SOT-NP16 Series


Model No. Descriptions

Sample System Configuration


Optical axis direction
Rated voltage
DC24V 10% or less ripple
Operating voltage
DC18 – 30V Ripple
Current consumption
100mA MAX
Transfer distance
0 to 1m (with light intensity control knob set to MAX)
0 to 3m (with light intensity control knob set to MAX)
Emitting derection
30 degrees or more (at 1m distance)
5 degrees or more (at 3m distance)
No. of transfer bits
16 input bits and 16 output bits
Transfer method
Semi-dual bi-directional or uni-directional
Detection method
Continuous monitoring of bit status changes
Transfer time
20ms max. (in M/S mode) or 30ms max. (in X mode)
Sender element
Near infrared light emitting diode
Receiver element
Modulation method
Pulse width modulation
Input date points
16 points
Input style : Photo-coupler insulation (sink input)
Input signal : Contact or open collector
Input voltage : 10 to 30 VDC (as measured between EXT+V and IN wires)
Input current : 4±0.5mA (at 24 VDC) Residual voltage should be 2V or less with input current on and leaked current should bi 0.5mA or less with input current off. See 7-1 “Input circuit”.
Input date points
16 points
Output style : Open collector output with non-insulated NPN transistor (sink output)
Applied voltage : 4.5 to 30 VDC
Applied current : 100mA/output max. Residual voltage should be 1.5V or less with output current on and total applied current should be 500mA or less. See 7-2 “Output circuit”.
POW: Lights up (red) when power is on
CTL/TCD: Lights up (red) when CTL input is on/lighted (green) when TCD input is on
DT/RCV: Lights up (red) during successful data reception/lighted (green) during stable optical reception
IN: Lights up (red) when data input is on
OUT: Lights up (green) when data output is on
With attached 1-m cable (standard)
18C × 0.14mm2 (AWG26) 26C × 0.14mm2 (AWG26)
Ambient operating temperature
-20 – +50°C No freezing temperatures allowed.
Ambient operating humidity
40 – 85% RH No condensation allowed.
Ambient operating illumination
4,000lx or less for incandescent and fluorescent lamps
No externally disturbed light shall directly enter the receiver.
Vibration resistance
10 to 55Hz in frequency, 1.5mm in complex amplitude and 5minutes for sweep
20 cycles in each of X, Y and Z directions
Shock resistance
500m/s2, 20 cycles in each of X, Y and Z directions
Enclosure rating
Outside dimensions
90mm (W) × 90mm (D) × 20mm (H)