. Hello all, Looking for some feedback on my fisrt laser purchase. the technology and the type of company you are buying from.For the technology:1. Monthly Newsletter. We looked at lasers from companies like EPILOG and Trotec, but couldn’t justify the 4x to 6x higher price, even if that meant longer tube life. check out the. Boss LS-1416 (Commerical Grade) As an alternative to both the Laser Spectrum Muse and the Glowforge Pro, the Boss LS-1416 is a powerful laser cutter that comes in at a cheaper price for the standard package. It can engrave materials, such as glass, marble, titanium, and even stone. Im in the market and was told this is the right place to come and get opinions / advice on which company to go with. We found ourselves eventually selecting the Dremel Digilab LC40 as our recommended desktop laser cutter. , they have the best people in the field working for them, patents. The site is 100% free to join and use, so join today! Proprietary drivers and software written for the specific model -it has a huge effect over the overall performance of the machine.So specifically about Epilog Zing vs Boss using the above list - Epilog Zing has 2 of 3, Boss is 0 of 3 (none of the good thing mentioned above).For the type of company (ordered from best to worse):1. Edit: the price jump from a FS laser to Trotec, etc is pretty big. support, access to the latest technology, etc. 03-07-2020, 3:04 PM #4. I have looked at both and the Epilog has servo drive, linear encoders. is in the first category, Boss is in the last. Find out why the Legend Series - from our small format Epilog Mini 18 to our popular Helix Laser - is the number one choice for engravers worldwide with the highest quality motion control system and most features on the market. I am not the greatest wood worker—just an average guy with some tools. Both Kevin L. and Ken T. were very patient and always answered all of my questions regarding the 2 machines that I recently purchased. Check out our buyer's guide for the best laser engravers on the market. At Epilog Laser, we choose to build our machines with air-cooled metal and ceramic CO2 laser tubes to ensure our customers receive the best-performing systems possible. Epilog Fusion M2 32 - 60 Watt CamFive CFL-CMA 4032K - 100 Watt Boss Laser LS-3655 - 100 Watt APLazer SN1812 - 40 Watt Radian RL-GT3-F30J JPT 30 Watt 3D MOPA Fiber. The latter is far more common in the kind of laser engravers we are looking at. they will add a markup 2-3 times higher than the actual cost of the equipment with the promise of a better local support but from my personal experience it is always better to deal with the original manufacturer. The Universal has dual tubes and a lower price tag. The only thing they design on their own is usually the. is in the first category, Boss is in the last. Often not even that. The universal has dual 60 watt (total wattage 120 watts) The Epilog has 1 120 watt laser tube. 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The BOSS LS-1630 is the industry leading entry level laser cutting & engraving machine. All CNCzone.com Content - Copyright © 2019 - All Rights Reserved Proprietary drivers and software written for the specific model. The Boss Laser feature sets and capabilities was the right match for what we need to cut: wood, rubber, acrylic/plastic and engraving anodized aluminum and … Nov 19, 2009 #1. chevrolet Premium Subscriber. This post summarizes our findings on the mid-range desktop laser cutter products. Most of the Chinese machines are done this way hence their reliability issues.3. nor manufacture anything on their own. They come with everything you need and are as close as you can get to a high reputation laser cutter (such as Trotec or Epilog), but for a fraction of the price. The first laser I purchased was a Universal. In the other, the laser moves and the workpiece is stationary. Taking the fiber laser out of focus by +.06” - .09” broadens the beam and produces a very bright mark on anodized coating. the technology and the type of company you are buying from. these companies assemble machines from of-the-shelf components, often cheap, . CNC Machines,CAD/CAM,Milling Machines,Lathes,Classifieds, BOSSLASER™ offers hobbyists, businesses and educational institutions quality CO2 and fiber laser cutter and engraver systems. All of our tubes are backed by two-year warranties, ensuring minimal hassle in the rare event something does inconvenience you. If you want, we can send you a video of us running the FS laser with some scraps we have on hand. Boss Laser offers lifetime US Support and 2 Year Limited Warranty. They simply buy machines from the second