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Distance sensor VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

  • Distance measurement using object
  • Measuring method PRT (Pulse Ranging Technology)
  • Can be aligned using an integrated pilot laser
  • SSI interface
  • Adjustable switch outputs
  • Not sensitive to ambient light
  • Analog output 4 mA ... 20 mA

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  VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

Product Description
Distance sensor, PRT, measuring range up to 10 m, SSI interface, Analog output, M16 plug
General specifications
Measurement range0.5 ... 10 m by 90 % reflection (white)
Light sourcelaser diode
Light typemodulated visible red light
modulated infrared light
Laser nominal ratings
Laser classMeasurement laser: 1
Alignment laser: 2
Wave lengthMeasurement laser: 905 nm
Alignment laser: 650 nm
Measuring methodPulse Ranging Technology (PRT)
Diameter of the light spot3 mm x 10 mm at a distance of 4 m
Resolution0.1 mm or 0.125 mm
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd230 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicatorLED yellow: switching state , LED orange : error message
Control elementsKeypad (3 membrane keys) for parameter settings on the LCD display
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage18 ... 30 V DC
Interface typeRS 422, SSI
Signal output2 PNP, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Other outputsService output, plausibility output, PNP, short-circuit protected 50 mA
Compliance with standards and directives
Directive conformity
EMC Directive 2004/108/ECEN 60947-5-2
Standard conformity
Laser classIEC 60825-1:2007
Mechanical specifications
Degree of protectionIP67
Connection12-pin M16 connector
Optical facePMMA

Documents: VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual VDM70ENGPDF563 KB
Manuel VDM70FRAPDF567 KB
Handbuch VDM70GERPDF563 KB

CAD+CAE: VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS4670 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP1342 KB
CAD Portal / CAD PortalLINK---

Approvals+Certificates: VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

CertificatesCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1244PDF503 KB
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---

Associated Products: VDM70-10-L/87/122/160

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Alignment aid for VDM35 and VDM70 seriesfa
Mounting bracket fa
Socket, Angled, 12-pinfa
Single-ended female cordset, M16, 12-pin, PVC cable, 12-wirefa
Single-ended female cordset, M16, 12-pin, PVC cable, 12-wirefa

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