Probe connector pin-outs
The electrical connections to and from the SP80 and SP80H are through the 15-way HDD connector at the top of the probe body.
SP80 and SP80H probe connector pin-outs
Vref (see note below)
GREEN LED OFF
RED LED ON
+9 V to +18 V
Reserved for Renishaw use
The recommended cable specification for the SP80 probe is the same as the current motorised head cable (PH10) which is:
- Mating connectors must be metal bodied
- The overall cable screen is continuous and connected to the system ground on the user's equipment through the bodies of the connectors
- The maximum overall single core resistance between the SP80 and the IU80 interpolator must be <2.5 Ω.
The maximum cable length between the SP80 / SP80H and the interface equipment is 30 m.