Hobbyist CNC Routers

Hobbyists are most interested in our HD-II Table Top Series, BT1212 Series and 4’x4’ Atlas Series CNC router models. These three CNC machine models are excellent for small shops with a lower budget who are looking to incorporate CNC equipment into their smaller workshop. These three CNC models are excellent hobbyist CNC routers because of their lower costs, smaller table sizes, and ease of use.

CNC Routers for Smaller Shops

Since 1986, Techno CNC has been perfecting the balance between low cost and high quality CNC routers.  All of our CNC router models are the culmination of over 30 years of design and field experience.  With many repeat customers, Techno continues to bring things up to the next level of performance.  Techno provides affordable CNC routers that handle production, require little maintenance, and typically give 15 to 20 years of service.

The Perfect CNC Routers for Hobbyists and Small Shops

Our HD II Tabletop Series is one of our most sold tabletop CNC routers. This model is a superb option for hobbyists looking to incorporate CNC technology into their workshops and garages. The table size allows for cutting parts up to 20”x34”.  This machine will run on single phase electric, so if a customer intends to use this in their garage or basement, it is easy to wire it in and get running. The HD-II is equipped with a 2 horsepower HSD spindle.  This, combined with an all steel construction, allows for aggressive cuts and clean finishes. Hobbyists will be glad to know that the machine beds are a combination vacuum table (for vacuum hold down of flat sheets and boards) and aluminum T-slot table (for clamping and fixturing of parts not suitable for vacuum hold down). The HD-II Table Top comes in a 4×4 size as well. 

The BT1212 Series CNC router is another great option for hobbyists and smaller workshops looking to invest in a CNC machine with a smaller budget at hand. The BT1212 Benchtop CNC router is a small compact tabletop router that includes a 1 HP spindle, full safety enclosure and aluminum t-slot table. This machine is also great option for hobbyists because if the customer intends to store this tabletop CNC machine in their garage, basement, or smaller work area, it is easy to set up, wire, configure, and operate. This router is great for someone with small work space looking to route smaller wood, plastic, or light metal products.  

Lastly, our Atlas Series would be a great option for hobbyists, as well. Our Atlas Series is a large format CNC router, but is also available in the 4’x4’ stock size, for smaller workshops and work spaces. The Atlas Series machine includes a 4HP HSD collet spindle, dust hood for concentrated air flow, multi-zone vacuum t-slot table, and a 10HP Rotary vane vacuum pump. The Atlas Series offers optimal dust collection, quiet machine operation, and an easy to use hand held controller for quick and easy machine performance.  

The HD II Tabletop Series

The HD-II Table top machine includes a 2HP HSD high frequency collet spindle, and a  vacuum t-slot table, which allows for mechanical clamping/vacuum hold down. The gantry height is 7-1/2″, which provides maximum flexibility to route sheet goods and larger taller parts. The machine drive motors are Nema 34 high powered brushless motors, thus providing the power to route any wood, plastic, foam, or non-ferrous metal. The controller is a stand-alone hand held controller. The buttons on the controller are all pre-programmed to perform certain machine instruction, thus making machine operations easy to learn and use. 

The BT1212 Series

The BT1212 Benchtop CNC Router is a small compact tabletop router that includes a 1 HP router, full safety enclosure, aluminum t-slot table and is driven by brushless stepper motors and drives. The controller is Techno’s ever-so-popular and easy-to-use hand-held controller. The BT 1212 is ideal for small part production, prototyping, model making, engraving, woodworking, signage and educational applications. The BT1212 is compatible with industry standard G and M codes. The Techno BT1212 is a sturdy machine for precision routing. Its compact size allows it to fit almost anywhere. 


The Atlas Series

The Atlas Series machine is all steel construction providing the rigid foundation required for ultra-smooth routing results. The Atlas machine includes a 4HP HSD collet spindle. This CNC router model includes a dust hood that has concentrated air flow at the cutter, which provides optimal dust collection performance. The multi-zone vacuum t-slot table is constructed from very hard Phenolic, which is very stable material, and holds tight tolerances for precision cutting. The Atlas Series is connected to a 10HP Rotary vane vacuum pump, which has very quiet operation (82db). The Atlas series is powered by brushless drive motors, and is controlled via easy to use and learn hand held controller.


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