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ToughSonic 14 Ultrasonic Level & Distance Sensor

Maximum Range 14 Feet (4.3 Meters)

ToughSonic 14 Ultrasonic Sensor Features

  • Long range — small housing
  • Rugged construction, IP68 rated
  • Indoor or outdoor uses
  • Straight or tapered thread options
  • Two outputs plus serial data
  • Serial data-only models
  • Temperature compensation options
  • Push-button TEACH capability
  • PC configurable with free SenixVIEW software with nearly 80 sensor parameters that can be changed to tailor the sensor to your application

ToughSonic 14 Ultrasonic Sensor Best Applications

  • Tank levels of benign liquids
  • Open channel flow – flumes , weirs
  • Roll diameter and web loop control
  • Outdoor applications to 10-ft (3 m)
  • Object presence/absence status
  • Object positioning
Part Number: TSPC-30S1-485


The ToughSonic 14 is a rugged ultrasonic level AND distance sensor. The ToughSonic 14 has built-in 0-10VDC, 4-20mA, and choice of RS-232 or RS-485 serial communications. The ToughSonic 14 also has built-in sourcing or sinking switches to control relays, alarms, motors, sirens, and more. All ToughSonic sensors are IP68 rated, and the ToughSonic 12 is built in a 316 stainless steel housing, with potted in and protected PUR cable and electronics. Available with 30mm or 1 inch NPT threads, and also available as Serial Only (no analog outputs or switches)




Maximum Range 14 feet (4.3 meters)

Optimum Range 4 inches to 10 feet, 100 mm to 3 meters

Temperature -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C)

Humidity 0 to 100% operating

Protection NEMA-4X, NEMA 6P, IP68

Transducer Ruggedized piezoelectric

Compensation Temperature compensated (selectable in SenixVIEW)

Resolution Serial data: 0.0034 in. (0.086 mm), Analog steps: 4099 (0-10 VDC), 3279 (4-20 mA) Repeatability Nominal 0.2% of range @ constant temp. Affected by target, distance, environment Update Rate 20 Hz (50 ms), SenixVIEW adjustable; affected by SenixVIEW filter selections

Specifications are subject to change without notice.




Output #1 Default: 4-20 mA; SenixVIEW configurable

Alternate: Configure it as a switch output

Output #2 Default: Voltage, SenixVIEW configurable

Alternate: Configure it as a switch output

Voltage Output 0-10, 0-5 VDC or SenixVIEW configurable, 10 mA maximum

4-20 mA Current Loop Current sourcing, SenixVIEW configurable. Maximum loop resistance 450Ω

Switch Output(s) Output #1 and/or #2 can be a switch. Each can be sinking (NPN) or sourcing (PNP)

Max ratings: 150 mA @ 40 VDC

Each has adjustable setpoint, polarity, hysteresis, window, time delays and more

RS-232 or RS-485 Modbus & streaming protocols, 9600-115200 baud (configurable) 8 data bits, 1 stop, no

parity RS-485 permits multi-sensor networks. Part number determines interface

SYNC feature Permits multiple sensors to operate in close proximity without cross-talk

Not usable concurrently with serial data




Housing 316 stainless steel for corrosion resistance, Usable in salt water, H2S environments

Mounting(30 mm) Through hole in bracket or panel. Two jam nuts included. Stainless & nylon brackets

available. Adapters to 1-1/2 in and 2 in NPT available

Mounting (1-in NPT) Typically for tank mounting. Mates with 1-in NPT female thread

Attached Cable 6.5 feet (2 meters), PUR jacketed. Custom lengths available. Standard models: 6-wire

shielded + drain. Serial data only models: 4-wire + drain, dual twisted shielded pair

Total Weight 30 mm: 10.4 oz. (0.29 kg)

1-in NPT: 14.2 oz. (0.40 kg)

Weights include 2 m cable

Attribute NameAttribute Value
Documentation from Manufacturer
Output Signal Type
Analog, Digital



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