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Cognex 3D Displacement Sensors

Calibrated 3D laser profilers for product inspection

DS1000 Series Specifications

Dimensions 93.3 mm to 115.2 mm (H) x 50 mm (W) x 167.06 mm (L)
Weight 700 g
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 50ºC (32ºF to 122ºF)
Storage Temperature -10ºC to 60ºC (-14ºF to 140ºF)
Maximum Humidity 85% (non-condensing)
Housing IP65 (with Cognex recommended IP65 Ethernet and power I/O cables)
Shock 50 gs (11 ms half-Sine pulse)
Vibration 8 gs (10-500 Hz for 30 minutes)
Discrete I/O Operating Limits Trigger input voltage limits: - 24 VDC – +24 VDC Input ON: > 10 VDC (>6mA) Input OFF: < 2 VDC (<1.5 mA)
Encoder Input Specifications Differential: A+/B+: 5-24V (50 kHz max) A-/B-: Inverted (A+/B+) Single -ended: A+/B+: 5-24V (50kHz max) A-/B-: +0VDC=½(A+/B+)
Power Supply Voltage: +24 VDC (22-26 VDC) Current: 500 mA max
Scan Rate Up to 18KHz
Software Cognex Designer software
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet interface Integrated link and traffic LEDs Standard M12-8 connector
Certifications  certification
Accessories Ethernet cable: 5m, IP65-rated Power: + I/O + Encoder cable, IP65-rated Mounting bracket Stainless steel enclosure, IP69K-rated for the food industry
VC5 Controller Intel i5 processor, Precision I/O Real Time Communication, 207 mm (H) 132.6 mm (W) x 229.5 (L)

VC5 Vision Controller Specifications

Supported Cognex DevicesCognex Industrial GigE cameras, Cognex DS1000 series sensors
Job Program Memory120 or 480GB non-volative flash memory, unlimited storage via remote network device
Image Processing Memory8GB SDRAM
Cooling SystemFanless design
Inputs8 optically isolated discrete inputs
Outputs16 optically isolated discrete outputs
Encoder Inputs4 non-isolated encoder inputs
LAN Ports2 RJ-45 Ethernet ports, 10/100/1000 BaseT. IEEE 802.3 TCP/IP Protocol.
GigE PortsGigE Vision compatible ports with Power over Ethernet (PoE).
I-ENET Port1 RJ-45 port for Ethernet-based industrial protocol communications.
Operating Temperature0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) -30°C to 80°C
Storage Temperature-30°C to 80°C (-22°F to 176°F)
Humidity10% – 85%, non-condensing (Operating and Storage).
Regulatory ComplianceCE, FCC, KCC, TÜV SÜD NRTL, RoHS
Sensor Ports2 DB15 ports that provide power, encoder and trigger connections to Cognex DS1000 series sensors. Each port supplies 24VDC, 500mA maximum.
VGA PortAnalog VGA, DB15 port to connect to monitors up to 1920x1200.
USB Ports3 host USB 2.0 (480 Mb/sec.) ports for connecting HID devices (mouse, keyboard or mass storage device)
RS-232 PortRS-232 Port 1 RS-232 port for serial communications
HousingAluminum die-cast, aluminum sheet metal and injection-molded ABS housing
MountingFour bottom and four backside M5 x 0.8 threaded mounting holes. DIN-rail mountable, using the DIN rail accessory or panel mount using 2-piece sheet metal bracket.
Dimensions207mm (8.15 in) X 231.9mm (9.06 in) x 133.5mm (5.24 in)
I/O Terminal ConnectorsDetachable screw terminals
Power24 VDC (±10%), 5 amp (max)

DS925B Specifications

Dimensions 96 mm (H) x 33 mm (W) x 85 mm (L)
Weight 380 g
Operating Temperature 0ºC to 45ºC (32ºF to 113ºF)
Storage Temperature -20ºC to 70ºC (-4ºF to 158ºF)
Maximum Humidity 5-95% (non-condensing)
Housing IP65 (with Cognex recommended IP65 Ethernet and power I/O cables)
Laser Power 8mW (class 2M) 405nm wavelength
Encoder Input Specifications Single-ended quadrature encoder.
A+/B+ voltage limits:
+5 VDC (TTL); +30 VDC (HTL)
Input ON: > 2.4 VDC (TTL); > 11 VDC (HTL)
Input OFF: < 0.8 VDC (TTL); < 3 VDC (HTL)
A-/B-: +0VDC
Power Supply Voltage: +24 VDC (11-30 VDC) Current: 500 mA max IEEE 802.3af Power over Ethernet
Scan Rate Up to 1.2kHz
Software Cognex Designer software
Ethernet Gigabit Ethernet interface Standard M12-8 female connector
Certifications certification
Accessories Ethernet cable: 5m, IP65-rated Power: + I/O + Encoder cable, IP65-rated
VC5 Controller Intel i5 processor Precision I/O Real Time Communication 207 mm (H) 132.6 mm (W) x 229.5 (L)

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