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Revision to Configuring RepRapFirmware for a CNC machine

David Crocker

[title|Configuring RepRapFirmware for a CNC machine]
 
 
 
To configure RepRapFirmware for a CNC machine, follow the instructions for configuring RepRapFirmware for a 3D printer using the same architecture (e.g. Cartesian), ignoring anything to do with extruders. You still need to define at least one tool using M563, but it can have zero associated heaters and zero extruder drives.
 
To put the firmware in CNC mode and tell it which outputs to use for spindle motor control, use the M453 command, see [[GCode#Section_M453_Select_CNC_Printer_Mode]].
 
You will probably want to change the pause.g file so as not to move the tool sideways in case you are edge milling.