Description


The Trigger Cable Accessory Unterminated is an 8-pin Hirose HR25A-7P-8P cable plug connector pre-wired to a 2 meter cable which can be used to interface the PixeLINK PL-D Machine Vision camera to external trigger and control equipment.  The connector pinout is shown below (not-to-scale for clarity of pin numbers).




Pin Assignment



PinWire ColorPin NameFunctionComments
1
Red
VBUS
Power output from USB3 cable, shared with camera, typically 5 VDC.
See notes below chart
2
Violet
TRIGGER+
Positive terminal of optically isolated trigger input
See notes below chart
3
Brown
TRIGGER-
Negative terminal of optically isolated trigger input
See notes below chart
4
Yellow
GPO1+
Positive terminal of optically isolated General Purpose output 1
See notes below chart
5
Green
GPO1-
Negative terminal of optically isolated General Purpose Output 1
See notes below chart
6
Orange
GPO1 HCMOS
3.3V HCMOS General Purpose Output 1
See notes below chart
7
Blue
GPO2 HCMOS
3.3V HCMOS General Purpose Output 2
See notes below chart
8
Black
Ground
Logic ground
Logic ground is internally connected to the camera metal enclosure
shell
clear
SHIELD
Cable outer shield
The cable outer foil shield and bare drain wire are connected to the connector metal shell and camera metal enclosure.