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
      Very happy

      Posted by Jakub Kaczmarczyk on Feb 16th 2021

      Item as per description. Plug and play system. Super easy to setup with your machine and get started

    • 5
      Excellent Product!!

      Posted by Andy on Jan 18th 2021

      This thing is AMAZING!! I used it to upgrade from a old serial port ran driver that ran a machine i was given. I couldn't get it to run with that ancient board. Got this and with in 20 minutes I was up and moving. Quality is outstanding, Super quite when running and PACKED with features. Highly recommend this!

    • 5
      Recently upgraded from Tinyg to Blackbox

      Posted by Anthony on Jan 15th 2021

      this is a great product easy to configure and of excellent quality. I had absolutely no issues once I got it dialed in. with this upgrade, I am considering a lot more OpenBuilds equipment upgrades. thank you Openbuilds

    • 5
      Black box Control

      Posted by Doug Kuechenmeister on Jan 13th 2021

      It powererd up fine but top fan would not turn. I had to dissasemble and shim the fan. connections and control all work perectly! I like the the OB software way better than UGS!

    • 5
      Works great for any application

      Posted by Jeromy Johnson on Jan 4th 2021

      Used in a CNC and laser - will be ordering for a Plasma soon. Great product!

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