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Mounting the System on a Panel (Eight Slot Controllers)

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    Last Modified: May 15, 2018

    What to Use

    • Expansion Module for CompactRIO
    • CompactRIO controller
    • Screwdriver, Phillips #2
    • NI panel mounting kit, 786796-01
      • Panel mounting plate
      • M4 x 10 mm screw (x8)

    To mount the panel to a surface:

    • Screwdriver
    • Screws (x5), M5 (#10) maximum, user-provided

    What to Do

    Complete the following steps to mount the system on a panel.

    Figure 1. Mounting the System on a Panel
    1. Fasten the panel mounting plate to the controller and the expansion module.
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      Note  

      You must use the screws provided with the NI panel mounting kit because they are the correct depth and thread for the panel mounting plate.

    2. Tighten the screws to a maximum torque of 1.3 N · m (11.5 lb · in.).
    3. Fasten the panel mounting plate to the surface using screws that are appropriate for the surface.

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