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ToughSonic 30 Ultrasonic Level & Distance Sensor

Maximum Range 30 Feet (9.1 Meters)

ToughSonic 30 Ultrasonic Sensor Features

  • Long range — small housing
  • Rugged construction, IP68 rated
  • Indoor or outdoor uses
  • Front and rear mounting threads
  • Five outputs plus serial data
  • Serial data-only models
  • Temperature compensation
  • 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 30 Ultrasonic Sensor Best Applications

  • Tank levels of benign liquids
  • Open channel flow – flumes , weirs
  • Open water within Optimum Range
  • Roll diameter and web loop control
  • Object presence/absence status
  • Object positioning
Part Number: TSPC-15S-485


The ToughSonic 30 is a rugged ultrasonic level AND distance sensor. The ToughSonic 30 has built-in 0-10VDC, 4-20mA, and choice of RS-232 or RS-485 serial communications. The ToughSonic 12 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 30 is built in a 316 stainless steel housing, with potted in and protected PUR cable and electronics. Available with front and rear 1.5 in. NPT threads, and also available as Serial Only (no analog outputs or switches)




Maximum Range 30 feet (9.1 meters)

Optimum Range 10 inches – 20 feet (25.4 cm- 6.1m)

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:0.0068 in.(0.172 mm) Analog:4099 steps (0-10 VDC), 3279 steps(4-20 mA)

Repeatability Nominal 0.2% of range @ constant temp. Affected by target, distance, environment

Update Rate 10 Hz (100 ms), SenixVIEW adjustable; affected by SenixVIEW filter selections

Specifications are subject to change without notice.




Voltage Output 0-10, 0-5 VDC or SenixVIEW customized; 10 mA max.

Current Loop #1 Current sourcing 4-20 mA or SenixVIEW adjustable, max. loop 450Ω

Current Loop #2 Current sinking 4-20 mA or SenixVIEW adjustable, max. loop 450Ω

Two Switches 150 mA max. @ 40 VDC max., SenixVIEW selected as sinking (NPN) or sourcing

(PNP), each with adjustable set point, polarity, hysteresis & time delays

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

parity, model number determines interface




Housing 316 stainless steel

Mounting 30 mm threaded: many stainless and nylon mounting accessories 1-in NPT threaded:

mates with US NPT female pipe threads

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 10.4 oz. (0.29 kg)

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



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