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UCC2-2 offers full 4-axis control and scanning capability.

Universal CMM controller suitable for touch-trigger and scanning probing.

Known part adaptive scanning techniques:

  • Cylinder scan
  • Gasket scan
  • Grid scan
  • Automatic find centre
  • Advanced data filtering
  • Advanced analogue probe calibration

UCC comparison

■  Standard specification

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Function / specificationUCC T3-2UCC T3 PLUSUCC S3UCC T5UCC S5
TP200 / SCR200 interface--
SP600 interface----
SP25M interface----
SP80 interface-----
PH10 interface---
PH20 interface----
REVO interface-----
REVO-2 interface----
Number of CMM axes controlled33333
Configurable additional axis (rotary table, dual scale, dual drive)Second SPA3 requiredSecond SPA3 requiredSecond SPA3 requiredSecond SPA3 requiredSecond SPA3 required
SPA (servo power amp) compatibilitySPA3SPA3SPA3SPA3SPA3
Analogue SPA output ±10 V-----
Temperature sensor inputs-16161616
Compatible with existing daughtercards-----
Maximum real time scanning data rate--SP25M: 2000 points/s-REVO-2: 4000 points/s
Integral ac power supply-----
External dc power supply
Uncommitted CMM I/O2 inputs + 1 output2 inputs + 1 output2 inputs + 1 output2 inputs + 1 output2 inputs + 1 output
Function / specificationUCC T3-2UCC T3 PLUSUCC S3UCC T5UCC S5


Width440 mm (19 in enclosure)440 mm (19 in enclosure)440 mm (19 in enclosure)440 mm (19 in enclosure)440 mm (19 in enclosure)
Height44 mm (1U)44 mm (1U)44 mm (1U)44 mm (1U)44 mm (1U)
Depth180 mm180 mm180 mm180 mm180 mm

2.1 kg

(4 lb 10 oz)

2.6 kg

(5 lb 12 oz)

2.6 kg

(5 lb 12 oz)

2.1 kg

(4 lb 10 oz)

2.1 kg

(4 lb 10 oz)

The following details are common to all UCC controllers:

  • Configured for direct CNC controlled (DCC) CMMs
  • Processor type: 1.6 GHz Intel Atom
  • Suitable hand control unit: MCUlite-2*, MCU5, MCU5-2, MCU W, MCU W-2
  • Digital SPA control output
  • Communications link with PC: Ethernet
  • PC operating system compatibility: XP pro, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Servo loop time: 0.5 ms
  • Touch-trigger probing (TTP) function
  • Renishaw UCCserver (I++ DME)
  • Common UCC software integration
  • Digital scale input: RS422 - Renishaw
  • Analogue scale input: By external interface
  • Power available for I/O: 24 V at 1 A
  • I/O specification:
    • User configurable
    • Active HIGH or LOW
    • Voltage range 5 V to 24 V
    • Outer and inner limit switch compliant
    • Soft limit compliant
    • CMM volumetric error map function
    • Renishaw UCCassist compatible

* Not suitable for REVO / REVO-2

The technical specification includes the following features:


Maximum CMM axes


Scale inputs

Renishaw RGH22, RGH24, RGH41 and other digital scales are directly supported

Analogue scales can be supported via an external interface

Uncommitted binary I/O

6 inputs and 7 outputs available as standard


Comprehensive joystick interface

Probe interface

TP20, TP200 / SCR200, SP600 and SP25M interfaces available as standard

SPA interface


19 in 3U rack-mountable enclosure with five expansion slots plus one PCI slot


Simple ethernet link to the PC via a crossover LAN cable

Error map


Daughtercard options

The UCC2-2 has a range of compatible additional card options.



PICS / RS232 auxiliary product interface

Adds two RS232 communication ports to the UCC, and includes a PICs compliant connector. Optional card to allow the basic measuring system to be enhanced with alternative probes and/or added peripherals.

PH10 PLUS motorised head interface

Provides an interface between the PH10 PLUS probe head and the application software, requiring no external hardware and with minimal cabling requirements.

SP80 probe interface

Plug-in card for the UCC that operates the SP80 scanning probe.

Additional axis

Can be configured for a rotary table or dual drive interface. More than one can be fitted in a single controller.

Temperature sensor

Traditionally high accuracy measurement has been confined to environments where the temperature can be controlled to minimise the influence of thermal errors. As more and more CMM manufacturers are moving towards in line inspection with shop hardened machines, the need for temperature compensation is increasing.

The temperature sensor inputs can now be connected to UCC2-2 and, using the additional temperature card, make machine and workpiece temperature compensations, increasing the accuracy of the CMM.

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.

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