How much does the Pocket NC cost?
A Pocket NC Version 2 costs $4900USD plus shipping.
When will you ship internationally?
We currently ship to the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States. If you want to be notified when we further expand, leave us your email on our homepage.
What materials can you cut with the Pocket NC?
The Pocket NC Version 1 can cut wax, plastic, wood, and aluminum. Basically any materials with hardnesses up to that of aluminum.
The Pocket NC Version 2 can cut any materials with hardnesses up to that of 4140 steel.
What size parts can you make with the Pocket NC?
VERSION 1: The travel of the Pocket NC is 4.3 inches (109 mm) in X, 5.0 inches (127 mm) in Y, and 3.5 inches (89 mm) in Z. The maximum travel in the A axis is (-5° to 95°) and the maximum travel in the B axis is (-9999° to 9999°). How your part fits in this envelope is highly dependent on your setup.
VERSION 2: The travel of the Pocket NC is 4.55 in (-2.00 in to 2.55 in) (-50.8 mm to 64.77mm) in X, 5.0 in (-2.5 in to 2.5 in) (-63.5mm to 63.5mm) in Y, and 3.55 in (-3.45 in to 0.1 in) (-87.63mm to 2.54mm) in Z. The maximum travel in the A axis is (-25° to 135°) and the maximum travel in the B axis is (-9999° to 9999°). How your part fits in this envelope is highly dependent on your setup.
What kind of software will I need to run the Pocket NC?
We are partnering with Autodesk to offer a one-year commercial subscription to Autodesk® Fusion 360™ with each of our machines. After the one-year period is over, Fusion 360 is free for enthusiasts, hobbyists, and startups and is compatible with Windows and OSx. You may also use whatever CAD/CAM software you would like, we would be happy to help facilitate the generation of a post processor for our machine.
Are you going to make a machine with a larger work area?
We do plan to design a machine with a larger work area, however it is still a couple of years from being released.
Can I upgrade my Pocket NC Version 1 to a Version 2?
Yes, you can! We currently offer a V2 Upgrade Item in our online store that involves upgrading your Pocket NC Version 1 to a Version 2. You can see that item listing here.
My credit card keeps declining when attempting to place an order on the Pocket NC website. Why is that? What can I do?
It is common for banks/card issuers to block transactions over a certain amount in order to minimize the chance of fraudulent charges. If your payment is declinined, reach out to your bank or card issuer and let them know that you are attempting to process this transaction. Afterwards, the transaction is likely to go through.
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