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smoothieboard-v1 [2017/07/23 20:03]
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smoothieboard-v1 [2017/12/21 03:44] (current)
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 Smoothieboard is an [[http://​www.oshwa.org/​definition/​|Open-Source Hardware]] CNC controller designed by the Smoothie community to run the [[http://​smoothieware.org|Smoothieware]] firmware. Smoothieboard is an [[http://​www.oshwa.org/​definition/​|Open-Source Hardware]] CNC controller designed by the Smoothie community to run the [[http://​smoothieware.org|Smoothieware]] firmware.
  
-It'​s ​main design goals are : +Its main design goals are : 
  
 * Uses as powerful hardware as possible at the time * Uses as powerful hardware as possible at the time
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 The USB interface connects to a host ( your computer ), and can be used :  The USB interface connects to a host ( your computer ), and can be used : 
  
-* Via it'​s ​USB/MSD ( Mass storage ) interface to directly access the SD card in the board ( read, edit, copy/paste files ) +* Via its USB/MSD ( Mass storage ) interface to directly access the SD card in the board ( read, edit, copy/paste files ) 
-* Via it'​s ​USB/CDC ( Serial ) interface to send commands ( like [[http://​smoothieware.org/​supported-g-codes|Gcodes]] ) for execution, for example using host [[software]]+* Via its USB/CDC ( Serial ) interface to send commands ( like [[http://​smoothieware.org/​supported-g-codes|Gcodes]] ) for execution, for example using host [[software]]
  
 This allows for pretty neat things like :  This allows for pretty neat things like : 
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 All v1 boards come with 4 temperature reading inputs. All v1 boards come with 4 temperature reading inputs.
  
-These can be used to read the resistance of thermistors in your hotend or heated bed, inferring from it it'​s ​current temperature,​ and from this the [[/​temperature-control|temperature control]] module can regulate the temperature by choosing whether to heat it or not.+These can be used to read the resistance of thermistors in your hotend or heated bed, inferring from it its current temperature,​ and from this the [[/​temperature-control|temperature control]] module can regulate the temperature by choosing whether to heat it or not.
  
 See [[/​temperature-control|Temperature Control]]. See [[/​temperature-control|Temperature Control]].
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 Smoothieboard has a main power input that supports from 12 to 24V. Smoothieboard has a main power input that supports from 12 to 24V.
  
-Each mosfet pair must also be powered via it'​s ​own, separate input, supporting from 12 to 24V.+Each mosfet pair must also be powered via its own, separate input, supporting from 12 to 24V.
  
 The board'​s logic power can be provided via USB, via the 5V power input, or by adding the [[/​voltageregulator|voltage regulator]] to the board. The board will automatically select the best power input amongst those you provide. The board'​s logic power can be provided via USB, via the 5V power input, or by adding the [[/​voltageregulator|voltage regulator]] to the board. The board will automatically select the best power input amongst those you provide.