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  1. Turn on power with switch at left rear.
  2. Set speed to 2.
  3. Set timer to 1 minute.
  4. Open the metal lid and unscrew the plastic cover. Insert the plastic microcentrifuge tubes. These must be balanced around the head. If you have an odd number of tubes, add one with water.
  5. Depress the lid firmly until it locks closed. The light must go out.
  6. Press the start button.
  7. When the Time Remaining indicators reaches 0% and the lid light comes on, it is safe to press the Lid button to release.

James Powell