SDAT-MHS-M80-1L-SA-E-0.3-M8 – Position Transmitter – Festo Position Sensors

USD $ 314.37

SKU: Festo 1531266

Manufacturer Part Number: Festo 1531266
Festo Position Sensors: SDAT-MHS-M80-1L-SA-E-0.3-M8
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The Festo SDAT-MHS-M80-1L-SA-E-0.3-M8 Position Sensor stands as a testament to Festo’s commitment to innovation and precision in pneumatic system monitoring. With its robust design and advanced functionality, this sensor is an essential tool for enhancing the efficiency and reliability of your industrial applications.

Key Features:

  • Accurate Position Sensing: Utilizes a magnetic Hall sensor to reliably detect positions along its sensing range of 0-80mm, tailored specifically for the standard strokes of Festo cylinders.
  • Versatile Output Options: Offers three distinct signal output configurations—classic analog, programmable switching, and programmable IO-Link® output—providing flexibility in integration and functionality.
  • High Precision: Engineered for high-resolution position measurement, ensuring meticulous control and monitoring of pneumatic systems.
  • Durable Construction: Crafted from anodised wrought aluminium alloy, this sensor is designed for longevity and resistance to industrial wear and tear.
  • Compact and User-Friendly: Features a T-slot mounting design, making installation straightforward and compatible with numerous setups.


  • Enhanced System Reliability: By providing precise and dependable position data, it reduces system downtime and enhances operational confidence.
  • Operational Efficiency: Streamlines processes by providing accurate data for better control and optimization of pneumatic systems.
  • Cost-Effective: Offers a high-value alternative to more complex and expensive position measurement solutions, without compromising on performance.


  • Industrial Automation: Ideal for deployment in automated manufacturing lines where precise position data is crucial.
  • Quality Control Systems: Enhances monitoring in systems where product or component positioning is critical to quality assurance.
  • Material Handling: Suitable for use in equipment where precise positioning improves the efficiency and safety of operations.

The Festo SDAT-MHS-M80-1L-SA-E-0.3-M8 is not just a component but a pivotal element in enhancing the automation capabilities of modern industrial environments. Its advanced technology ensures that it meets the highest standards of performance and reliability, making it an invaluable asset in a wide range of industrial applications.

Technical Data

Feature Specification
Design for T-slot
Symbol 00995389
Certification RCM compliance mark
c UL us – Listed (OL)
CE marking (see declaration of conformity) As per EU EMC directive
UKCA marking (see declaration of conformity) To UK instructions for EMC
Note on Materials RoHS-compliant
Measured Variable Position
Measuring Principle Magnetic Hall
Sensing Range 0 µm … 80000 µm
Ambient Temperature -25 °C … 70 °C
Typical Sampling Interval 1 ms
Max. Travel Speed 3 m/s
Displacement Resolution 0.05 mm
Repetition Accuracy 0.1 mm
Switching Output PNP
Switching Element Function N/C contact/N/O contact switchable
On/Off Times <2 ms
Max. Switching Frequency 1000 Hz
Max. Output Current 100 mA
Max. Switching Capacity DC 2.7 W
Voltage Drop 2.5 V
Analog Output 4 – 20 mA
Sensitivity 0.2 mA/mm
Typical Linearity Error ±0.25 mm
Max. Load Resistance 500 Ohm
Short-Circuit Protection Yes
Overload Protection Available
Protocol I-Port
IO-Link®, protocol version Device V 1.1
IO-Link®, profile Smart sensor profile
IO-Link®, function classes Binary data channel (BDC)
Process data variable (PDV)
Teach channel
IO-Link®, communication mode COM3 (230.4 kBd)
IO-Link®, SIO mode support Yes
IO-Link®, port class A
IO-Link®, process data width IN 2 Byte
IO-Link®, process data content IN 12 bit PDV (position measurement)
4 bit BDC (position monitoring)
IO-Link®, minimum cycle time 1 ms
DC Operating Voltage Range 15 V … 30 V
Residual Ripple 10%
Reverse Polarity Protection For all electrical connections
Electrical connection 1, connection type Cable with plug
Electrical connection 1, connection technology M8x1 A-coded as per EN 61076-2-104
Electrical connection 1, number of pins/wires 4
Electrical connection 1, type of mounting Screw-type lock
Electrical connection for input 1, connection pattern 00991171
Connection outlet orientation Longitudinal
Material of pin contacts Copper alloy
Connector cable test conditions Flexural strength: as per Festo standard
Torsional resistance: > 300 000 cycles, ±270°/0.1 m
Energy chain > 5 million cycles, bending radius 28 mm
Cable length 0.3 m
Cable characteristic Suitable for energy chains/robot applications
Color cable sheath Gray
Material of cable sheath TPE-U(PUR)
Type of Mounting Screwed tightly
Can be inserted in slot from above
Mounting Position Any
Product Weight 23 g
Housing Material Brass, nickel-plated
High-alloy stainless steel
Material of union nut Brass, nickel-plated
Film material Polyester
Ready status indication LED green
Switching status indication LED yellow
Status indicator LED red
Setting Options IO-Link®
Ambient temperature with flexible cable installation -20 °C … 70 °C
Degree of Protection IP65
Cleanroom Class Class 4 according to ISO 14644-1
LABS (PWIS) conformity VDMA24364-B2-L
Suitability for the production of Li-ion batteries
Metals with more than 1% by mass of copper, zinc or nickel by mass are excluded from use. Exceptions are nickel in steel, chemically nickel-plated surfaces, printed circuit boards, cables, electrical plug connectors and coils
Weight 0.023 kg