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CBX 1.7 Router Setup

 

In this video we explain the steps you need to follow once you have your CBX 1.7 controller by CNC Basis connected to your machine.
You must first determine if you are using any slaved axis. It is very common that the Y axis uses two motors, therefore usually the A axis is slaved to Y axis.
You must also verify the directions your motors are running and make any changes if necessary.
Then you must set the steps per unit for your machine, this may cause your motors to go slower, if so you can adjust velocity and acceleration in Motor Tuning.
It is also very Important that you set proper units to Millimeters or Inches before you run a G-code.

CBX 1.7


 
 
Plug & Play Ready to go 4 Axis CNC Controller, ideal for Medium or Small Router or Small Mill among other applications.

Easy to Install Software, configured for Mach3, just download and install Easy Mode for Mach3 and plugins for motion controller and Mach3 XML configuration are setup automatic, just need to configure additionally the pitch of your specific machine and adjust direction as your preference and motor tuning for optimal performance.

You can easily find all this step by step instructions in our videos and tutorials section or in our YouTube channel.

 

Specs

110 – 220 VAC Single Phase Input

NC (Normally Closed) Mechanical or Proximity sensor Limit Switches: X+, X -, Y+, Y – & Z

One 110 – 220 Spindle or Coolant Vacuum Relay output

 

Features

· Full control for up to 4 stepper motors of NEMA 17, 23, 24, or 34 recommende for up to 282oz/in Torque

· Step & direction control

· 24 VDC supply voltage 13.4 Amp total

· Convenient individual setting for each axis

· E-Stop in front panel.

. Applications: CNC routers / engravers, CNC mills, CNC Cutters, X-Y tables, among others.

 

Warnings

This product must be operated by an adult or under an adult supervision, goggles and other safety measures most be used and taken to avoid any accidents.

 

What’s Inside

1 x CBX 1.7 CNC Controller Box.

1 x 3′ Type B Ethernet Cable.

1 x 6′ USB to Mini USB Cable.

1 x 6′ 110 – 220 VAC Power Cable

 

How to Hook It Up

To connect and initial configure your CBX 17 CNC Controller Box you must follow 5 simple steps:

You could also check configuration video in our website tutorials or YouTube.

 

1. Connect motors cables to each Axis Motor and then to each Axis as labeled in panel of controller.

Make sure notches match.

 

2. Connect Limit Switch to Ethernet Cable and then to Ethernet connection in controller labeled “LIMIT”.

 

3. Connect Spindle or Coolant and Vacuum to labeled AC output on controller panel.

 

4. Connect USB to Mini USB Cable to Computer and then to input labeled “PC” on your Controller.

 

5. Finally Connect the 110 – 220 VAC power cables and you’re ready to go.

 

Now What? What’s Next?

 

You must install Mach3 software and plug-in from Easy Mode Installation Software Downloadable in our Website before powering controller.

You can run mach3 in demo mode to configure and test your CNC Machine but it will only run up to 500 lines of G-code without a license.

See tutorials on how to buy and install license.

 

Now you are ready to power your controller and open CBX 1.7 profile in mach3 loader. (see video tutorial)

 

Make sure you have the E-Stop at hand while configuring mach3.

 

It is important to determine if you will be using any motor as a slave and configure it before trying to move any axis.

See video tutorials on How to Slave an Axis.

Now you should just go to the Settings tab and determine Units of Operation MM’s or Inch and finally set the proper steps per units for each axis in same settings tab.

See tutorials on How to set Steps per Unit.

 

For any other setting instructions please check our video tutorials on our website or YouTube or contact us via e-mail.

or just search for cncbasis in YouTube.

 

Warranty

30-day Money Back no questions ask.

Feedback is very appreciated but not necessary.

 

6 months on parts and labor.

 

 

Why UC100

UC100 Intall

CBX 1.5 Sneak Peek

 

This is the CBX 1.5 motion controller, it is ready and configured to connect all the basic components to run most CNC machines.
We like to call it The Brain because it runs all the logic that drives your motors, limit or homing switches, e-stop, relays and many other inputs and outputs required by many CNC machines.
In the front panel we can find an e-stop, power switch, DB25 remote pendant connector, external e-stop and probe connector.
In the back panel we have 110 to 220 AC power connector, VFD, vacuum, coolant, Ethernet PC connection, limit switches, extra output connection and connection for up to 5 axes.
Connecting the pendant, it’s just plug and play.
Same is the external e-stop.
Limit switches easy connect with a RJ45 connector, it allows you to connect mechanical and 6 to 30 VDC proximity limit switches.
Coolant connection is a 110 AC relay-controlled output you can use for coolant, mist or water-cooled spindles among others.
The vacuum connection, also a 110 AC relay-controlled, is very useful for woodworking routers and other CNC machines.
Connecting the motors is also very easy, with TTL signals via RJ45 connector you can connect your drivers with just a click. All you need is to connect your power supply to your driver and connect your motors.
It can easily handle a small motor as well as big motor by just swapping a cable.
Just need to add more power bigger driver and bigger motor.
Doesn’t matter if it is stepper, hybrid AC servo or DC servo, as far as the driver works with TTL signals you are good to go.