Opto-Electronics


Digital fibre-optic sensor

28 August 2019 Opto-Electronics

The DFS digital fibre-optic sensor series from Tri-Tronics is designed to provide reliable detection using plastic fibre-optic light guides.

The slim-line housing with protective lid will fit in a variety of small spaces.

The DFS is adjusted by a single push of a button, and eliminates guesswork on the part of the operator, with default settings that will work for most applications. The sensor is as simple or as complicated as the operator desires – if the application is a bit more complex, it can be adjusted in many configurations.

The device is optimised specifically for plastic optical fibres, and features a digital OLED display to precisely monitor applications. Functionality includes simple auto-set or application-specific teaching adjustment, manual fine-tuning, and an intuitive on-screen menu. It is available with a visible red or infrared sensing beam.

Anti-crosstalk technology allows up to eight sensors to be linked together without unwanted overlapping signals between communication channels. A snap-lock mechanism holds the fibres securely with no special tools – simply move the locking mechanism forward to open, insert the fibres, and then slide it back down to create a secure connection.



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