5 reasons to switch your CNC from LPT to USB

Have you ever considered switching your CNC from LPT to USB? Let us point out 5 reasons to do so and use a USB CNC controller instead of an ancient LPT port. 1. LPT ports are disappearing Computer industry these [...]

Mach 4 motion controller – PoKeys57 CNC

PoKeys57CNC is the next generation of PoKeys devices that was designed specifically for CNC applications. Used together with the PoKeys plugin for Mach4, it becomes a great choice for the Mach 4 motion controller. It is a blend between general [...]

Visiting Productronica 2015 in Munich

We try to keep up in touch with the modern production methods and visiting Productronica 2015 in Munich has become our tradition. It's one of the many fairs we really like to visit especially because it's located in Munich - [...]

PoKeys tutorial – getting started with PoKeys57CNC

This post is a first PoKeys tutorial in the series of the tutorials for PoKeys57CNC devices. This one will cover the basics on connecting your PoKeys device with the computer and configuring the network connection if it is used. PoKeys57CNC [...]

Mach3 tutorial with PoKeys – first steps

Introduction to Mach3 tutorial This is the first Mach3 tutorial in a series of tutorials which will help you to know PoKeys devices and how to use them with Mach 3 software for controlling your CNC machine. The tutorials will [...]

Lowest power consumption USB oscilloscope

  USB oscilloscopes in general offers really low power consumption. Low power consumption is important factor when buying an oscilloscope for two main reasons. One is definitely saving the energy and the second reason is highly connected with the first [...]

PC oscilloscope software

PC oscilloscope software represents a mandatory part in USB oscilloscope measurement package. Without it we cannot process and analyze data acquired by USB oscilloscope. In previous post we explained how we can use USB oscilloscope to acquire date, let's do [...]

PoKeys USB and ethernet DAQ devices – comparison

PoKeys DAQ devices family There are multiple variations of PoKeys DAQ devices (digital acquisition devices) available. The PoKeys57 family consists of PoKeys57U, PoKeys57E and PoKeys57CNC, which is our latest addition to the PoKeys device family. PoKeys devices in general PoKeys devices [...]

PoKeys library PoKeysLib

PoKeys library PoKeysLib PoKeys library PoKeysLib is a free (open-source) cross-platform library for PoKeys devices that allows the communication with PoKeys devices on various operating systems (including Windows, Linux, UNIX etc.). It even allows the use of PoKeys [...]

USB Oscilloscope now and in the past

USB Oscilloscope is digital oscilloscope connected to computer via USB cable. Although this definition is pretty straight forward it has some background. Let's start at the beginning. Fig.1: USB oscilloscope . Oscilloscope is a type of electronic test [...]

USB CNC controller by your needs

Nowadays, one cannot imagine production processes without the use of computer numerical control (CNC) machines. . These machines drive the production of complex and precisely dimensioned objects out of variety of materials. Let it be a mill, a lathe, EDM or [...]