Wiring Diagram and Pinout for M12 Cable Used with the NI 9921/9922

Overview

This document provides the wiring diagram and pinout for the M12 cable as it connects to the NI 9921 or NI 9922.

Introduction

You will need to connect from the M12 cable in one of the the following ways depending on the type of connector that you are using. For additional installation instructions, please see the NI 9921/9922 Outdoor IP Enclosure Installation Guide.

For M12 Trigger female field termination connectors, connect the positive lead of the primary power supply to Pin 4 and the negative lead to Pin 3. These connections are illustrated in the following table:

 

Pin

Connection

Pin 1

N/A

Pin 2

N/A

Pin 3

Negative Lead

Pin 4

Positive Lead

 

The pinout for the terminals of female terminations is shown in the following figure:

Figure 1. M12 Trigger Female Field Termination Pinout Diagram

 

On the M12 Trigger male field termination connectors, connect PFI0 to Pin 4, PFI 1 to Pin 2 and Ground to Pin 1 and 3. The following table describes the these connections:

 

Pin

Connection

Pin 1

Ground

Pin 2

PFI 2

Pin 3

Ground

Pin 4

PFI 0

 

The following image shows the male termination pinout:

Figure 2. M12 Trigger Male Field Termination Pinout Diagram

 

The installation guide contains additional information for installing your NI 9921/9922, and the Adobe Acrobat files have all of the pinout information for the M12 wires. For more information see attachments on the top right side of this page.