Installing Smoothie Drivers (and knowing whether you need to)


The Cohesion3D Boards come with Smoothie firmware pre-installed.

If you have Windows, but not Windows 10, you need Smoothie drivers.

Operating System Need Drivers?
Windows 8 and Earlier Yes, use smoothieware-usb-driver-v1.1.exe
Windows 8.1 Yes, but may need to manual install driver, see link below.
Windows 10 No
Mac OS No
Linux No

Please see here: for the full page including the downloads for manual driver install.

For all Windows installations, you may need to Disable Driver Signature Enforcement by following this guide:

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