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LinuxCNC: an open source CNC machine controller.
It can drive milling machines, lathes, 3d printers, laser cutters, plasma cutters, robot arms, hexapods, and more.

Here you'll find information about the software, how to get it, how to configure it, how to run it, and especially where to ask for help.

Community maintained wiki with lots of information and examples about configuration and using EMC.

EMC2 is a software system for computer control of machines such as milling machines, lathes, plasma cutters, cutting machines, robots, hexapods, etc.

EMC2 is Free software released under the terms of the GNU GPL (General Public License).

EMC2 is a descendent of the original EMC software, which is in the Public Domain.
EMC2 has many exciting new features and brings a lot of new functionality (a flexible and powerful Hardware Abstraction Layer that allows you to adapt it to many kinds of machinery, a software PLC controller, easier-than-ever installation, a new trajectory planner, and more.)

EEMC2 is precompiled with Ubuntu LTS (long term support) versions for ease of installation and longevity.

Note: Do Not upgrade Ubuntu from the installed version as it will prevent EMC from working.


MACH 3 BREAKOUT BOARD (including PSU and cable)
  • Optically isolated inputs and outputs
  • LED Indication on all inputs/outputs
  • 5V and 24V (fused) Supply onboard
  • Relay outputs
  • Charge pump safety
  • 0-10V spindle speed output
  • 6 Axes step/direction outputs
  • All step/direction pins fully buffered
  • Cable and Power supply included
  • 5 Inputs
  • 4 Outputs
R 1345.00
R 1546.75
Plasma Torch  
  • All external inputs and outputs are optically isolated
  • Voltage display of Torch Volts
  • Integrated MPG, Start, Stop and Pause controls
  • LED indication of:
  • Torch Up, Down, Fault and Torch On
  • Z Switch for automatic material height presetting
  • Integrates with most Plasma Cutters
  • All Cables and Power supplies included
  • Three isolated inputs and two isolated outputs
  • Requires Mach 3 Rev2 and second printer port
  • Fused 5V and 24V power supply
R 4271.50
R 4912.23
MPG (Wireless Manual Pulse Generator) Interface
  • Requires USB port
  • USB Cable supplied
  • 4 Axis selection
  • 1, 10 and 100 Multiplier
R 1995.00
R 2294.25
Touch Probe and Tool pre-setter
touch   probe  
  • TP 100 Touch Probe and tool pre-setter
  • Ruby tipped
  • 5 axis actuation
R 3195.00
R 3674.25
Others Accessory:
  • Spindle Index Sensor
R 185.00
R 212.75

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