D Series Lasers


The Dimetix D series laser distance sensors are at the forefront of innovation and bring a host of new features and capabilities along with a bold new design to the Dimetix product line


The Dimetix D series laser distance sensors includes the following models:



The Dimetix D series laser distance sensors are at the forefront of innovation. They measure long distances with the highest precision, reliability, and speed, even in the most difficult situations. The D series can measure reliably on difficult targets and in challenging environments: on dark or reflective surfaces, into narrow, deep silos or wells, even outside in bright sunlight. Along with a bold new design, the D series brings a host of new features and capabilities to the Dimetix laser distance sensor product line.

D-Series Highlights
  • Max. update rate 1kHz
  • Interfaces*
    • Serial
    • Analog
    • SSI
    • PROFINET (option)
    • ETHERNET IP (option)
    • PROFICAT (option)
  • Extended temperature range – 40 … + 60 °C

*PROFIBUS available with an external converter

In addition to the Dimetix D-series laser distance sensors, Laser-View Technologies continues to offer and support the current C series of Dimetix laser sensors:

  • FLS-C series for fast and accurate measurements over the longest distance
  • DLS-C series for millimeter accuracy over 150 m
  • EDS-C series laser for economical mm accuracy over 30 m in a compact package

Additional information

Price range:


Manufacturer: Dimetix AG

Download Specifications Technical & Application Supplement


  • 0.05 up to 500 m (2 inch to 1,640 feet) measurement range
  • >100 meters may require reflectors depending on surface reflectivity
  • Up to 0.1mm (0.004") resolution
  • Up to ±1mm (0.039") accuracy
  • Complete system in one housing
  • Analog/serial/SSI encoder outputs
  • Optional integrated interfaces: EtherNET/IP, EtherCAT and PROFINET
  • IP 65 environmental rating
  • Indoor and outdoor operation (may require enclosure)
  • Rugged aluminum casing
  • Class II laser source for plant safety
  • On board processing of data
  • Configurable operational modes and output formats


  • Accuracy
    • Up to ±1.0 mm accuracy throughout measuring range (using serial output); ± 0.1% FS analog accuracy
  • Repeatability
    • Up to ±0.3mm
  • Range
    • 0.05 m up to 100 m without a reflector to a cooperative target
    • Up to 0.5 m to 500 m using our special reflective target
  • Interface and outputs
    • Serial RS232/RS422
    • 0/4 - 20 mA analog
    • USB (configuration only)
    • SSI encoder
    • Optional integrated interfaces: EtherNET/IP, EtherCAT, PROFINET (external PROFIBUS option)
    • 2 Open collector outputs; can be configured as 1 output and 1 input (input can be used for triggering)
    • 1 error alarm
    • Internal screw terminals to laser with access through sealed access cover and M16 threaded cable gland opening
  • Measurement rate
    • Up to 250 Hz. measurement rate
  • Power
    • 12-30 VDC, 0.15 A (0.5 A heated models)
  • Environmental
    • IP65 environmental rating
    • -10 to +50 deg C normal operating temperature
    • -40 to +60 deg C extended operating temperature (heated models)
  • Laser
    • Visible red;
    • Class II laser for safe use
    • Spot size: 7 x 3 mm at 10 m distance
  • Weight 350 g / 12.35 oz
  • Mechanical
    • Dimensions: 140 x 78 x 48 mm
    • All aluminum body


  • Distance and displacement
    • Location of structures and structural components
    • Level monitoring in tanks, silos, rail cars, and quarries
    • Crane, gantry, and hopper car positioning
    • Loop control in paper mills
    • Conveyor belt positioning
    • Positioning and control of hydraulic cylinders
    • Overhead crane position and collision monitoring
  • Thickness, width, and length
    • Thickness and width of steel in process
    • Cant size in lumber mills
    • Log length
    • Pipe length
    • Paper mill roll width and length
  • Diameter
    • Roll diameter in paper mills
    • Pipe diameter
    • Steel bar size