A few months ago I received this Decaker Micro Laser Engraver from GearBest and finally I’ve had some time to do the review. This will be a short overview, since you can read my full review here. Starting with the basics, this has a 1000mW laser head and a engraving area of just 38×38 mm. It works on paper, card, wood, plastic and leather, as long as it’s not a reflective material.

It comes mostly assembled, it only requires you to mount the laser head in place with the 2 screws and screwdriver it brings.

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After that you just need to focus the lens and you’re pretty much done.

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Next you can just run the software an choose one of the modes it has: binary carve, gray carve or offline carve.

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It also brings this laser safety goggles, which are very important to protect you against the laser pulsed light.

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If you want to read the full review, where I get into way more details about engraving tests, experiments with each mode and tool, advantages and disadvantages,  be sure to check it out here.

 


João Duarte

One of the founders of eLab Hackerspace! Post-Graduate with a Specialization in Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Some of his interests include digital fabrication, home automation, robotics, high voltage and chemistry.

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