The advance remote technology (A.R.T.) hand-held controller, for use with CNC routers, works in conjunction with a PC to allow operator freedom during setup and operation. The controller’s color LCD touch-screen monitor provides machine function commands in menu form. Job functions such as X,Y,Z and A-axis jogging/zeroing, jog speed, continuous and incremental step and tool calibration pad tough off are controllable with one finger. The controller features IP 54 dust protection, a three-meter chord, multiple language configurations, accessible USB ports and a mounting stand for stationary use.