[Lab] Free to good home - New Hermes Vanguard 3200 Engraver

Roman Gargulak roman at cncwings.com
Thu May 18 14:27:23 EDT 2017

Donated to school robotics program.



On 16/05/2017 9:41 PM, Roman Gargulak wrote:
> I have New Hermes Vanguard 3200 engraver, looking for a good home.
> Got it maybe 10 years ago and main goal was to convert it in to a router.
> It is basically a 2.5D machine, as the Z axis is pneumatically 
> controlled, full up, full down, no proportional control.
> I used it few times to make some parts for RC models out of plywood.
> I used it 'as is' which required some creative pre-processing of data 
> files, done in AutoCAD R12 (yes, the DOS version).
> Never got around converting it in to the "CNC router'...
> Here are some samples of what I have made on this machine (under "CNC 
> router", although I have never converted it):
> <http://www.cncwings.com/sample_projects.html>
> This is an older machine, runs under DOS (that will tell you how old 
> it is) so you must be old enough/crazy enough to be interested.
> I do not have time to play with it or to complete the project so I am 
> hoping that someone is crazy enough and will take it.
> Serious people only please, I would hate to see it going to scrap.
> As the subject line says, it is free to good home
> If you have any questions, just ask.
> Cheers,
> Roman
> PS:
> I have the router itself, the controller as well as software (runs on 
> DOS, comes on 5.25" floppies ;-)
> I have some engraving bits too, so it is a complete package,
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