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 = Your guide to installing Smoothieboard in a CNC Milling Machine = Your guide to installing Smoothieboard in a CNC Milling Machine
  
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 Although not as common as the Smoothiefied 3D printer, the CNC mill machine is fairly simple to Smoothiefy. ​ Although not as common as the Smoothiefied 3D printer, the CNC mill machine is fairly simple to Smoothiefy. ​
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 This guide is a [[http://​smoothieware.org/​irc|community]] effort, and this page is a Wiki. Please don't hesitate to [[#​_editpage|edit it]] to fix mistakes and add information,​ any help is very welcome. This guide is a [[http://​smoothieware.org/​irc|community]] effort, and this page is a Wiki. Please don't hesitate to [[#​_editpage|edit it]] to fix mistakes and add information,​ any help is very welcome.
  
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 On a typical CNC mill or CNC router setup, installing a Smoothieboard will mean you do the following things :  On a typical CNC mill or CNC router setup, installing a Smoothieboard will mean you do the following things : 
  
 * Read all of the guide before you start, best way to avoid mistakes * Read all of the guide before you start, best way to avoid mistakes
-* Install some [[[Software]]] to talk to your board +* Install some [[Software]] to talk to your board 
-* Install the [[[Windows drivers]]] if using that OS +* Install the [[Windows drivers]] if using that OS 
-* Connect your board via [[[USB]]] and practice talking to it+* Connect your board via [[USB]] and practice talking to it
 * Take a look at the [[/​configuring-smoothie|configuration]] ​ * Take a look at the [[/​configuring-smoothie|configuration]] ​
 * Upgrade your [[/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|firmware]] to the latest version if you feel like it * Upgrade your [[/​flashing-smoothie-firmware|firmware]] to the latest version if you feel like it
 * Wire your power supply and provide it with power * Wire your power supply and provide it with power
-* Wire the power supply to [[[Smoothieboard]]]'s motor input+* Wire the power supply to [[Smoothieboard]]'​s motor input
 * Connect motors to the stepper motor driver outputs * Connect motors to the stepper motor driver outputs
 * Edit your configuration to match your motors * Edit your configuration to match your motors
 * Test the motors, and admire your accomplishment for hours * Test the motors, and admire your accomplishment for hours
-* Connect ​[[[Endstops]]] to the endstop inputs+* Connect [[Endstops]] to the endstop inputs
 * Edit your configuration to match your endstops * Edit your configuration to match your endstops
 * Test your endstops by homing the machine * Test your endstops by homing the machine
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 * Connect, configure and test any probes you may have * Connect, configure and test any probes you may have
 * Setup leveling if relevant * Setup leveling if relevant
-* Configure your CAM [[[software]]] and generate a G-code file +* Configure your CAM [[software]] and generate a G-code file 
-* Use your host [[[software]]] to send your new G-code file to the Smoothieboard+* Use your host [[software]] to send your new G-code file to the Smoothieboard
 * Watch as the machine cuts using your new Smoothieboard system * Watch as the machine cuts using your new Smoothieboard system
 * Be happy * Be happy
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 At the end of this guide, you should have a fully working machine. At the end of this guide, you should have a fully working machine.
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 It includes :  It includes : 
 * A special CNC version of the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​panel|Panel]] screens * A special CNC version of the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​panel|Panel]] screens
-{{grbl_mode}} enabled by default ( which means Smoothie interprets G-code as CNC G-code rather than 3D-printing G-code )+<kbd>grbl_mode</​kbd> ​enabled by default ( which means Smoothie interprets G-code as CNC G-code rather than 3D-printing G-code )
 * The Spindle module * The Spindle module
  
 You will find informations on flashing the firmware at [[http://​smoothieware.org/​getting-smoothie|getting-smoothie]] You will find informations on flashing the firmware at [[http://​smoothieware.org/​getting-smoothie|getting-smoothie]]
  
-You will find more information on {{grbl_mode}} on the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​grbl-mode|grbl_mode]] page.+You will find more information on <kbd>grbl_mode</​kbd> ​on the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​grbl-mode|grbl_mode]] page.
  
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 == Appendixes == Appendixes
 +When using external stepper driver, along with adding the '​o'​ to set the breakout pins to open drain you also need to add '​!'​ to invert the step and enable pins.
 === Drilling canning cycles === Drilling canning cycles
  
-Smoothie now supports drilling canning cycles, using the [[[drillingcycles | Drillingcycles module]]]+Smoothie now supports drilling canning cycles, using the [[drillingcycles | Drillingcycles module]]
  
 However, if you do not want to use the module, there are solutions to convert those into "​normal"​ G-codes :  However, if you do not want to use the module, there are solutions to convert those into "​normal"​ G-codes : 
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 == Troubleshooting == Troubleshooting
  
-If you run into trouble, something doesn'​t work as it should, head over to the [[[Troubleshooting]]] page for a list of common problems and means of diagnosis.+If you run into trouble, something doesn'​t work as it should, head over to the [[Troubleshooting]] page for a list of common problems and means of diagnosis.
  
 You can also contact the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​irc|Community]] for help if you can't find an answer in the documentation. You can also contact the [[http://​smoothieware.org/​irc|Community]] for help if you can't find an answer in the documentation.