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Photo Cell

Safety Sensor


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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION: The Omron E3K photo eye uses the retro reflective detection method to protect an automatic gate operator from coming into contact with foreign objects.

The Omron E3K  Photocell is a preferred photo beam sensor as wires do not need run to both sides of the driveway. Wires from the door or gate operator only need run to sensor side of drive.

The Omron E3K Photocell  is sold as a kit which includes photo eye sensor, universal mounting bracket, and 3″ reflector. Use for safeguarding automated gates, overhead doors, and/or as a sensor.

The Omron E3K is well known for reliability and ease of installation.
• Complies with UL 325 Standard.
• The E3K photo eye and reflector are mounted in line of sight at a distance of up to 32.8 feet.
• Easy-to-wire terminal strip, compatible with most gate operators.
• When the infrared beam is broken the E3K produces detection signal.
• Adjustable potentiometer
• Plastic case to protect the photo eye from the weather.
• Sold as a kit.
• Range: Up to 40′
• Power: 42 – 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 24 – 240 VDC
• Power Consumption: 10 VA max.
• Light Source: Pulse modulated infrared LED
• Indicators: Light incident (red LED), Output Stability (green LED), Output Operation (yellow LED)
• Relay Contacts: DPDT 10A Relay Outputs
• Dimensions: 7.4″ High x 3.5″ Wide x 2.5″ Deep
• Weight: 650 g, 22.9oz.
• Housing: UL and CSA Type 1, 4, 4X, 12 and 13 Rating
• Connections: Conduit 1/4-14 NPT; Plated steel screw terminals
• Ambient Temperature: Operating: -25° to 55° Celsius (-13° to 131°F)



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Weight 3 lbs

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