field-attachable, Outdoorfa
Male connector M12 angled A-coded 5-pin, for cable diameter 5 - 8 mm, shielded, field-attachablefa
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