• Personal CNC Mill - SYIL 5 Series

    Mini CNC Mill - 5 Series

    Looking for the best mini CNC mill for use at home, at an educational institution, or in a start-up? It’s time to discover the SYIL 5 Series!

  • Mini CNC Machine: perfect for educational institutions or home use

    Starting from: £7,499 (excluding VAT)

    Benchtop milling machines that fit your educational needs

    The Small Machining Center and Small CNC Mills of the SYIL 5 Series are among the most versatile machine tools in the compact class. All SYIL 5 Series models are high-performance centres that can be set up quickly and are easy to operate, very stable, highly dynamic, and low-maintenance. The modular structure creates numerous configuration possibilities, allowing for any 5 Series basic machine to be customized for each customer’s unique needs, helping them to achieve the perfect individual solution. The top benefits of this series are its compact space and its ability to achieve CNC cutting at low unit costs, high processing quality, and unique speed. These machines are perfect for education at schools and training institutions, and they can even be easily moved between rooms.

    Miniature size makes it ideal for home CNC machining

    The SYIL 5 Series machines are the best hobby and benchtop CNC mills for personal CNC machining work. Each machine features:

    • Reliably high productivity
    • Highest precision
    • Minimum floor space requirements
    • Simple operation
    • High stability
    • High dynamics
    • Easy maintenance
    • Cost-effectiveness
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  • Benefits

    Much like the PC-based MACH3/4 or the industry-type controller SIEMENS 808D/Advanced, this CNC Mills Series uses high-precision linear guides. With the compact design, the machines can be used as benchtop CNC mills, or with movement wheels at the bottom for easy transportation for teaching and education. They are even valuable for personal family use.

    Small CNC Machining Center

    Variety of controller options

    • You can use a low-cost PC controller to reduce your budget.
    • You can also use another CNC system to adapt to any application requirements.
    Hobby CNC Mills

    Compact, modular design

    • Even using the smallest footprint, the production is of high quality and efficient.
    • At the same time, you can upgrade the two forms of external protective sheet metal.
    • Machine bed structure can also be used for high-precision mineral casting parts.
    Personal CNC Mill

    Highest quality components

    • The series has the highest quality components, from the important core components to control and upgrade quality.
    • The series also is a standard 3-axis with a high-precision linear guide (made at Hiwin).
    Mini CNC Machines

    Applies to any user groups

    • The cost-effective alternative for the application of mass production in enterprises.
    • Can be used in teaching and education
    • Valuable for personal family use.
  • Technical Specifications

    Our 5 Series home CNC mills have excellent technical specifications. All our mini CNC machine variants come with a set of standard accessories, and optional accessories are available from stock.

    Technical Parameters


    • Working surface: 520x160mm
    • T-Slots (Number x Size x Distance):3x25x23mm
    • Max. table load: 50kg


    • Longitudinal Travel X:275mm
    • Cross Travel Y:155mm
    • Headstock Travel Z:230mm
    • Distance between spindle end and table top: 215mm
    • Distance between spindle center and column surface: 80mm


    • Spindle nose: BT30/NT30/R8
    • Spindle speeds: 5,000rpm
    • Mechanism of transmission: Belt Type


    • Cutting feed: 1000mm.min (Stepper) 2000mm/min (Servo)
    • Rapid traverse: 3000mm.min (Stepper) 6000mm/min(Servo)

    Auto Tool Changer

    • Tool holder: Armless type
    • Tool storage Capacity: 8 set
    • Max. tool diameter: 16mm
    • Max. tool length: 100mm
    • Max. tool weight: 2kg
    • Tool to Tool: 10sec


    • Spindle motor output: 1.1kw
    • Drive motors X,Y,Z Axis: 0.75kw

    Machine Space & Weight

    Floor space (Length x Width x Height):

    • 770x760x1100mm (X5)
    • 1200x1300x1900mm (Combo)
    • 1430x1200x1900 (S/V)

    Net weight:

    • 300kg (X5)
    • 500kg (Combo)
    • 800kg (S/V)

