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 As such, adding a fuse between your power supply and a power input on your Smoothieboard protects you against short circuits, overloading,​ mismatched loads, or any kind of device failure. As such, adding a fuse between your power supply and a power input on your Smoothieboard protects you against short circuits, overloading,​ mismatched loads, or any kind of device failure.
  
-You need to choose a fuse with a value higher than your "mormal" current for a given circuit. For example if your heated bed consumes 10A, you want to have a 15A fuse protecting it, that way if everything is fine the fuse does not burn, but in case of a short circuit, it does.+You need to choose a fuse with a value higher than your "normal" current for a given circuit. For example if your heated bed consumes 10A, you want to have a 15A fuse protecting it, that way if everything is fine the fuse does not burn, but in case of a short circuit, it does.
  
 Here is an example of a fuse protecting the mosfet power input :  Here is an example of a fuse protecting the mosfet power input :