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Default How do I know if I'm Pushing scanners to hard?

I would like to know... how do I know what the limits of my scanners are? Will they make noise...what happens? I do not know what the scanner specs are....

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Default Re: How do I know if I'm Pushing scanners to hard?

I think that's what the ilda test image is for. You run it at speed and check how cleanly the image scans. I could be way off though. No personal experience, just what has happened to stick in my head from here and PL
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Default Re: How do I know if I'm Pushing scanners to hard?

With the ILDA test pattern displayed, the circle should be touching the sides of the square.

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Default Re: How do I know if I'm Pushing scanners to hard?

The points-per-second (pps) rating is based solely on the ability to draw the ILDA pattern correctly at a specific point rate and angle. So what you need to do is see how hard you can push your galvos and draw a decent pattern.
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