It was only inevitable that at some point the current off-the-shelf components would only take us so far. Neither impressed nor enticed by the popular ATMEGA control board electronics in use by many of the major desktop machine brands we knew that at some point a custom PCB control system was necessary. We took our first stab at the control board design and have started the prototype process. Below are some images of one of the boards. Things are looking good and we will be testing soon!