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Frank Howarth - PRO4896 CNC
Frank Howarth - PRO4896 CNC

Frank Howarth is an architect by training who has been developing his creative interests in Portland, Oregon. These include remodeling, woodworking and film making, and he brings all of these together in a diverse set of educational and entertaining videos on his YouTube channel, Frank Makes.

Frank was an early adopter of CNC, and built his own machine using a number of Avid CNC components before graduating to the PRO4896 system he now features in a number of his videos.

Frank Assembles the PRO4896 System

System Highlights:
  • Work Area = X: 51" (1295 mm) / Y: 99.5" (2527 mm) / Z: 8" (203 mm)
  • Rapid Speed: 1200 IPM+
  • Repeatability: +/- 0.001" (0.025 mm)
  • PRO linear motion components (profile linear guide rails, precision ballscrew Z axis, and our PRO rack and pinion drive system)
  • Rigid all-metal design (heavy-duty aluminum extrusion and steel plate construction)
  • Plug and Play NEMA Electronics
  • Easy assembly and low maintenance
  • Proudly designed and supported in the USA by Avid CNC: Contact Us

Frank's PRO4896 Avid CNC Router Configuration:
Product Configuration Price
PRO4896 4' x 8' CNC Machine Kit Version: Nema 34 1/2" Shaft Compatible
Z-Axis Travel / Gantry Height: 8" / 8"
PRO Leg Kit Size: 4' x 8' $799
Plug and Play NEMA 34 CNC Control System Additional Motor Drive: +1 [5th-Drive Upgrade]
Cable configuration: (1) 20' and (3) 28' cables [recommended for 4'x8' or 5'x10' machines]
3 HP Plug and Play Spindle / VFD System Compatibility Option: CRP800 (Standard) $1,695
3 HP Spindle Tramming Mount $105
ER20 Collet and Nut Set $79
Pepperl + Fuchs Proximity Limit Switch Kit Sensor Configuration: Homing/Limit 6 Sensor Kit (machines larger than 4'x4')
External Power Supply: None (Not required with Plug and Play Electronics)
Connection Kit: None (Not required with Plug and Play Electronics)
Auto Z and Corner Finding Touch Plate $130
Mach4 CNC Control Software $200
Total Machine Price: $11,783

This machine configuration is ready-to-ship and available to order right now!

For international shipping, please Contact Us for our best custom freight shipping rates.

Thank you Frank!