The Shapeoko v3 is a 3-axis, desktop CNC Machine kit from Carbide3D. It comes as a complete kit that can be assembled within the hour of unboxing, all you need to do is plug in your router. Carbide3D say this is an entry level CNC machine, however, we find it's plenty powerful enough for most maker's and educators out there.
The Shapeoko v3 has an cutting area of 425mm x 425 mm x 75mm (16" x 16" x 3") and an overall footprint of 725mm x 600mm (28.5" x 24"). That's plenty big for most maker projects.
The entire frame/housing supporting the machine is made from a mixture of rugged steel plates (10 gauge) and aluminium extrusions. This will help to hold the frame as square a possible amidst the chaos of machining your parts. Oh, and it's all powder coated too, meaning it's as durable as possible.
The router Carbide recommend uses a 1.25hp spindle, with the NEMA 23 stepper motors for motion control with an accuracy of about 0.127mm (0.005").
Don’t forget you can put whatever you want on the adapter ring (as long as it fits), whether that’s a laser, 3D print extrusion head, or a marker. Get creative!
Note: This version of the Shapeoko v3 does NOT include a trim router, this will need to be purchased separately. The folks at Shapeoko recommend the DeWalt DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C to use with the machine.
1x Carbide Motion Controller
1x Y-Carriage (LEFT)
1x Y-Carriage (RIGHT)
1x X and Z Assembly
3x 600mm Rail
1x Wasteboard - ¾ MDF
2x End Plates
1x Spindle Mount
1x Final Assembly Box
1x Serial Tag and Badge
1x Sharpie Marker
2x M5x55 BHC Screw
24x M6x12 BHC Screw
18x M5x20 BHC Screw
6x M5x10 SHC Screw
2x M5x16 BHC Screw
6x Belt Clips
1x Power Cord (NA)
1x Power Supply (24V 5A)
1x USB Cable
1x Allen Key Set
1x Single Use Wrenche Set
3x 800mm GT2 Belting
4x Leveling Feet
Footprint: 725mm x 600mm x 406mm (28.5" x 23.6" x 16")
Cutting Area: 425mm x 425 mm x 75mm (16" x 16" x 3")
Motion System: GT2 Belting, 2mm pitch with NEMA23 Motors
Frame: Black 10ga Formed Steel Plates with Aluminum Extrusions
Recommended Spindle: DeWalt DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C
Operating System: OS X 10.9 or higher, Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Enclosed electronics, no need for a fan
One-piece MDF table, no need for bottom straps
New, more rigid Z plate
US-Made V wheels and eccentric nuts
Partially assembled- cuts assembly time by 75%
Homing switches included
Carbide endmill included (¼")
Adapter ring to fit Makita RT0701C router
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