Universal Pocket Reference

Picture of Universal Laser Systems VLS 3.50


  1. Is your material safe to cut?
  2. Illustrator -> File -> Document Color Mode -> RGB
  3. File -> Document Setup -> Edit Artboards (Artboard = cutter bed size)
  4. For:
    • Vector: Stroke Weight<=0.1pt, Stroke Color= RGB Red #FF0000
    • Raster: Stroke Weight>0.1pt,
    • Etch: Black = 100% power, lighter = less power
  5. File->Print (VLS 3.50)->Print
  6. UCP -> Settings -> Material & Thickness -> Apply -> OK

  7. Turn on Universal Power
  8. Load workpiece at top left corner
  9. Focus (  ) adjust height via arrows 
  10. Turn on compressor & exhaust, feel for draft
  11. Open lid, press Start, verify path, press Pause.

  12. Close lid, Press Start to run your job
  13. Stay with laser cutter in case of fire
  14. Remove materials, shut off compressor & exhaust
  15. Power off by holding down the button
  16. Clean up