BlackBox Motion Control System

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  • BlackBox Motion Control System
  • BlackBox Motion Control System
  • BlackBox Motion Control System
  • BlackBox Motion Control System
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Welcome to the future in CNC machine control.  Our all-in-one plug and play OpenBuilds BlackBox Motion Control System is revolutionizing CNC.

CNC Routers, Plasma Cutters, Laser Cutters or any other CNC Machine – the BlackBox will handle the job thanks to its multiple connection options. The OpenBuilds Xtension Wiring EcoSystem makes it super easy to connect with any tool head without comprising on security thanks to our multiple limit switches.

What is Included

  • (1) BlackBox Fully Assembled with grbl firmware flashed and ready to use
  • Xtension Connectors
  • USB Cable

  • 10 Amp Input Power Fuse
  • Configurable Relay for generic use cases (Plasma trigger, Coolant Pumps, Spindle control, etc )
  • Door Interlock signal connector to allow machines with enclosures to pause/resume when the door opens/closes
  • 4X High Powered 4.0A (peak) Stepper Drivers
  • Auxiliary Serial Input for alternative connectivity expansion
  • USB Interface for Plug and Play
  • Up to 24v 5A switched output for coolant devices such as 24v DC pumps, solenoids, contactors, or Solid State Relays
  • Input Power Polarity protection with indicator LED
  • 5v PWM and 5v Direction Spindle Signals
  • VFD Spindle Support (0-10v)

  • Plug and Play easy connectors that work directly with the OpenBuilds Xtension wiring ecosystem
  • 3 x Endstop inputs with optional power output (Selectable 5v/24v) for use with mechanical or powered
    switches such as Inductive sensor
  • Endstop inputs are protected against high voltages to allow for use of 24v Inductive Sensors
  • XYZ Probe input
  • Slave Axis configurable as a slave X, Y or Z
  • Up to 1/32 Micro stepping (Defaulted to 1/8 for higher Torque)

  • Easily reachable Current Adjustment Potentiometers
  • Power Switch (no more reaching for the power strip or unplugging)
  • Built in cooling solution/through airflow design

  • Powered by ATmega328p 8 bit Microcontroller running Grbl 1.1
  • All new high end Enclosure/Case included, with built in back-lit indication LEDs
  • Dimensions 171mm (mounting flange included) x 80mm x 36.4mm
  • Muscle & Brains boards stacked configuration
  • Easy V-Slot compatible Mounting
  • Well planned locations of all connectors to allow for logical cable management

  • OpenBuilds CONTROL for easy setup and configuration

  • Assembly/Support/Documentation/3D Models

    Easy follow along assembly video – top notch awesome community support – open source files and documentation and examples.

    OpenBuilds Assembly Docs Support OpenBuilds Support Docs CAD Files

    This design or build includes CopperPour, LLC design work(s) shared Open Source under the CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 License

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    65 Reviews

    • 5
      BlackBox Control

      Posted by Brady on Jan 4th 2021

      Amazing product literally wire/plug in run through the setup and I v-carved my first piece all together in under 2 hours

    • 5
      Black box Blackbox with Workbee.

      Posted by chandra mohan on Dec 4th 2020

      First attempt working great.

    • 5

      Posted by Bert Klappe on Dec 2nd 2020

      For a long time I wanted to purchase this blackbox and I finally did that last week. It works well, I still have to adjust it a bit in speed and the limit switches still have to be connected. I am verry happy now.

    • 5
      Top Notch Product

      Posted by Shane on Oct 26th 2020

      I purchased a 1515 CNC with 175ozin steppers, I knew when purchasing it that a GRBL + DRV8825 wouldn't cut it, immediately purchased a BlackBox. This product is solid, well manufactured, has everything you really need (I would add 1 more relay slot for systems looking to add vacuum table control, or pin out some available GPIO, but lacking this doesn't reduce my evaluation). The high power drivers get the job done for mid level CNC machines, and to top it off they come preassembled now. I would recommend this to anyone who isn't jumping straight into external high current drivers.

    • 5
      Great product

      Posted by Rod on Oct 15th 2020

      Follow the video on set it up and it work great. I had no problems.

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