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The MCU5-2 is a development of the MCU5 joystick, with new buttons and new functionality.

The manual control unit is a comprehensive CMM joystick controller designed for use with Renishaw's range of UCC controllers

It includes the functionality of both the Renishaw standard UCC joystick interface and Renishaw PHC10 hand control unit (HCU1).

The MCU5-2 has been developed for use with Renishaw's REVO system and PH20, providing the ability to move the CMM in the axis of the probe and stylus.

Technical specification

MCU comparison

■  Standard specification

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Display window-
Fast / slow buttonOn paddleOn paddleOn paddleOn paddle
Programmable function keys24444
Axis locks
Engage / re-engage
Disable probe
Take point / delete point
Speed override
Operate rotary table-
Run / step program---
Move in part CS-
Soft stop facility-
Wireless operation---
Battery life--8 hours-10 hours
Move in stylus CS-Via menuVia menu
Macro cycles---
Orbital mode -

UCCsuite 4.8

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UCCsuite 4.8

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Tap touchUCCsuite 4.8UCCsuite 4.8UCCsuite 4.8

UCC retrofit

Renishaw has formed a technical partnership with some of the industry's leading software companies and retrofitters to provide powerful CMM retrofit solutions using Renishaw's UCC controllers.


Learn about retrofitting options for your CMM.

Extended warranty

For peace of mind a 3-year warranty is available for your new CMM products during the first 3 months from purchase. Contact your vendor.

Product information