Zen Toolworks produce CNC Machine Kits – Drive boards , spindles. That kits and tools for the budding electronics or mechanic hobbyist to the advanced professional and every level in between.
|Drive Board kit|
Here is Zen CNC DIY Kit 7×7 model, packaged with 3 axis Stepper Motor Driver Board, Spindle Kit (which can be directly mounted onto the machine with hardware provided) and a Free Emergency Stop Switch The driver board will be connected to the computer(with printer parallel port available) through the parallel cable(NOT included). Input terminals are available on the board for connecting home/limit switches. The driver board is Toshiba 6560 chip based and can drive 2 phase bipolar stepper motors up to 2A/phase.
The controller software can be downloaded from the Web. If you are using Windows system, you can use Mach3 from www.machsupport.com. If you choose to use Linux, you can use EMC2 from www.linuxcnc.org.
The package contains the following items.
# Zen Toolworks CNC DIY KIT 7×7: $330.00
# 3 Axis Stepper Motor Driver Board: $90.00