Light Curtain 48 Optical Axes, PNP Open Collector - BW20-48P

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  • Light Curtain 48 Optical Axes, PNP Open Collector - BW20-48P
  • Light Curtain PNP Open Collector - BW20-48P



BW series from Autonics is a range of area sensors with a variety of 22 types of products. BW20-48P from Autonics is an Area Sensor with polarity PNP (open collector output). 32pcs and 20mm optical axis pitch, 620mm sensing height and operating voltage of 12-24VDC.

BW20-48P from Autonics comes with the following properties:

  • Long sensing distance up to 7M.
  • 22 types of products.

(Optical axis: 20/40mm. Sensing height: 120~940mm)

  • Increased sensing stability by minimizing the non-sensing area.
  • Easy identification of the side, front and long-distance with high luminance twin operation indicators.
  • Includes self-diagnosis function, mutual interference prevention function, external diagnosis function.
  • Polished design and slim size (W 28.6 x H 22.6 x L □mm).
  • IP65 rated waterproof structure (IEC standard).


Brand Information

Autonics is one of the giant names in dealing with sensors and controllers. Autonics is offering more than 5000 products for fulfilling the engineering needs. They are responsible for the development of thousands of automation products which are marketed worldwide. include various sensors, controllers, motion devices, measuring equipment, laser marking systems and others.

Autonics is one of the trademarks for quality and better performance when it comes to quality and better performance. There is a huge line of sensors associated with this company which includes Built-in amplifier sensors, Ultra-compact type, Compact type, Built-in power supply sensors, U-shaped sensors, Photomicro sensors, Cylindrical sensors, level sensors, Color mark sensors, Door sensors, Door-side sensors, Fiber Optic Sensors.

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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty
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Additional Information

Sensing type:
Transmitted beam type
Sensing Distance:
Sensing target:
Opaque materials of min. Ø 30mm
Setting distance:
Optical axis patch:
20 mm
No. of optical axis:
Sensing width:
140~940 mm
Residual Voltage:
Max 1.5
Power supply:
12-24VDC ±10% (Ripple P-P: Max 10%)
Protection circuit:
Reverse polarity protection
Current consumption:
Emitter: max. 80mA. Receiver: max 80mA
Control output:
NPN open collector output : Load voltage: max. 30VDC. Load current: max. 100mA. Residual voltage: max. 1VDC
PNP open collector output: Load current: max. 100mA. Output voltage: min (power supply-2.5) VDC
Operation mode:
Light ON only
Short circuit protection:
Response time:
Max. 12ms
Light source:
Infrared LED (850mm modulated)
Synchronization type:
Timing method by synchronous line
Ambient light monitoring. Emitter/Receiver light circuits monitoring. Output circuit monitoring
Interference protection:
Interference protection by master/slave function
Ambient temperature:
-10~+55◦C (at non-freezing status)
Storage temperature:
Ambient humidity:
35~85 RH
Storage humidity:
35~85 RH
Ambient illumination:
Sunlight: max. 10,000Ꙇx.Incandescent lamp: max. 3000Ꙇx
Noise strength:
The square wave noise by noise simulator (Voltage ±240V. period 10ms. Pulse width 1µs)
Dielectric strength:
1000VAC 50/60 Hz for 1 min
Insulation resistance:
Min 20MΩ (500VDC mega)
1.5mm amplitude at a frequency of 10~55Hz in each of X, Y, Z directions for 2 hours
500m/s2 (50G) in X, Y, Z directions for 3 times
IP65 (IEC standard)
Body: Aluminum. Front cover, Lens: Acrylic
Bracket A: 4EA. Bracket B: 4EA. Bolt: 8EA
Unit weight:
Approx. 1.4Kg (For 48 optical axis)
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