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Capacitive Proximity Sensor - 8mm

ID: PRX4000_0

This capacitive sensor will switch when it detects human touch, metal, or other capacitance changes within 8mm.

$20.00

Quantity Available: 15

Qty Price
5 $19.20
10 $18.40

This capacitive proximity sensor is used for non-contact detection of objects moving within its range. Capacitive sensors can be triggered by a wide variety of materials: metals, human touch, water, or essentially any object with a dielectric constant different than air.

Note: The detecting distance will vary depending on the shape, thickness and type of material being detected.

Features

  • Detects capacitive changes up to 8mm away
  • Adjustable sensitivity
  • LED indicator lights up when triggered
  • Includes mounting nuts and washers

Sensor Adapter

This sensor requires a 10-30V power supply and outputs 5V when the sensor is triggered. The easiest way to use this sensor is to connect it to the Versatile Input Phidget, a device that can interface a wide variety of sensor types.

To connect the sensor, connect the wires as follows:

Function SensorDAQ1400
Power Brown 12V/24V
Ground Blue Gnd
Data Black Digital
Functional
Product Board Properties
Part Number Price Controlled By
DAQ1400_0
Versatile Input Phidget
$20.00 VINT

Product Specifications

Sensor Properties
Manufacturer Part Number MC18-08NK-Z
Controlled By Digital Input (5V)
Sensor Type Proximity (Capacitive)
Detecting Distance Max 8 mm
Detecting Distance Min 1 mm
Sensor Output Switch Type Normally Open
Detection Hysteresis Min 1 %
Detection Hysteresis Max 20 %
Electrical Properties
Supply Voltage Min 10 V DC
Supply Voltage Max 30 V DC
Current Consumption Max 15 mA
Protection Circuitry Reverse Polarity
Physical Properties
Cable Length 2 m
Material Nickel-plated Brass
Operating Indicator Red LED
IP Rating IP67
Length 60 mm
Diameter 17 mm
Operating Temperature Min (Non-condensing) -25 °C
Operating Temperature Max 70 °C
Operating Humidity Min 35 %RH
Operating Humidity Max 95 %RH
Customs Information
Canadian HS Export Code 8536.50.00
American HTS Import Code 8536.50.90.65
Country of Origin CN (China)

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Part Number Price Controlled By Sensor Type Detecting Distance Max
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$30.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Capacitive) 15 mm
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Inductive Proximity Sensor - 5mm
$10.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Inductive) 5 mm
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Inductive Proximity Sensor - 8mm
$15.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Inductive) 8 mm
PRX4200_0
Magnetic Proximity Sensor - 10mm
$15.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Magnetic) 10 mm
PRX4300_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 15mm
$20.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 15 mm
PRX4301_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 30mm
$22.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 30 mm
PRX4302_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 50mm
$24.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 50 mm
PRX4310_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 5m
$26.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 5 m
PRX4311_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 10m
$30.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 10 m
PRX4312_0
IR Beam Break Proximity Sensor - 15m
$32.00 Digital Input (5V) Through-Beam (Infrared) 15 m
PRX4320_0
IR Reflective Proximity Sensor - 2m
$20.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Infrared) 2 m
PRX4330_0
Diffuse IR Proximity Sensor - 80cm
$24.00 Digital Input (5V) Proximity (Infrared) 800 mm