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NEW IDEC SA1E Convergent Sensors




When customers have an application needing a sensor that reliably detects smallprofile objects at close proximity, look no further than the new IDEC SA1E convergent (pinpoint) reflective photoelectric sensor!


Not only do these high-quality photoelectric sensors boast all the features of other sensors, but we can beat competitor pricing by 10 percent. Customers save, while your profit margin increases. Just compare us to other sensor manufacturers and experience the savings to your bottom line.


Convergent sensors focus the emitter and receiver to an exact point in front of the sensor making them ideal for sensing objects with a small profile, and at a short distance. They provide the most accurate and stable detection in a limited area where other sensing modes would fail. Adjustable sensing ranges from 5mm to 35mm enable the SA1E to quickly and precisely detect targets while ignoring the background. This means objects can be detected regardless of color or reflectivity.


SA1E sensors are available in two connection styles: 2m cable or M8 connector, and with a choice of NPN output, PNP output, light ON, and dark ON options. Housing dimensions are just 19.5mm x 10.8mm x 31.5mm. These switches are assembled in a fully-automated robotic process and are UL/c-UL listed, CE marked and IP67 rated.


With the addition of this new type of sensor, IDEC now offers six sensing methods for the SA1E family: background suppression, throughbeam, polarized, retroreflective, diffuse-reflective, small-beam reflective, and convergent-reflective.




  • NEW! Ideal for small-profile objects
  • NEW! Ideal for short distance sensing
  • NEW! Reliable detection regardless of color, refelectivity or background
  • Compact: 19.5mm x 10.8mm x 31.5mm
  • Cable or M8 connector
  • NPN or PNP outputs
  • Dark ON or Light ON operation mode
  • Fast 1ms response time
  • IP67 rated, CE marked, c-UL listed