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Orange arrow How do I replace the control board on my Mini or Helix system?

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  Control Board Replacement on the Mini and Helix Systems Machine Types: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix Tools needed: #1 & #2 Phillips head screwdrivers Note: If you are printing through the Ethernet port it is important that you retrieve the parameter for the IP Address, Subnet Mask and Gateway fr...
Orange arrow How do I replace the power supply from an IPXQ to Meanwell power supply in my Helix?

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  Power Supply (IPXQ) Replacement in the Epilog Helix Machine Type: Epilog Helix Tools Needed: Philips head screw driver 5/16 nut driver Wire cutters Equipment: Intro: This procedure details steps to replacing the IPXQ power supply in the Helix. Before starting on this proc...
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Orange arrow How do I clean the Linear Encoder on my Mini or Helix?

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  Cleaning the X-Axis Linear Encoder Strip Machines: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix Laser, and FiberMark. If you are seeing wavy engraving, or the engraving seems to be drifting across the page, you probably have a dirty linear encoder. Cleaing it is a quick process that we will explain below. Before yo...
Orange arrow How do I replace the Auto Focus Plunger on my Mini or Helix?

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  Auto Focus Plunger Replacement on the Mini/Helix Machine Type: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix Tools Needed: Small screw driver 5/64 Allen wrench Intro: This procedure details steps to replacing the auto focus plunger on the Legend Mini and Helix machines. Before starting on this proce...
Orange arrow How do I realign the ruler guides on my Mini or Helix?

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  Squaring the Ruler Guides on the Mini/Helix Machine Types: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix If your rulers have been moved accidentally or on purpose and you would like to return them to their original positioning, and by following these simple steps it will walk you through the process. Turn Power “O...
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Orange arrow How do I replace the laser tube in my Epilog Mini or Helix?

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  Laser Tube Replacement in the Epilog Mini and Helix Machine Types: Epilog Mini 18/24 and Helix Tools needed: Phillips head screwdriver #1 Turn off and unplug the laser system. Facing the back of the machine, remove the 9 screws using the Phillips head screwdriver on the back panel. The l...
Orange arrow How do I align the laser beam of my Epilog Mini or Helix?

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  Aligning the Laser Beam of the Epilog Mini and Helix Machine Type: Mini 18 and 24 and Helix Laser Tools Required: # 1 Phillips Screw Driver 3/32 Hex (Allen) Wrench Target (supplied with machine) 1 piece of Masking Tape I need a new Target Order one by calling 303-215-9171, pressi...
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Orange arrow How do I check the levelness of the table on my Mini or Helix laser?

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  Checking Table Level on the Mini and Helix Laser Machine Type: Mini 18 and 24, and Helix Laser Tools required: Manual Focus Gauge With your machine on, open up the main door so you can have full access to the table. Locate manual focus gauge. This is triangular or “V” shaped t...
Orange arrow I'm experiencing a loss of power in my laser. I have to increase my power settings or lower my speed to get to the same engraving results. What is happening?

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  Whenever there is a perceived loss of power, it could be caused by dirty or damaged optics, bad laser beam alignment or a focus or table level issue. Below you can find links to instructions on checking and leveling the table as well as checking and fixing the alignment of the laser beam, and how t...
Orange arrow How do I set the X/Y home position on my Epilog Mini or Helix?

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  Setting the X-Y Home Position on the Mini/Helix Machine Type: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix Tools Needed: Ruler or Measuring Calipers Turn on the engraver. Open a new page in Corel Draw. Create a 1 inch black filled box. Place it 1 inch from the top of the page and 1 inch from the left ed...
Orange arrow How do I replace the X-Axis encoder strip for my Epilog Mini or Helix?

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  X-Axis Encoder Strip Replacement for the Mini/Helix Machine Type: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix Tools Needed: # 1 Phillips head screw driver Small Phillips head screw driver 3/32 Allen wrench Make sure power is turned off and power cord is unplugged from the wall outlet. Open up the...
Orange arrow How do I replace my Y-Belt on my Mini, Helix or FiberMark?

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  Y-Axis Belt Replacement on the Epilog Mini/Helix/FiberMark Machine Type: Epilog Mini 18/24, Helix and FiberMark Tools Needed: Philips head screw driver 5/16 Nut Driver This procedure details steps to replacing the Y-belts. The Y-belt controls the mo...
Orange arrow How do I replace a Meanwell Power Supply in the Helix?

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  Power Supply Replacement (Meanwell) in the Epilog Helix Machine Type: Epilog Helix Tools Needed: Philips Head Screw Driver 5/16 nut driver Wire Cutters Equipment: Intro: This procedure details steps to replacing the Meanwell power supply in the Helix. Before starting on t...
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Orange arrow How do I install a new display on my Epilog Mini or Helix?

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  Display Installation on the Mini/Helix Machine Types: Epilog Mini 18/24 and Helix Tools Needed: #1 Phillips Head Screwdriver Turn the engraver off and unplug the power cord from the side of the engraver. You will need to remove both the left and right hand side covers that have the h...
Orange arrow How do I install the Super-Silent Fans in my Mini or Helix?

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  Super-Silent Fans Installation Instructions for the Epilog Mini and Helix Machine Types: Epilog Mini 18/24 and HelixTools Needed: #1 Phillips Head Screwdriver 5/16 nut driver Turn off and unplug the engraver from the power source. Facing the rear of the machine, remove the eight Phillips s...

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