Techno BT1212 CNC Router

Benchtop CNC Router

The BT1212 Benchtop CNC Router is a small compact tabletop router that includes a 1 HP router, full safety enclosure, aluminum t-slot table and is driven by brushless stepper motors and drives. The controller is Techno’s ever-so-popular and easy-to-use hand-held controller. The BT 1212 is ideal for small part production, prototyping, model making, engraving, woodworking, signage and educational applications. The BT1212 is compatible with industry standard G and M codes. The Techno BT1212 is a sturdy machine for precision routing. Its compact size allows it to fit almost anywhere.


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Small but Mighty

  • Precision Ball Screws on all three axes
  • 800 Watt (1 HP) Kress variable speed spindle 8,000-24,000 RPM
  • Brushless micro stepper motor control system
  • Aluminum t-slot table
  • Compatible with G code and M code
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Easy to use hand held controller
  • Includes: 1/8, 1/4 collets and wrenches

                                                   Optional steel base with storage compartment


Technical Details:

  • Gantry Clearance = 6.0″ (152.4 mm)
  • Max cutting speed: 150 in/min
  • Traverse speed: 200 in/min
  • Accuracy = +/- .002
  • Power requirements: 110V
  • Weight: 250lbs

Why Choose VCarve Desktop?

VCarve Desktop provides a powerful but intuitive software solution for creating and cutting parts on a CNC Router. VCarve Desktop gives you the power to produce complex 2D patterns with profile, pocket, drill and inlay toolpaths, plus gives you the ability to create designs with v-carving textures as well as import and machine unlimited Vectric 3D clipart or single model files. The ‘Desktop’ edition is designed for small CNC machines, aimed at hobby or non-production environments.



Recommended: 40-seat class license

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  • PC
  • Router bit set
  • Graphics Software (VCarve or equivalent)
  • Consumables


  • Extrusion stand with casters
  • Cam clamp
  • Clamp bar


  • Toggle clamp set (4 pcs)
  • Coolant system
  • 4th axis rotary table w/tailstock
  • Servo upgrade
Instructor Training


  • Machine set-up and operation (2 hrs)
  • VCarve Basics (4-6 hrs)


  • Advanced applications (4-6 hrs)
Curriculum Resources

AET Labs Custom Lesson Plans

  • Basic operation tutorials
  • Applications examples
  • Project ideas

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Providing End-to-End Solutions for Successful Labs

AET Labs is an advisor and value-added reseller inspired to bring real-world industry experience to education with end-to-end technology lab solutions. We are application specialists, service technicians and knowledgeable consultants who combine experience, curated product lines, and the ability to implement with professionalism and forward thinking. As a partner to New England education visionaries since 2005, we value educating future generations.

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