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MH8 Manual Probe Head

MH8 Manual CMM Probe Head

    MH8 Manual Probe Head

A manual indexing probe head, the MH8 isdesigned for use on all small manual CMMs. It is made with an M8 thread probe connection and can carry any of Renishaw's M8 probes.

The reach can also be extended by fitting a 50 mm probe extension bar into the probe head.


205 g

Probe mounting

M8 thread

Head mounting

MS range of shanks

Suitable interface

PI 4-2, PI 200

Probe status indication


Cable connection

5 pin DIN 180º socket

A-axis indexing

0° to 90° in 15° repeatable steps = 7 positions

B-axis indexing

±180° in 15° repeatable steps = 24 positions

Repeatability of position (2s)

1.5 µm (0.00006 in) TP2 and 10 mm (0.39 in) stylus fitted

Maximum extension bar

50 mm (1.97 in) PEL1 only