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For 8-pole sockets the core colours are not standardised.
Please note the wiring of the sensor and the sockets (see data sheet).


Continuous level sensor (guided wave radar)


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  • For the reliable level control in tanks and containers
  • Suitable for water, oils and coolants
  • Clearly visible 4-digit LED display
  • Modular system consisting of evaluation unit and probe
  • Adaptation to different container heights through shortening of the probe
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Technische Details
Product characteristics
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 4
Probe length L [mm] 100...1600
Process connection G 3/4 external thread
Special feature Gold-plated contacts
Media hydrous coolants; oils; oil-based media; water; media similar to water
Dielectric constant of the medium ≥ 2; (for media with a dielectric constant of 2...20 (e.g. oils), a coaxial pipe is needed for operation)
Cannot be used for greases; granulates; bulk material; acids; alkali; heavily foaming media
Medium temperature [°C] 0...80; (90 < 1 h)
Tank pressure [bar] -1...16
MAWP (for applications according to CRN) [bar] 25
Electrical data
Operating voltage [V] 18...30 DC
Current consumption [mA] < 80
Protection class III
Reverse polarity protection yes
Power-on delay time [s] < 3
Inputs / outputs
Number of inputs and outputs Number of digital outputs: 4
Total number of outputs 4
Output signal switching signal; IO-Link
Electrical design PNP
Number of digital outputs 4
Output function normally open / normally closed; (parameterisable)
Max. voltage drop switching output DC [V] 2.5
Permanent current rating of switching output DC [mA] 200
Short-circuit protection yes
Type of short-circuit protection thermal, pulsed
Measuring/setting range
Probe length L [mm] 100...1600
Active range A [mm] L-40 (L-60); (when set to oil and oil based media)
Inactive range I1 / I2 [mm] 30 / 10 (30); (when set to oil and oil based media)
Setting range
Set point SP [mm] ≥ 15 (35) / ≤ L-30
Note on setpoint SP
when set to oil and oil based media
Reset point rP [mm] ≥ 10 (30) / ≤ L-35
Note on reset point rP
when set to oil and oil based media
In steps of [mm] 5
Hysteresis [mm] > 5
Accuracy / deviations
Repeatability [mm] ± 5
Switch point accuracy [mm] ± (15 + 0,5 % ); (% of the final value of the measuring range: L - 30 mm)
Communication interface IO-Link
Transmission type COM2 (38,4 kBaud)
IO-Link revision 1.1
SDCI standard IEC 61131-9 CDV
IO-Link device ID 010 d / 00 00 0A h
Profiles no profile
SIO mode yes
Required master port type A
Process data analogue 1
Process data binary 4
Min. process cycle time [ms] 2.3
Operating conditions
Ambient temperature [°C] 0...60
Storage temperature [°C] -25...80
Protection IP 67
Tests / approvals
IEC 60947-1
Shock resistance
DIN IEC 68-2-27 50 g (11 ms)
Vibration resistance
DIN IEC 68-2-6 5 g (10...2000 Hz)
MTTF [years] 205
Mechanical data
Weight [g] 396.5
Materials stainless steel (1.4301 / 304); FKM; PBT; PC; PEI; TPE-V; PTFE
Materials (wetted parts) stainless steel (1.4305 / 303); probe connection: stainless steel (1.4435 / 316L); PTFE; FKM; Sealing: NBR-PPTA 20
Process connection G 3/4 external thread
Displays / operating elements
Display unit 3 x LED, green
switching status 4 x LED, yellow
level alphanumeric display, 4-digit
parameter setting alphanumeric display, 4-digit
Accessories (optional)
Probe:, E43203...E43205 / E43207...E43210
Coaxial pipe:, E43211...E43221, E43223, E43224
Notes For 8-pole sockets the core colours are not standardised.; Please note the wiring of the sensor and the sockets (see data sheet).
Pack quantity 1 pcs.
Electrical connection
Connection Connector: 1 x M12; Contacts: gold-plated
ifm electronic gmbh • Friedrichstraße 1 • 45128 Essen — We reserve the right to make technical alterations without prior notice. — EN-GB — LR8000-05 — 11.05.2017 —