3. SainSmart Blue Laser 1000Mv – Great Effective Laser Engraver
It has got a laser engraving area of 69*68 mm with low light positioning and reset functions. It is easy to use and operate.
The weight of the machine is 2.2 pounds which are not on the heavier side as compared to other laser engraving machines.
The operation is simple and not very tedious, all one requires is to import the image and start the process of engraving.
It is also available in 2000mv, with a little higher price.
One needs to be a little patient and handy with the computers as the software given with this laser engraving machine is not up to the mark.
It only imports the images, rotates them and then you engrave the image on the surface.
It is often advised to use MS Paint to design your image and then save them as BMP image and then import in the software to engrave on to some material.
The text designed in the software always misses the mark where it is to be engraved.
One needs to keep in mind to leave some space at the boundary while engraving with this machine, as the engraving area measure 2.5 inches * 2.75 inches, and it might go off track while engraving at boundaries.
Further one needs to have a fair amount of idea about the settings on which one is planning to operate the machine, which totally depends on the individual requirement of use and can be learned more efficiently by trying and testing repeatedly.
This laser engraving machine has maximum laser intensity of 36. There are various settings which one should keep in mind like laser intensity set, contrast, carving time set, etc.
If one is planning to engrave metal with this laser engraving machine, then he or she will have to return disappointed although it will engrave the coating of the anodized aluminum, but will not engrave the metals.