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3528_0 SN04-N Inductive Proximity Sensor 5mm

Product Code: 3528
Excl. VAT: £10.34 Incl. VAT: £12.41
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This inductive proximity sensor will detect the presence of a metallic object within 5mm of the surface of the sensor.

The detection distance may vary slightly depending on the shape, size, and type of metal the object is made of. It can detect through thin, non-metallic materials and has an LED indicator that turns on when the device is powered, and increases in brightness when an object is detected.

Product Features

  • Detects metallic objects
  • Standard Detecting Distance: 5mm
  • NPN Normally Open output
  • Requires a 6 to 36VDC Power Supply


This sensor connects to a Digital Input on any of the following products:

Product # Name # of Digital Inputs Additional Features
1010 PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8 Mini-Format 8 DIP-36 Package for compact and OEM applications, 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs
1011 PhidgetInterfaceKit 2/2/2 2 Compact USB Dongle Size, 2 Analog Inputs, 2 Digital Outputs
1012 PhidgetInterfaceKit 0/16/16 16 Digital Inputs withstand up to 30V DC, has 16 Open Collector Digital Outputs
1018 PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8 8 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs
1019 PhidgetInterfaceKit 8/8/8 w/6 Port Hub 8 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs, 6-port USB Hub
1047 PhidgetEncoder HighSpeed 4-Input 4 4 Encoder Inputs
1063 PhidgetStepper Bipolar 1-Motor 4 1 Stepper Motor Control
1065 PhidgetMotorControl 1-Motor 2 1 DC Motor Control, 2 Analog Inputs, 1 Encoder Input
1072 PhidgetSBC2 8 Single Board Computer, 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs, 6-port USB Hub
1073 PhidgetSBC3 8 Single Board Computer, 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs, 6-port USB Hub
1203 PhidgetTextLCD 8 LCD Character Screen, 8 Analog Inputs, 8 Digital Outputs


This is how you connect the 3528 to a Phidget board that does not have 12V power such as the 1018, 1012, 1202, and 1203 using our 12VDC Power Supply:

  • Connect the +12 wire from the Power Supply (that's the one with the white line) to the 3528 Brown wire.
  • Connect the 3528 Black wire to a Digital Input on the 1018.
  • Connect the Power supply Ground Wire and the 3528 Blue wire to the Digital Input Ground connector on the 1018.


Note: When the 3528 is connected to a 1012, it will behave as a Normally Close (NC) sensor instead of Normally Open (NO).

The 3528 can also be used with the 1144 - 12V Sensor Adapter if you want to connect to a device with an analog input without worrying about providing a 12V power supply. 


Sensor Properties

Detecting Distance Max 5 mm
Sensor Type Proximity (Inductive)
Sensor Output Switch Type Normally Open


Electrical Properties

Supply Voltage Min 6 V DC
Supply Voltage Max 36 V DC
Current Consumption Max 5 mA


Physical Properties

Cable Length 1 m
Material ABS Plastic
Operating Indicator Red LED
IP Rating IP67
Operating Temperature Min -25 °C
Operating Temperature Max 75 °C

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3528_0 SN04-N Inductive Proximity Sensor 5mm