Optex 40 x 50 Outdoor High‑Mount Motion Detector

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The HX-40 Series from Optex is designed to detect movement of an intruder and activate an alarm control panel for mid level to high end applications where reliability and performance is a must.
40' X 50' High Mount (10') Outdoor PIR

Brand: Optex
Part Number: HX-40

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The HX-40 is a high mount outdoor detector for mid level to high end applications where reliability and performance is a must. The unique pyro-element developed by Optex provides a multiple pattern detection with 94 high density detection zones and accurate discrimination function for spot temperature changes of moving objects. These features drastically reduce fales and missed alarms caused by severe outdoor environmental changes and provide a wide range of applications. Accurate detection performance is necessary is such environments, and the HX-40 meets these requirements.


    Active IR digital anti-masking function
    Mounting height 8ft -10ft
    Intelligent and detection logic
    Double conductive shielding
    Dual signal processing circuit
    Vegetation sway analysis logic
    Ideal detection area setting
    40' X 50' Coverage

Additional Info

Additional Info

Part Number HX-40
What's in the box

(1) HX-40

(1) Bracket

(1) Hood

(1) Area masking seal

(1) Screw kit (3×10-2, 4×20-4)

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Detection method- Passive infrared

PIR Coverage- 12 m (40 ft.) 85° wide / 94 zones

Distance limit- 4 m, 5.5 m, 9 m, 12 m (13 ft, 18 ft, 30 ft, 40 ft.)

Detectable speed- 0.3 – 1.5 m/s (1 – 5 ft/s)

Sensitivity- 2.0°C (3.6°F) at 0.6 m/s

Power input- 9.5 – 18VDC

Current draw- 35 mA (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

Aux input- N.C. 28V DC, 0.1A max

LED indicator- Red:Warm-up, Alarm

RF Interference- No alarm 10 V/m

Operating temperature- -20 – +60°C (-4 – +140°F)

Environment humidity- 95% max

Weatherproof- IP55

Mounting- Wall (Outdoor, Indoor)

Mounting height- 2.5 - 3.0 m (8.3 - 10 ft.)

Bracket adjust angle- Vertical: ± 20° Horizon: ± 95°

Weight- 600 g (21.2 oz)

Accessories- Bracket, Hood, Area masking seal, Screw kit (3×10-2, 4×20-4)