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Section 7: Motor and Sensor Connections

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Axis Nomenclature Update (April 2021)

The nomenclature used to describe the dual-driven Y axis changed in April 2021 to "Y1" axis and "Y2" axis. If you purchased your Plug and Play CNC Control System prior to this, refer to the Plug and Play CNC Control System Previous Revision notes throughout this section. These will provide instructions that match the motor and sensor labels on your control box.


7.1 Wiring Diagrams

7.1.1.1

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  • This figure depicts the appropriate axes and sign convention to correspond with Avid CNC's version of Mach4 CNC control software.

7.1.1.2

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Plug and Play CNC Control System Previous Revision

Plug and Play CNC Control Systems purchased prior to April 2021 use the nomenclature shown below for motors and proximity limit switches.

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7.2 Cable Routing

7.2.1.1

Cable Routing Paths

Motor/Sensor Cable Routing Path
Y1- Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Y2+ Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Y2- Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Y1 Motor Through Gantry Extrusion and Table Cable Track
X- Switch Through Gantry Extrusion and Table Cable Track
X Motor Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Z Motor Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Z+ Switch Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Y2 Motor Through Table Cable Track
X+ Switch Through Table Cable Track

Plug and Play CNC Control System Previous Revision

Plug and Play CNC Control Systems purchased prior to April 2021 use the nomenclature shown below for cable routing paths.

Cable Routing Paths

Motor/Sensor Cable Routing Path
Y- Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Y+ Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Slaved Switch Directly to Electrical Box
Y Motor Through Gantry Extrusion and Table Cable Track
X- Switch Through Gantry Extrusion and Table Cable Track
X Motor Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Z Motor Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Z+ Switch Through Gantry Cable Track and Table Cable Track
Slaved Motor Through Table Cable Track
X+ Switch Through Table Cable Track


7.2.1.2

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Motor Cables

Axis Color Length
X Red 20'
Y1 Green 20'
Z Blue 20'
Y2 Orange 12'

Plug and Play CNC Control System Previous Revision

Plug and Play CNC Control Systems purchased prior to April 2021 use the nomenclature shown below for motor cables.

Motor Cables

Axis Color Length
X Red 20'
Y Green 20'
Z Blue 20'
Slaved Orange 12'


7.2.1.3

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  • To route cables through the cable track, use a screwdriver to lift open the individual cable track sections as indicated.

7.3 Electronics Enclosure Installation

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Section Note

Continue with this section if you purchased a Plug-and-Play Electronics Kit and/or a VFD.


Parts and Tools Required

The following bags and parts will be used in this section:

  • (1) CRP800-00E Plug-and-Play Control System
  • (1) CRP450-00E Plug-and-Play Spindle/VFD System
  • (1) CRP913-00-ELCBAR-HW-BAG
    • (6) M8 Roll In T-Nut
    • (6) M8 x 25mm Set Screw
    • (6) M8 Hex Flange Nut

The following tools will be used in this section:

  • 4mm Allen Wrench
  • 13mm Combination Wrench

7.3.1.1

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  • Attach electronics enclosures to leg kit as indicated.