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Alfawise C50 Mini Wireless Smart Laser Engraver
The Alfawise C50 is a ready-to-use appliance. An engraving solution designed to take up a minimum of space and to be easily stored. It is perfect for one-off uses such as marking objects, signing designs or other such repetitive tasks.
It is an object that we will leave in a cupboard before unpacking and assembling it in a few seconds. We put it on a support, and after a few adjustments, we can start to engrave in series. A piece of furniture for example, an object, papers, computers with a logo or serial number… The Alfawise C50 can be operated with a simple smartphone or from a PC via Bluetooth.
The on-board laser is a 1600 mW OSRAM laser with a lifetime of 10,000 hours, it can engrave an area of 9.9 x 8.8 cm with a resolution of 508 dots per inch. That’s not a lot, but it’s enough for many uses, especially this idea of marking or signing. For larger formats, it will be possible to turn to a more classic but more bulky solution such as the Alfawise C40 for example.
The machine is designed to be able to engrave multiple materials: from paper to wood, leather, some plastics and fabrics. The mark indicates a possibility to bite up to 2 mm thick into the material with a single pass, this will obviously depend on the material and the speed of your passes. It is much simpler to engrave fir than oak and depending on the speed of the laser, or the number of passes, it is possible to attack very solid materials in depth. A button on the shell of the machine allows you to repeat the last engraving. The idea is to be able to repeat a “pass” to engrave in depth or to easily mark identical objects. A removable tray serves as protection for your table or desk but it is also possible to engrave directly on it to mark larger objects.
The power supply can be done in multiple ways with USB inputs dedicated either to a 12-volt power supply provided or to a power supply from a classic USB external 5-volt battery.
It lacks perhaps a USB port for a direct approach, without having recourse to an external Wifi, so that this engraver is practical in mobility. In the state, it will always be necessary to resort to a machine via Wifi, which can be painful in certain cases. The software can support various image formats including JPG, BMP, TIFF and PNG.
The Alfawise C50 offers plastic feet that provide minimal protection from the danger of the laser. A pair of protective glasses is also supplied with the engraver. As usual, care must be taken to ensure the safety of users present in the same room. The transparent green plastic feet are not sufficient to ensure effective protection, all persons within sight of this machine must wear protective glasses. A physical protection system that obscures the laser from view seems to be the best solution. Combined with an evacuation of the smoke generated by the laser burn, it is an ideal solution from a safety point of view. The purchase of a pair of glasses more advanced than those supplied may also be a good solution.
Please note that a shock and motion detector is integrated in the Alfawise C50, so you don’t have to keep engraving “in a vacuum” or on your desk. It also prevents you from losing your already engraved object with an offset line.
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Specification: Alfawise C50