4.1.4. Controller case, two-axis model¶
Front panel of the two-axis controller model 8SMC4-USB-B9-2.
Rear panel of the two-axis controller model 8SMC4-USB-B9-2.
Two-axis controller model consists of two controller boards in a metal case. Case dimensions are 122 x 48.5 x 124 mm.
Front panel contains power supply connector, USB-B data connector, supplementary two-axis system connector, USB cascade connector, and power LED. The cascade USB-A output connector is used to connect several two-axis cases in line terminated with either one-axis or two-axis case. This way a required number of axes can be connected to the computer with a single USB cable. The front panel also contains status LED, left and right limit switch LED, left and right movement buttons for each of the two controller boards of the two-axis system.
Rear panel contains positioner connector for each of the two controller boards, a synchronization connector and a joystick connector.