Quote Originally Posted by barryjyoung
I am almost certainly going to use Xylotex driver and 269 oz./in. stepper motors with a CNCfusion set of ballscrews and mounts.
I was keen for a stepper set up also but was going for a Unipolar system (not as powerfull no, but easier to find cheaper steppers for them) - ...but now I'm getting interested in DC motor/encoder set ups..

take a look at this thread:

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/showthread.php?t=14217

some interesting specs on this driver... and it still uses the same step/dir stuff you get from mach3, turboCNC etc...