Product Category

Long-distance Through-beam Photomicrosensor

EE-SPW311 / 411

Through-beam Photomicrosensor with a sensing distance as long as 1 m.


EE-SPW311, EE-SPW411

Sensing distance

1 m

Sensing object

Opaque: 5 mm dia. min.

Directional angle

5 to 20 °

Light source

GaAs infrared LED (pulse lighting) with a peak wavelength of 940 nm

Indicator *1

Light indicator (red)

Supply voltage

5 ( -5%) to 24 (+10%) VDC, ripple (p-p): 5% max.

Current consumption

Emitter: 20 mA max., Receiver: 20 mA max.

Control output

NPN open collector:
 Load power supply voltage: 5 to 24 VDC
 Load current: 100 mA max.
 OFF current: 0.5 mA max.
 100 mA load current with a residual voltage of 0.8 V max.
 10 mA load current with a residual voltage of 0.4 V max.

Response frequency *2

100 Hz min.

Ambient illumination

3,000 lx max. with incandescent light on the surface of the receiver

Ambient temperature

Operating: - 10 to +55 ° C
 Storage: - 25 to +65 ° C

Ambient humidity range

Operating: 5% to 85%
 Storage: 5% to 95%

Vibration resistance

Destruction: 200 to 2,000 Hz (peak acceleration: 100 m/s2)
 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 h (4-min periods) each in X, Y, and Z directions

Shock resistance

Destruction: 500 m/s2 for 3 times each in X, Y, and Z directions

Degree of protection


Connecting method

Special connector (soldering not possible)

Weight (packaged)

Approx. 8.8 g



Polybutylene phthalate (PBT)




EE-1006L/D Connectors with Cables, Instruction Manual

1. The indicator is a GaP red LED (peak wavelength: 700 nm).
 2. The response frequency was measured by detecting the following rotating disk.