Optex 40x50 High Mount Outdoor PIR Sensor

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The HX-40 Series from Optex is designed to detect movement of an intruder and activate an alarm control panel.
Brand: Optex
Part Number: HX-40

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The HX-40 Series from Optex is designed to detect movement of an intruder and activate an alarm control panel. This line is for high-end applications where high reliability and performance is a must. The brand new and unique pyro-element developed by Optex provides a multiple pattern detection area with 94 high density detection zones and accurate discrimination function to spot temperature changes of moving objects. These features drastically reduce false and missed alarms caused by severe outdoor environmental changes and provide a wide range of applications. Accurate detection performance is necessary in such environments. The HX-40 High Mount Outdoor Detector is a standard model with 2 PIRs. The coverage of the HX-40 is 40 feet, with 85 degree coverage. This product is ideal for a business owner with merchandise outside that he or she wants to protect, or for property owners who want to keep intruders at bay.


  • 40ft, 85deg. wide coverage
  • Mounting height 8.3ft. - 10ft.
  • Multiple pattern detection area technology with "Brand-New" pyro-element
  • Intelligent AND logic (upper and lower detection areas have to be activated in order to generate an alarm condition)
  • Dual signal processing circuit
    - Summer night compensation logic
    - Advanced temperature compensation logic
  • Vegetation sway analysis logic
  • Patented double conductive shielding
  • Ideal detection area setting
    - adjustable detection length
    - spot area flexible masking
  • 180deg. angle adjustable bracket / hood
  • Digital anti-masking function (HX-40AM)

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Part Number HX-40
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Detection Method

Passive Infared

PIR Coverage 40ft. (12m) 85° wide / 94 zones
Distance Limit 13ft., 18ft., 30ft., 40ft. (4 m, 5.5 m, 9m, 12m)
Detectable Speed 1 - 5 ft/s (0.3-1.5 m/s)
Sensitivity 3.6°F (2.0°C) at 0.6 m/s
Power Input 9.5-18VDC
Current Draw 35mA (max) at 12VDC
Alarm period 2.0±1 sec
Warm-up Period Approx. 60 sec (LED blinks)
Alarm Output Form C 28VDC 0.2A max
Tamper Output N.C. 28V DC, 0.1A max. N.C. open when cover removed.
Trouble Output -
Aux Input N.C. 28V DC, 0.1A max
LED Indicator Red: Warm-up, Alarm
RF Interference No Alarm 10 V/m
Operating Temperature -4 - +140°F (-20 - +60°C)
Environment Humidity 95% max
Weatherproof IP55
Mounting Wall (outdoor, Indoor)
Mounting Height 8.3 - 10 ft. (2.5 - 3 m)
Bracket Adjust Angle Vertical: ±20° Horizon: ±95°
Weight 21.2 oz (600 g)
Accessories Bracket, Hood, Area Masking Seal, Screw Kit