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Good Electronics Kit for Cbeam Machines

Discussion in 'Controller Boards' started by Adam Filipowicz, Apr 29, 2017.

  1. Adam Filipowicz

    Adam Filipowicz Journeyman

    Dec 21, 2014
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    Looking to spec out a solid/reliable Electronics Kit to power and control Cbeam Machine Kits that have up to 4 Steppers

    Currently these are the parts

    Fusion 360 for CAD/CAM
    PC with Mach 3 for Control

    Ethernet Smoothstepper
    Mean Well RD-35A 5V/4A 12v/1A Dual Switching Power Supply

    Leadshine MX4660
    Mean Well SE-600-48 48V 12.5A Power Supply

    Openbuilds High Torque Nema 23 - 3A (24-48V) x 4

    I want it to be Uber simple to wire up, thats why im avoiding multiple drivers

    DQ542MA Stepper Motor Driver

    Would appreciate thoughts on this setup, its similar to a package CNCRouterParts offers and I realize that there are less expensive options.
  2. Joe Santarsiero

    Joe Santarsiero OB addict
    Staff Member Moderator Builder

    Oct 30, 2014
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    I use this setup on a custom machine. To be honest the dq542ma would suffice and still provide some headroom. The mx4660 is a great package, but I wouldn't recommend it for its simplicity. It can be confusing to wire up. It is a nice piece of gear after its installed though.
    Adam Filipowicz likes this.

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