Idea for new forum section

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Rick Kimball
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Idea for new forum section

Post by Rick Kimball » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:40 am

How about a section on the Forum called "New Users Start Here". We could make a bunch of locked threads with topics that are frequently asked without any ability to add to the posts. Some potential post topics:

"Don't ask Questions search the board first" ... explain how to use google to search the"

"Which board to buy" ...

"Which core should I use" ...

"My USB Serial smells funny" ....


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Re: Idea for new forum section

Post by victor_pv » Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:42 am

Sounds good to me.
I thought the wiki was intended to provide that kind of information, but seems that people reaches the forum faster than the wiki, so that may help reduce clutter.

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Re: Idea for new forum section

Post by RogerClark » Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:21 am

People don't seem to know the wiki exists.

I think its better to go with Ricks suggestion

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Re: Idea for new forum section

Post by stevestrong » Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:19 pm

Also add "My computer does not recognize my board..."

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Re: Idea for new forum section

Post by Araneus » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:53 pm


One more : "What to choose if there are several options".

Example : What Stepper motor driver to choose for project?
And the article contains several options of drivers (or boards with those drivers) with comparison (noise, micro-step options, current limitation, observable bugs and troubleshooting, problems with cooling, etc.) and general suggestions where to use each driver (or not to use at all).
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