Universal PLH3D-CNC Adapter Kit

The PLH3D-CNC Universal Laser Adapter designed for all types of CNC/3DP machines. Easy and quick connection between laser head and CNC controller. It accepts all CNC control signals.  Everything you need is included!

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$149.00

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Product Description

About the PLH3D-CNC Universal Laser Adapter

Many types of CNC machines and 3D printers with different control voltage standards and levels available on the market may be used to control the PLH3D head. The PLH3D-CNC Adapter converts all these signals to the standard compatible with the PLH3D head. The PLH3D-CNC Adapter contains widely used industry-standard screw connectors. A dedicated desktop low-noise power supply unit assures compatibility and reliability as well as eliminates problems caused by using third-party power supplies. The general status (power, armed, laser working) may be checked at a glance by watching three LEDs.

The laser head may be checked by generating a short laser pulse at maximum power.

The key function of the PLH3D-CNC Adapter is to “arm” and “disarm” the laser head. Arming means turning the head power supply on; the armed head is then able to generate laser beam. Disarming (turning the head power supply off) brings the laser head in a safe state where generating laser beam is fully impossible.

Built-in safety means prevent misuse and unexpected behavior at emergency. The key switch protects the laser head against arming by children and other unauthorized persons. Arming the laser head is always done manually by the user, by pressing a button. A special circuitry prevents arming at any malfunction of internal electronics. The laser head is being automatically disarmed in case of emergency: loss of the mains supply, PSU failure, breaking or disconnecting the laser head cable. After disarming, the system remains in a safe state and rearming always requires pressing the button by the user.

The parts included in the PLH3D-CNC Universal Laser Adapter For

  • PLH3D-CNC Adapter
  • Power Supply 19 V, 2.5 (comes with European, North America and UK adapter plugs)
  • Cable for PLH3D-6W Series laser head (5 meters long)
  • PLH3D-CNC Universal Signal Cable (2 meters long)
  • Universal set of 7 types of wires with terminal block for all types of output connectors

Key features of the PLH3D-CNC Adapter:

  • Soft Start
  • Indication LEDs - power, armed, laser working
  • Build-in microcontroller - watchdog
  • Two programmable enable inputs
  • Two external safety terminals (for example: safety key, E-Stop)
  • Four modulation inputs
  • Automatic disarm after power off
  • One second laser test
  • Compatibility with the PLH3D laser heads
  • Keylock for preventing use by unauthorized personnel
  • Machined aluminum quality enclosure
  • One button system (arm, test and setting of enable modes)

All types of CNC control signals

  • Analog modulation 0 - 5 V
  • Analog modulation 0 - 10 V
  • TTL/PWM modulation 0 - 5 V
  • TTL/PWM modulation 0 - 10 V
  • TTL/PWM modulation 0 - 24 V
  • Low TTL/PWM

7 types of wires - universal connectors with terminal block

Description of connectivity wires for different physical connectors available in your CNC machines. Simply choose the one which fits your machine!

Universal Kit Pins

1. Male gold pin header connector -  allows connecting to a gold pin female connector. One needs to find two slots responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply plug the blue wire to the GND and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.  

2. Tinned copper wires -  allows connecting to SMD or THT of the CNC controller. One needs to find two vias/holes or parts on the PCB responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply solder the wires to the part of the PCB board of the controller, the blue wire to the GND signal and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.

3. Female gold pin header connector -  allows connecting to a gold pin male connector. One needs to find two pins responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply plug the blue wire to the GND and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.  

4. Insulated wire end sleeves - allows connecting to terminal blocks and screw connectors. One needs to find two terminals of a connector responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply insert the blue wire to the GND terminal and red wire to the modulation signal terminal which is used by the machine to operate the laser and tighten the screws. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.

5. Male D-SUB connector -  allows connecting to any kind of a female D-SUB connector. One needs to find two slots responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply plug the blue wire to the GND and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter. 

6. Press fit male gold pin header connector -  allows connecting to a gold pin male connector. One needs to find two vias/holes in the PCB responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply press the connector into the via/hole in the PCB board of the controller, the blue wire to the GND and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.    

7. Female D-SUB connector - allows connecting to any kind of a male D-SUB connector it can also be used to connect to other types of connectors which are using male pins. One needs to find two pins responsible for modulation signal. Analog output 0-5 V or Analog output 0-10 V or TTL/PWM output, and GND. Simply plug the blue wire to the GND and red wire to the signal which is used by the machine to operate the laser. Use the terminal block electric strip to connect the blue and red wire with labeled wires of the Universal Adapter.

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