DMP - NCBox-189 CNC Machine Controller
The RoBoard NCBox-189 is a complete
x86 PC, specially designed for CNC machine control.
It comes with 2 parallel ports for easy connection and control of your stepper driver
(POrt 1 is an DB26 connect in the back; port 2 is available in the front
The NCBox-189 supports Microsoft Windows (XP) with Mach3 CNC software as well as Linux with LinuxCNC software, making your CNC machine easily installed and controlled.
Donwloadable Linux Image:
Thanks to the work of
Mgware, a Linux image with LinuxCNC is being made available (and it's ready to use).
Simply download the image, extract it to the CF card and boot the NCBox.
Files and Installation Instructions can be found on the
Mgware website. [ Mirror:
Image File |
- Vortex86MX+ Processor
- Onboard 1GB DDR2
- Integrated Graphics VGA
- 1 x 10/100 Ethernet
- 3 x USB 2.0
- 2 x Parallel port
- 1 x Compact flash slot (CF)
- Power Input: DC 8V-24V
A screw terminal block is included to apply power to the NC Box.
- Dimensions : 115 x 115 x 35 mm
- Weight: 500g
- MACH3 and LinuxCNC compatible
- 1x NCBox-189 CNC Controller
CF card not included. You will need a CF card to operate the NCBox. ( the card
acts as the NCBox hard drive. )
The NC Box does not come with a DC Power supply. It includes a screw type connector to apply power to the unit (DC 8V-24V)