Short-Range Background Suppression Sensors

Bulletin 42BA Short-range Background Suppression Sensors offer high background suppression performance at sensing ranges up to 200 mm (8 in.). This type of sensing capability is desirable in applications where a shiny background is present or where there is no easy access for using a reflector.

Bulletin 42BA Short-Range Background Suppression Photoelectric Sensors
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Features

  • Short-range background suppression diffuse sensing mode
  • Adjustable range settings
  • Compact housing style
  • Highly visible status indicators
  • NPN or PNP output models
  • Diagnostic output
  • Short-circuit protected outputs
  • 2 m cable connection

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Specifications

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Bulletin 42BA Miniature Rectangular Sensor Installation Instructions42BA-IN001

Certifications

  • CE Marked for all applicable directives
  • CSA Certified
  • UL Listed

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Product Certifications

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Documentation

TitleNumberDownload
Bulletin 42BA Miniature Rectangular Sensor Installation Instructions42BA-IN001
Presence Sensing BrochureSENSOR-BR001
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Applications

Typical applications for the Bulletin 42BA Short-range Background Suppression Sensors include:

  • Material handling
  • Packaging
  • Food processing
  • Transportation

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