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    RoyT's Avatar
    Lives in Plymouth, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 12-12-2014 Has been a member for 1-2 years. Has a total post count of 6.
    I have a CNC 3040 as small hobby machine.
    I am having trouble setting it up using Mach3 ..... as the results are not consistent I am thinking that the controller box supplied needs upgrading.

    Can anyone suggest or supply another controller box ?



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    JAZZCNC's Avatar
    Lives in wakefield, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 13 Hours Ago Forum Superstar, has done so much to help others, they deserve a medal. Has been a member for 5-6 years. Has a total post count of 5,436. Received thanks 832 times, giving thanks to others 29 times.
    Please explain more what trouble your having because you may well be spending money you don't need to.?

    Even with better drives and Breakout board PSU etc that make up the Control box then you'll still have same trouble if it's a setup error.!!

    If you just want to upgrade for the sake of it then No problem has these control boxes in general are quite low spec and quality so doing this can and will transform the machine if done correctly but again depending on what your wanting to do may not be needed.!

    Can help or advise either way but a little more info on what your wanting to do and use machine for will help.
    Last edited by JAZZCNC; 21-01-2014 at 10:39 PM.

  3. #3
    Maybe try a UC100 They are available here

  4. #4
    If your mind is set on replacing the box there's these, although I have no experience with them.
    CNC Systems
    Last edited by EddyCurrent; 22-01-2014 at 02:08 PM.

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    Lives in Cardiff, United Kingdom. Last Activity: 3 Days Ago Has been a member for 7-8 years. Has a total post count of 692. Received thanks 29 times, giving thanks to others 0 times.
    I've used the diycnc controller, and a few friends have also used it. They do "exactly what they say on the tin" and Roy is a great guy to deal with.

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