Photo Sensor M18, Light ON + Dark ON, Connector Type - LTS-1180-103

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Contrinex Photoelectric Proximity Switch M18 - LTS-1180-103

Glass window, S12 4p. Connector, Standard output, PNP


As a quick report, this photoelectric sensor provides: 

  • Long operating distance of 600 mm; setting range: 40 ... 600 mm
  • High switching frequency: 1000 Hz
  • Light source: LED, red 660 nm
  • Polarity and Mounting Type: PNP | Straight
  • Sensing range max.: 0
  • Window material: glass
  • Switching time: ≤ 0,5 msec
  • Sensitivity adjustment: 3/4-turn pot.


The photoelectric sensor LTS-1180-103 has housing size of M18 and the operating principle is Diffuse. This proximity switch has Chrome-plated brass housing material and has the enclosure rating IP 67. The interface is standard output (light-on/dark-on) with PNP polarity (normally open).


Connection of the LTS-1180-103 photoelectric proximity sensor is M12 4-pin.

Sensing specifications

The diameter of LTS-1180-103 sensing side is 18 mm and the operating range of this is 40 to 600 mm.

Control output

The output of this diffuse sensor is Light-on + Dark-on PNP with switching frequency of 1000 Hz and the supply voltage range for this proximity switch is 10 to 36 VDC.


Ambient operating temperature for LTS-1180-103 proximity switch is from -25 to +55°C and temperature drift is 0,5 % / °C.

Industries / applications:

  • Industrial automation lines
  • Elevators
  • Parking facilities
  • Logistics services
  • Semiconductor devices
  • Packaging machines
  • Construction areas

series Information

Photoelectric Proximity Switch

Contrinex is a leading manufacturer of sensors for factory automation with a unique and innovative range of products whose features far surpass those of standard sensors.

Photoelectric sensors use a beam of light to detect the presence or absence of an object. This technology is used to identify the size and contrast of an object. 4 kinds of general-purpose photoelectric sensor product lines are designed to ensure advanced technology performance combined with optic & electric technology and are widely applied in various fields of industry for its optimized functions, quality, application flexibility, and reliability while remaining strongly competitive with its price among the whole industry. Application areas of photoelectric sensors include industrial automation lines, elevators, parking facilities, logistics services, semiconductor devices, packaging machines, and construction areas.

Advantages of Contrinex Photoelectric Proximity Switch

  • Long operating distance of 600 mm; setting range: 40 ... 600 mm
  • High switching frequency: 1000 Hz
  • 2 built-in LEDs for output state and excess light indication. Additional 4-hole LED on connector models
  • Sensitivity adjustment by means of built-in potentiometer
  • Short and robust metal housing: 50 mm (cable) / 63.5 mm (connector)
  • Visible red light
  • Glass window


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Warranty Information

One Year Warranty.
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Additional Information

Operating range:
40...600 mm
Switching frequency max.:
1000 Hz
Supply voltage:
Light-on + Dark-on
Sensitivity adjustment:
3/4-turn pot.
M12 4-pin
Housing size [mm]:
Enclosure rating:
Housing material:
Chrome-plated brass
Temperature range:
Light source:
LED, red 660 nm
Standard output
Operating principle:
Sensing range max.:
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