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CNC Router Hand Controller Guide
The purpose of this page is to act as a guide for those who are not yet fully familiar with all the functions or key commands that operate the CNC Router. The tables below can be used while operating the machine as a quick "look-up" guide.
For more in depth reading, the Router Manual can be found here in PDF form. Router Manual
Hand controller layout.
Turn machine on at the plug socket/switch. Press 'OK' when controller says 'DATUM'
The gantry will move the spindle/cutter to the front left of the bed. This is the XY Datum position.
Looking at the machine from the front.
Move Back (away):
Move Forward (towards):
Set the X-Y home: 7
Set the Z home to the current position: 8
Set the Z home to the top of material using sensor: OK + 8
Move to workspace origin: OK + Origin
Loading & Starting a Job
Run Job from USB:
[[image:router-run.png] Press Run/Pause
Select 'U-Disk File' by pressing 'OK'
Use 1 & 4 to move up and down item by item, 2 & 5 to move page by page. OK to select.
Change work speed (feed rate): Use 1 & 4 to select Work Spd.
Origin to edit Enter speed then press OK
Set Speed ratio: Use 1 & 4 to select Spd Rate.
Origin to edit Enter Percentage of Work Speed then press OK
Change the rapid speed when manually moving the tool: High/Low
Increase the feed rate while job is running: Shift-Up
Decrease the feed rate while job is running: Shift-Down
Resume from pause: Run/Pause
Stop current job: Stop Stop - Press 'Stop' twice!