Photoelectric sensors

The cost-effective detection solution

Your Benefits

  • The simple and convenient sensor solution for reliable presence detection
  • Cost-effective detection: Optimum optical performance in miniature format delivering outstanding value for money
  • Minimum downtimes: Simple design means there is no chance of the sensor being adjusted inadvertently
  • Flexible in application: Thanks to numerous housing and mounting options, the Z18 SimpleSense can be integrated into all kinds of application environments, including where space is at a premium
  • High compatibility: Programmable switching output for easy integration into existing plants
  • Low installation costs thanks to quick and easy mounting


The cost-effective detection solution

The Z18 SimpleSense sensors are the ideal detection solution for standard applications at close range. With a wide range of housing options, mounting options, and sensor principles, the hybrid photoelectric sensors are suitable for all kinds of detection environments. The sensors are easy to mount and can also be integrated into existing plants and systems without any problems – including where space is at a premium – thanks to their miniature format. This combination of outstanding performance with maximum cost-effectiveness makes the Z18 SimpleSense sensors the ideal solution wherever reliable presence detection is required.

At a glance
  • Modern OES4 ASIC technology for excellent optical performance and ambient light immunity
  • Housing formats: Cylindrical (with M18 thread), cuboid, and hybrid
  • Wide range of mounting options
  • Programmable switching outputs
  • No protection class II power supply unit required


Technical overview

  • Technical data overview

    Technical data overview

    Dimensions (W x H x D)

    13.6 mm x 34.8 mm x 21.9 mm

    13.6 mm x 42.9 mm x 33.3 mm

    13.6 mm x 40.8 mm x 33.3 mm

    13.6 mm x 44.2 mm x 33.3 mm

    13.6 mm x 31 mm x 22.4 mm

    23.3 mm x 24 mm x 26 mm

    14.4 mm x 20.5 mm x 23 mm

    13.6 mm x 34.8 mm x 23 mm

    13.6 mm x 45.1 mm x 31.7 mm

    24 mm x 42.6 mm x 33.3 mm

    24 mm x 44.7 mm x 33.3 mm

    13.6 mm x 41.7 mm x 31.7 mm

    Sensing range max.

    0 m ... 17 m

    0 m ... 22 m

    0 m ... 5 m 1)

    0 m ... 6.3 m 1)

    0 mm ... 700 mm 2)

    5 mm ... 50 mm 2)

    5 mm ... 100 mm 2)

    5 mm ... 150 mm 2)

    Light sourceLED / PinPoint LED
    Type of lightInfrared light / visible red light
    Enclosure ratingIP67
    Housing materialPlastic ABS
    • 1) Reflector PL80A.
    • 2) Object with 90 % reflectance (referred to standard white, DIN 5033).
All technical data can be found accompanying the individual product