10 Best Laser Engravers
for January 2023

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Laser engravers, also known as a laser cutter or laser cutter/engraver, are machines that use lasers to engrave, cut, or mark metal, wood, or plastic. Laser engravers work by drawing a laser beam through an object, melting the material and engraving a design or logo. Laser engravers are very versatile, and can be used for cutting, engraving, or marking a wide variety of materials.

In the MOOZ Themes Reviews Lab, we evaluate laser engravers for performance, ease of use, and craftsmanship. We evaluate engraving speeds, engraving depths of up to 1-1/2", and engraving patterns. We also evaluate ease of use, such as set-up, operation, cleaning, and warranty.

Our top pick for best laser engraver is the Epilog Zing 24. The Zing 24 is a powerful laser engraver that engraves up to 1-1/2" thick wood, plastic, and acrylic. The Zing 24's powerful 600mW laser can engrave on almost any material, including wood, plastic, acrylic, and paper. The Zing 24's large engraving area, high-quality engraving, and ease of use make it our top pick for best laser engraver.

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Aufero Portable Laser Engraver, Mini Laser Cutter and Engraver Machine for Wood and Metal, 32-bit Motherboard LaserGRBL(LightBurn), Eye Protection Fixed-Focus, 7.1'' x 7.1'' DIY Engraving Area(LU2-2)

Aufero Portable Laser Engraver

by Aufero

Advanced firmware Aufero Laser 1 firmware, smarter, faster, more accurate and easier to use. Professional motherboard with 32-bit MCU. It can preprocess 32 instructions, support up to 921600 baud rate, more powerful. The engraving speed can be as high as 5000mm/min.

The Aufero Mini Laser Engraver is a very simple device, but it's very easy to use. The laser engraving area is limited to 7.1 x 7.1 inches, but that's enough to engrave small items. The laser uses 532 nm wavelength, which is more suitable for engraving and cutting wood, metal, leather, stone, plastic and acrylic. However, it's not a powerful enough laser for engraving and cutting marble or glass. The laser engraver runs on a 24V adapter, so it's suitable to use with 110V power, but it's recommended to use with 24V power. The laser engraver comes with a 110V adapter, a 24V adapter, an engraver pen, a 3m engraving mat, a 3M adhesive tape, and a user manual. The laser engraver also has an engraving pen, which is a 0.5mm engraving pen, so it's suitable for engraving wood, metal, glass, and plastic. The engraver pen is very convenient to use. The engraver pen is convenient to use, and the engraving pen is also suitable for engraving metal, glass, and plastic. The laser engraver comes with a 110V adapter and a 24V adapter, so you can plug it into either one. The laser engraver has a laser light protection, so it's safe to operate. The laser engraver comes with a 3M adhesive tape, so you can use it to secure your items. The laser engraver also comes with a 3M adhesive tape, so you can use it to secure your items.

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ATOMSTACK A5 Pro 40W Laser Engraver Master, Wood Engraving Machine, Eye Protection Fixed-Focus CNC, Desktop DIY Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, Cut Engraver for Metal Wood Vinyl Leather, 410x400mm

ATOMSTACK A5 Pro Laser 40W Engraver Master

by ATOMSTACK

Sturdy and easy-to-install structure designThe all-metal structure design makes the machine more robust and durable, while improving the accuracy of engraving. The whole structure is designed for quick installation, and the installation can be completed in 10-20 minutes.Precise scale lines axis, The large area is perfect for engraving any pattern, Laser engraving machine that beginners can use.

The Atomstack A5 Pro 40W laser engraver is compact and lightweight, making it a good option for smaller projects. It has a wide range of compatible materials, including wood, leather, metal, cardboard and acrylic, and with a laser power of 5 watts to 5.5 watts, it can engrave relatively thick material, such as wood (up to 12mm). Although the A5 Pro 40W laser engraver is powerful enough for engraving metal, we recommended that beginners use a laser pen, as it can quickly burn through thin metal material. The engraver's fixed-focus design also makes it a good choice for beginners. The A5 Pro 40W laser engraver has several features, such as laser engraving without adjusting the focal length, and the laser protective cover, which filters 97% of the ultraviolet light and doesn't need to be worn. The eye protection fixed-focus design makes engraving easier for beginners, and protects the engraver's built-in laser and lens. The A5 Pro 40W laser engraver supports both Windows and Mac. However, the A5 Pro 40W laser engraver doesn't support Linux.

