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Standard BGS TypeBGS series


Highly balanced BGS standard

  • Spot light can be clearly seen thanks to the high brightness emitting LED
  • Effective against workpiece tilting
  • M8 connector types are also available
BGS series


Type Shape Sensing distance
(Adjustable distance range shown in parentheses)
(Models in parentheses are connector types)
NPN type PNP type
BGS-20N -

•For the connector type, please purchase an optional JCN series cable.


Type Short-range Mid-range
Model Cable type BGS-10N BGS-20N BGS-30N
Connector type BGS-10CN - BGS-30CN
White paper 0 to 100 mm 0 to 180 mm 0 to 300 mm
Gray paper 10 to 100 mm 10 to 150 mm 20 to 300 mm
Black paper 15 to 80 mm 15 to 100 mm 30 to 250 mm
Light source Red LED
Response time 2 ms or less
Repeat accuracy Light axis direction: 0.3 mm
Vertical direction: 0.3 mm
Light axis direction: 1.5 mm
Vertical direction: 0.5 mm
Light axis direction: 1.5 mm
Vertical direction: 0.5 mm
Hysteresis 5% or less
Distance adjustment 2-turn potentiometer
Indicators Light receiving indicator (red)
Control output NPN/PNP type open collector Max. 100 mA/30 VDC
Output mode Light ON / Dark ON switched by wiring
Connection type Cable type: Cable length: 2 m ø3.8 mm / Connector type: M8, 4-pin
Insulation resistance 20 MΩ or more (with 500 VDC)
Rating Supply voltage 10 to 30 VDC, including 10% ripple (p-p)
Current consumption 25 mA or less
Applicable regulations EMC directive (2004/108/EC)
Applicable standards EN 60947-5-2
Company standards Noise resistance: Feilen Level 4 cleared
Ambient temperature/humidity -25 to +55℃ (no freezing) / 35 to 85% RH (no condensation)
Ambient illuminance Sunlight: 10,000 lx Incandescent lamp: 3,000 lx
Vibration resistance 10 to 55 Hz; double amplitude 1.5 mm;
2 hours in each of the X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistance Approx. 50 G (500 m/s2),
3 times in each of the X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC standard, IP67
Material Housing: ABS (glass fiber filled, fire resistant),
Front cover: Polycarbonate
Weight without cable Approx. 20 g
Included accessories Mounting bracket: BEF-W190

•Specifications are subject to change without prior notice for product improvement purposes.

Distance adjustment