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 <callout type="​primary"​ icon="​true"​ title="​SD card">​ <callout type="​primary"​ icon="​true"​ title="​SD card">​
  
-The SD card can also be used to flash a more recent version of the firmware to your board, see [[getting-smoothie|where to get the binary file]] and [[flashing-smoothie-firmware|how to flash it via the SD card]].+The SD card can also be used to flash a more recent version of the firmware to your board, while the pre-flashed firmware should work this is not always the case, see [[getting-smoothie|where to get the binary file]] and [[flashing-smoothie-firmware|how to flash it via the SD card]]. 
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 It can also be used to store and play [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​G-code|G-Code]] files, see [[Player]]. It can also be used to store and play [[http://​en.wikipedia.org/​wiki/​G-code|G-Code]] files, see [[Player]].
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 Now that you have your board, a very good idea before starting is to update your firmware to the latest version. Now that you have your board, a very good idea before starting is to update your firmware to the latest version.
  
-You do this by downloading the latest <​kbd>​firmware.bin</​kbd>​ file, pasting ​it unto the SD card, and resetting the card.+You do this by downloading the latest <​kbd>​firmware.bin</​kbd>​ file, copying ​it onto the SD card, and resetting the SmoothieBoard.
  
-Then, the new firmware will "​flash"​ ( you will see the LEDs on the board do a little "​dance"​ ), and you now have the latest version.+Then, the new firmware will "​flash"​ ( you will see the LEDs on the board do a little "​dance"​ ), and you will then have the latest version.
  
 This is particularly useful if you ever need to ask for help, as people helping you will be assuming you have the latest version. This is particularly useful if you ever need to ask for help, as people helping you will be assuming you have the latest version.
  
 You can find the file, and information on how to flash it, at [[http://​smoothieware.org/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|Flashing Smoothie Firmware]]. You can find the file, and information on how to flash it, at [[http://​smoothieware.org/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|Flashing Smoothie Firmware]].