Helpful Parts & Software Links
In an effort to help our customers, the following information is being provided. While we do not recommend or endorse any of these specifically, we have found them to be helpful to some of our customers and list them to make your research starting point easier.
UPS / Surge Protector:
*NOTE: the important thing is that the unit have AVR (automatic voltage regulation)
APC BR1000G Back-UPS Pro 8-outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)
Proxy switch (not recommended to use as a limit switch): https://www.automationdirect.com/adc/Shopping/Catalog/Sensors_-z-_Encoders/Inductive_Proximity_Sensors/12mm_Round_Industrial_Automation/Standard_Sensing_(12mm)/PBM-AP-1H
Operator Panel Jog Buttons:
For operating in a cold environment you may need to put a heater in such as: 060210-00 (or smaller unit 060110-00)
Here is a recommended software from one of our customers that does serial engraving:
serial number engraving software from 2Linc.com
As I have told ya before I have no prior CNC experience before purchasing Mach Motion and building my own Bridgeport series 2 cnc. I found this engraving software for $400.00. It loaded in 5 minutes and and took about an hour to learn how to use it by watching their video tutorial. The only changes I had to make was the spindle RPM, cutter feed and plunge feed. I cant tell ya enuf how easy this was.
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