HobbyCNC PRO Kits

$98.00

HobbyCNC PRO Kit options

HobbyCNC PRO Kits control 3 or 4 stepper motors from your computers printer port! Ideal For Desktop Machining and Robots! Control Routers, Lathes, Mills, PCB Drillers, and Engravers! Just About Anything!

HobbyCNC PRO Kit Specifications:

  • RoHS Compliant
  • 3 or 4 Axis Unipolar Chopper control.
  • Individual OR simultaneous control of 2/4 Phase Stepper Motors.
  • Accepts 5, 6, or 8 wire stepper motors only. 4 wire types are not usable.
  • 42VDC maximum input voltage, 12VDC minimum input voltage. 24VDC Minimum Recommended Voltage.  Power supplies above 42VDC are not recommended.
  • 3.0 Amps Maximum per Phase, 500ma (.5A) minimum. Each axis adjustable throughout this range.
  • 1/1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, and 1/16 Microstepping.
  • Step and Direction Control.
  • Idle Current Reduction to 50% when idle for 10 seconds. Can change this time delay.
  • Built In Protection Circuit to help against blown chips on stepper motor short or open connections.
  • 3.7″ by 6.8″ double sided with top silkscreen and thru plated holes and lead free solder PCB. (RoHS compliant).
  • Power On Reset.
  • On board voltage regulation for 5-volt logic with 24VDC cooling fan from motor power supply (fan not included)
  • On board connections for home and limit switches with 10K pullup resistor provided to each. No need for a separate “break out” board.
  • Minimum of components to make assembly fast and easy!
  • Works with Step and Direction software such as DeskNC, TurboCNC, Mach3, etc
  • Optional heatsink for motor current over 2 amps.
  • Compare product features

Save time and upgrade to the HobbyCNC PRO COMBO Kits.

Combo kit includes:

  • HobbyCNC PRO 3 or 4 axis kit
  • Stepper motors in same quantity as driver board channels (sorry no mix of motor sizes)
  • 14′ of 6 conductor stranded stepper motor hookup cable
  • M-F Parallel port cable 6′ long

HobbyCNC Kits require PCB soldering skills

HobbyCNC PRO Parallel Port Pinouts

Pin #Description Pin #Description
2X Direction 10Limit*
3X Step 11A Home*
4Y Direction 12X Home*
5Y Step13Y Home*
6Z Direction15Z Home*
7Z Step18-25Ground
8A DirectionAll othersNot Connected
9A Step

* The actual function of these pins is determined in the CAM software

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