category (assembling companies) and print their logo on the machines. Often not even that. Looking to purchase a laser for the shop. Lower frequency and higher power settings help offset the change in focal point. Zing has 2 of 3, Boss is 0 of 3 (none of the good thing mentioned above). Re: Epilog VS Trotec Post by enkamakovsek » Mon Oct 19, 2020 8:55 am Hello, Trotec user here from Slovenia, if somebody knows us we are k-print engraving . What to look for in a laser engraver. Often not even that. By yourhinote in forum Want To Buy...Need help! easy boss w/ fair wage or diffcult boss w/ high pay? In one, the laser is stationary and the workpiece moves. Analog (voltage) vs pulse driven system, the good machines use analog.3. Having used Full Spectrum, Lasersaur, Thunder, BOSS and Epilog, for my money I would buy a Thunder. , they have the best people in the field working for them, patents. . Im in the $5k price range and plan to use the laser to engrave, and cut leather as well as engrave Delrin to make leather stamps. Just DM me and we’ll put together a little review. Engraving the words halo champion … Kev Williams. is in the first category, Boss is in the last.With all that being said, if you need a good quality machine (for good quality results) I’ll. . Our goal is to find a machine that can cut 2-3mm wood, acrylic glass, leather, rubber and engrave anodized aluminum in a budget of around 5000 - 6000€ which is rather the low end of professional laser cutter devices. Top Content. The contrast / brightness of marks achievable on the fiber laser are excellent and can often be much brighter than marks from a C02 laser. Universal vs. Epilog laser Discussion in 'Dimensional Signs' started by chevrolet, Nov 19, 2009. Legend Laser Series Overview. they will add a markup 2-3 times higher than the actual cost of the equipment with the promise of a better local support but from my personal experience it is always better to deal with the original manufacturer. Glowforge has a 45w laser, whereas Epilog has a 30w or 40w laser. This machine has an extremely efficient 45W CO2 laser tube. easy boss w/ fair wage or diffcult boss w/ high pay? We like it a lot, but it is on the lower end of useful power and bed size. You know the saying though, “Hindsight is 20/20”. Yes, these lasers have a high quality tube in them that produces a very high quality beam. Analog (voltage) vs pulse driven system, the good machines use analog.3. I am going to buy a laser. Epilog vs. Universal. Ken goes out of his way to help you out plus is a great teacher when it … 95 uses a Epilog 40 watt Helix. 1 Scope. Ken at Boss Laser Very happy with my purchase from Boss Laser. Most of the Chinese machines are done this way hence their reliability issues. Epilog's Laser Engraver Is the Most Dangerous Object in the Office Being the office Halo champion feels good. They simply buy machines from the second category (assembling companies) and print their logo on the machines. Glowforge requires an internet connection, whereas Epilog does not. But it cost me $27k! So you get what you pay for. . The first section contains a breakdown of some of the most popular machines, the second section is a full comparison chart of the key characteristics of each machine and the later sections serve as a guide to laser cutting and laser engraving. these companies assemble machines from of-the-shelf components, often cheap, . Glowforge can be used on many platforms as it is cloud-based, whereas Epilog can only be used for Windows. Wanting to get into hobby level lasering with the possibility of turning it into a second income (small). 1. share. The BOSS is frequently compared to EPILOG, Trotec, Thunder, and many more. is in the first category, Boss is in the last.With all that being said, if you need a good quality machine (for good quality results) I’ll, What should I pay for a used Epilog Mini 18, Specs and pics on Bridgeport Boss 5 thru Boss 12, Boss 10 Retrofit options / need Boss 10 Diagrams. nor manufacture anything on their own. This cutter is one of the best choices for those who are looking for a versatile and reliable commercial grade laser cutter. Subscribe. We have taken a look at two brands. Latest Bosslaser 15% off Promo code, Save 10%-50% Now On Your Favorite Brands! Epilog Laser manufactures the world's leading laser engraving and cutting systems, proudly made in the USA. Proprietary drivers and software written for the specific model. Other models include Trotec, Rabbit, Boss (Made in China but heavily supported in the US), and I’m sure there may be more. Subscribe to our newsletter and stay up to date with the latest news and deals! The only thing they design on their own is usually the. My Boss was my first laser and if I could go back and redo things I would have started with Thunder Laser. For the smallest-bed laser that could accept a 60 W laser, this pitted the Universal VLS 3.60 at $21k against the Trotec Speedy 100 at $30k, so we opted for the Universal. 