Leuze electronic presents the world’s first data transmission photoelectric sensor for location-independent remote diagnosis

Friday, March 31, 2017

New Hudson, March 30th, 2017 - Leuze electronic presents a genuine innovation with the new DDLS 500 data transmission photoelectric sensor: all relevant data of the DDLS 500 can be called up using remote diagnostics. The data transmission photoelectric sensor links Ethernet networks using optical data transmission with a bandwidth of 100Mbits/s and is thus part of the central network component. The devices transmit all common Ethernet protocols such as PROFINET, Ethernet IP, EtherCAT, Ethernet TCP/IP or Ethernet UDP in real time up to a distance of 200 m. For quick and simple on-site diagnostics, the DDLS 500 has a status LED visible from afar for displaying warnings and errors. This makes simple maintenance and diagnostics possible. Through the modular basic design, the devices can be arranged flexibly and depending on needs regarding operating range, remote diagnostics options, heating as well as an integrated laser alignment aid. An integrated level and the pre-mounted mounting plate with spring-loaded wobble elements make alignment simple and only require one person. Leuze electronic holds the patent for this single-hand adjustment process. All warning messages which may signal an interruption of the transfer are displayed in real-time and in the DDLS 548i version, actively transferred to the control using process data as a Profinet participant.
About Leuze electronic
Leuze electronic is one of the world’s innovation leaders in optical sensors and is internationally known as a leading manufacturer and solution provider in electrical automation – across all industries in machine and system construction and in medical technology. The product range includes switching and measuring sensors, identification systems, solutions for image processing and data transmission as well as components and systems for safety at work. Founded in 1963, the company, with headquarters in Owen (Germany), has specific application know-how as well as broad industry knowledge. More than 1000 employees at 22 locations work in development, production, sales and service, supported by more than 40 sales partners worldwide. Innovative product developments, tailor-made complete solutions and an extensive range of services stand for the “Smart Sensor Business” at Leuze electronic.
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