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MKxx/MMS Series Reed Sensors


MEDER electronic’s Extensive Reed Sensor Offerings Meet Tough Application Requirements


MEDER electronic - Reed SensorsMEDER electronic knows designing a sensing solution that offers the lowest possible cost and highest reliability with the least possible energy consumption can be a complex process that involves many factors. MEDER electronic has been designing custom and standard sensing solutions that meet tough design requirements in nearly every industry for approximately 30 years, utilizing its global technical expertise and specialized proprietary magnetic mapping equipment.

The reed sensor is a suitable alternative to an inductive sensor. Its design uses the basic reed switch component, which is simple and cost effective yet diverse in its application use. MEDER offers an extensive selection of custom and standard reed sensor packages in a variety of mounting styles and power configurations, using both MEDER and OKI reed switch products.

  • Features
  • Applications
  • Specifications
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Features

  • Hermetically sealed, protected from the environment
  • Sensor magnet not affected by its environment
  • Operate in very cold and hot temperatures
  • No external power required to operate
  • Alternative to inductive sensors
  • Millions of reliable operations
  • Dynamically tested contact
  • Various mounting optionsRoHS Compliant
  • Small size, 2.8mm and up
  • RoHS compliant

Applications

  • Automotive
    • ABS, cruise controls, fluid level, power windows, seat belts, sunroofs
  • Construction & security
    • conveyer belts, hoists, security gates
  • Electronics & communications
    • phones, laptops, printers, game controllers
  • Household & commercial appliance
    • coffee makers, dryers, stoves, vacuum cleaners
  • HVAC & refrigeration
    • human/machine interfaces, motion controllers, farm equipment
  • Instrumentation
    • anemometers, smart meters
  • Medical & dental
    • hearing aids, pacemakers

Specifications

Rated power (watts) up to 100
Switching voltage (volts DC/AC) 0 to 1,000
Breakdown voltage (volts DC) 200 to 5,000
Switching current (amps) 0 to 1.0
Carry current (amps) 0 to 2.0
Contact resistance (milliOhms) <100
Isolation resistance (ohms) up to 10E10
Operating time (milliseconds) <1.0
Release time (microseconds) <50
Capacitance (picoFarad) 0.2 typical
Operating temperature -40 to +200°C

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Mounting Style Meder Sensor Series Length Range (mm) Contact Options Other Options
Clyindrical Panel Mount MK03 10-25 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
MK14
MK18
Rectangular Screw Flange Mount MK04 23-32 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
Sabotage Loop
MK05
MK12
MK13
MK21
Surface Mount (Bare Glass) MK23 7-21 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
Surface Mount (Molded) MK15 2.8-16 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
Latching
MK16
MK17
MK22
MK24
MMS
Threaded Panel Mount MK11 25-39 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
Through Hole PCB MK06 12-24 SPST-NO
SPST-NC
Changeover
Latching
Sabotage Loop
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