2D controller LJ-X8000E

LJ-X8000E - 2D controller

*Please note that accessories depicted in the image are for illustrative purposes only and may not be included with the product.

Data Sheet (PDF)


CAD Data

360°view (3D PDF)


  • CE Marking
  • CSA




Head input

Up to 2 head units
Compatible with LJ-X8000 Series heads and LJ-V7000 Series heads *When using 2 units, heads A and B are the same model.

Sampling cycle (trigger interval)

[2D mode] Maximum speed of 1 kHz (1 ms) *1
[3D mode] -

Number of registered inspection settings

Up to 1000 (depending on SD card capacity and setting contents) for each of SD cards 1 and 2. External switching is possible

Master profile / number of reference images

Maximum 200 per setting per head (depends on SD card capacity)

Memory card

• SD card slot × 2
• Supports OP-87133 (512 MB), CA-SD1G (1 GB), CA-SD4G (4 GB), CA-SD16G (16 GB)
*In the SD1 slot, CA-SD4G is equipped as standard for 8000, and CA-SD1G is equipped as standard for 8000E

Number of tools

100/setting (of those, 20 are for misalignment correction)


Control input

20 points (input terminal block: 5 points, parallel I/O: 15 points)

Control output

28 points (output terminal block: 6 points, parallel I/O: 22 points)
• Photo MOSFET*2


• Value output and control I/O (exclusive use with PLC link using an RS-232C port)
• Supports baud rates up to 230,400 bps

PLC link

• Value output using Ethernet port or RS-232C port, and control I/O
(Exclusive use with EtherNet/IP™. When using an RS-232C port, exclusive use with RS-232C no-procedure communication)


• Value output and control I/O
• In addition to the above functions, can upload/download inspection settings, perform various simulations, send/receive various data including profile and image data, and be used with remote connection programmes via KEYENCE PC application software
• Supports FTP client and FTP server functions
• Supports VNC server functions (for non-PC clients, only displaying the monitor screen is supported)
• Supports BOOTP functions
• 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
• Supports jumbo frames (when connected to any of CB-NEC20E/NEP20E/NPN20E)


• Can output values (3D mode only), upload/download inspection settings, perform various simulations, send/receive various data including profile and image data, and be used with remote connection programmes via KEYENCE PC application software
• Dedicated USB 2.0


• Value I/O and control I/O using Ethernet port (exclusive use with PLC link)
• Supports cyclic communication (max. 1436 bytes) and message communication
• Maximum Connections: 32
• Conforms to Version.CT15 conformance test


• Value input and control input/output using Ethernet port (when this is in use, PLC-Link and EtherNet/IP™ cannot be used)
• Supports cyclic communication (max. 1408 bytes)
• Supports non-cyclic communication (record data)
• Conforms to Conformance Class A


• Can output numerical values and perform control I/O by connecting the optional EtherCAT® unit CB-NEC20E
(Cannot be used with PLC link, EtherNet/IP™, and PROFINET)
• Supports cyclic communication (process data object communication) (Input: Max. 536 bytes/Output: Max. 532 bytes)
• Supports acyclic communication (mailbox communication)
• Supports CoE
• Explicit Device Identification
• Complies with V2.2.10 and V2.2.1.0 conformance test


Various menus can be controlled via the dedicated mouse (included with the controller)


Automatic correction of date and time for this unit is possible by connecting to an SNTP server


By connecting an HDD (max. 2 TB) to the dedicated USB port (supports USB 3.0, bus-powered, rated output: 900 mA), profile, image and other data can be output

Monitor output

Analogue RGB output, XGA 1024 × 768 (24-bit colour, 60 Hz)

Encoder input

1 port: combination RS-422 line-driver output (with 5 V output: maximum 150 mA) open collector output (compatible with 5 V, 12 V, 24 V)

Response frequency


Single phase / Z phase: 1.6 MHz, 2 phase / 1x: 1.6 MHz, 2 phase / 2x: 3.2 MHz, 2 phase / 4x: 6.4 MHz

Open collector (OC)

Single phase / Z phase: 100 kHz, 2 phase / 1x: 100 kHz, 2 phase / 2x: 200 kHz, 2 phase / 4x: 400 kHz

Laser ON input

Non-voltage input (Shorted with short pin when shipped from factory)

Cooling fan


Minimum display unit

0.1 µm, 0.01°, 0.00001 mm2


Switchable between English, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, German, French, Italian, Thai, Czech, Hungarian, and Polish


Power voltage

24 V DC ±10%

Maximum current consumption

3.3 A

Environmental resistance

Ambient temperature

0 to +45°C (DIN rail mounting) / 0 to +40°C (base surface mounting)

Relative humidity

85% RH or less (no condensation)


Approx. 2500 g

*1 For LJ-X8080 and LJ-X8200 connection, when binning (Z) is ON, or when the measurement range (Z) is set to 1/2. LJ-X8900 when the measurement range (Z) is set to 1/2.
*2 Positive common connection is supported for NPN input devices, and negative common connection for PNP input devices.

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