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SM Series Photoelectric Sensors

Product Announcement from Eaton Corporation - Sensors

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The Cutler-Hammer SM Series from Eaton Corporation provides high performance and ease of use in an economical, compact package.

TargetLock(TM) allows you to optimize the performance of your sensor in just a few easy steps. A sensor can have the greatest performance in the world, but if it is slightly misaligned or the target is positioned at the wrong range, you will have reliability problems sooner or later. TargetLock not only simplifies sensor setup but visually confirms your sensor is positioned to operate with the highest possible reliability. In addition, TargetLock provides diagnostic information during use to inform you of impending problems before they result in equipment downtime.

No sensor is easier to use. The SM Series includes many other features that simplify use. Visible sensing beams on all models show you exactly where the sensors are pointing. The durable housing features multiple mounting options to easily fit on your equipment in the tightest of spaces. Full protection from overvoltage, reverse polarity and short circuits reduces the chance of damage. Bright 360-degree LED indicators clearly show sensor status.


- Highly visible LED indicators for power, output and TargetLock

- TargetLock simplifies setup and ensures the sensor operates at the highest level of reliability possible

- Perfect Prox(R) background rejection models sense different colored targets at the same range and ignore objects in the background

- AC/DC models operate on either 18 to 264V AC or 18 to 50V DC

- DC-only models feature both NPN and PNP outputs

- Visible beam on all models let you see exactly where the sensor is pointing

- Compact size to fit in tight spaces

- Multiple mounting options including industry standard 18 mm threads

- Reverse polarity, overload and short circuit protection

- Full family includes thru-beam, polarized reflect, diffuse reflective and Perfect Prox background rejection


- Packaging machines

- Conveyors and other material handling equipment

- Food processing equipment

- Assembly machines

- Pharmaceutical machines

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