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HOKUYO FC-51C Sensing Distance Is 50mm U-shaped Photo Sensor

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SOKUIKI sensor for intelligent robots
  • FC-51C
  • Hokuyo


HOKUYO FC-51C Sensing distance is 50mm U-shaped photo sensor  


    • Any adjustments are not required

    • Sensing distance 50mm

    • Light weight with plastic case

    • High response time and repeatability


Kind Through-beam type
Model No. FC-51C
Power source 12 to 24VDC(+10%, -10%, Ripple 5% or less)
Current consumption 20mA or less
Light source Infra-red LED
Distance between projector and receiver 50mm(fixed)
Detectable objects Opaque object with φ5mm or more
Operating mode Changeover by control wire(Pink)
Light-ON : Connected to +V side(Brown), 
Dark-ON : Connected to 0V side(Blue)
Control output NPN transistor/open-collector output, Allowable load voltage : 33V or less, Allowable load current : 100mA or less, Residual voltage : 0.5V or less
Response time 1msec or less
Repeatability ±0.2mm
LED Operating lamp : red LED(Lights up when light-entering)
Connection Cable type(3m long*1, 0.3mm2 )
Ambient illuminance Incandescent lamp : 10,000lx or less
Ambient temperature/humidity  -10 degrees C to +55 degrees C, 45 to 85%RH
Insulation resistance 20MΩ or more(500V megger)
Withstand voltage 1,000VAC/min. 50/60Hz
Vibration resistance Double amplitude 1.5mm, 10 to 55Hz, Each 2 hour in X, Y and Z directions
Impact resistance 198m/s2, Each 3 time in X, Y and Z directions
Protective structure IP52(IEC standard)*2
Case materials PBT resin
Weight Approx. 200g