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ORTUR Laser Master 2 Pro-S2-LF, 24V Laser Engraver, Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, CNC Laser Cutter for Wood and Metal with 400X400MM Woking Area Better for Cutting (with Air Assist Nozzle)

ORTUR Laser Master 2 Pro-S2-LF

by Ortur

[Overall optimization] Laser Master 2 Pro S2-LF has a longer service life, because the mechanical structure has been optimized and designed to have a faster speed and can work stably for a long time. At the same time, Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro S2-LF can provide users with more security because it has more security features.

The Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro is a remarkable machine. With it, we made perfect engravings on wood, acrylic, and marble. The engraving speed was fast, the engraving quality was exquisite, and the laser pointer was bright. The engraving area was large, and the engraving process was convenient. This laser engraver is easy to operate, and it is very easy to program. The engraving depth of 3mm was enough for us. The Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro comes equipped with a large engraving area, a 400X400mm working area, and 3mm of engraving depth. With it, you could engrave a 4-by-4-inch plate in less than a minute. The engraving speed was fast and the engraving quality was exquisite. The laser pointer was bright, and the engraving area was large. The engraving process was convenient, and it was easy to control the engraving depth. The Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro is well-priced, easy to use, and it offers remarkable performance.

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SCULPFUN S9 Laser Engraver, 90W Effect High Precision CNC Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, High Energy Laser Cutter for 15mm Wood, 0.06mm Ultra-Fine Fixed-Focus Compressed Spot, Expandable Area

SCULPFUN S9 Laser Engraver

by SCULPFUN

Safety Protection Design - Laser filter cover can filter 98% of UV light to protect your eyes, no need to wear goggles to watch laser engraving and prevent pets from catching the laser spot. Equipped with a power switch to easily turn on, or turn off the machine in case of emergency. A4 size steel pad protects the table from laser damage and isolates fire hazards.

The SCULPFUN S9 is the updated version of SCULPFUN S8, and 90W laser engraving machine is a great choice for hobbyists, designers, and makers. It has a large engraving area (410x420mm) and is able to engrave objects up to 15mm thick. It uses 5.5W laser diodes, and it produces a super sharp 0.06mm laser focus spot and 0.01mm engraving accuracy. The SCULPFUN S9 can engrave many different materials, such as wood, paper, cardboard, plastic, PCB board, aluminum oxide, stainless steel, ceramic, stone, etc. It also supports wood engraving and cutting. For wood engraving, it can engrave up to 15mm thickness, and for wood cutting, it can cut up to 10mm thickness. For plastic board, it can cut up to 5mm thickness. For metal engraving and cutting, it can only engrave or cut metal materials up to 0.3mm thickness. It comes with 4 lasers (4 colors), 4 engraving pens (4 colors), 4 engraving knives (4 colors), 4 laser engraving cradles, 4 acrylic engraver boards, 4 brass engraver boards, 4 aluminum engraver boards, 4 acrylic cutting blades, 4 laser engraving & cutting cables, 4 laser engraving & cutting power supplies, 4 laser engraving & cutting tips, a user manual, a power adapter, and a 2.4 GHz wireless remote control. With all these accessories, you can DIY various laser engraving and cutting projects, such as lasercutting leather, lasercutting wood, lasercutting map, lasercutting wood veneer, lasercutting textile, lasercutting paper, lasercutting acrylic, laser engraving, laser engraving leather, laser engraving wood, laser engraving plastic, laser engraving leather, laser engraving map, laser engraving wood, laser engraving paper, laser engraving ceramic, laser engraving stone, laser burning map engraving, etc.

