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Omron Proximity Sensors. Rectangular. TL-N / -Q

Rectangular Standard Proximity Sensor
TL-N / -Q

A Wealth of Models for All Types of Applications

DC 2-Wire Models

Appearance Sensing distance Model
Operation mode
NO NC
Unshielded
462_lu_1_1
17 × 17 5 mm TL-Q5MD1 2M *1 *2 TL-Q5MD2 2M *1
25 × 25 7 mm TL-N7MD1 2M *1 TL-N7MD2 2M *1
30 × 30 12 mm TL-N12MD1 2M *1 TL-N12MD2 2M *1
40 × 40 20 mm TL-N20MD1 2M *1 TL-N20MD2 2M *1
*1. Models with a different frequency are available to prevent mutual interference. The model numbers are TL-N[]MD[]5 and
TTL-Q5MD[]5 (e.g., TL-N7MD15).
*2. Models are also available with robotics (bend resistant) cables . Add “-R” to the model number. (e.g., TL-Q5MD1-R 2M)

DC 3-Wire and AC 2-Wire Models

Appearance Sensing distance Output configuration Model
Operation mode
NO NC
Unshielded
462_lu_1_1
8 × 9 2 mm DC 3-wire, NPN TL-Q2MC1 2M --
17 × 17 5 mm TL-Q5MC1 2M *1 *2 TL-Q5MC2 2M
25 × 25 5 mm DC 3-wire, NPN TL-N5ME1 2M *1 *2 TL-N5ME2 2M *1
AC 2-wire TL-N5MY1 2M *1 TL-N5MY2 2M *1
30 × 30 10 mm DC 3-wire, NPN TL-N10ME1 2M *1 *2 TL-N10ME2 2M *1
AC 2-wire TL-N10MY1 2M *1 TL-N10MY2 2M *1
40 × 40 20 mm DC 3-wire, NPN TL-N20ME1 2M *1 *2 TL-N20ME2 2M *1
AC 2-wire TL-N20MY1 2M *1 TL-N20MY2 2M *1
*1. Models with a different frequency are available to prevent mutual interference. The model numbers are TL-[][]M[][]5
(e.g., TL-N5ME15).
*2. Models are also available with robotics (bend resistant) cables . Add “-R” to the model number. (e.g., TL-Q5MC1-R 2M)

Accessories (Order Separately)

Mounting Brackets

A Mounting Bracket is provided with the Sensor depending on the model number. Check the column for the applicable Sensor.

Type
Model Applicable Sensors
Provided with these Sensors Order separately
Mounting Brackets Y92E-C5 TL-N5ME[], TL-N7MD[] TL-N5MY[]
Y92E-C10 TL-N10ME[], TL-N12MD[] TL-N10MY[]
Y92E-C20 TL-N20ME[], TL-N20MD[] TL-N20MY[]
Mounting Brackets for Conduits Y92E-N5C15 --- TL-N5ME[], TL-N5MY[]
Y92E-N10C15 --- TL-N10ME[], TL-N10MY[]

DC 2-Wire Models

Model TL-Q5MD[] TL-N7MD[] TL-N12MD[] TL-N20MD[]
Sensing distance 5 mm ±10% 7 mm ±10% 12 mm ±10% 20 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 4 mm 0 to 5.6 mm 0 to 9.6 mm 0 to 16 mm
Differential travel 10% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 18 × 18 ×
1 mm
Iron, 30 × 30 ×
1 mm
Iron, 40 × 40 ×
1 mm
Iron, 50 × 50 ×
1 mm
Response frequency * 500 Hz 300 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Leakage current 0.8 mA max.
Control
output
Load current 3 to 100 mA
Residual
voltage
3.3 V max. (Load current: 100 mA, Cable length: 2 m)
Indicators D1 Models: Operation indicator (red), Setting indicator (green)
D2 Models: Operation indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
D1 Models: NO, D2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under I/O Circuit Diagrams on Catalog for details.
Protection circuits Load short-circuit protection, Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in the rated voltage ±15% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 1,000 VAC for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 500
m/s2 3 times
each in X, Y,
and Z directions
Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 10 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67, in-house standards: oil-resistant
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 85 g Approx. 165 g Approx. 235 g Approx. 330 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing
surface
Accessories Instruction manual Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 25),
Instruction manual
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 30),
Instruction manual
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M5 × 40),
Instruction manual
* The response frequency is an average value.
Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a distance of twice the standard sensing object, and
a set distance of half the sensing distance.

