I have a chance to get a small CNC table top router set up. It looks like it is decently made. It is a Masters CNC. The guy bought it off of ebay and thought he could plug it in to his computer send a picture from photo shop to it and it would cut it out. After this did not work he put it on a shelf until I found it. My problem is that he lost all documentation and software that came with it. It looks to have a hobby cnc board for the controller.
I just want to be able to hook it up and see if it works before I buy it. Is there a simple free program that will let me jog the machine around to ensure proper operation? Also the controller output has a parallel cable and I only have computers with USB plugs. Is there a converter that I can use?
Any advice or help wold be greatly appreciated.