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  Acorn CNC Controller
- Up to 4 axis Step and Direction, Open Loop
- 8 inputs and 8 Outputs
- One Encoder input
- 1 analog output (0-10 vdc for VFD control)
- On board Motion Control CPU
- Ethernet communication to CNCPC

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      Allin1DC CNC Controller
- Up to six Axis DC servo only, Closed loop
- Up to 272 Inputs and 272 Outputs
- 6 Encoder inputs
- Built-in 3 axis 15 amp per axis DC servo drive
- 1 analog out, 1 analog in, expandable to 16 In / 16 Out
- On board Motion Control CPU
- Ethernet communication to CNCPC
    Oak CNC Controller
- Up to 8 axis, AC servo or DC servo, Closed Loop
- Up to 272 Inputs and 272 Outputs
- 6 encoder inputs expanable to 28
- 1 analog out, 1 analog in, expandable to 16 In / 16 Out
- On board Motion Control CPU
- Ethernet communication to CNCPC
                     
   
  Acorn CNC Controller     Allin1DC CNC Controller     Oak CNC Controller
 
Centroid CNC control board comparison
 
    Acorn   Allin1DC   Oak
Cost $265, w/ Centroid Free CNC software.
add $99 w/ Centroid Pro software
add $499 w/Centroid Ultimate software
$2249
Centroid Pro Level CNC software included
$1595
Centroid Pro Level CNC software included
Maximum number of Axes 4 6 8
Compatible with Mills, Lathes, Routers
and other specialty machines
Yes Yes Yes
AC Servo Motor/Drive compatible Yes, (Step and Direction) No Yes, Position/Precision & Velocity modes
DC Servo Motor/Drive compatible Yes, (Step and Direction) Yes, up to 15 amps (continuous) per axis Yes, using the Centroid AC/DC drive up to 60 amps per axis.
Stepper Motor/Drive compatible Yes No No
True Closed Loop Operation No Yes Yes
Built in Motion Control CPU Yes Yes Yes
Built in DC servo motor amplifier No Yes No
Built in PLC Yes 8 In, 8 Out (two relay) Yes, 16 In, 9 relay out Yes, 16 In, 9 relay out
Optically Isolated Inputs Yes Yes Yes
Fused Relay Outputs No, installer adds fuse Yes Yes
On board relay output types 2 SPST 7 SPST and 2 SPDT 7 SPST and 2 SPDT
Built-in Analog spindle control output Yes 0-10 vdc, 12 bit Yes, 0-10, +-10, 0-5, +-5 12 bit Yes, 0-10, +-10, 0-5, +-5 16 bit
Runs on Centroid Mill
or Lathe CNC software
Yes Yes Yes
Base Centroid CNC software included with CNC control board price Centroid Free CNC software Mill and Lathe Centroid Pro CNC software Mill and Lathe Centroid Pro CNC software Mill and Lathe
Centroid CNC Software options Centroid "Pro" CNC software $99
Centroid "Ultimate" CNC software $499
Rigid Tapping, CSR, Scale Feed back for servo positioning, C axis, Axis pairing, 5 axis simultaneous, Digitizing, Probing, Automatic Tool Height measurement, BCD Tool changer output, Unlimited part program size, Extended Work coordinate systems. Rigid Tapping, CSR, Scale Feed back for servo positioning, C axis, Axis pairing, 5 axis simultaneous, Digitizing, Probing, Automatic Tool Height measurement, BCD Tool changer output, Unlimited part program size, Extended Work coordinate systems.
Uses Standard G and M codes Yes Yes Yes
Probing and Digitizing compatible Yes Yes Yes
Compression and Rigid Tapping Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Tool Measurement Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Spindle Encoder feedback,w/ RPM display Yes Yes Yes
Lathe Constant Surface Speed Yes Yes Yes
Lathe Threading Yes Yes Yes
Compatible with Windows 10 Yes Yes Yes
Centroid Touch Screen Operator Control Panel Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Centroid Operator Control Panel Hardware Compatible No Yes Yes
Xkeys & Xbox Controller/Panel Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Centroid CNC Console Compatible No Yes Yes
Keyboard Jogging and controls compatible Yes Yes Yes
Encoder Expansion Board Compatible No Yes Yes
PLC Expansion Board Compatible No Yes Yes
Analog IN/OUT Expansion Board Compatible No Yes Yes
Hi performance MPG connector No Yes Yes
USB MPG Compatible TBA TBA TBA
CNC Configuration Wizard Yes TBA TBA
Built in Encoder ports 1 6 (4 for motor use, 2 spares) 6 (4 for motor use, 2 spares)
Maximum Inputs and Outputs 8 In/ 8 Out 272 In / 272 Out 272 In / 272 Out
Maximum # of Encoder connections 1 12 12
Maximum # of Analog outputs 1 17 17
Velocity Mode No, (Step and Direction only) No, (Closed Loop Torque Mode) Yes
Position Mode No, (Step and Direction only) No, (Closed Loop Torque Mode) Yes
Real Time Hardware Based Step and Direction Output Yes No No
Axis Motor Tuning Yes, Accell/Decell Yes, Built in Tuning Scope for PID Tuning Yes, Built in Tuning Scope for PID Tuning
Gecko Drive Compatible Yes No No
Yaskawa, Delta, Teknic, DMM, Estun, Teco compatible Yes No Yes
Motion control off-loaded from CNC PC CPU Yes Yes Yes
G code Smoothing Yes Yes Yes
Paired Axis capability Yes, hardware and software techniques Yes, Software Pairing Yes, hardware and software techinques
DIY Kits available Yes Yes Yes
Any axis can be Linear of Rotary Axis Yes Yes Yes
Rotary Table Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Build your own compatible CNC PC Yes Yes Yes
Factory CNCPC with preloaded CNC software available for purchase Yes Yes Yes
Runs on household 110 VAC power
(USA market 110 VAC, World 220-240 VAC)
Yes Yes Yes
Spindle Motor can run on single phase 220-240 VAC Yes Yes Yes
Designed and Made in USA Yes Yes Yes
Runs on USA and International Power Yes Yes Yes
 
           
 

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