DC 3-Wire Models

Model TL-Q2MC1 TL-Q5MC[]
Sensing distance 2 mm ±15% 5 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 1.5 mm 0 to 4 mm
Differential travel 10% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 8 × 8 × 1 mm Iron, 15 × 15 × 1 mm
Response time --- 2 ms max.
Response frequency * 500 Hz
Power supply voltage
(operating voltage range)
12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Current consumption 15 mA max. at 24 VDC (no-load) 10 mA max. at 24 VDC
Control
output
Load current NPN open collector
100 mA max. at 30 VDC max.
NPN open collector
50 mA max. at 30 VDC max.
Residual voltage 1 V max. (under load current of 100 mA with
cable length of 2 m)
1 V max. (under load current of 50 mA with
cable length of 2 m)
Indicators Detection indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
NO C1 Models: NO
C2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under DC 3-Wire Models on Catalog for details.
Protection circuits Reverse polarity protection, Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -10 to 60°C
(with no icing or condensation)
Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C
(with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in
the temperature range of -10 to 60°C
±20% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in
the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-
carrying parts and case
5 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-
carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength 1,000 VAC for 1 min between current-
carrying parts and case
500 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between
current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z
directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 1,000 m/s2 10 times each in X,
Y, and Z directions
Destruction: 200 m/s2 10 times each in X,
Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67,
in-house standards: oil-resistant
IEC IP67
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 60 g Approx. 90 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing surface
Accessories Instruction manual ---
* The response frequency is an average value. Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a
distance of twice the standard sensing object, and a set distance of half the sensing distance.

Model
TL-N5ME[]
TL-N5MY[]
TL-N10ME[]
TL-N10MY[]
TL-N20ME[]
TL-N20MY[]
Sensing distance 5 mm ±10% 10 mm ±10% 20 mm ±10%
Set distance 0 to 4 mm 0 to 8 mm 0 to 16 mm
Differential travel 15% max. of sensing distance
Detectable object Ferrous metal (The sensing distance decreases with non-ferrous metal. Refer to
Engineering Data on Data Sheet.)
Standard sensing object Iron, 30 × 30 × 1 mm Iron, 40 × 40 × 1 mm Iron, 50 × 50 × 1 mm
Response frequency *1 E Models: 500 Hz
Y Models: 10 Hz
E Models: 40 Hz
Y Models: 10 Hz
Power supply voltage *2
(operating voltage range)
E Models: 12 to 24 VDC (10 to 30 VDC), ripple (p-p): 10% max.
Y Models: 100 to 220 VAC (90 to 250 VAC), 50/60 Hz
Current consumption E Models: 8 mA max. at 12 VDC, 15 mA max. at 24 VDC
Leakage current Y Models: Refer to Engineering Data on Catalog.
Control
output
Load current E Models: 100 mA max. at 12 VDC, 200 mA max. at 24 VDC
Y Models: 10 to 200 mA
Residual voltage E Models: 1 V max. (load current: 200 mA)
Y Models: Refer to Engineering Data on Catalog.
Indicators E Models: Detection indicator (red)
Y Models: Operation indicator (red)
Operation mode (with
sensing object approaching)
E1/Y1 Models: NO
E2/Y2 Models: NC
Refer to the timing charts under I/O Circuit Diagrams onCatalog for details.
Protection circuits E Models: Reverse polarity protection, Surge suppressor
Y Models: Surge suppressor
Ambient temperature range Operating/Storage: -25 to 70°C (with no icing or condensation)
Ambient humidity range Operating/Storage: 35% to 95% (with no condensation)
Temperature influence ±10% max. of sensing distance at 23°C in the temperature range of -25 to 70°C
Voltage influence E Models: ±2.5% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Y Models: ±1% max. of sensing distance at rated voltage in rated voltage ±10% range
Insulation resistance 50 MΩ min. (at 500 VDC) between current-carrying parts and case
Dielectric strength E Models: 1,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Y Models: 2,000 VAC, 50/60 Hz for 1 min between current-carrying parts and case
Vibration resistance Destruction: 10 to 55 Hz, 1.5-mm double amplitude for 2 hours each in X, Y, and Z
directions
Shock resistance Destruction: 500 m/s2 10 times each in X, Y, and Z directions
Degree of protection IEC 60529 IP67, in-house standards: oil-resistant
Connection method Pre-wired Models (Standard cable length: 2 m)
Weight (packed state) Approx. 190 g Approx. 240 g Approx. 340 g
Materials Case Heat-resistant ABS
Sensing surface
Accessories E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 25),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual
E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M4 × 30),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual
E Models:
Mounting Bracket,
Mounting phillips
screws (M5 × 40),
Instruction manual
Y Models:
Instruction manual
*1. The response frequency is an average value. Measurement conditions are as follows: standard sensing object, a
distance of twice the standard sensing object, and a set distance of half the sensing distance.
*2. E Models (DC switching models): A full-wave rectification power supply of 24 VDC ±10% (average value) can be used.

