GentleLASE PRO Aiming Beam Test Procedure
WARNING – SHOCK HAZARD!!!
The high voltage capacitor in the GentleLASE PRO laser retains LETHAL voltages and must be safely discharged, before working near the laser head or inside the HV section for any reason. This procedure must be performed only by those technicians who are familiar with the precautions required when working with high voltage specific to the GL PRO laser system, and those who have been trained on the GL PRO laser system and its particular hazards.
Residual voltages require stick discharging if access to the head or high voltage sections are necessary. This must be done using the discharge stick located in the HV section. Discharge all 3 capacitor terminals for several seconds each. Verify that the capacitor is discharged below 25 VDC using a DVM and a high voltage probe.
WARNING – LASER LIGHT!!!
During this procedure it is possible that the laser may perform a bleeder pulse, emitting laser radiation. Therefore safety eyewear must be worn at all times during these procedures. The eyewear must have an optical density of ≥ 5.8 at 745 – 765 NM for the Alex Head.
AIMING BEAN TESTING PROCEDURE:
- Put on safety eyewear and leave eyewear on throughout this procedure.
- Record all “Before” data on the Performance and Usage Data Sheet.
- Turn the laser “ON” wait for normal warm up to complete, enter the (MM) and select Toggle screen.
- Under the “DelSys & Handpiece” section, press the Aiming Beam button and a keypad will pop up. Select “0%” and the OK, and the aiming beam should be off and not visible on white paper.
- Select aiming beam button again and on the keypad select 25% and then OK and the aiming beam will appear on the white paper.
- Then repeat step 5 for intensities of 50% and the 100% and intensity of the aiming beam on the white paper will visibly increase with each step. Then select 0% and OK, and the aiming beam will extinguish completely.
- Select the previous user setting set by the customer or set to 50% and exit MM.
- Fill out the Aiming Beam section of Performance and Usage “After” Data Sheet.