Basic 540

The Basic 540 is the most successful model of our milling and engraving devices and has proofed itself a thousand times over the years. Its delivery as assembly kit saves shipping costs and specially addresses hobbyists.

• Well covered it is protected against dirt and easy to maintain.
• Driven by stepper motors via trapezoid thread spindles (Ř 12 mm, 3 mm slope)
• Plain bearing guideways on hardened and polished steel arbors (Ř 16 mm)

Technical data

Positioning area (X/Y/Z)

510 x 308 x 70 mm

Dimensions (X/Y/Z)

850 x 580 x 350 mm

Positioning speed

2000 mm/min

Accuracy of repetition

+/- 0.025 mm

max. reverse error

< 0.05 mm

max. positioning error

< 0.1 mm /100 mm


20 kg

The tools (router, plotting knife and so on) are not included.

STEP-FOUR Basic 540 Fact-sheet of STEP-FOUR Basic 540.

STEP-FOUR milling units comply with the highest safety standards and are CE - certified.


Three versions of packages of milling machines:

for DOS
for Windows XP/2000

Basic 540 DOS

Basic 540 Xpert Start

Basic 540 Xpert Advance

Milling software V4 Profi

Milling software XpertMILL LT

Milling software XpertMILL

Control electronics SF-C2

Control electronics SF-C2

Control electronics XpertCNC


Windows-Adapter XpertLINK

Tool / Reference switches