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Mounting the Device on a DIN Rail

    Last Modified: April 3, 2019

    The FD-11960 DIN rail mounting kit is an accessory you can use to mount a FieldDAQ device to a DIN rail. The hardware in the FD-11960 DIN rail mounting kit includes a bracket panel, a DIN rail clip, four M5 x 10 mm screws, four M5 washers, and two 8-32 x 1/4 in. screws.

    Complete the following steps to install a FieldDAQ device onto a DIN rail using the FD-11960 DIN rail mounting kit.

    1. Attach the FieldDAQ device to the bracket panel using the included M5 x 10 mm screws and M5 washers. The front of the bracket panel, which includes an outline of the FieldDAQ device, should be attached to the back of the FieldDAQ device.
    2. Attach the DIN rail clip to the FieldDAQ device and bracket panel using the 8-32 x 1/4 in. screws included in the kit. Tighten the screws to a maximum torque of 1.3 N · m (11.5 lb · in.).
      Figure 1. Attaching a FieldDAQ Device to the Bracket and DIN Rail Clip
      1. Bracket panel
      2. DIN rail clip
      3. M5 x 10 mm screw
      4. 8-32 x 1/4 in. screw
      5. M5 washers

      You can also horizontally mount the FieldDAQ device to the DIN rail.

    3. Clip the device onto the DIN rail.
      Figure 2. DIN Rail Clip Parts Locator
      1. DIN rail clip
      2. DIN rail spring
      3. DIN rail
    Figure 3. FD-11960 Dimensions

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