Roland Safety Key Connector? PNC-3200

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salbones
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Roland Safety Key Connector? PNC-3200

Post by salbones » Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:54 am

I just purchased a used PNC-3200 for my shop. I checked out the machine and everything seems to work fine...except that the spindle motor will not function and the machine will not accept data. Upon further investigation, I discovered that this unit was equipped with a small 8-pin Mini Din connector intended to connect the machine to a safety cover (Roland ZBX-500) that inhibits the operation of the machine if the hood is open. If one does not have such a cover, Roland apparently supplied a "key" which is basically the same din plug with a bunch of jumpers on it to emulate the absent safety cover. There is a mention of this key in the manual and it indeed appears to be just a din-plug with a rubber cap over the back of it to protect the jumpers inside. Unfortunately, I possess neither the Key nor the Cover and I can't find a schematic of the key or the connector into which it is inserted. Roland no longer sells this key. Can anyone out there tell me what the jumper configuration is for this key? It appears it is the same for all Roland machines with this safety feature.If you have such a key in your machine, could you kindly pop off the cover and let me know what's inside? Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!
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Re: Roland Safety Key Connector? PNC-3200

Post by Kai Perry » Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:20 pm

Hi,

I have had a look into this and from what I can confirm the part is - 23505678 - CABLE-ASSY KEY MDX-500.

I have checked stock on these and they are still available.

You can order one from our order management team on 0845 230 9060.
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Re: Roland Safety Key Connector? PNC-3200

Post by Zozitak » Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:44 am

Hi Kai Perry,

Is there a CABLE-ASSY KEY MDX-650 in stock ?

Or it is compatible with CABLE-ASSY KEY MDX-500 ?

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Re: Roland Safety Key Connector? PNC-3200

Post by Patrick Thorn » Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:01 pm

Hi, I do not know the pin connections, but I may have a solution for you, but as it is a very old machine I cannot really put it here.
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