6 0 1 May 25, 2009 Greater Kansas City. Plus, an introduction to laser engraving, services, and materials. . Employment Opportunity / RFQ (Request for Quote). Lasers,Engraving,woodworking,MetalWorking,Industrial Equipment, Manufacturing technolgies, Hi Justin, welcome to the forum.There are 2 things to look for when comparing flatbed lasers. This is my second year of owning an Epilog Helix 24 X 18, 50 watt laser. support, access to the latest technology, etc. (Epilog’s Fusion M2 series would have been in the running as well, but they’re large and thus relatively expensive.) I’m not saying Boss’s are bad, but Thunder Lasers are cheaper, better built, higher quality machines, with better support in my opinion. . If you want to step in the pro world take a look at companies like Epilog, Boss, Trotec and Full Spectrum. The K-40 laser cutters are going to be the best bang for your buck if you just need a high power laser cutter to get started with. Laser Engraving; Sublimation; Build; Make Money; Magazine. the technology and the type of company you are buying from. It looks like Universal uses stepper motors and Epilog uses servo motors. By Sakoman in forum Bridgeport / Hardinge Mills, By panozeng in forum Bridgeport / Hardinge Mills, Hi Justin, welcome to the forum.There are 2 things to look for when comparing flatbed lasers. Consequently, we have added it to our product offerings. Zing has 2 of 3, Boss is 0 of 3 (none of the good thing mentioned above). 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If you can't find a used Epilog on Craigslist, then Boss isn't a bad option. Most of the Chinese machines are done this way hence their reliability issues.3. In this blog I offer my experience and insight in helping woodworkers who are considering buying, or have just bought, a laser engraver. .2. Often not even that. But the super simple path from idea to finished part is awesome, skipping right over work holding and … I am considering either the Universal X2 660 or the Epilog Legend 32. Zing has 2 of 3, Boss is 0 of 3 (none of the good thing mentioned above).For the type of company (ordered from best to worse):1. support, access to the latest technology, etc.2. The Epilog is the only laser in that list that is mechanically any different and the additional speed from its servos is only helpful if you are doing a lot of rastering. Most of the Chinese machines are done this way hence their reliability issues. While frustrating, I would not qualify my ordeal as the nightmares I have heard about other companies (besides Rabbit, which I hear is amazing, but be prepared to spend an additional 2 grand, although both Rabbit and Boss probably use the same base machine). Glowforge Pro+ combines high cutting power, extraordinary precision (up to 1/1000") and brilliant software solutions. Power varies from a low of about 500 milliwatts to in excess of 130 watts. Zing has 2 of 3, Boss is 0 of 3 (none of the good thing mentioned above).For the type of company (ordered from best to worse):1. support, access to the latest technology, etc.2. Laser Engraving - find out how Epilog's laser … Arguably the top two are ULS and Epilog. The only thing that these makers have in favor over the Boss is the significant jump in price. Advertise; Archive – Table of Contents. 59 were here. Employment Opportunity / RFQ (Request for Quote). We are the largest and most active discussion forum for manufacturing industry. I have been looking at Epilog and BossLaser, obviously there is an astronomical difference in price, but how big is the difference in the product and performance? In my opinion they are the best brand at the moment for small. You’ll get a 50w CO2 laser tube and it uses a water pump cooling system. The US made laser engravers are high quality, high precision workhorses that will last forever if properly maintained. Use Promo Code Save Your Money When You Shop Online. But the jump from a Boss/FS laser to a Trotec/ULS/Epilog is pretty big. It was (and still is) a great machine. 3D Universe has been comparing and evaluating desktop laser cutters for quite a while now. The ability to effectively and accurately design, cut, and engrave a material to whatever your computer screen can display is an awe inspiring and in demand skill. 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