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 +<callout type="​warning"​ icon="​true"​ title="​Pronterface is for 3D printers">​
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 +Pronterface is designed for 3D printers and will do weird things for CNC mills and laser cutters ( like ignoring some commands ).
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 +For CNC mills/​routers,​ use [[bCNC]] and for laser cutters use [[Visicut]].
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 == Getting it == Getting it
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 Ways to fight those problems include :  Ways to fight those problems include : 
-* Make sure your USB cable ​is as short as possible+* Make sure your USB cable ​is as short as possible
 * It should be shielded ​ * It should be shielded ​
 * It should have ferrite at one end, or even better, both ends * It should have ferrite at one end, or even better, both ends
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 You can use Pronterface to send G-code files to the Smoothieboard,​ which are then store, and which you can then play as you wish. You can use Pronterface to send G-code files to the Smoothieboard,​ which are then store, and which you can then play as you wish.
  
-This is useful in particular if you have problems with USB connection ​errors, or insufficent USB speed ( both extremely rare problems ).+This is useful in particular if you have problems with USB connection ​errors, or insufficent USB speed ( both extremely rare problems ).
  
 To send a G-code file to your Smoothieboard,​ follow this procedure :  To send a G-code file to your Smoothieboard,​ follow this procedure :