Photo Sensor 3 m Sensing Distance, PNP, Cable Type - BPS3M-TDT-P

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Autonics L 7.5 mm Flat Photoelectric Sensor - BPS3M-TDT-P

PNP open collector, Cable type Connection, Dark ON


The Autonics photoelectric sensor BPS3M-TDT-P is Through-beam sensing type, comes in a rectangular shape, sensing distance of 3m, Response time of Max. 1ms and rectangular installation. The standard rectangular photo sensor can be used in diverse applications requiring non-contact detection of Opaque material.

As a quick report, this photoelectric sensor provides:

  • Through-beam sensing type
  • 3m sensing distance
  • Opaque material of min. Ø5mm sensing target
  • Infrared LED (850nm) Light source
  • 12-24 VDC ±10% (ripple P-P: max. 10%) power supply
  • PNP open collector control output
  • Operation mode: Dark ON
  • IP67 (IEC standard)


This Autonics photoelectric sensor's case is made of Polycarbonate, its bolt and nut are made of Steel chromium molybdenum.

The BPS3M-TDT-P features IP67 ingress protection.


The Autonics sensor BPS3M-TDT-P features standard cable type connection. This cable covers the sensor's 3 wires. It is Ø3mm in diameter and 2 meters in length.

Sensing specifications

The sensing target for this photoelectric sensor is Opaque material of min. Ø5mm. The maximum distance that this sensor can detect its standard sensing target is 3m. This so-called sensing distance differs from one sensing target to another, based on their material.

Control output

The BPS3M-TDT-P features PNP open collector control output. PNP stands for Positive-Negative-Positive transistors.


There are limitations in temperature and humidity in which BPS3M-TDT-P photoelectric sensor is used:

  • Storage temperature: -25 … 70°C
  • Storage humidity: 35 to 90%RH
  • Ambient temperature: -25 … 65°C
  • Ambient humidity: 35 to 85%RH

Environment resistance is rated at no freezing or condensation.


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Series Information

BPS Series

Flat Type Photoelectric Sensors

The Autonics BPS series compact photoelectric sensors are easy to install with a compact, thin and flat design. The through-beam type sensors have long sensing distances of up to 3 m and protection rating of IP67.

BPS Series Main features

  • Compact thin and flat design for easy installation
  • Long sensing distance up to 3m
  • IP67 protection structure (IEC standard)

About Autonics Photoelectric Sensors

"Autonics" is a leading provider of automation solutions from South Korea. Autonics products are trusted and adopted by engineers in various industrial applications and their technology is widely applied in day-to-day automation devices. This company represents 21 Photoelectric Sensors series:

  • BRQ Series: Cylindrical Photoelectric Sensors
  • BJ SeriesCompact High Performance Photoelectric Sensors
  • BJX Series: Compact Long Distance Photoelectric Sensors
  • BR(NARROW BEAM REFLECTIVE) Series: Cylindrical Photoelectric Sensors (Narrow Beam Reflective Type)
  • BTF Series: Ultra-Compact, Thin Type Photoelectric Sensors
  • BTS Series: Ultra-Compact, Slim Type Photoelectric Sensors
  • BL Series: Liquid Level Photoelectric Sensors
  • BJR Series: Oil-Resistant/Oil-Proof Photoelectric Sensors
  • BYD Series: Compact Photoelectric Sensors
  • BM Series: Economical General-Purpose Photoelectric Sensors
  • BH Series: Front/Side Mount Photoelectric Sensors
  • BJP Series: Photoelectric Sensors for PCB Detection
  • BUM Series: 4-Channel U-Shaped Photoelectric Sensors
  • BA Series: Diffuse Reflective Photoelectric Sensors with Long Sensing Distance
  • BMS Series: Side Sensing Type Photoelectric Sensors
  • BX Series: Universal AC/DC Photoelectric Sensors (Wire Terminal Type)
  • BUP Series: U-Shaped Photoelectric Sensors
  • BEN Series: Universal AC/DC Photoelectric Sensors
  • BPS Series: Flat Type Photoelectric Sensors
  • BY Series: Compact Photoelectric Sensors with Synchronous Detection
  • BC Series: Color Mark Sensors

Autonics Photoelectric Sensors are mainly used in:

  • Automotive industry
  • Packaging industry
  • Elevator Industry
  • Semiconductor/Display Industry
  • Machine Tools Industry
  • Plastics/Rubber Industry
  • Food/beverage Manufacturing
  • Logistics Industry


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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty
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Additional Information

Sensing type:
Through-beam type
Sensing distance:
Sensing target:
Opaque material of min. Ø5mm
Light source:
Infrared LED(850nm)
Response time:
Max. 1ms
Power supply:
12-24VDC ±10%(ripple P-P: max. 10%)
Current consumption:
Emitter/Receiver: Max. 20mA
Sensitivity adjustment:
Sensitivity adjuster
Operation mode:
Dark ON
Control output:
PNP open collector
Connection type:
Cable type(Ø3, 2m)
Environment_Ambient illumination:
Sunlight: Max. 11,000lx, Incandescent lamp: Max. 3,000lx (received illumination)
Environment_Ambient temperature:
-25 to 65℃, storage: -25 to 70℃
Protection structure:
IP67 Approval
Environment_Ambient humidity:
35 to 85% RH, storage: 35 to 90% RH
Case: Polycarbonate, Bolt: Steel chromium molybdenum, Nut: Steel chromium molybdenum
Approx. 66g
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