Photocells - Polifemo Light

 Fotocellule - Polifemo Light - Professional Timing | Microgate

Maximum operational simplicity to meet the requirements of users who need a photocell which is easy to use but at the same time reliable and accurate

  • reflection functioning with a range of about 15 metres;
  • low battery indicator;
  • embedded ‘smart’ recharge circuit;
  • possibility of substituting the rechargeable batteries with two AA batteries (over 15 hours of battery life)
Technical Data Table
Weight: 445 g
Dimensions: 59 x 180 x 104 mm (l x p x h)
Resolution: 0,125 ms
Delay in relation to event: 1 ms
Operating temperature: -25 °C/+70 °C
Power supply: Internal Rechargeable batteries : NICd, NiMH 1.2V Non-rechargeable batteries : alcaline 1.5V
On polifunctional 6 pole socket 5V¸13V with protection circuit
On recharge jack 5V¸13V with protection circuit (voltage >8V to allow recharge)
Protection circuit for all models
Battery recharge Embedded ‘smart’ recharge device
Battery life 18 hours
Processor: C-MOS 8 bit microprocessor
Data Sheet for all Polifemo
Polifemo Polifemo Light Polifemo Radio Polifemo Radio Light
Connections: Polifunctional 6 pole socket
Optoinsulated banana jacks
Optical range: 15m
90 m (facing cells)
Controls: Dip-switch: line activated
Hold-off time
continous/one shot
type of signal transmitted (Start, Lap 1..6, Stop)
long/short signal
impulse transmission for other devices
Radio transmission: Digital FSK transmission; redundancy code with information accuracy check and autocorrection
Transmission channelling: (16 channels selectable)
Precision of impulse transmission: ± 0.4 ms
Time base: 4 MHz quartz ±10 ppm between -25°C and +50°C
Radio transmission range: About 2 km
About 300 m


  • Polifemo LIGHT - User Manual

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