Retro Reproduction.

geneb geneb at
Fri Oct 23 16:32:04 CDT 2015

On Fri, 23 Oct 2015, Jon Elson wrote:

> On 10/23/2015 01:57 PM, Paul Koning wrote:
>>> On Oct 23, 2015, at 2:48 PM, ben <bfranchuk at> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> It does seem mechanical stuff is dieing art.
>> I don't know about that.
> Yes, there is an open-source project that provides a CNC machine control for 
> mill, lathes, hexapods and robots.  That is LinuxCNC. It started as a NIST 
> project to see what was so complicated in a CNC control, but then moved out 
> of NIST and has been extended greatly. it is also now being used for 3D 
> printers.
> I sell some hardware for motion control based on this software, and have sold 
> over 300 controller-interfaces.
A popular one seems to be using MachineKit on a Beagle Bone Black....


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