Below are past and present service and performance announcements regarding the Pocket NC machines.
2/9/2022: Penta Machine has updated all user resources for Kinetic Control including the Pocket NC 101 Online Course which just re-launched this week. More information on the online course can be found here.
1/10/2022: Please note that because it has been 5 years since we last sold V1 machines (silver and green machines) we have limited ability to support them. You can contact firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll help you as we are able.
11/1/2021: Kinetic Control updated software and user interface is now available. See overview here. TCPC and improved rotary unwind are available in this version. Kinetic Control will ship on all machines from November 1, 2021 onwards. Existing users can update following this tutorial here.
5/14/2021: There is a new V2 First Part Tutorial now available! Learn the basics with this tutorial showing how to machine a part out of wax using Fusion 360 and the V2 machines.
4/1/2021: Introducing Rotated Work Offsets (RWO)! Program parts using a WCS relative to the part or stock instead of the machine’s center of rotation. For more details check out this blog post and this tutorial.
12/8/2020: With the most recent Pocket NC software version there should not be any problems connecting to MacOS Big Sur.
10/1/2020: Fusion 360 has changed what will be available on their “ Personal License”. See Personal License changes from Fusion here.
9/23/2020: While it has not been released yet, we do not recommend updating to MacOS Big Sur as it will cause connection issues. For more info on this, please see this page.