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    What is the best way to ground a servo motor?

    The power connector of the motor has a pin for grounding but it is not connected. However there is a tapped hole for grounding on the flange.

    I guess the options for grounding are:
    - Connect the gnd pin of the motor internally to the motor case. And that line goes to the drive's grounding input trough the power cable.
    - Connect a single external grounding wire to the hole on the flange and connect other end to ... ? (fill in the ... please)


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    Re: What is the best way to ground a servo motor?

    Any conductor connected to the motor frame is basically needed, the one shown would go to the star point ground connection.
    Wherever the service ground is connected.
    Al.
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