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 +===== Recommended Settings =====
 +Please add your own preferred settings here, but do not edit the existing entries. If you believe a setting is inappropriate,​ use strikeout and add a new entry with your corrections. Add your name to the notes so that other users can make an informed decision where there is a conflict of recommendations.
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 +The test were done in the centre of the cutting bed.
 +
 +^ Material ^ Cut Speed ^ Cut Power ^ Notes ^
 +| Acrylic 1mm | 30 | 40 | Miron |
 +| Acrylic 2mm | 28 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Acrylic 3mm | 18 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Acrylic 4mm | 15 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Acrylic 5mm | 12 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Acrylic 8mm |  |  |  |
 +| Acrylic 10mm | 3 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Ply 3mm | <​del>​30</​del>​ 25 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Ply 4mm | 20 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Ply 6mm | 9 | 100 | Miron |
 +| MDF 2mm | 30 | 100 | Miron |
 +| MDF 3mm | 22 | 100 | Miron |
 +| MDF 4mm | 16 | 100 | Miron |
 +| MDF 6mm | 10 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Paper |  |  |  |
 +| Card |  |  |  |
 +| Engraving Laminate 1.5mm | 50 | 100 | Miron |
 +| Engraving Laminate 3mm |  |  |  |
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 +^ Material ^ Engrave Speed ^ (Range of) Engrave Power ^ Notes ^
 +| Acrylic |  |  |  |
 +| Ply |  |  |  |
 +| MDF |  |  |  |
 +| Laminate |  |  |  |
 +
 +Minimum power setting for the laser to turn on: 19
  
 ===== To Do ===== ===== To Do =====
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   * The air assist is adjustable. Always make sure that it's enabled (on the top control panel) and that the valve (on the right hand side) is open. It's okay to reduce the air assist for delicate materials like paper, but there should always be **some** air flow enabled to protect the lens.   * The air assist is adjustable. Always make sure that it's enabled (on the top control panel) and that the valve (on the right hand side) is open. It's okay to reduce the air assist for delicate materials like paper, but there should always be **some** air flow enabled to protect the lens.
   * <​del>​The window is clear. This should absorb the infra-red laser, but it doesn'​t block much of the visible flash when the laser hits the honeycomb bed. So **don'​t stare directly at the cutting point**.</​del>​   * <​del>​The window is clear. This should absorb the infra-red laser, but it doesn'​t block much of the visible flash when the laser hits the honeycomb bed. So **don'​t stare directly at the cutting point**.</​del>​
-  * The window is **tinted as all hell**. This should absorb the infra-red laserand also absorbs literally all other light in the laser. ​You are encouraged to stare directly at the cutting point+  * The window is **tinted as all hell**. This should absorb the infra-red laser and most of the light from the laser. ​Emphasis on the **should**.
 ===== Checklists ===== ===== Checklists =====
  
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-  * Tube #2 (from Smoke and Mirrors) installed. All mirrors realigned to a reasonable (but not perfect) standard.+  * Tube #2 (from Smoke and Mirrors) installed. All mirrors realigned to a reasonable (but not perfect) standard. Power level set to 33%.
  
 ===== Other Specifications (for maintenance) =====  ===== Other Specifications (for maintenance) ===== 
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