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Ooznest OX controllers/electronics

Discussion in 'Controller Boards' started by Jacques Botes, Dec 3, 2016.

  1. Jacques Botes

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    Hi guys,

    Hello from Auckland, New Zealand. I'm a newbie wanting to build an OX to do some DIY woodworking. I've been looking at getting a mechanical Ooznest OX kit from ***** which comes complete with all guides, wheels, plates and stepper motors, landing cost about NZ$1000. Whats left to get is some electronics and this is where I'm stuck.

    Can the experienced builders give me some advice in terms of what stepper controllers and or other electronics I need to get the machine up and running and also some advice as to what software is easiest to use.

    Appreciate your help.

    Jacques
     
  2. Ryan Lock

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    Hi,

    Good to hear you are interested in the OX. I just want to make sure you are aware that the ones on ***** are nothing to do with Us or Openbuilds.

    I am not sure what size you are after, but if it is the smallest one, from us it would be NZ$1230 landed (excluding customs charges etc). But you would be getting genuine openbuilds parts, full guarantee from us, and any technical support from us as well.

    Best Regards

    Ryan Lock
     
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  3. Jacques Botes

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    Thanks for the advice Ryan. Its probably a knock-off then as they do. Seems like for a fraction more is probably best to get it from you instead. I assume you refer to purchasing it via the Openbuild store? I browsed around but could see the mechanical kits on the store. What "all-in one" electronics package would you recommend to go with the machine?
     
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  5. Ryan Lock

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    As rick said we do mechanical kits and full kits.
     
  6. HPB

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    I built my own controller board and its available for sale on Tindie. Limited time free shipping is available. A full hookup guide is available here and you can see it action on a laser engraver here.
     
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    Do you have an ETA When will they be back in stock?
     
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    About 2 weeks. I'll keep you posted.
     
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