“We are positioning the ShopBot Desktop as a platform for all kinds of digital fabrication capabilities.”
The DeskProto CAM software combines well with this machine to be used by Makers, as DeskProto is very easy to use (it is aimed at “3D CNC machining for non-machinists”
"We are very glad with ShopBot’s invitation to show DeskProto at their booth” says Lex Lennings, DeskProto sales manager. "We will bring some great rotary parts, made in wood, and we can show how easy it is to create these”. For hobbyist users DeskProto is available at a special low price: perfect for Makers. A free trial version (fully functional) can be downloaded at deskproto.com.
ShopBot Tools, founded in 1996 and based in Durham, NC (USA), designs and manufactures high-value digital fabrication systems (more commonly known as CNC routers). ShopBot is known for making computer-controlled fabrication technology affordable to small and medium sized businesses, as well as educational school districts. As a result, there are more than 6000 ShopBots at work in 54 countries.
For more information visit http://www.shopbottools.com
DeskProto by Delft Spline Systems (the Netherlands)
Despite its low-end price DeskProto contains many high-end features, like automatic feedrate reduction at high chiploads, collet collision check, full rotation axis support, and the two-sided milling wizard.
For more information visit http://www.deskproto.com
About the Maker Faire:
The Maker Faire promises to be the ”World's most diverse showcase of creativity and innovation in technology, craft, science, fashion, art, food and more”. This year’s World Maker Faire is in the New York Hall of Science, Queens, NY, on Sept 29 and 30.
For more information visit http://www.makerfaire.com
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