Intro to CNC Electronics

  Finally time for some hardcore electronics! The amount of hardware and software available for CNC controllers is pretty extensive. Several companies offer integrates packages that will do all the necessary functions. There are several approaches, the LPT port powered or external motion controller systems which use MACH 3 software, and the Arduino powered systems. … Read more

Homing and Limit Switches

Homing and Homing Electronics So the machine is now up and running, and ready to make some shavings. There are still a few things you need to know about machine operation. You need to learn about homing and what the purpose of it is, and you need to know a bit about co-ordinate work systems. … Read more