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Requires a Bosch, Dewalt, Porter-Cable or similar style Palm router (sold separately).
Included router clamp fits the Bosch router; Dewalt and Porter-Cable routers require a separate router clamp (#53731, sold separately).
If you have received prior versions of VCarve, they are upgradeable to version 9.0.
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CNC Piranha XL® Base Model with Touch Plate

24'' of Y capacity, auto alignment and Virtual Zero software give the Piranha XL a powerful bite—included Touch Plate lets you quickly zero out the Z-axis.
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The additional Y capacity of the CNC Piranha XL® brings it one step closer to a full-sized CNC, while still maintaining its attractive price. With a Y axis of 24'', it's perfect for projects like carvings, plaques, ornamental boxes and precision parts machined from wood, soft metals, or plastics. The Z travel is also increased from previous models to 4'' for additional thickness capacity XY homing capability make setups easier than ever. The Piranha XL also ships standard with Virtual Zero software, which maps the surface of your workpiece for unerring accuracy. 3D carving capability, complete with a 3D models library, gives you the ability to carve expensive corbels and cut intricate inlays or engravings. With its slim profile, the entire machine can easily fit onto one end of your workbench. To use, just design your work with the included VCarve Desktop V9.5 Design software on a PC computer with a USB 2.0 port (not included). Save the program directly to a USB flash drive, plug it into the pendant, select your file, and hit the run button. Thanks to this file transfer system, there is no need to subject your computer to a dusty shop environment.

  • Virtual Zero software "maps" the surface of your table or workpiece and uses the map as a dynamic reference point. This virtually eliminates problems caused by warped or bowed work pieces
  • Touch-screen pendant controlled software package with color graphics
  • X & Y homing capability
  • Aluminum interlocking table with T-track slots for firm, flexible clamping
  • Color touch-screen pendant controller system for ease of use
  • VCarve Desktop V9.5 design software offers a versatile, user-friendly interface
  • Includes V-groove router bit and two hold-down clamps
  • Ships fully assembled so you can get started right away!
  • Requires a PC computer with USB 2.0 port (not included)
  • Requires a Bosch, Dewalt, Porter Cable, or similar style palm router (sold separately)

Package includes the Next Wave CNC Touch Plate for easy zeroing of the Z-axis!

Quickly establish ''Z-Zero'' to ensure accurate machining depths on your CNC projects. To use, just plug one end into the controller, attach the magnet to the collet, and lower the router bit onto the touch plate. Durable, precision-machined metal construction.

(1) CNC Piranha XL Base Model
(1) V-Groove Router Bit
(2) Hold-down clamps
(1) Touch Screen Controller
(1) VCarve Desktop V9.5 Design Software Package
(1) Vector Art 3D Sampler Pack
(1) Instruction Manual
(1) CNC Touch Plate
Rockler Protection Plan

With the Rockler Protection Plan, you'll get accidental damage coverage immediately upon purchase of your tool. Plus, we will extend the manufacturer's warranty for your choice of an additional 1 or 2 years. We'll take care of all parts and labor for any repairs, with no deductibles and no hassles. If your tool can not be repaired, we'll gladly replace it. Available in the US only. Click here to learn more.

Standard Manufacturer's Warranty: 12 months
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Weight 55.5000
Tech Spec
  • Table Dimensions: 12'' x 30''
  • XYZ travel: 12'' x 24'' x 4''
  • Overall Machine Dimensions: 19-1/2'' W x 30-1/2'' L x 24'' H
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Can I mount a workpiece up to 48 inches long x 12 inches wide on the bed, knowing I can only utilize the 24 inches
of machinability?
James K on Dec 14, 2017

You may also utilize the "tiling" function of VCarve to split larger designs into "tiles" that can be aligned and machined as if they were one continuous design.
what router is a direct fit with no adapters needed?
Robin G on Dec 2, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The router that is shown in the Piranha is a DeWalt 611.
Can this engrave a firearm, ref metal cutting?
John A on Oct 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This machine would not be suitable for engraving on a firearm.
Can the piranha xl engrave or etch on material such as a motorcycle derby cover?
Tim P on Dec 7, 2017
How hard is it to design and cut out a typical Wagon/Carridge Wheel (7-1/2" O.D) with 22.5 degree centers on spokes (16 spokes ) with a 1" Hub left in the center?
Is the software that comes with this set up sufficient to do this fairly easily?
RickyC on Sep 22, 2017