Jump to content

$69 Pc Find


Recommended Posts

I stumbled on this looking for parts for my CNC. It came in today. Works great so far. You just cant beat the price! I'm half tempted to order a second one. :D

Directron PC

Ooops...80 GB HDD

That's perfect for the controller.:D Mach3 should run well on that.Just remember to set watchdog, and turn off all power saving crap. LOL! and screen saver.You don't want the CNC to run off where it isn't supposed to.
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I'm really surprised that this PC shows very little signs of use. The icing on the cake is the 3.5" floppy :D Even though it doesnt work.

I've got Mach3 loaded, and the power savings & screen saver disabled. I won't have this PC connected to the internet, so I'm not going to set up watchdog. I'll most likely get another gig of ram for good measure. I already have a pci 25 pin card for the closed loop. I ordered a Gecko G540, and 3 300oz/in stepper motors yesterday...so I'm getting there.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...