Analog Proximity Sensor M8, Voltage Output - DW-AD-509-M8

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Contrinex Analog proximity sensor M8, Voltage output DW-AD-509-M8

Quasi-embeddable, Cable type connection, 0 to 4 mm sensing distance

Are you looking for a reliable and accurate way to detect objects in close proximity? Then DW-AD-509-M8 analog proximity sensor is the perfect solution for you! With an operating range of 0...4 mm, switching frequency up to 1600 Hz, supply voltage from 10...30V, IP67 enclosure rating, and a temperature range from -25...+70°C, DW-AD-509-M8 ensure that you get precise readings with every use. It's easy to install too – simply mount it quasi-embedded into your desired surface. Get DW-AD-509-M8 today and take your sensing capabilities to the next level!

As a quick report, this inductive analog proximity sensor provides:

  • an impressive operating range of 0...4 mm, making it perfect for both short and long-distance sensing needs.
  • robust voltage supply from 10...30V, allowing you to use it in a wide variety of applications and environments.
  • switching frequency of up to 1600 Hz, ensuring accurate readings every time.
  • a durable chrome-plated brass casing with an IP67 enclosure rating for enhanced protection against dust, dirt, water, and other external elements.
  • temperature range of -25 to +70°C so you can use it in any weather conditions without worrying about its performance.
  • 45mm mounting height and 2 m 3 wire PUR connection which makes installation quick and easy.


DW-AD-509-M8's body is constructed with a robust and reliable chrome-plated brass material, which provides superior protection against corrosion and wear. This solid housing is certified with an IP67 ingress protection rating, meaning that it is sealed from dust, dirt, water and other external elements. The combination of its tough construction and certified ingress protection rating make DW-AD-509-M8 the perfect choice for any sensing needs.


DW-AD-509-M8's electrical connection and cable provide a reliable link between the sensor and its power source. Its three-wire PUR connection is designed to be highly resistant against wear, tear, temperature fluctuations and moisture, making DW-AD-509-M8 suitable for use in most environments. Furthermore, DW-AD-509-M8 comes with a 2 m cable length that provides plenty of space for flexibility and versatility during installation. To ensure maximum safety, DW-AD-509-M8 also features an advanced shielding technology that prevents any unwanted electromagnetic radiation from interfering with its readings. With DW-AD-509-M8's reliable electrical connection and cable, you can rest assured knowing you have the most accurate sensing results for the toughest conditions!

Sensing specifications

DW-AD-509-M8's sensing side size is 8 mm, making it one of the most compact analog proximity sensors available on the market. With its small size, it can be used in tight spaces and situations where space is at a premium. But don't let its small dimensions fool you - DW-AD-509-M8 still provides an impressive operating range of 0...4 mm, meaning that you can detect objects from very close distances. Additionally, it has an incredibly high switching frequency of up to 1600 Hz, which ensures that you get accurate readings every time. If you're looking for reliable object detection in tight spaces, DW-AD-509-M8 will provide the perfect solution!

Control output

DW-AD-509-M8's output signal is an analog voltage. This output has a wide operating range of 0 to 10V and its polarity will change depending on the presence or absence of an object. Additionally, DW-AD-509-M8 is capable of providing very precise readings with its high switching frequency of up to 1600 Hz, allowing for intricate control over any application. With its wide range of features, DW-AD-509-M8's analog voltage output ensures that you get the most accurate sensing results every time!


DW-AD-509-M8 is designed to handle extreme temperatures, with a range of -25 to +70°C, making it well-suited for a wide variety of applications and environments. This reliable temperature range ensures that DW-AD-509-M8 can perform reliably even in the most extreme weather conditions, so you can trust your readings without worrying about potential malfunctions. Moreover, its robust chrome-plated brass casing provides additional protection against harsh temperatures, keeping it operating at peak performance for years to come.


  • Tool selection automated production lines
  • Robotic position-sensing
  • Control of micro-mechanisms

Series Information

Analog Proximity sensors

Engineers needing a reliable, repeatable, highly accurate means of measuring the position of a target object should look no further than Contrinex ANALOG OUTPUT inductive sensors. Best-in-class temperature stability and a measurement range of zero to 40mm make the Contrinex analog sensor range ideally suited for measuring linear, angular and rotational position. With detection accuracy in the micron range and the best long-range sensing capability on the market, Contrinex analog sensors offer world-class performance with an attractive total cost of ownership.

Analog Sensors Main features

  • Excellent repeat accuracy and resolution
  • Best-in-class temperature stability
  • Very long sensing ranges up to 40mm

About Contrinex proximity sensor

Contrinex is a leading manufacturer of sensors for factory automation. The Swiss company has a unique and innovative range of products whose features far surpass those of standard sensors. This company represents 14 proximity sensor series:

  • Basic
  • Miniature
  • Extreme
  • Analog output
  • 2-wire
  • Extra Pressure up to 200 bar
  • High Pressure up to 1000 bar peak
  • Extra Temperature up to 120°C
  • High Temperature up to 230°C
  • Weld-immune
  • Chip-immune
  • Double-Sheet
  • Maritime
  • Washdown

Contrinex products are mainly used in:

  • Automotive industry
  • Filling machines
  • Food/Beverage industry
  • Green Energy and Environment
  • Logistics
  • Machine Tools
  • Mobile equipment
  • Packaging industry
  • Robotics
  • Special purpose machines
  • Textile Industry


In case you're curious to get more details, simply click to download the analog proximity sensor DW-AD-509-M8 datasheet.
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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty.
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Additional Information

Rated operational Distance:
Housing size [mm]:
Standard output
Operating pressure [bar]:
≤ 1 bar
Standard Target:
Repeat Accuracy (According to IEC 60947-5-2):
0.3mm (UB=20…30 VDC, TA= 23◦C ± 5◦C)
Repeat Accuracy (TA:
Constant Resolution)=± 0.01mm ≤1µm
Supply voltage range UB:
Max ripple content:
≤20% UB
Output voltage at A1 S:
0mm. S=5mm. S=10mm. S>10mm.=0V/-0+0.2V (23◦C). +2.6V/±0.2V (23◦C). +5V/±0.2V (23◦C). +5…7V/±0.2V (23◦C)
Load at output voltage A1:
No-load supply current:
1600Hz (-3dB at S=2mm)
Time delay before availability:
Ambient temperature range TA:
Temperature drift of St:
≤±5%(0…+70◦C) ≤±10%(-25…0◦C)
Short circuit protection:
Voltage reversal protection:
Shocks and vibrations:
IEC 60947-5-2 / 7.4
Cable length:
300m Max
50g/ 25g (S12)/ 20g (S8)
Degree of protection:
EMC protection::
IEC 60947-5-2 (
Level 2
Level 3
Level 2
Housing material:
Cr-Plated brass
Sensing face material:
Connecting cable(other lengths on request):
PUR 3x0.14mm2/ 72x0.05mmØ 2m
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