Programming the Arduino

Step 1: Download The Arduino IDE

  • Download and install the Arduino IDE (programming software) from
  • At the download section (scroll down) choose the version that is suitable for your operating System.

Step 2: Download and Install the firmware

  • Click HERE to download the firmware.
  • Extract the files from the .zip folder
  • Open the Arduino IDE software
  • Click on [File] -> [Open] and then open the folder [firmware v1.26] -> [cnc_ctrl_v1] and select the file cnc_ctrl_v1.ino

Step 3: Select the board type

  • Select the board type by clicking [Tools] -> [Board] -> Arduino/Genuino Mega or Mega 2560

Step 4: Connect Your Arduino

  • Connect the Arduino to your computer using the provided USB cable.
  • Then select the serial port by clicking [Tools] -> [Port] -> [Your Port].

Step 5: Upload the firmware to the Arduino

  • Upload the firmware by clicking the upload button in the top left corner.