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The wireless manual control unit (MCU W-2) is a comprehensive joystick designed for use with Renishaw's range of UCC controllers.


Based on the MCU5-2 joystick design, the MCU W-2 uses modern battery technology and Bluetooth® radio modules to provide an effective wireless joystick with a maximum of 25 m range and over eight hours between battery changes.

A spare battery and an automatic charger are included in the joystick docking cradle.

Technical specification

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■ 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 / stop 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 -

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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.