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multiple-extruders [2018/12/20 12:57]
arthur
multiple-extruders [2019/02/23 14:51] (current)
wolfmanjm
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-You can setup Smoothie to handle ​as many extruders ​as you'd like+You can setup Smoothie to handle ​upto 3 extruders. (6 defined axis is the maximum the memory can handle).
  
-There is no limit in the firmware : you simply ​add [[Extruder]] ( controlling the extruder motor ) and [[TemperatureControl]] ( controlling the hotend ) modules to the configuration file for each new extruder.+Simply ​add [[Extruder]] ( controlling the extruder motor ) and [[TemperatureControl]] ( controlling the hotend ) modules to the configuration file for each new extruder. 
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 +**NOTE** that the default build of Smoothie only supports 2 extruders (5 axis), if you need 3 extruders you need to compile with ''​make AXIS=6''​
  
 ==== Hardware requirements ==== Hardware requirements