Product Category

Picking Sensor


Compact, Resistant to Mutual Interference, and Ideal for Picking a Variety of Parts

Sensing method



F3W-D052A (P) *1

F3W-D052B (P) *1

Sensing distance

3 m, switchable between LONG mode (1 to 3 m) and SHORT mode: (0.05 to 1 m),
 factory-set to SHORT mode.

Beam gap

25 mm

Number of beams


Sensing width

100 mm

Standard sensing object

Opaque, 35 mm dia. min.

Light source
 (emission wavelength)

Infrared LED (860 nm)

Power supply voltage

12 to 24 VDC±10% (ripple (p-p): 10% max.)

Power consumption

Emitter: 0.6 W max., Receiver: 0.7 W max.

Control output

NPN open collector with 100 mA max. at 30 VDC
 NPN open collector output type
 Dark-ON or Light-ON (selectable)

Picking instruction
 indicator input

Open collector with relay or transistor input
 Indicator ON: Input voltage of 0 to 2 V
 Indicator OFF: Open (with leakage current of 0.1 mA max.)

Protection circuits

Reverse-connection protection, output short protection, and mutual
 interference prevention function (set with frequency switch)

Response time

Operate/Reset: 10 ms max.



Operation indicator (orange), stability indicator (green), and 6 picking indicators
 UNI-WIRE Direct Connection Models: Transmission indicator (orange) *2


Power indicator (green), different frequency indicator (green), and 6 picking
 indicators (orange),
 UNI-WIRE Direct Connection Models: Transmission indicator (orange) *2

Ambient temperature

Operating: -10° to 55°C, Storage: -25° to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)

Ambient humidity

35% to 85% (with no condensation)

Insulation resistance

20 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC)

Dielectric strength

1,000 VAC 50/60 Hz for 1 min

Vibration resistance (destruction)

10 to 50 Hz, 1.5-mm double-amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y and Z directions

Shock resistance (destruction)

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

Degree of protection

IEC60529: IP62 (with the operation cover closed)

Connection method

 Standard cable length: 5 m *3

Pre-wired connector
 (M12 5-pin connector)
 Standard cable length: 2 m *3

Weight (packed state)

Approx. 360 g

Approx. 230 g


 indicator windows

ABS resin


Acrylic resin

Operation cover

Nylon (PA6)


Instruction manual

*1. The F3W-D052[]P Emitters are provided with the external picking indicator output line shown in the following table. 


F3W-D052AP, F3W-D052BP

Connection method

Pre-wired (standard cable length: 300 mm)

Electrical specifications

Output current: 50 mA max.
 Output voltage: Fixed at Sensor power supply voltage

2. The transmission indicator indicates bus transmission status.
 3. The following cable lengths are also available.
        F3W-D052A (P): 2 m, 7 m
        F3W-D052B : 1 m, 3.5 m