electronics:blackbox

BlackBox Motion Control System





Safety Statement

The author of this document is not liable or responsible for any accidents, injuries, equipment damage, property damage, loss of money or loss of time resulting from improper use of electrical or mechanical or software products.

Assembling electrical and mechanical CNC machine components like power supplies, motors, drivers or other electrical and mechanical components involves dealing with high voltage AC (alternating current) or DC (direct current) and other hazardous items which can be extremely dangerous and needs high attention to detail, experience, knowledge of software, electricity, electro-mechanics and mechanics.

BEFORE MAKING ANY CONNECTIONS OR DISCONNECTIONS POWER MUST BE REMOVED FROM THE DEVICE AND THE CONTROLLER. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL VOID ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES.

Before starting please read though all the instructions.

Note : Any Mains power connections must be installed by a Licensed electrician or suitability qualified person.

Errors and omissions excepted

Nema 23 Stepper Motors purchased from Maker Store have different wire colours for the windings than OpenBuilds stepper motors. Please follow the correct wiring diagram below for connection of our Nema23 Stepper Motors to the BlackBox Motion Controller.



For all other documentation please refer to the OpenBuilds Documentation below.

Important Note: Terminating any mains voltage supply must be done by a licensed electrician or similarly qualified individual.

If you received the BlackBox bundle with our Meanwell 24V power supply, please wire your system as shown below: Please wire V- from the power supply to GND on the Blackbox and V+ from the power supply to +24V on the BlackBox. The mains voltage must be wired by a licensed electrician or similarly qualified individual.


For the BlackBox please refer to this documentation: https://docs.openbuilds.com/blackbox/#0welcome.html

For CONTROL Software please download from here (free): https://software.openbuilds.com/

The BlackBox Motion Control System was designed and published under Open Source Licence by OpenBuilds.