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Confocal Displacement SensorCL-3000 series

Controller (Export Control Product)



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Number of optical unit connections

Controller only: 2 units; using expansion units/relay units: 6 units



Supports cyclic communication and message communication; RPI: 1 to 10,000 ms (0.5 ms units)
Maximum number of connections: 8, complies with Version.CT14 conformance test
Cannot be used when using PROFINET, PLC link or EtherCAT


Compatible with conformance class A. Cannot be used when using EtherNet/IP, PLC link or EtherCAT


The following PLCs are supported:
Mitsubishi Electric: MELSEC iQ-R Series, iQ-F Series, Q Series, L Series, FX Series
Cannot be used when using EtherNet/IP, PROFINET or EtherCAT


Allows for measurement data output and control I/O via no-protocol command communication with PCs and PLCs
100Base-TX, capable of communication with CL-NavigatorG*1


Conforms to USB 2.0 HighSpeed, capable of communication with CL-NavigatorG*1


Allows for measurement data output and control I/O via no-protocol command communication with PCs and PLCs
Baud rate: 9600 to 115,200 bps, data length: 8 bit, stop bit: 1 bit, parity: none/even numbers/odd numbers

Terminal (IN)

13 (supports function switching via software)

Terminal (OUT)

11*2 (supports function switching via software)


Power voltage

24 VDC ±10%

Maximum current consumption

With 1 optical unit connected: 0.86 A, with 4 optical units connected: 3.3 A, with 6 optical units connected: 4.5 A

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

0 to 50°C

Relative humidity

20% RH to 85% RH (no condensation)

Vibration resistance

10 to 57 Hz, double amplitude 0.3 mm; 2 hours each for X, Y, and Z axes

Monitor/Setting support software



Approx. 600 g

CL-NavigatorG OS environment

Supported OS

Windows® 10 *3 / Windows® 7 *4


Celeron Dualcore 1.7 GHz or higher

Memory capacity

4 GB or more

Required free space on hard disk

1 GB or more

Display resolution

XGA (1024×768 pixels) or higher

*1 Sample DLL and LabVIEW programs are available. Contact your local sales office for details.
*2 Positive common connection is supported for NPN input devices, and negative common connection for PNP input devices.
*3 Home, Pro and Enterprise Editions are supported.
*4 Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate Editions are supported.
•Windows® and Excel are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

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