I am a graduate student at Rutgers University. I was looking at the Baumer OADM 20 sensors. I noticed there was both fixed range (OADM 20I 44/45) and variable range (OADM 20I 64/65). I was hoping you could explain the difference to me.
I'm looking for a distance measuring sensor that can measure a moving target over a range of 711mm with an accuracy of about 1 mm or better. Do you carry other products that might suit my needs beside the OADM 20?
What they mean by “fixed and “variable” is the fixed has a set distance, no distance adjustment. A variable will actually allow you to set the overall distance. Both units offer an analog output so by scaling this output in your control will get you where you need to go. I would stay with the OADM 20I 44/45. This has the correct distance capability and .5 mm accuracy.
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