Low Cost Fiber SensorBRF/BIF Series


Easy sensitivity adjustments without the use of tools

  • Easy to turn sensitivity adjustment potentiometer
  • Both standard and water detection types are available
BRF/BIF Series


Type Shape Light source Model (Models in parentheses are connector types)
NPN type PNP type
Water detection Infrared LED BIF-WN

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


Type Standard type Water detection type
Model NPN Cable type BRF-N BIF-WN
Connector type BRF-CN BIF-CWN
PNP Cable type BRF-P BIF-WP
Connector type BRF-CP BIF-CWP
Light source Red LED infrared LED (1.45 μm)
Response time 250 μs 1 ms
Distance adjustment 10-turn potentiometer
Indicators Output indicator (orange LED), stable indicator (green LED)
Control output NPN/PNP type open collector Max. 100 mA/30 VDC
Timer function OFF delay 40 ms fixed (can be released)
Output mode Light ON / Dark ON selectable
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 (with 12 VDC)
Applicable regulations EMC directive (2004/108/EC)
Applicable standards EN 60947-5-2
Company standards Noise resistance: Feilen Level 3 cleared
Environmental resistance 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, IP66
Material Housing: PBT cover: Polycarbonate
Weight without cable Cable type: Approx. 20 g / Connector type: Approx. 20 g
Included accessories Mounting bracket

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