Sherline Linux/EMC CNC software on CD 8326
Linux/EMC CNC software
Sherline CNC systems that include a computer come with the Linux O/S and EMC (Enhanced Machine Controller) program already installed. A pair of CD’s (Linux/EMC CD, Instruction/Utility CD) is available for sale. These duplicate the system Sherline offers on your own computer.
NOTE: We recommended you have some familiarity with Linux before attempting to install. Furthermore, Sherline cannot guarantee that this operating system will install successfully on your computer. It depends on component compatibility in your computer. Minimum requirements include 800 MHz or faster CPU, 256MB RAM, and 25-pin parallel port for connection of external 8760 driver
One CD contains the Linux Operating System and EMC programs. The other CD contains instruction files and free utilities.
Linux and EMC are “open source” software and are available for free download from the Internet. The Linux OS is a very large download (over 500 MB). We sell it on CD as a convenience. The price reflects the cost of reproduction and handling. These CD’s are included free with the purchase of any Sherline CNC system that includes a computer. Also with the 8760 driver box. Free technical support is NOT included when the CD’s are purchased as a separate item or with the 8760 driver box. Technical help on Linux is available through the Linux group website.
A Note About Instructions
One of the things that sets Sherline apart from other machine tools is the complete instructions they have prepared for all their machines and accessories. A full-color Instruction Guide comes with each machine. In addition, each accessory comes with its own complete instructions, if needed. If you are not sure how to locate the name of the accessory you are looking for, please contact us for more details.