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     - Set the Starting Frame and Ending Frame to match your scene animation. This example has 300 frames starting at 1 and ending at 300     - Set the Starting Frame and Ending Frame to match your scene animation. This example has 300 frames starting at 1 and ending at 300
     - For Frames per slice you can manage how many frames to do per each machine job working on the render. It takes a long time for Maya to open and read settings and get started on just the first frame, so it may be handy to have it do 5 or 10 or 20 frames per slice. As a rule of thumb, if you only have 30 frames or less, stick with 1 frame per slice. From 30 to 300 use 5 frames per slice. From 300 - 1000 use 10 frames per slice. Anything over that I would do 20 frames per slice. In my example I will use 5 frames per slice.     - For Frames per slice you can manage how many frames to do per each machine job working on the render. It takes a long time for Maya to open and read settings and get started on just the first frame, so it may be handy to have it do 5 or 10 or 20 frames per slice. As a rule of thumb, if you only have 30 frames or less, stick with 1 frame per slice. From 30 to 300 use 5 frames per slice. From 300 - 1000 use 10 frames per slice. Anything over that I would do 20 frames per slice. In my example I will use 5 frames per slice.
-    - In the general purpose section change the Renderer to use to be Software (MentalRay ​for 2013).+    - In the general purpose section change the Renderer to use to be MentalRay.
     - Change the Output Image Path to be the Output folder in your scene folder. My example it is /​Network/​Servers/​render2.al-lab.csus.edu/​Volumes/​Data/​renderfarm/​settings/​projects-dir/​MILLSM/​example_scene_1/​Output     - Change the Output Image Path to be the Output folder in your scene folder. My example it is /​Network/​Servers/​render2.al-lab.csus.edu/​Volumes/​Data/​renderfarm/​settings/​projects-dir/​MILLSM/​example_scene_1/​Output
     - Change the Format to be name#.ext and Num Digits to match your project size to make your output have nicely ordered names. Since my example has 300 frames, I need the Num Digits to at least 3.     - Change the Format to be name#.ext and Num Digits to match your project size to make your output have nicely ordered names. Since my example has 300 frames, I need the Num Digits to at least 3.