dont let the machines that are having troubles scare you away.
as with any new gadget there are bound to be bugs to work out.
my "lil guy" ( original blue slice) pooped out on me this week, so sent it in to MM to be fixed or poss replaced,
seems there are still a few of the first batches out there that have the troubles.
i think the first batches out had serial # starting with G6 and GA. mine had a G6
but MM assured me they will take good care of me, and for my troubles they will also send extra goodies.
seems like great customer service to me
and i cant wait to get one back and start slice'n away on holiday projects