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  1. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Make sure you have a clean work space before proceeding with these steps.

    • Make sure your clean work space is also clear of any clutter or mess

    • WASH YOUR HANDS!!! Please :)

  2. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps In the Maintenance Cabinet (large grey cabinet near front door), open the bottom door. On the top shelf, there is a yellow bin. Inside you will find everything you need to clean/replace the len's or mirrors of the Epilog Laser machine.
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • In the Maintenance Cabinet (large grey cabinet near front door), open the bottom door.

    • On the top shelf, there is a yellow bin. Inside you will find everything you need to clean/replace the len's or mirrors of the Epilog Laser machine.

    • Grab some Q-tips (located in the consumables cabinet) and the Len's Cleaner, which is in the yellow bin from earlier

  3. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps If the Epilog Laser Machine is on, turn it off using the switch (located on the front bottom right).
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • If the Epilog Laser Machine is on, turn it off using the switch (located on the front bottom right).

    • Open the Epilog Laser's Lid

  4. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps Unscrew all threw thumb screws until lose enough to take out Lens/Len's holder Take out Len's Holder, which contains the  Epilog Laser Len's on the inside
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Unscrew all threw thumb screws until lose enough to take out Lens/Len's holder

    • Take out Len's Holder, which contains the Epilog Laser Len's on the inside

    • For the steps that follow you will need to be in a clean and clear area

  5. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps The Len's Holder holds the Lens of the Epilog Laser.  The Len's looks like a clear, yellow, round piece of glass. The actual laser of the Laser Engraver travels through this lens when making cuts/rasters/engravings Check for burns and/or scratches. If the Len's looks anything like the provided pictures, it will need to be replaced
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • The Len's Holder holds the Lens of the Epilog Laser. The Len's looks like a clear, yellow, round piece of glass. The actual laser of the Laser Engraver travels through this lens when making cuts/rasters/engravings

    • Check for burns and/or scratches. If the Len's looks anything like the provided pictures, it will need to be replaced

    • Please see len's replacement Guide if len's needs to be replaced.

    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Unscrew the cap of the Len's Cleaner and insert Q-tip. Only a small amount of liquid is needed to clean the Len's

    • Starting from the top of the len's, use downward motions with the Q-tip to clean the dirt off the len's. If you have ever painted before, it's like brush strokes.

    • Both sides of the len's needs to be cleaned in this manner

    • Once the Len's is cleaned, make sure both sides are dry. If not dry, use a dry Q-tip to get rid of any moisture

  6. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • The Len's Holder can also get pretty dirty, so it is important to keep this piece clean as well

    • If there is a small amount of dirt, a Q-tip and some water will work well

    • If there is a large amount of dirt, a cloth and water will be needed to scrub away the dirt. Be careful to avoid the len's when doing this- it could get scratched.

    • If the Len's Holder is cleaned often enough, this major clean shouldn't be necessary

    • The Len's Holder should look as clean as it does in this photo

  7. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Unscrew the big black screw

    • Gently Take out the mirror

  8. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps Check mirror for scratches/burns
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Check mirror for scratches/burns

    • The Mirror should look like this

    • The Mirror should not look like this

    • If mirror needs to be replaced, See Len's replacement guide

  9. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps Starting from the top  of the mirror, use downward motions with the Q-tip to clean the dirt off the mirror. If you have ever painted before, it's like  brush strokes.
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Starting from the top of the mirror, use downward motions with the Q-tip to clean the dirt off the mirror. If you have ever painted before, it's like brush strokes.

    • This is exact same process as cleaning the len's

    • Once the mirror is cleaned, make sure it's dry. If not dry, use a dry Q-tip to get rid of any moisture

  10. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps Place mirror back into its original slot. The mirror should be in south west direction Screw big black screw back into place.  Screw it tight enough for the mirror to stay in place- if screwed too tightly the mirror can crack
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Place mirror back into its original slot. The mirror should be in south west direction

    • Screw big black screw back into place. Screw it tight enough for the mirror to stay in place- if screwed too tightly the mirror can crack

  11. Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps Place Len's/Len's Holder back into it's original place When putting it back into place, rest the two legs on the side screws
    • Keep in mind you are handling a $500 piece of Equipment when following these steps

    • Place Len's/Len's Holder back into it's original place

    • When putting it back into place, rest the two legs on the side screws

    • Screw the thumb screws back into place

    • Close the Epilog Laser Lid

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