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Genesis and Genesis XL v1.7 are now in stock!
Genesis and Genesis XL v1.7 are now in stock!
January 30, 2024 Software Update

January 30, 2024 Software Update

Hi FarmBot community,

Today we’re sharing the first update of the year 🎊 Here’s what’s new:

3D electronics box

You’ll now find a fully 3D, interactive representation of the electronics box, push buttons, and LED indicators in the peripherals tab of the controls popup, giving users a more realistic (and therefore easier to understand) view of their real-life machine from the app. Under the hood this is powered by three.js and exported CAD models from Onshape, and its just the beginning of where we want to take the app this year 👀

Lua is now allowed in shared sequences

Everyone can now publish and share sequences with Lua code, allowing community members to more easily share the ways in which custom code is supercharging their FarmBot. We look forward to seeing what you all are creating!

Login page improvements

We’ve retooled the app login page to get rid of some autofill related bugs. We also updated the styling a bit to reduce layout shift and bring the login page inline with our branding.


  • The most recently used starting X and Y coordinates in the + GRID popup are now be preserved between uses of the popup.
  • The HIDE SENSORS PANEL setting now functions independently from the firmware choice, allowing for Express bot owners to show the sensors panel to add their own DIY sensors to their machine.
  • We’ve implemented some new methods to help with broadcasting messages to the message center.
  • We’ve made some changes to our server configuration to lower hosting costs of the web app.
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