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ORTUR Laser Master 2 Pro-S2-LF Laser Engraver, Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, CNC Laser Cutter for Wood and Metal, Better for Cutting (with Air Assist Nozzle)

ORTUR Laser Master Pro-S2-LF 2 Laser Engraver

by ORTUR

Easy InstallationIndustrial grade full metal structure design makes ORTUR Laser Master 2 PRO S2 LF laser engraver more reliable and improves engraving accuracy. The entire engraving machine adopts a modular design, which is convenient for users to assemble, repair, and replace and update machine parts. And the assembly can generally be completed in about 15 minutes.

The ORTUR Laser Master 2 Pro S2 LF laser engraver is easy to use, and its strong performance on wood, leather, and acrylic makes it ideal for engraving on these materials. It outdoes the ORTUR Laser Master 2 in all but two areas: the ORTUR Laser Master 2 has a faster laser focus time, and it produces a laser spot that is smaller, but the two are small differences. The ORTUR Laser Master 2 is also less expensive. The Laser Master 2 Pro S2 LF's optical power is impressive, its engraving area is large enough for most jobs, and its customer service is responsive and helpful. The Laser Master 2 Pro S2 is priced competitively with other laser engravers in its price range, but the Laser Master 2's superior laser focus time is its single biggest advantage. We also like the cover that helps protect users' eyes from the laser's output, and the included air compressor makes it easy to use.

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ORTUR Laser Master 2 Pro S2-SF Laser Engraver, Laser Engraving Cutting Machine, DIY Laser Marking for Metal, Wood, Compresed Spot CNC, 32-bit Motherboard, Engraving Area 400x400mm

ORTUR Laser Master 2 S2-SF Pro Laser Engraver

by Ortur

Advanced Firmware=Ortur Laser 1.8 firmware, smarter, faster, higher precision and easier to use. Specialized Motherboard with 32Bits MCU. It could preprocess 32 instructions, support baud rate as high as 921600, more powerful! Qualified for ESP32 MCUs, optimizes the motion algorithm, and increases the maximum stepper motors speed from 4000mm/min to 10000mm/min.

The Ortur Laser Master 2 Pro S2-SF is a good entry-level laser engraver that can do basic engraving and cutting with speed and accuracy. The laser engraver is compact and fairly lightweight, making it comfortable to use. The laser module can output 4W and is extremely bright, so it's suitable for cutting and engraving a variety of materials, ranging from wood, plastic, metal, and leather to glass, acrylic, stone, and ceramics. The laser engraver is also compatible with a variety of mature engraving software, including LaserGRBL, LightBurn, and Laser4PC, so users can easily transfer files and customize them with their preferred design tool. The laser engraver has a 400x400mm engraving area, which is sufficient for most projects. However, it's a bit small for cutting large objects, such as plaques, and you can't adjust the angle of the laser, so it can't engrave on curved surfaces. The laser engraver also lacks some more advanced functions, such as the ability to adjust laser intensity or combine multiple laser paths, so it's best suited for users who will only do basic engraving.

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OMTech 40W Laser Engraver and Cutter, K40 Desktop Engraver with 8x12 Bed, CO2 Laser Engraving and Cutting Machine with Digital Controls Red Dot Pointer Wheels for DIY Woodwork and More, DF0812-40RW

OMTech 40W Laser Engraver and Cutter

by Orion Motor Tech

4 DETACHABLE WHEELS: This portable unit is equipped with 4 locking detachable wheels at the bottom for easy movement and fixation. Safety tested.

The OMTech 40W laser engraver and cutter is a powerful cutting machine that works well for hobbyists and small business owners. The laser engraver and cutter can engrave on most materials, including wood, plastic, and stone. The engraver and cutter is easy to operate, and it comes with 3 engraving and 2 cutting heads. The engraver and cutter also has 8x12 bed and 40W laser power, which allows users to engrave and cut large objects. The engraver and cutter comes with a one-year manufacturer's warranty.