    Standard Accessories

    • PC Controller by MACH3/4 or EMC
    • High-precision linear way
    • Central automatic lubrication system
    • Tools and toolbox
    • Full enclosure (Accord model)
    • Work lamp
    • Tri-colored lamp guard
    • Spindle water cooler
    • Airgun (Combo/SV)
    • Cooling liquid tank
    • X/Y/Z slide way extension protecting cover
    • Horizontal adjustment block and screw
    • Wire-control hand wheel
    • USB/RS232 interface (Accord controller)
    • Rigid tapping (Accord controller)
    • Mechanical and electrical instructions
    • SGS/CE certification

    Optional Accessories

    • Siemens or other industry type CNC controller
    • 24,000rpm spindle
    • 30,000rpm spindle (Made in Germany)
    • Air conditioner for the electrical box
    • Automatic probe system
    • Calibrator system
    • NC rotary table
    • Full closed loop high precision linear guide (Made in Switzerland)
    • High-precision mineral casting (Made in Switzerland)
    • Transformer
    • Oil skimmer
    • Stands (Accord model)
  • Modular Design

    The 5 Series has perfectly matched high-tech modules, meeting the highest demands and customized production application.



    Default standard

    • PC Controller by MACH3/4 or EMC
    • 3-axis stepper motors
    • 5,000rpm NT30 or R8 spindle
    • High-quality Meehanite cast iron frame
    • High-precision linear guide

    Casting ingredients and linear guide


    • Full closed-loop high-precision linear guide (made in Switzerland)
    • High-precision mineral casting (made in Switzerland)

    Protection enclosure


    • Combo fully protective enclosure with a mobile device
    • S/V fully protective enclosure with a casting base

    CNC controller


    • Siemens controller
    • Other controller

    Spindle and Axis servo package


    • 24,000rpm spindle
    • 30,000rpm spindle (made in Germany)
    • Yaskawa servo motors and driver (made in Japan)

    Automatic tool changer and accessories


    • Pneumatic tool changer
    • Automatic tool changer with 8-piece set
    • NC rotary table
  • Application Examples

    Examples of industrial applications of SYIL’s 5 Series—the personal CNC machine

    Benchtop CNC Mills at NIDEC

    Job Specification:

    Project: Computer Hard disk
    Processes Involved: CNC machining
    Material: Aluminum


    Client Details:

    NIDEC Corporation is one of Asia’s largest providers of computer hard disk devices including hard disks, cases, and inside motors.

    SYIL 5 Series at Volkswagen factory


    Job Specification:

    Project: Car Door Hinge
    Processes Involved: CNC machining
    Material: Iron


    Project Details:

    Volkswagen Group sells passenger cars under many famous brands around the world. SYIL was working with them at a Shanghai sub-branch to manufacture auto parts such as door hinges, steering wheels, suspension parts etc.

    SYIL 5 series 4 axis CNC Mills in action


    Job Specification:

    Project: Car Door Hinge
    Processes Involved: CNC machining
    Material: Iron


    Project Details:

    GLVCK Machinery Manufacturing Limited, one of the machinery manufacturers of automobile parts for VW, Mercedes, and SKODA.

  • Related Videos

    At SYIL we regularly make great videos about how to operate the SYIL 5 Series machines. And some of our partners make really cool videos on how the hobby CNC mills are operating at a client's shop. So check our videos here on our YouTube channel.

  • Catalog and Manual Download

    Are you looking for a hobby CNC machine? The SYIL 5 Personal CNC Machine is an excellent choice! Please download the catalogue and read the specifications of our PCNC’s in our new online knowledge base.

    Personal CNC Mill Catalog - SYIL CNC

    SYIL 5 - Personal CNC Mill Catalog

    • A Machining Center and CNC Milling Machine of the SYIL 5 Series is among the most versatile machine tools in the compact class
    • This allows us to customize any 5 Series basic machine to your needs to achieve a perfect individual solution for you.
    CNC Manual for SYIL 5 Series

    SYIL 5 - Personal CNC Mill Manual

    • A Machining Center and CNC Milling Machine of the SYIL 5 Series is among the most versatile machine tools in the compact class
    • Please download the manual documents and read the specifications
  • Get Pricing

    SYIL 5 is the best home CNC machine on the market. Configure your SYIL 5 and you will receive your bespoke quote per email instantly. The SYIL 5 is available from £7,499 (excluding VAT).

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