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-== Digital current control+== Digital current control ​==
  
 Boards based on Smoothie use digital potentiometers instead of manual potentiomenters. Boards based on Smoothie use digital potentiometers instead of manual potentiomenters.
  
-Instead of using a screwdriver to set the current value for the stepper motor driver ( which can be quite imprecise ), you simply set the value in the configuration file.+Instead of using a screwdriver to set the current value for the stepper motor driver (which can be quite imprecise), you simply set the value in the configuration file.
  
-These are the names of the different stepper motors/​drivers,​ and the corresponding values to change : +These are the names of the different stepper motors/​drivers,​ and the corresponding values to change: ​
  
-^ Label on the Smoothieboard ^ M1 ^ M2 ^ M3 ^ M4 ^ M5 ^ +^ Label on the Smoothieboard ​  ​^ M1 ^ M2 ^ M3 ^ M4 ^ M5 ^ 
-|| Axis in a cartesian machine ​|| **X** ( left-right ) || **Y** ( front-back ) || **Z** ( up-down ) || **E0** ​: First extruder ​|| **E1** ​: Second ​extruder ​|+Axis in a cartesian machine | **X** (left-right) | **Y** (front-back) | **Z** (up-down) | **E0** ​(first ​extruder| **E1** ​(second ​extruder
-|| Greek letter ​|| <​html>&​alpha;</​html>​ ( alpha ) || <​html>&​beta;</​html>​ ( beta ) || <​html>&​gamma;</​html>​ ( gamma ) || <​html>&​delta;</​html>​ ( delta ) || <​html>&​epsilon;</​html>​ ( epsilon ) |+Greek letter | <​html>&​alpha;</​html>​ (alpha) | <​html>&​beta;</​html>​ (beta) | <​html>&​gamma;</​html>​ (gamma) | <​html>&​delta;</​html>​ (delta) | <​html>&​epsilon;</​html>​ (epsilon) | 
-|| Current setting configuration option ​|| alpha_current ​|| beta_current ​|| gamma_current ​|| delta_current ​|| epsilon_current ​||+Current setting configuration option | alpha_current | beta_current | gamma_current | delta_current | epsilon_current |
  
 The value is in Amperes, and is generally found on the motor itself, or in it's datasheet. The value is in Amperes, and is generally found on the motor itself, or in it's datasheet.