Nomad 3 - Desktop CNC Mill

$ 2,800.00

Product is expected to ship within 3 weeks of order date.

Introducing the Nomad 3

An All-in-One Desktop CNC that Just Works

Nomad 3 is the third major revision of the Nomad 883 that launched Carbide 3D.  Here are the big updates:

  • New spindle design with angular contact bearings for greater rigidity
  • 130W Spindle motor with a maximum 24k RPM
  • Internal lighting
  • BitZero V2 work probe
  • HG15 linear rails on the Z-axis
  • New anti-backlash nuts on every axis
  • Inductive homing switches
  • Inductive safety door interlock
  • Thicker machine table
  • The entire machine frame is machined and built in our California shop.

What's included:

  • Nomad 3
  • MeshCAM for Nomad, 3D CAM software
  • Carbide Create 2D CAD/CAM software
  • Carbide Motion machine control software
  • Carbide Copper for PCB machining
  • MDF Wasteboard
  • 1/8" ER-11 Collet and wrenches
  • 1/8" Ball endmill
  • 1/8" Flat endmill
  • Double-sided tape
  • BitZero V2


  • Cutting area: 8"(X), 8"(Y),  3"(Z)
  • Outer dimensions: 17.5"(W), 19"(D), 17"(H)
  • Spindle collet: ER-11, 7mm max cutter diameter (collet not included)
  • Spindle RPM: 9000 - 24000 RPM
  • Input voltage: 110V or 220V

 Computer Requirements:

  • OS X 10.14 or higher
  • Windows 8, 8.1, 10

MeshCAM License:

Nomad 3 includes MeshCAM V8 to take your STL files and generate gcode without any additional CAM software.  MeshCAM saves a proprietary gcode for the Nomad so no additional license code is required to use it with the Nomad 3, but it will not generate gcode for other machines.


We designed the Nomad to be part of an ecosystem of products that make machining as simple as possible.  The Nomad 3 works with:

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