There is a 19 way cable running through the arm, to connect accessories with, terminated with a plug at each end made by Binder. The plugs are their M16 Miniature Connector range.
We now have a handful of these connectors in the Robotics box:
Series Part Quantity Price 682 09-0163-70-19 2 £13.25ea 680 09-0343-00-19 2 £12.61ea 680 09-0344-00-19 2 £14.92ea 680 09-0344-02-19 2 £14.92ea
They were purchased through a Binder distributor :
(They take about 4-6 weeks to order, as they are not kept in stock in the UK)
Jake Pitcher Foremost Electronics Ltd 14 Bluegate Business Park Great Bardfield Essex CM7 4PZ TEL: +44 (0) 1371 811171 FAX: +44 (0) 1371 810933 EMAIL: Jake@4most.co.uk WEB: http://www.4most.co.uk/
To avoid potentially damaging something, when different projects are connected and disconnected, I suggest we agree a pin out for the plugs.
(My starter for 10)
Pin Description A Ground B C +12v D E Digital IO 1 F Digital IO 2 G Digital IO 3 H +12v I (no J) K L Ground M +5v N O PWM_2 P CAM_High (no Q) R CAM_Low S PWM_1 T U +5v Shield Ground