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Magnetic sensor MS500

Passive sensor, incremental, miniature design

Profile MS500:

  • Compact design of sensor and connector
  • To be connected to MA502 or MA506
  • Works with magnetic tape MB500/1, MR500, MBR500

  • Reading distance ≤2 mm

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Mechanical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Housingaluminum red L design


F design

Sensor/band reading distance0.1 … 2 mm
Cable sheathPUR, PVC 6-wire ø5.1-0.2 mm
Electrical data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Operating voltagesupply via measurement display / downstream electronic unit 
Current consumptionsupply via measurement display / downstream electronic unit 
Type of connection


6-pole, 1x pin (for MA502, MA506, MA523/1 or AS510/1 translation module)

System data
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
System accuracydepending on downstream electronic unit
Repeat accuracy depending on downstream electronic unit
Travel speed≤5 m/s depending on downstream electronic unit
Ambient conditions
FeatureTechnical dataAdditional information
Ambient temperature0 … 60 °C
Storage temperature-20 … 70 °C
Relative humidity100 %

condensation admissible (sensor head)

Protection categoryIP67

EN 60529 (sensor head)

Shock resistance2000 m/s2, 11 ms EN 60068-2-27
Vibration resistance200 m/s2, 50 Hz … 2 kHz EN 60068-2-6
Magnetic sensor MS500
Hint for mounting
A, Sensor/tape reading distance≤2 mm
B, Lateral offset±2 mm
C, Alignment error±3°
D, Longitudinal inclination±1°
E, Lateral inclination±3°

Hint The length of the cable between the sensor and connector cannot be subsequently increased or decreased.

MS500 Hint for mounting
Symbolic representation

Scope of delivery
  • MS500
  • User information
  • Fastening set
Ordering table
Feature Order data Specifications Additional information
Cable sheath
Cable length
00.2 ... 20.0 m, in intervals of 1 m
Ordering key

MS500 - A - B - C

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