About two years ago I built my first laser engraver and since then I’ve been hooked to the world of building machines. Though my day job involves being a business grad, I love electronics and I’ve been tinkering since I was seven years old. The last two years have really helped me grow as a maker and DIY’er. It has helped me really understand some of the challenges this space faces, especially when it comes to electronics. From personal experience, I could see that for a variety of different precision motion applications, there were expensive bespoke solutions. These worked great for that one particular solution and when you outgrew the need you didn’t know what to do with that electronic. Added to this was the changing need for electronics as your application and skill level changed.
I wanted to develop a motion controller that had a wide range of applications across multiple industries along with industrial strength and reliability. It had to be easy to use for the novice user (like me two years ago) and hold its ground for an experienced power user. The motionPro 6600 was primarily born from this thinking. After endless research (almost), talking to numerous folks in the industry and plenty of prototypes later, the motionPro 6600 is here and I need your help to bring it to mass production. I hope you like what you see and read about motionPro 6600 and help spread the word. For more information you can reach me on firstname.lastname@example.org or keep watching this space for more updates.
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