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The Optex HX-80NAM High-Mount Outdoor Curtain PIR Detector is an 80 x 6', high-mount outdoor passive infrared detector that provides the stability and reliability necessary for an outdoor PIR sensor. The most important element in this reliable outdoor detector is its accuracy to distinguish a human from a small animal. The exclusive pyro element on board enables the HX detector to project an ideal detection pattern, thus allowing for more accurate detection of humans and less false alarms. In addition, the HX-80NAM's dual PIRs and 20 detection zones utilize the 'AND' detection pattern technology—upper and lower detection areas have to be activated in order to generate an alarm condition. This technology helps prevent false alarms caused by a pet or small animal. The detector’s range can be limited to avoid unwanted detection, and its short range zones can be masked if needed. By limiting the detection range, undesired false alarms due to harmless movement (cars, persons, or animals outside the protected area) can be eliminated.
The HX-80NAM also features Digital Anti-Masking. When an object is placed close to the lens surface for a period of more than 180 seconds, the IR Anti-Masking circuit will activate and generate a trouble signal. Moreover, via Vegetation Sway Analysis logic, the HX PIR detector monitors wave changes at all the times and automatically cancels the signal caused by swaying grass when it determines the increase of this distinctive wave changes.
In addition, the outdoor curtain detector is effective for severe environmental conditions such as summer evening and nights. The HX series PIR detector addresses this issue via the additional measurement of luminance levels as the environment changes and allows sensitivity to automatically sharpen when the environmental conditions require it. Further, the coverage of the detector can be adjusted by means of built-in flaps and plates.
Active IR Digital Anti-Masking
Intelligent 'AND' logic with unique pyro element
Summer Night Compensation logic
Double conductive shielding
Low current draw
Vegetation Sway Analysis logic
Advanced temperature compensation logic
Built-in upper and lower flaps to adjust long range of detection
Built-in masking plates to adjust the short range of detection
Included 180° adjustable bracket allows for optimal catch performance by countering the negative effects of steep slopes
In the Box
Optex HX-80NAM High-Mount Outdoor Curtain PIR Detector
Screw (4 x 20 mm)
5-Year Limited Warranty
Table of Contents
PIR with Anti-Masking
80 x 6.7' (24 x 2 m) narrow, 20 Zones
PIR Detection Area
22', 33', 42', 59', 80' (6.5 m, 10 m, 13 m, 18 m, 24 m)
3.6°F (-15.77°C) at 2'/s
Detection Speed: 1 to 5'/s (0.30 to 1.52 m/s)
9.5 to 18 VDC
40 mA maximum at 12 VDC
Time Period: Approximately 2 seconds Output: FormC 28 VDC 0.2 A (maximum)
Trouble: N.C. 28 VDC, 0.1 A maximum Tamper: N.C. 28 VDC 0.1 A maximum, N.C. when cover is removed