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    DIY ATC add on for 6040 or custom made??

    Hi there, does anyone know of an aftermarket ATC spindle to add on to an existing machine?

    Running a Chinese 6040, with upgrade motors and controller (gecko 540), using Mach 3 and Vectric Aspire.

    Would love to know if there’s a lot out there to add ATC capabilities?

    We’re considering upgrading to a Camaster in the future (and we really want ATC) but if we could dabble with a DIY add on first that would be awesome.

    Found one on eBay here

    https://www.google.com/shopping/product/1?q=diy+ATC+router+add.on&client=safari&sa=X&hl=en-us&biw=414&bih=719&tbs=vw:l,ss:44&prmd=sivn&sxsrf=ALeKk03rKphQxjB0FyuflQBHjKfJeOYHwg:159932043 9375&prds=num:1,of:1,epd:439250846674104792,prmr:1,pid: 439250846674104792,cs:1&ved=0ahUKEwijk631rNLrAhUFXa0KHeEsAegQgjYImgk

    But not sure if anyone has tried it to make something like this work. Thanks so much Alex

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    Re: DIY ATC add on for 6040 or custom made??

    Good luck with the project-please document your progress here as it may encourage others to do the same.

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    Re: DIY ATC add on for 6040 or custom made??

    https://www.cncdepot.net/product-pag...arch-pre-order

    Or any number of Chinese ATC spindles starting at around $1600.
    Gerry

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