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Distance sensor VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146
  • Measuring method PRT (Pulse Ranging Technology)
  • Version for low temperature applications
  • Non-contact precision measurement
  • Switchable SSI/RS 422 interface
  • Ultra-fast data acquisition
  • Active dynamic control
  • Modern lightweight design, extremely robust
  • Simple programming with 4 keys and luminous display

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  VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

Product Description
Distance sensor for positioning tasks accurate to the millimeter, PRT, measuring range up to 50 m, SSI interface - switchable to RS-422, M12 plug, low-temperature version
General specifications
Measurement range0.3 ... 50 m
Reference targetFoil reflector 500 mm x 500 mm
Light sourcelaser diode
Laser nominal ratings
NoteVISIBLE AND INVISIBLE LASER RADIATION , DO NOT STARE INTO BEAM
Laser classMeasurement laser: 1
Alignment laser: 2
Wave lengthMeasurement laser: 905 nm
Alignment laser: 660 nm
Beam divergenceMeasurement laser: 2 mrad
Alignment laser: 1 mrad
Pulse lengthMeasurement laser: 4 ns
Repetition rateMeasurement laser: 20 kHz
Maximum optical power output 
Alignment laser: 0.6 mW
max. pulse energyMeasurement laser: 12 nJ
Measuring methodPulse Ranging Technology (PRT)
Max. Motion velocity15 m/s
Alignment aidLaser pointer Laser class 2
Life span> 100000 h
Diameter of the light spot< 15 cm at 50 m
Ambient light limit> 100000 Lux
Resolution0.1 mm , adjustable
Temperature influence0.03 mm/K
Functional safety related parameters
MTTFd120 a
Mission Time (TM)20 a
Diagnostic Coverage (DC)0 %
Indicators/operating means
Function indicator4 LEDs
Control elementsControl panel (4 membrane keys) for setting parameters
Parameterization indicatorIlluminated display for displaying measured values and parameterization
Electrical specifications
Operating voltage18 ... 30 V DC
No-load supply current250 mA (18 V) ... 150 mA (30 V)
Protection classIII (operating voltage 50 V)
Time delay before availability< 10 s (-30 °C after 5 min.)
Interface
Interface typeSSI
Read out rate4000/s
Clock frequency: 100 kHz ... 1 MHz
Interface 1
Interface typeRS-422
Read out rate4.8 ... 115.2 kBit/s
Input/Output
Input/output type2 PNP inputs/outputs, independent configuration, short-circuit protected, reverse polarity protected
Input
Switching thresholdlow: Ue < 6 V,
high: Ue > 16 V
Output
Switching thresholdlow: Ua < 1 V,
high: Ua > Ub - 1 V
Switching current200 mA per output
Conformity
Product standardEN 60947-5-2
Laser safetyIEC 60825-1:2007
Measurement accuracy
Measured value output1 ms
Average data age3 ms , 6 ms , 12 ms , 25 ms , 50 ms , adjustable
Offsetmax. 2 mm (between two devices)
Absolute accuracy± 2.5 mm (> 3 m); ± 3.5 mm (0.3 m to 3 m)
Repeat accuracy< 0.5 mm
Approvals and certificates
UL approvalcULus Listed, Class 2 Power Source, Type 1 enclosure
FDA approvalIEC 60825-1:2007 Complies with 21 CFR 1040.10 and 1040.11 except for deviations pursuant to Laser Notice No. 50, dated June 24, 2007
Ambient conditions
Ambient temperature-30 ... 50 °C (-22 ... 122 °F) , For use in dry cold
Storage temperature-30 ... 70 °C (-22 ... 158 °F)
Relative humidity95 % , no moisture condensation
Mechanical specifications
Housing width140 mm
Housing height100 mm
Degree of protectionIP65
Connection4-pin, M12x1 connector, standard (supply) ,
5-pin, M12x1 connector, B-coded (SSI) ,
8-pin, M12x1 connector, service
Material
HousingABS / PC
Optical facePMMA , hard coated
Massapprox. 700 g

Documents: VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

ManualsLanguageFile TypeFile Size
Manual VDM100/G2ENGPDF3919 KB
Handbuch VDM100/G2GERPDF5701 KB
Short instructions, safety information
Quick Start Guide VDM100/G2ENGPDF4210 KB
Kurzanleitung VDM100/G2GERPDF747 KB
Product information
A Distance Ahead - Messende optoelektronische SensorenGERPDF3050 KB

CAD+CAE: VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

CADFile TypeFile Size
3-D model in IGS format / 3-D-Modell im IGS-FormatIGS4965 KB
3-D model in STP format / 3-D-Modell im STP-FormatSTP3614 KB
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Approvals+Certificates: VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

Statements of complianceCertificate No.File TypeFile Size
EU-Declaration of conformity / EU-KonformitätserklärungDOC-0473CPDF184 KB
Certificates
EU Pepperl+FuchsPF08CERT1244PDF503 KB
US CA UL General PurposeE87056LINK---

Associated Products: VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

Accessories

Female connector, M12, 5-pin, field attachablefa

Mounting bracket with deviation mirror for distance measurement devicesfa
SSI bus cable, B-coded M12, 5-pin cablefa
Function grounding for LS610 / LS611 / VDM100 seriesfa
M12 protective cap set (connector + socket) for series LS610 / LS611fa
Mounting bracket for optical data couplerfa
Direct mounting set consisting of 4 x M4 threaded insertsfa
Mounting bracket for optical data coupler and distance measurement devicesfa
Reflective tapefa
Reflective tape 1000 mm x 1000 mmfa

Function: VDM100-50-SSI/G2/146

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