Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC- limit switches

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC – first movements

About Mach3 limit switch tutorial This Mach3 limit switch tutorial will help you to set up all of the switches that can be used on your CNC machines as well as any options that are also connected to the safety of your machine. You can find the previous tutorial here. More about limit switches and switches, in general, can […]

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC – first movements

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC – first movements

Mach3 setup tutorial summary This Mach3 setup tutorial will show you how to connect everything together and how to configure the PoKeys plugin so you can move your CNC. You can find the previous Mach3 setup tutorial here. Connecting everything together First, you must connect the stepper motors to the drivers. This first step is chosen […]

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC – first steps

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys57CNC – first steps

Introduction to Mach3 tutorial This is the first Mach3 tutorial in a series of tutorials that will help you to know PoKeys57CNC devices and how to use them with Mach 3 software for controlling your CNC machine. The tutorials will begin with simple configurations which will describe how to set up Mach3 and PoKeys plugin […]

Stepper motor driver – explanation

stepper-motor-driver

What is a stepper motor driver? A stepper motor driver is an electronic device that is used to drive the stepper motor. By itself, it usually does nothing and must be used together with a controller like PoKeys57CNC. There are a lot of different types of stepper motor drivers but in general, all do the same thing […]

PoKeys tutorial – getting started with PoKeys57CNC

USB CNC controller - Pokeys57CNC

This post is the first PoKeys tutorial in the series of tutorials for PoKeys57CNC devices. This one will cover the basics of connecting your PoKeys device with the computer and configuring the network connection if it is used. PoKeys57CNC is a blend between a general-purpose PoKeys device and a USB CNC controller. The device is […]

USB CNC controller – Pokeys57CNC

USB CNC controller - Pokeys57CNC

Nowadays, one cannot imagine production processes without the use of computer numerical control (CNC) machines, controlled with USB CNC controllers, These machines drive the production of complex and precisely dimensioned objects out of a variety of materials. Let it be a mill, a lathe, EDM, or a plasma cutter, the precise positioning of the work tool […]