Long range distance sensors

Your Benefits

  • Fast measurement cycles offer optimized integration into control loops for increased productivity
  • Red laser light as well as adjustable mounting brackets (optional accessory) enable fast and easy alignment, ensuring cost-effective installation
  • Multi-point self checks provide maintenance and replacement warnings increasing overall system throughput
  • Rugged metal housing as well as cooling accessories and heated device variants deliver high operating reserve in harsh ambient conditions
  • User-friendly display with easy menu navigation ensures fast and cost-effective commissioning
  • Multiple serial fieldbus interfaces deliver high flexibility in application integration
  • Integrated speed monitoring for additional process reliability
  • Very high accuracy and reproducibility for maximum system throughput


The DME5000 is a reflector-based high-performance distance sensor that provides a high degree of accuracy and repeatability, along with exceptionally quick response times. It has a range of up to 300 m. State-of-the-art, dynamic and accurate measurement; multifunctional switching outputs and inputs for standby, preset, maintenance and other system functions are some of the key features this sensor has to offer.

At a glance
  • Measurement range from 0.15 m to 300 m
  • Very fast measurement cycles
  • Highest accuracy, repeatability and system availability
  • Illuminated LC display with diagnostic information
  • Visible red light and bracket with springs for alignment
  • Variety of interfaces: SSI, RS-422, PROFIBUS, HIPERFACE, DeviceNet


Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Measuring range0.15 m ... 300 m, on “diamond grade” reflective tape

    0.5 mm

    1 mm

    2 mm

    Output time0.2 ms ... 2 ms

    ± 2 mm

    ± 3 mm

    ± 5 mm

    Serial✔ , RS-422
    Ambient temperature, operation–40 °C ... +75 °C, operation with cooling case, operation with heating
    Light sourceLaser, red
    Type of lightVisible red light
    Laser class2 (IEC 60825-1:2014)
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product