Arduino

Card System Raspberry

PC System Linux
PC System WIN

Least Expensive  Arduino
Least Bulky is Raspberry overall.
Most Flexible is Computer

Work Flow: Sketchup > SketchUcam Plugin  or  MakerCam-online  > Universal G-code Uploader > Arduino
Work Flow: Sketchup > Camplugin or  MakerCam-online  > Ethernet > Raspberry PI > Universal G-code Uploader > Arduino
Alternative to Universal G-Code  GRBL Controller

Sketchup with SVG plugin for Maker Cam
Maker Cam







Arduino
or
Card System


Link
Link Tutorial   Link
Universal G-code Sender


Library
Cameras
Arduino
(No Parallel Cord)
Raspberry
Card System
Computer
Arduino Nano
$10 + $6 for the terminal board.
Cheap controllers are $12
~~$64

$25 + Arduino = $19.95 + $4 for power supply.  ~$50-
Arduino  IDE on Mac


Add GRBL library

Universal GCode Sender
Video  Touch Plate
Access software Arduino OSX Video
Software Link
Flash GRBL
Grbl Code
Hex Uploader

Hook Up Video


Case for Arduino Plus Shield
See Below



$32.50 / $43.95 + $35 for PI
~$70
HDMI Touch Screen?

Remote Potentiometer for power control.


MCP4151

PCSENSOR Controller


Universal G-code sender PI


Real VNC





$130-$220 Smoothie $170 Work Flow Linux
Board with memory for CNC is best.
Sketchup w/ SketuUCamplugin  >     Universal G-Code Uploader > control board or arduino
Work Flow Win

Sketchup w/ SketuUCamplugin  >     Universal G-Code Uploader > control board or arduino

Sketchup

Linux CNC needs parallel port. May be able to use Dell Computer.  from ~$70

LinuxCNC  EMC2

LinuxCNC(EMC2
Can be addressed via terminal or scripts.
Moving head Video?



 Interfaces as low as $15 try with moving head?
Getr one with memory so it can run repeats ~c $70
USB interface board $89 via Mach 3
PCI cord to Controller
Computer With LinuxCNC   Interface Card or Box $300 for controller x~$400 with card

https://buildyourcnc.com/Item/electronicsAndMotors-electronic-component-breakout-Mach3-USB-Board