TL-Q2MC1

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 3
* 2.9-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 3 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.15 mm2, Insulator diameter: 0.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m

TL-Q5M[][]

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 4
*1. C Models: 4-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 3 conductors (Conductor cross section: 0.2 mm2,
Insulator diameter: 1.2 mm), Standard length: 2 m
D Models: 4-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 2 conductors (Conductor cross section: 0.3 mm2,
Insulator diameter: 1.3 mm), Standard length: 2 m
*2. C Models: Detection indicator (red)
D Models: Operation indicator (red), Setting indicator (green)

TL-N7MD[], TL-N5ME[]

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 5
*1. D Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 2 conductors (Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2,
Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
E Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 3 conductors (Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2,
Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
*2. D1 Models: Operation indicator (red), Setting indicator (green)
D2 Models: Operation indicator (red)
E Models: Detection indicator (red)

TL-N5MY[]

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 6
* 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 2 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2, Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m

TL-N12MD[], TL-N10ME[], TL-N10MY[]

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 7
*1. D/Y Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 2 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2, Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
E Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 3 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2, Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
*2. D1 Models: Operation indicator (red) and Setting indicator (green)
D2 Models: Operation indicator (red)
E Models: Detection indicator (red)
Y Models: Operation indicator (red)

TL-N20MD[], TL-N20ME[], TL-N20MY[]

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 8
*1. D/Y Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 2 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2, Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
E Models: 6-dia. vinyl-insulated round cable with 3 conductors
(Conductor cross section: 0.5 mm2, Insulator diameter: 1.9 mm), Standard length: 2 m
*2. D1 Models: Operation indicator (red) and Setting indicator (green)
D2 Models: Operation indicator (red)
E Models: Detection indicator (red)
Y Models: Operation indicator (red)

Accessories (Order Separately)

Mounting Bracket

Y92E-C5

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 11
Applicable Models: TL-N5ME[] *2
Applicable Models: TL-N5MY[]
Applicable Models: TL-N7MD[] *2
Material: Mounting Bracket: Zinc-plated iron
Mounting phillips Screws: Nickel-plated iron

Y92E-C10

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 12
Applicable Models: TL-N10ME[] *2
Applicable Models: TL-N10MY[]
Applicable Models: TL-N12MD[] *2
Material: Mounting Bracket: Zinc-plated iron
Mounting phillips Screws: Nickel-plated iron

Y92E-C20

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 13
Applicable Models: TL-N20ME[] *2
Applicable Models: TL-N20MY[]
Applicable Models: TL-N20MD[] *2
Material: Mounting Bracket: Zinc-plated iron
Mounting phillips Screws: Nickel-plated iron
*1. These are the mounting dimensions of the base of the Mounting Bracket.
*2. Provided with the product.

Mounting Brackets for Wiring Conduit Use (Sold Separately)

Y92E-N5C15

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 16
Applicable Models: TL-N5ME[]
Applicable Models: TL-N5MY[]
Applicable Models: TL-N7MD[]
Material: Zinc-plated iron

Y92E-N10C15

TL-N / -Q Dimensions 17
Applicable Models: TL-N10ME[]
Applicable Models: TL-N10MY[]
Applicable Models: TL-N12MD[]
Material: Zinc-plated iron