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grbl-mode [2017/12/18 11:49]
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grbl-mode [2021/10/24 19:20] (current)
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 This special build has <kbd>grbl_mode</kbd> enabled ( set to "true" ) by default. This special build has <kbd>grbl_mode</kbd> enabled ( set to "true" ) by default.
  
-You can get the special CNC build pre-compiled at [[getting-smoothie]] or compile it yourself at [[compiling-smoothie]]+You can get the special CNC build pre-compiled at [[getting-smoothie]] or compile it yourself at [[compiling-smoothie]]
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 +Note, some modules are excluded in CNC mode, like temperature control.
  
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 2. G28 goes to park position and is NOT home, $H homes in CNC mode 2. G28 goes to park position and is NOT home, $H homes in CNC mode
 3. Many GCodes may be differently interpreted in CNC mode than in 3D mode, please check your gcode references (Linuxcnc has a good GCode reference, do not use the reprap gcode reference for CNC mode) 3. Many GCodes may be differently interpreted in CNC mode than in 3D mode, please check your gcode references (Linuxcnc has a good GCode reference, do not use the reprap gcode reference for CNC mode)
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 +**NOTE** you cannot generally use pronterface to control CNC/grbl mode, as Pronterface is for 3D printers and uses a different dialect of gcode, it also does not allow you to send commands such as $H to home. It also tends to truncate commands like G28.2 by not sending the .2 part.
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