A.R.T. HAND-HELD CONTROLLER from Techno, Inc. CNC Router Systems is designed for use with all Techno CNC routers. A.R.T. (Advanced Remote Technology) allows the operator the ability to move the machine around during setup and operation while providing complete control of all machine functions through menus on a color LCD touch-screen monitor. Jog functions like X, Y, Z and A-axis jogging/zeroing, jog speed, continuous and incremental step and tool calibration pad touch-off are easily controlled with one finger. The controller features dust protection, a 3-meter cord, multiple configuration languages, USB port for memory sticks, and mounting stand for stationary use. The controller is priced at $1,500. Contact: Techno, Inc., 2101 Jericho Tpke., Box 5416, New Hyde Park, NY 11042-5416. Tel: 516-328-3970. www.technocnc.com
This article originally appeared in the December 2008 issue.