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Magnetic sensor MSK400/1

Compact sensor, incremental, digital interface, resolution 1 mm

Profile MSK400/1:

  • Max. resolution 1 mm
  • Repeat accuracy of ±1 increment
  • Works with magnetic tape MB400

  • Reading distance ≤4 mm

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information

white plastic

Sensor/band reading distance0.1 … 4 mm
Cable sheath

PUR suitable for drag-chain use

4-wire ø4.4-0.4 mm

Cable bending radius5x cable diameter static
7.5x cable diameter dynamic
Service life of cable>5 million cycles under the following test conditions:
travel range 4.5 m
travel speed 3 m/s
acceleration 5 m/s2
ambient temperature 20 °C ±5 °C
Electrical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Operating voltage24 V DC±20 %

reverse polarity protected

Current consumption<20 mA


Output circuitPP
Output signalsA, B

90° off-phase

Output signal level high>UB - 3.5 V
Output signal level low<2 V
Latency1.5 µs
Real-time requirement

speed-proportional signal output

Type of connection

open cable end

plug connector


Signal patterns
System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Resolution1 mm

with quadruple evaluation

System accuracy±(1 + 0.03 x L) mm, L in m

at TU = 20 °C

Repeat accuracy ±1 mm
Measuring range
Travel speed≤10 m/s
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature-10 … 70 °C
Storage temperature-30 … 80 °C
Relative humidity100 % condensation admissible
EMCEN 61000-6-2 interference resistance / immission
EN 61000-6-4

emitted interference / emission

Protection categoryIP67 EN 60529
Shock resistance500 m/s2, 11 ms

EN 60068-2-27

Vibration resistance100 m/s2, 5 … 150 Hz EN 60068-2-6
Magnetic sensor MSK400/1
Pin assignment
Not inverted
nc 4
nc 6
nc 7
Hint for mounting
A, Sensor/tape reading distance≤4 mm
B, Lateral offset±2 mm
C, Alignment error±3°
D, Longitudinal inclination±3°
E, Lateral inclination±3°

MSK400/1 Hint for mounting
Symbolic representation

Scope of delivery
  • MSK400/1
  • Mounting instructions
  • Fastening set
Ordering table
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Type of connection
open cable ends
round connector without mating connector
cable extension on request
Cable length
01.0 ... 20 m, in intervals of 1 m
others on request
Ordering key

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