Installation

Part numbers

There are several MCU joysticks available:

  • A-5331-0015 - MCUlite-2 kit
  • A-5121-0003 - MCU5 kit
  • A-5121-0077 - MCU W kit (does not include batteries *)
  • A-5734-0100 - MCU5-2 kit
  • A-5734-1200 - MCU W-2 kit (does not include batteries *)

* NOTE:  The MCU W and MCU W-2 kits do not include batteries.  When placing an order, please remember to include the MCU W battery kit (Renishaw part number A-5121-0079). 

Each of these kits are provided with a 5 m flexible joystick cable.  Replacement cables are available from your machine supplier or directly from Renishaw.

  • A-1016-8098 - 5 m cable

Connecting the MCU to the UCC system

The MCU joystick kits include a 5 m flexible cable provided as standard.  The cable is fitted from 9-pin D connector on the rear of MCU to a 9-pin D connector on the rear of the SPA3. 

Connecting to the SPA3

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The emergency stop button on the MCU5-2 or MCU W-2 has a dedicated circuit that is fed directly into the rear of the SPA3 servo power amplifier or UCC controller.