Limit, E-stop,and other connectors on CM board

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CastIrony
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Re: Limit, E-stop,and other connectors on CM board

Post by CastIrony » Sat Nov 14, 2015 6:08 am

Molex sells a KK 254 connector with 12 pins, so if you don't mind not being able to plug/unplug individual switches, the connector fits perfectly with no filing:
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It still has the locking ramp and orientation tabs, which you won't get on a standard 0.1" header:
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Mouser has them in stock for $0.72 each:
http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Mol ... cRag%3D%3D

I also bought a bunch of matching crimp pins:
http://www.mouser.com/ProductDetail/Mol ... 5Zeg%3D%3D

I'll post more later when I get it wired up, but this seems like a really good option.
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Re: Limit, E-stop,and other connectors on CM board

Post by twforeman » Mon Nov 16, 2015 2:48 pm

That is a good option indeed. And you can remove the pins from any existing connectors and snap them into this one pretty easily. If, say for instance, you had my limit switch kit. :)
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Re: Limit, E-stop,and other connectors on CM board

Post by doxie » Sat Jan 16, 2016 5:52 am

Hello.

Has anyone answered the question if there is a second button needed to resume from a feed hold? I'll probe around tomorrow, but I'm just getting started with my machine.

Thanks,

Doxie

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