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Titel Maker Formaat (unit: millimeters ) Bindwijze Binnenwerk Aantal pagina’s Papiersoort Drukwijze Omslag Materiaal Drukwijze Oplage Kostprijs

Title Author Image Format (unit: millimeters) Binding Inside Work Number of pages Paper Type Print Method Print Method - Cover Material Edition Cost per unit

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Quick start

Mobile set

  1. check if the mac mini is on (white led light in cabinet)
  2. start computer or wake it up (hit any key or move the mouse)
  3. press the <ON> button to switch the display on, at the right side of the cabinet
  4. press the <PC> button to switch to the displayport (build in mac mini).
  5. after use switch the monitor OFF


step 1

Open your file in Illustrator. Make sure that your file is in RGB mode via File>Document>color mode>RGB. Lines that you want to CUT through should be 0,01 mm wide and fully RED (RGB 255, 0, 0). Lines that you want to ENGRAVE should be 0,01 mm wide and fully BLUE (RGB 255, 0, 0). Areas that you want to engrave should be in greyscale Print your file (CMD+P).

step 2

Your file is now open in the VLS software (the red icon). Open the VLS software.

Are all the colors still OK? If you had blue or red in your illustrator and they aren’t here anymore, double-check the color mode and line thickness in Illustrator and print again.

step 3

Click Settings In the materials database, choose what material you are using and enter the correct thickness. Click OK

step 4

Start button Focus View: Click anywhere in your design on the screen to see where the laser ends up in the machine. (Useful for positioning your material) Move your design Calculate how long the machine will take with the current settings Duplicate your design


> If your are using non-standard materials, experiment with the Manual Control. By changing the Speed, Power en PPI (Pulses Per Inch), you can get different results. The z-axis stands for the material thickness. If you are ready, click ‘Set’, ‘Apply’ and ‘OK’.