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OndoSense apex


Our radar sensor for distance measurement offers more.

More precision. More usability. More applications.

OndoSense apex

Reliable & robust – even in harsh industrial environments.

OndoSense apex radar sensor.

Uniquely precise distance measurement. And way more.

With our radar sensor for distance measurements you will get even more than maximum accuracy and extremely robust radar technology. The smart OndoSense apex distance sensor offers great configuration features, a unique range of applications and a wide measuring range. Benefit from an innovative radar technology that combines ultra-high precision and great usability!

The unique performance, user-friendliness and reliability of the OndoSense apex radar sensor for distance measurement are based on in-depth industrial experience and many years of radar expertise of the OndoSense founders and former Fraunhofer associates. Profit from our new distance sensor and discover a unique industrial radar sensor that simply offers more!

More features & usability.

Our radar sensor offers the highest precision and speed, a wide measurement range – and much more.

Maximum precision

Our radar sensor offers the highest measurement accuracy: Benefit from a precision of ±1 mm and a measurement repeatability accuracy of up to 1 µm in Maximum Precision mode!

Wide measuring range

Our distance radar sensor is great for close-range measurements. In addition, the OndoSense apex offers a wide measuring range from 0.1 m to 8 m (more possible on request).

Attractive & practical UI

Our browser-based configuration software offers a user-friendly GUI with many practical features e. g. the "Peak Finder", which lets you select the peak that corresponds to your target object very easily.

High measuring rate

In some applications, the measuring rate can be decisive: With the OndoSense apex distance radar sensor, you will benefit from a high measuring frequency of 300 Hz and more.

Very narrow opening angle

With an opening angle of only 4 °, which is very narrow for radar sensors, our distance sensor enables focused and reliable measurements with minimal interference.

Established interfaces

Benefit from high-performance industrial interfaces for data transmission: analog current loop (4–20 mA), digital switching outputs (3x push-pull), serial (RS485) and Profinet (via gateway).

More applications & challenges.

Our smart distance radar sensor supports numerous applications in a wide range of industries.

Distance measurement & complex dimensioning

  • Simple distance measurements to objects, even through packaging
  • Complex dimensional measuring of objects – e. g. width, length, height, profile etc.
  • Measurement of tolerances and deviations

Presence control & detection of concealed objects

  • Non-destructive, non-optical presence control of concealed components
  • Detection or positioning of objects in or behind plastics, cardboard, packaging or other non-conductive materials

Positioning of machines or objects

  • Precise positioning of machines in one or more dimensions
  • Determination of the position and size of objects
  • Detection of obstacles for basic collision avoidance

Continuous monitoring & profiling

  • Level monitoring of liquids and solids in difficult environments (e. g. dirt, dust, steam, etc.) at close range and in narrow spaces
  • Creation of surface profiles – even with rough materials
  • Measurement of flatness or edge camber – e. g. for metal sheets or plates

Condition or status control via switching outputs

  • Configuration of 3 push-pull outputs for the classification and detection of objects
  • 2 control modes: single point (1 switching point) & window function (2 switching points)
  • Optimized output stability through hysteresis – e.g. in case of unsteady distance measurements in the vicinity of the switching point

Industry range of our radar sensors

Mechanical & plant engineering

Steel & metal industry

Farming & agriculture

Oil and gas industry

Chemical & pharma industry


Food & packaging industry

Energy sector

More robustness & reliability.

Our radar technology is insensitive to dust, smoke, fog, rain or adverse light.

The OndoSense apex radar distance sensor stands for highly precise and reliable measurement results – even with dirt, smoke, steam, rain, snow, poor lighting conditions, flashes of light or rough surfaces. With its dust-tight, jet-proof housing (IP 67 / IP 69K) and its resistant PTFE lens, our robust distance radar is the ideal choice for challenging production environments.

You would like to use our radar sensor for distance measurements in extreme conditions – e. g. in the metal industry? No problem! Our optional heavy-duty housing offers maximum protection via water cooling and compressed air supply. This enables reliable measurement results even in the harshest settings.

Light & flashes: no influence

Dust & smoke: no influence

Rain & snow: no influence

Heat & cold: high resistance

Technical data

OndoSense apex

Radar frequency

122 GHz (adjustable to local ISM band requirements)

Opening angle

4 °

Measurement range

0.1 – 8 m (more on request)

Blind range

10 cm

Measurement frequency

300 Hz

Measurement precision

up to ±1 µm

Communication interface

RS485, Profinet (via gateway)

Switching output

3x push-pull (PNP/NPN)

Analog output

Current loop (4 – 20 mA)


IP67 / IP69K (available: heavy-duty housing for heat protection)


M12 (8 pin)

Power supply

24 V (5 – 36 V)

More radar sensor needed? Just contact us now.

Let's prepare the successful rollout of your radar sensors together – in 3 steps.

1. Expert advice: Planning your use case

During a call, our team of experts will give you in-depth advice and determine the optimal rollout of your radar sensors. Together, we will elaborate a plan for your use case.

2. Quote & plan: within 24 hours.

Following our exchange, you will receive your individual quote within one working day. In addition, if required, we will prepare a time and project plan for your undertaking.

3. Delivery & continuous support

The first few weeks are crucial for success. After the delivery of your sensors, our team of experts will continuously support you in the implementation of your project – remotely or, if needed, on site.