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Installation procedure

WARNING: Ensure the PI 7-3 is disconnected from the mains supply during installation.

WARNING: Do not exceed the operation ambient of 50 °C around the unit. Do not install near sources of heat. Forced cooling may be required in final installation.

Rack mounting

The PI 7-3 may be mounted in a 19 inch equipment rack or may be free standing.

To mount the PI 7-3 alone requires 2 × 1/3 blanking panel kits (A-1018-0179).

PI7-3 with front mounting


If the PI 7-3 is to be placed next to a PHC10-2 use panel kit A-1018-0173.

PI7-3 with mounting to PHC10-2

System interconnection

The interconnections for the TP7 system on a PH10M motorised probe head are shown in the following illustrations.

NOTE: The first illustration refers to the external PI 7-3 unit and the second showns information regarding the integral card version of the product. The table gives a list of alternative standard Renishaw cable lengths and part numbers.

Refer to the Renishaw PH10M system installation guide (H-1000-5071) for further information.

PI 7-3 PH10M PHC10-3


PI 7-3 (card) PH10M PHC10-3

Cable no.
PL no.
Length (m)
Part number
Notes
1PL5
PL6
PL12
PL13
0.4 to 0.8
0.8 to 1.6
0.1
0.1 to 0.2
A-1016-7672
A-1016-7673
A-1016-7674
A-1016-7675
Coiled
Coiled
Plain
Coiled
2PLM6
PLM7
PLM8
PLM9
6
4
6
4
A-1016-7564
A-1016-7563
A-1016-7677
A-1016-7678
Unterminated
Unterminated
3PL38
PL42
PL56
PL44
PL46
PL45
25
15
12
8
3.7
1.8
A-1016-7625
A-1016-7624
A-1016-7617
A-1016-7627
A-1016-7628
A-1016-7629
Unterminated
Unterminated
Unterminated
Unterminated
Unterminated
Unterminated
4
PL25
0.3A-1016-0120 
NOTE: Cables marked ‘unterminated' are supplied with one end prepared but unterminated. The connector parts are supplied for fitting after routing of the cable in the installation.