P603 Inductive Large Angle Tilt Sensor

Position feedback for industrial and scientific applications

Tilt

This sensor at a glance

Available in any measurement angle from 15 to 160°

Longer operating life than a potentiometer

Fast delivery options available

Body Diameter: 35mm

Sensor Mounting: Flange

Fast settle time

Sealed to IP67

Independent Linearity/Hysteresis (combined error):
< ±0.25° up to 100°

Resolution: Infinite

Temperature range: -20°C to +85°C

The P603  is an affordable, durable, high-accuracy tilt sensor designed for industrial and scientific feedback applications. The P603, like all Positek sensors, is supplied with the output calibrated to the angle required by the customer, between 15 and 160 degrees. The sensor provides a linear output characteristic with angle of deflection. There is a machined registration mark to identify the calibrated mid point.

It is particularly suitable for OEMs seeking good sensor performance for arduous applications such as industrial machinery where cost is important.
Overall performance, repeatability and stability are outstanding over a wide temperature range. Electrical connections to the sensor are made via an industrial standard 4-pin M12 connector, with limited rotational capability to facilitate cable routing.

The sensor has a rugged stainless steel body and anodised aluminum mounting flange. The flange has two 4.5mm by 30 degree wide slots on a 48mm pitch to simplify mounting and position adjustment. The P603 offers a range of electrical options. Sealing is to IP67 and full EMC protection is built in.

Dimensions

Body Diameter
35mm
Body Length (to seal face)
44mm standard, 50mm buffered
For full mechanical details see drawing
Independent Linearity/Hysterisis
(combined error)
<±0.25°
Temperature Coefficient
<±0.01%/°C Gain & <±0.01%FS/°C Offset
Output Characteristics
See Graph
Response Time
250ms at 20°C typical
Damping Ratio
0.2:1 (0.6 nom at 25°C)
Resolution
Infinite
Noise

<0.02% FSO


Output Signal and Output Load

Output Signal
Output Load
0.5 to 4.5 V DC ratiometric
5k Ohms min
0.5 to 4.5 V DC
5k Ohms min
± 5V DC
5k Ohms min
± 10V DC
5k Ohms min
0.5 to 9.5 V DC
5k Ohms min
4 to 20mA (2 wire)
300 Ohms max at 24V
4 to 20mA (3 wire sink)
950 Ohms max at 24V
4 to 20mA (3 wire source)
300 Ohms max at 24V
Supply Current
12 mA Typical 20 mA max (voltage versions)


Temperature Limits

Operating
-20 to +85°C
Storage
-40 to +125°C


Other

EMC Susceptibility
EN 61000-6-2
EMC Radiated
EN 61000-6-3
Vibration
IEC 68-2-6: 10g
Shock
IEC 68-2-29: 40g
MTBF
350,000 hrs 40°C Gf
Sealing
IP67
Electrical Connections
Integral connector

Positek offers a range of options for its standard sensors. Each sensor is manufactured to suit each customer's preferences. If your requirement is outside the options given below, Positek can modify/ redesign a sensor to suit your specific requirement. Standard options are available as below:


Measurement Range

Factory set to any length from ±7.5° to ±80° in increments of 1°. For example, if your application requires 90° measurement, then Positek will manufacture the sensor specifically for this angular range. The sensor will measure 90° however will still rotate through 360°.


Electronic Options

Output Signal
Supply Input
Option Code
Standard


0.5V to 4.5V DC ratiometric
+5V DC nom. ±0.5V
A
Buffered


0.5V-4.5V DC
+24V DC nom. +9-28V
G
±0.5V DC
±15V DC nom. ±9-28VB
0.5-9.5V DC
+24V DC nom. +13-28V
C
±10V DC±15V DC nom. ±13.5-28VD
4-20mA (2 wire)
+24V DC nom. +18-28V
E
4-20mA (3 wire sink)
+24V DC nom. +13-28V
F
4-20mA (3 wire source)
+24V DC nom. +13-28V
H


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