Laser, Standard TypeBGS-ZL/BGS-Z Series


Laser type and high power narrow beam LED type BGS!

  • Types with sensing distances of 100 mm and 300 mm
  • Industry standard size
  • Highly accurate height difference detection through low hysteresis


Type Shape Sensing distance
(Adjustable distance range shown in
(Models in parentheses are connector types)
BGS Class 1 laser
High power
narrow beam LED

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


Type Short-range type (laser) Mid-range type (laser) Short-range type (LED) Mid-range type (LED)
Model NPN Cable type BGS-ZL10N BGS-ZL30N BGS-Z10N BGS-Z30N
Connector type BGS-ZL10CN BGS-ZL30CN BGS-Z10CN BGS-Z30CN
PNP Cable type BGS-ZL10P BGS-ZL30P BGS-Z10P BGS-Z30P
Connector type BGS-ZL10CP BGS-ZL30CP BGS-Z10CP BGS-Z30CP
Sensing distance 5 to 100 mm*1 10 to 300 mm*1 5 to 100 mm*1 10 to 300 mm*1
Adjustable distance range 20 to 100 mm*1 50 to 300 mm*1 20 to 100 mm*1 50 to 300 mm*1
Light source Red semiconductor laser Class 1 (IEC/JIS)*2
Wavelength: 650 nm, Maximum output: 3.5 mW
Spot size (focal length) Approx. ø1 mm*3
Distance: 100 mm
(at normal temperatures)
Approx. ø1.5 mm*3
Distance: 300 mm
(at normal temperatures)
Approx. ø10 mm
Distance: 100 mm
Approx. ø30 mm
Distance: 300 mm
Response time 250 μs or less 500 μs or less
Hysteresis 3% 5% 3% 5%
Distance adjustment 4-turn endless potentiometer
Indicators Output indicator (orange)
Laser emission indicator (green)
Output indicator (orange)
Stability indicator (green)
Control output NPN/PNP type open collector Max. 100 mA/30 VDC
Output mode Light ON / Dark ON selectable
Connection type Cable type: Cable length: 2 m ø3.8 mm / Connector type: M8, 4-pin
Rating Supply voltage 10 to 30 VDC, including 10% ripple (p-p)
Current consumption 30 mA or less
Applicable regulations EMC directive (2004/108/EC) /
FDA regulations (21 CFR 1040.10)
EMC directive (2004/108/EC)
Applicable standards EN 60947-5-2
Company standards Noise resistance: Feilen Level 3 cleared
Environmental resistance Ambient temperature/
-10 to +50℃ (no freezing)
35 to 85% RH (no condensation)
-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
Approx. 100 G (1000 m/s2);
3 times in each of the X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IP67
Material Housing: ABS (glass fiber filled), Front cover: PMMA
Weight without cable Approx. 10 g
Included accessories Mounting bracket: BEF-W100-B *4

*1. Using a 100 ☓ 100 mm white sheet of paper.
*2. Classified as Class II in the US FDA standards.
*3. Defined with center strength 1/e2 (13.5%). There may be light leakage outside of the specified spot size. The sensor may be affected when there is a highly reflective object close to the target area.
*4. Mounting bracket BEF-W100-A is included with the connector type.
• Specifications are subject to change without prior notice for product improvement purposes.