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SmoothieBoard For the R2

Discussion in 'Mods and Upgrades' started by Gary Boyce, Feb 12, 2019.

  1. Gary Boyce

    Gary Boyce Member

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    Has anyone upgraded the R2 to use a SmoothieBoard? My main board died and I am considering installing a SmoothieBoard. From what I'm seeing, it looks pretty fantastic.
     
  2. WheresWaldo

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    I have a MKS SBase (Smoothie Clone) that is set aside for the R2 but haven't had an opportunity to do the transplant. not sure I am getting to it anytime soon either. Too many other unfinished projects that I have been told must be finished first. Plan on running Marlin 2.0.x. I looked at smoothie and like the concept of a single file to change configuration, but I don't have time to learn something new.
     
  3. Gary Boyce

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    I hear that! I'm willing to give it a go if you think its worth it!
     
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    The hardware is capable of more that their proprietary board can offer, so personally I think it is worth it, but like I said my time is more valuable.
     
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