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-USB Mass Storage is not the only thing you get when you connect the board. The board also exposes a [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​USB_communications_device_class|USB CDC]] Serial interface, allowing you to send G-Code and receive answers. (There is also a DFU interface ​for flashing firmwares but that's mostly for developers).+USB Mass Storage is not the only thing you get when you connect the board. The board also exposes a [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​USB_communications_device_class|USB CDC]] Serial interface, allowing you to send G-Code and receive answers. (There is also a DFU interface ​for flashing firmwares but that's mostly for developers).
  
 The CDC (Serial) interface is the interface host programs like [[Pronterface]] use to allow you to interact with your machine. If you are already familiar with it, you can try connecting right now and get an answer from the board. If not, we explain it all later in this guide. The CDC (Serial) interface is the interface host programs like [[Pronterface]] use to allow you to interact with your machine. If you are already familiar with it, you can try connecting right now and get an answer from the board. If not, we explain it all later in this guide.