Yep true, but, depending on what board you will drive your SO3, the original homing precision might be of greater importance than you think.twforeman wrote:. On the Shapeoko, the zero can be anywhere, as long as it's repeatable.
I have a Smoothieboard on the bench right now, hooked with Nema 17 stepper, simply playing with configs. The smoothie firmware doesn't support work area coordinates so, if I pause or stop a print, I would need to replay or move the head to its real working place, and the only way I figured to do that, would be to home again, and move to the original working coordinates, which would not be 0,0.
Anyhow, you are right, once set, you're set