DeskCNC Website for the UK
DeskCNC as mentioned in Model Engineers Workshop Magazine (Issue
available now for the UK
and Europe from rwc.
We offer a high level
of support and assistance to our customers.
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Software - DeskCNC
Information on DeskCNC and download
Here is the latest PDF version of the DeskCNC manual, about 60 A4 pages, 300 kB download
to help with setting up deskCNC with a 3 axes milling machine. It is currently in draft form, and comments are invited by emailing to :
please make the subject line = 'DeskCNC manual'
Here is A brief introduction to G-codes - you really need to know this, it ain't rocket science,
Here is A blow by blow account of using Eagle PCB software and DeskCNC - it should help you overcome other problems too.
Stepper Motor driver boards
deskCNC controller description
deskCNC 2nd generation controller description and connections
deskCNC controller connection
Carken 4 axis
driver one A4 PDF data sheet
Save the hassle of ordering from the USA, and maybe the extra pain of paying import duty
You can buy your Geckodrives from us.
from size 14 to 34 - details to follow
pdf version of Douglas Jones 'Stepper Motor Tutorial Paper'
70 A4 pages, 500kB download
a basic guide to stepper motors - from the Geckodrives site
18 A4 pages, 203kB download
Milling cutters and spindles
carbide chip breakers sizes 0.8mm to 3.0mm diameter - other sizes available
information on variable speed drive - how to alter the parameters of an HY inverter, or chose a pdf version here
Something for nothing
Drill and tap chart - Print It, Laminate It, Use It (small pdf file, 2 A4 pages)
Speed/Feed chart for milling cutters and slot drills (small pdf file, 1 A4 page)
True Type fonts to G-code software (free software)
getting around to it
converts betweenn various units, eg. miles to kilometres, lbs to kg, etc., (free software)
scale conversion program, useful for model makers (free software)
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