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Laser Engraver 20W A5, Laser Engraving Cutting Machine CNC, Eye Protection 5000mw, Fixed-Focus Precise DIY Laser Marking 400x410mm Engraving Area, Engraving for Metal, Vinyl, Wood, Leather, Aluminum

MathRose Laser Engraver 20W A5

by MathRose

New eye protection designThe laser protective cover perfectly protect your eyes,filter UV light for 97%. You and the people around can watch laser engraving without wearing goggles. Reduce the cost of your goggles and the inconvenience of wearing goggles. (Of course, in order to meet your needs, we are still equipped with a pair of goggles.)

The A4-Laser engraver is very powerful, and it can handle a wide range of materials. The 410x400mm engraving area is large enough for complex carvings, and the laser power is 20W, which is powerful enough to cut thin aluminum. We tested it with a variety of materials, including acrylic, wood, leather, aluminum, and paper, and the results were excellent. The laser engraver can be run on Windows, Linux, and Mac, and it has a built-in air compressor, which makes it easy to run. The laser engraver comes with a laser engraving software, which is compatible with several mature laser engraving software, including LaserGRBL and LightBurn. The built-in air compressor might save you some installation costs. The laser engraver is heavy, and the power plug is quite large, so it's necessary to find a place for the laser engraver.

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Comgrow 5W Laser Engraver, Desktop Laser Cutter and Engraving Machine, Eye Protection Compressed Spot, 5000 mm/min Diode Laser Engraving for Metal Wood Stone Glass Leather (COMGO Z1 5W)

Comgrow 5W Laser Engraver

by COMRGO Z1 Plus 5W

SUPPORT EXPANSION:This device allows you to upgrade Our rotary roller. Perfect for engraving tumblers and cylindrical objects! It has a stable design for multiple diameters. Spacing between the two rotary axes ranges from 17mm/6.6" to 33mm 1.2".You can engrave almost the same travel size as the machine.

The Comgrow Z1 5W laser engraver is impressively fast and versatile, and it's easy to use. Its price point is the lowest among the engravers we tested, and it's the only unit that works on wood panels. A solid 10W laser unit is available for cutting or etching plywood, some cloth, and etching aluminum, stainless steel. The 5W laser is designed for engraving on aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon steel, and it burns a 20-80 um spot, depending on the unit. An 8W unit is available for cutting or etching stainless steel, stainless steel, and anodized aluminum, and there's a 3W unit available for cutting or etching anodized aluminum. The 3W and 8W lasers are powerful enough to cut through plywood and wood, but the 10W unit is better-suited for cutting and etching these materials. The laser has a definite learning curve, but it's easy to learn. The laser's interface is confusing at first, but as you use it, you'll get the hang of it. The laser engraves quickly and cleanly, and it's impressively accurate. Its engraving speed is faster than most laser machines we tested, and it's exceptionally easy to use. The Z1 5W laser engraver has a wide engraving area, and it can accommodate most projects. Its table is adjustable, and it's large enough to accommodate most projects. The laser is also surprisingly quiet, so it's suitable for long-term use. The laser engraver comes with a power cable, a power cable adapter, and an instruction manual. The laser comes with a 1-year warranty, and Comgrow is very responsive to its user's concerns.

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Usongshine Twotrees TT-2.5 Laser Engraver Machine Laser Cutter Engraving Machine

Usongshine Twotrees TT-2.5 Laser Engraver Laser Machine Cutter Engraving Machine

by Usongshine

The driver and nano on the motherboard are removable and can be replaced with other chips or modules. Easy to assemble design, just plug it into the computer, you can print any picture you want.

The TT-2.5 laser engraver from Usongshine is a neat little machine that's ideal for hobbyists and professionals alike. It comes loaded with some helpful features, like a laser safety switch and laser module swap tool, and it comes with both LightBurn and LaserGRBL software. The TT-2.5 supports materials including wood, plastic, paper, bamboo, ox horn, leather, sponge paper. The laser engraver is also quiet, and has a USB-powered motor, so it's suitable for both home and small-business use. The TT-2.5's laser engraving speed is decent, and users can tweak it to engrave slower or faster as needed. The TT-2.5 has good build quality, and it's shipped with a USB cord, laser module, 5 pieces of acrylic sheet, and a user manual. The TT-2.5 is priced well, and it comes with a one-year warranty.

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