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-The first step is to update your SmoothieBoard to the latest, ​stable, version of the firmware, as support for bCNC is relatively new.  Remember, before you upgrade to a new firmware, backup your config, config override and old firmware. ​ See [[*http://​smoothieware.org/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|flashing firmware]] for more help.  Once you have update your firmware, go to your configuration file and add <​kbd>​grbl_mode true</​kbd>​ and add <​kbd>​new_status_format true</​kbd>​ somewhere, as this is what tells the board to talk to bCNC in the correct way. See [[grbl-mode|Using Smoothie in grbl_mode]]+The first step is to update your SmoothieBoard to the latest, ​edge, version of the cnc firmware ​build, as support for bCNC is relatively new.  Remember, before you upgrade to a new firmware, backup your config, config override and old firmware. ​ See [[*http://​smoothieware.org/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|flashing firmware]] for more help.
  
 The second step is to get bCNC, which is available at https://​github.com/​vlachoudis/​bCNC. ​ Simply download and extract the archive or bCNC and run bCNC.bat after installing all of the dependencies as listed on the ReadMe. ​ Once installed, select Smoothieboard from the drop down menu on the communication panel under the File tab and edit the machine configuration under the Tools tab.  The second step is to get bCNC, which is available at https://​github.com/​vlachoudis/​bCNC. ​ Simply download and extract the archive or bCNC and run bCNC.bat after installing all of the dependencies as listed on the ReadMe. ​ Once installed, select Smoothieboard from the drop down menu on the communication panel under the File tab and edit the machine configuration under the Tools tab. 
  
 Once all of these things are done, you are ready to use bCNC with Smoothie! Once all of these things are done, you are ready to use bCNC with Smoothie!