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Upload GRBL CNC Firmware

  • When you get the board from PiBot, the firmware have already in the board. you just plug and set the parameters for your machine then can work.
  • if you need upload the firmware to the board, please turn the switch on board to the "3D printer/programming model".
  • In run the cnc please turn back the switch to the "CNC model"

 

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Turn the switch to the 3D printer/programming model

switch

 

Install the USB Driver for the Controller Board

https://www.pibot.com/downloads-pibot-controller-board-usb-driver

 

Download the Firmware and Upload from PiBot Website

Please use the PiBot version upload tool and firmware, if you are a begineer.

The GRBL firmware of PiBot version have been modify the pins to compatible the controller board, you just need to direct upload.

https://www.pibot.com/downloads-pibot-cnc-grbl-firmware-and-upload-tool

 

Check the COM Port Number in Device Manager

check-the-com-number-in-device-manager

 

Run the PiBot Modify Versionarduino"arduino.exe" in the Upload tool Folder and Open the PiBotGRBL.ino from Folder of Firmware

open-the-pibot-ino

 

Select the COM which You Have Checked in Device Manager before

select-the-com

 

Select the Board - PiBot Controller Rev2.x

select-board-model

 

Verify and Upload the Firmware to the Board

verify-upload-firmware

 

Turn the switch to the Back to CNC Model

switch

The parameters such as stepper setting, just need to set in the software, please check the related tutorails.

 

Congratuation! You Have Finished upload the firmware to the board :-)

 

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