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EZAutomation vs AutomationDirect Prox Switches

Prox Switches from AutomationDirect is manufactured in China whose price is invariably going to increase due to tarrifs. It is constantly going up and you will be well advised to take in to account this uncertainity of price and/or availabilty at all.
Models EZAutomation
EZ-M12-PNPNO-NMW: $12.00
(Nickel plated brass)
EZ-M18-PNPNO-NSC: $39.99
(Stainless Steel)
EZ-M30-PNPNC-NMW-TS: $34.99
(Triple Sense, NB)
Automation Direct
PBM-AN-2H : $14
(Nickel plated brass)
PFK1-BN-2H: $52
(Stainless Steel)
DW-AD-511-M30: $65
(Triple Sense, Brass)
Visual Display Visual 360° Light Ring No Visual Indication
Toughness Heavy duty and works in harshest of conditions Not Specified
Short Circuit protection Output short circuit protection. Automatically recovers from shorted load Yes, Pulsed?
Accuracy Repeat accuracy <2% Not Specified
Reverse Polarity Reverse Polarity Protection Yes

EZAutomation vs TURCK Prox Switches

Models EZAutomation
EZ-M12-PNPNO-NMW: $12.00
(Nickel plated brass)
EZ-M18-PNPNO-NSC: $39.99
(Stainless Steel)
EZ-M30-PNPNC-NMW-TS: $34.99
(Triple Sense, NB)
TURCK
N18-M12-VP6X-7M: $117
(Chrome Plated brass)
NI12U-EM18-AN6X-H1141: $124
(Stainless Steel)
NI20U-M30-AP6X-H1141: $136.11
(Triple Sense, Brass)
Visual Display Visual 360° Light Ring Small single LED light
Toughness Heavy duty and works in harshest of conditions Yes
Short Circuit protection Output short circuit protection. Automatically recovers from shorted load Output short circuit protection
Accuracy Repeat accuracy <2% Repeat accuracy <2%
Reverse Polarity Reverse Polarity Protection Reverse Polarity Protection
Sensing range EZ-M30-PNPNC-NMW-TS: 30 mm sensing NI30U-EM30WD-AN6X: 20 mm sensing

EZAutomation vs PEPPERL & FUCHS Prox Switches

Models EZAutomation
EZ-M12-PNPNO-NMW: $12.00
(Nickel plated brass)
EZ-M18-PNPNO-NSC: $39.99
(Stainless Steel)
EZ-M30-PNPNC-NMW-TS: $34.99
(Triple Sense, NB)
PEPPERL & FUCHS
NBN4-12GM50-E2-V1: $65.91
(Nickel Plated brass)
NCB8-18GM40-N0-V1: $105.01
(Stainless Steel)
NBN25-30GM50-US-V12: $206.67
(Triple Sense, NB)
Visual Display Visual 360° Light Ring Small LED bulb
Toughness Heavy duty and works in harshest of conditions Yes
Short Circuit protection Output short circuit protection. Automatically recovers from shorted load Pulsing?
Accuracy Repeat accuracy <2% Repeat accuracy ≤0.01mm
Reverse Polarity Reverse Polarity Protection Reverse Polarity Protection
Sensing range EZ-M12-PNPNO-NMW: 4 mm sensing
EZ-M18-PNPNO-NSC: 8 mm sensing
EZ-M30-PNPNC-NMW-TS: 30 mm sensing
NBN4-12GM50-E2-V1: 4 mm sensing
NCB8-18GM40-N0-V1: 8 mm sensing
NBN25-30GM50-US-V12: 25 mm sensing