Amplifier Built-in TypeZ-L Series


IIndustry standard sized
laser sensors with built-in amplifiers

  • Same low cost as LED light source types
  • Laser class 1 for through-beam type
  • Outstanding environmental resistance
Z-L Series


Type Shape Sensing distance
(Adjustable distance range shown in parentheses)
Light source Model
(Models in parentheses are connector types)
NPN type PNP type
Laser Through-beam
Class 1
Laser Retro-reflective
Class 2
Laser Diffuse-reflective
Class 2
Laser BGS
Class 1 laser BGS-ZL10N

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


Type Through-beam type Retro-reflective type Diffuse-reflective type
Model NPN Cable type ZT-L3000N ZR-L1000N ZD-L40N
Connector type ZT-L3000CN ZR-L1000CN ZD-L40CN
PNP Cable type ZT-L3000P ZR-L1000P ZD-L40P
Connector type ZT-L3000CP ZR-L1000CP ZD-L40CP
Sensing distance 30 m 0.2 to 10 m*1 400 mm*2
Light source Red semiconductor laser
Class 1 (IEC/JIS) *3
Wavelength: 650 nm,
Maximum output: 390 μW
Red semiconductor laser
Class 2 (IEC/JIS) *3
Wavelength: 650 nm, Maximum output: 3 mW
Spot size
(at focal distance)
Approx. ø2 mm*4
Distance: 2 m (at ordinal temperatures)
Approx. ø2.5 mm*4
Distance: 2 m (at ordinal temperatures)
Approx. ø2 mm*4
Distance: 400 mm (at ordinal temperatures)
Response time 250 μs or less
Hysteresis - 20%
Distance adjustment 1-turn potentiometer
Indicators Output indicator (orange LED), Laser emission indicator
(green LED: stability indicator for through-beam type receiver)
Control output NPN/PNP type Open collector Max. 100 mA/30 VDC
Output mode Light ON / Dark ON selection switch
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 Emitter: 15 mA or less
Receiver: 15 mA or less
20 mA or less
Applicable regulations EMC directive (2004/108/EC) / FDA regulations (21 CFR 1040.10)
Applicable standards EN 60947-5-2
Company standards Noise resistance: Feilen Level 3 cleared
Ambient temperature/humidity -10 to +50℃ (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 IP67
Material Housing: ABS (glassfiber reinforced), Front cover: PMMA
Weight without cable Approx. 20 g Approx. 10 g
Included accessories Mounting bracket: BEF-W100-B*5 Mounting bracket: BEF-W100-B*5
Reflector: P250F
Mounting bracket: BEF-W100-B*5

*1. With P250F reflector *2. 100 mm ☓ 100 mm white paper *3. Classified as class II in the US FDA standards
*4. 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.
*5. Mounting bracket BEF-W100-A is included with the connector type.
• Specifications are subject to change without prior notice for product improvement purposes.