Calculating Steps per MM

Machine: Building a custom laser engraver

Board: Laserboard

Firmware:“I have a new board and I’m using whatever it came with”

Problem/ Question: I’m trying to figure out what my steps per mm are for my Y access. I’m using a Nema 23 motor, 1.8 degree step angle with external driver set up for 16x microsteps. I’ve connected a GT2 20 tooth pulley with a 2mm pitch belt. Using an online calculator I got 80 steps per MM. Does this sound correct? Do I just replace the value for beta_steps_per_mm with this?

Yup, that would be 80 steps/mm. Replace the beta value with this one. All set then.

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