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Creality 10W Laser Module Review: Turn Your 3D Printer into Laser Engraver In Seconds

Overview

Creality is a China-based firm distinguished for its well-received CR and Ender series of 3D printers. Offering premium quality at an affordable price, these models have proven incredibly popular among desktop and prosumer users alike.

Creality plans to break into the laser cutter market with a device designed specifically for individual creators. Produced in China alongside other machines, this product is constructed with Creality’s usual high-quality standard and aims to turn 3d printer into laser engravers without too much effort.

In this article, we will check all the details about this 10w laser module and the testing result for laser engraving on a Creality 3d printer. Let’s see.

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Specification

  • Laser Source: Semiconductor laser
  • Laser output power: 10W
  • Disposable Cutting Capacity: 12mm Balsa wood 1 pass
  • Spot size:0.06mm
  • Net Weight: 1.1kg
  • Gross Weight: 1.4kg
  • Input Voltage: 100-240V , 50-60Hz
  • Output Voltage: DC 24.0V 3.0A
  • Security Level: Class IV(FDA Classification Standard)
  • Software: Lightburn, Laser Grbl
  • File Format: Jpeg,jpg,png,bmp,svg,dxf etc.

Unboxing

Upon receiving the package, I was pleased to find that it had been shipped with utmost care. The outer box appeared as new and provided reassurance that what lay within would likewise be untouched by damage. Inside revealed a wonderfully-crafted white wrap which presented an attractive illustration of the module in foil lettering – indicating its grand arrival!

creality laser module unboxing
creality laser module package

What In Box

With anticipation, I eagerly explored the contents of a well-packaged box – and was delighted to discover that its thoughtful presentation deeply enhanced my enjoyment.

  • Control Box
  • 10W Laser module
  • Bracket
  • Goggles
  • Power Adapter
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Focus strip
  • Screws
  • Wrench
  • User Manual
  • Storage Card
  • Card Reader
  • Type C Cable
  • Velcro
  • Strip

What Does the 10W High-Power Laser Do?

The new 10W laser head from Creality moves crafting and engraving capabilities to a whole other level, allowing for precise detailing on anodized aluminum as well as swift cutting of wood up to 8mm thick. In addition, this innovative tool opens the door of possibility with its ability to handle various materials such as leathers, stone, bamboo, stainless etc.

Let’s Install Laser Module on Creality Ender 3 V2

To install module on 3d printer, it only take around 10 mintues, all you need to is just put the bracket on the gantry and place module on the bracket.

creality laser module on ender 3 v2
creality laser module on ender 3 v2

Here is tutorial video from Creality Official channel.

One-button Control

With one button controller, the machine allows you to effortlessly preview, engrave and pause your projects with a single button press. Plus its TF card port lets you materialize any creative ideas anywhere – just plug it in for on-the-go convenience!

ONE TOUCH BUTTON

Testing on Creality Ender 3 V2

 With the 10W laser head successfully attached and powered on, you’ll need to ensure that it is properly calibrated – if you’ve had prior experience using a Creality machine, then calibration cards should be readily accessible.

Since this module has 10w output power, it is able to cut about 12mm thick balsa wood in one go. 10mm plywood 18mm wood 12mm acrylic.

creality laser module engraving
creality laser module engraving
creality laser module engraving
creality laser module engraving
creality laser module engraving
creality laser module cutting

What machine is compatible?

According to Creality claim, it is compatible with most of Creality 3d printers, including Creality ender 3 series and CR series.

creality laser module on ender 3 v2

Pros

  • 10w output power that will support more material to be engraved or cut
  • Easy to install module on your machine
  • One-stop-shop within the Snapmaker ecosystem
  • Save your working space

Cons

  • Laser module is is a bit expensive
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Final Thought

Overall, it is quite convenient accessory to upgrade your 3d printer with laser engraving function, and it has 1.6w, 5w and 10w option on their official website. If your main purpose is just engraving, then 1.6 and 5w will be enough for you, if you have strong demand in cutting, just straight to 10w and you will enjoy unlimited possibility with your machine. 

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