Two configuration methods are available with the new Balluff background suppression BOS 08E sensor family from Manufacturers Automation. The built-in potentiometer allows users to set the detection range from 7 to 30 mm.
The Manufacturers Automation IO-Link version offers more advantages such as setting the range, hysteresis, and switching modes.
Features include a focused bright light spot for easy setup, parameterization with IO-Link and a rugged, IP67 stainless steel housing. The ambient temperature range is from -5º to 55ºC.