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Simple setup in under 30 minutes

Works with dozens of materials

Live camera preview of your work

Free web-based software

Autofocus and 3D engraving

Compatible with your Mac, PC, tablet, or phone

Safe for home and school


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Glowforge exterior (Pro, Plus, and Basic): 38″ x 20.75″ x 8.25″ (965mm x 527mm x 210mm)
Air filter exterior: 38″ x 20.75″ x 7″ (965mm x 527mm x 178mm)


Maximum material depth: 18″ (455 mm) for Basic and Plus; unlimited for Pro
Maximum material width: 20″ (515 mm)
Cutting area: aprox. 11″ (279 mm) deep and 19.5″ (495 mm) wide
Maximum material height: 2″ (50mm)
Maximum material height with tray: 0.5″ (13mm)


Can safely print on any laser-compatible material, with examples below. Glowforge recommends Proofgrade™ materials for automatic settings and perfect results.
19.5” by 11” (Glowforge Basic and Plus)
19.5” by ∞ (Glowforge Pro)


Dual cameras: wide angle & macro
Custom 40W (Basic) / 45W (Plus) / 45W (Pro) laser
Precise to 1/1000th of an inch
Full autofocus


Easy and powerful interface will have you printing in minutes
Web interface works on Mac, PC, Linux, and many mobile devices (internet required)
Compatible with JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF, and other file formats
Drag-and-drop layout with live camera preview to position designs on the material
Automatically scan drawings and print without design software
Catalog of premium, customizable, ready-to-print designs


When used with Proofgrade materials, automatically determines settings for perfect cutting and engraving


Wide Angle Camera — Mounted on the lid, provides a view of the entire printable area, accurate within 0.25″ (6mm)
Macro Camera — Mounted on the head, provides extreme up-close information for autofocus, accurate within 0.004″ (0.1mm)


Exquisitely precise — low-power laser measurement scans the surface of the material to determine the exact height
Completely Internal — Lens moves internally up and down inside the head to print on materials up to 0.5” (13mm) thick
Multipass — Focus can be shifted between engrave passes, allowing detailed depth engraves
Manual focus option — the laser can be focused at a precise height to experiment with a range of techniques


Dual high-efficiency internal LED strips give your work broad illumination for a wide angle view
Headlights under the lid give point illumination for precise precisioning


CO2 Laser — Custom CO2 glass laser tube capable of continuous operation at 10,600 nm; rated at 40 watts for Basic and 45 watts for Plus and Pro
Fixed Alignment — Factory calibrated optical system does not require any alignment by the user
Sealed Optics — Enclosed optical path with cleanable and replaceable windows protects the laser optics to avoid replacement or realignment


Case — High modulus injection molded plastic
Linear System — Custom extruded aluminum linear rails with belt driven v-wheel carrier
Motion — Dual hybrid stepper Y axis; single hybrid stepper X axis
Cooling — Closed loop self contained internal cooling.
Air Assist — Internal air assist with no external compressor hookup required
Recommended Operating Temperature: 60F-75F (16C-24C) Basic and Plus; 60F-81F (16C-27C) Pro


110/220 VAC
50/60 HZ
Wi-Fi required (2.4 GHz b/g/n and WPA2, WPA, WEP, or open)
Glowforge Basic, Plus, and Pro have 800W peak power consumption
Glowforge air filter has an additional 600W peak power consumption
Basic and Plus models are an CDRH Class 1 Laser Device
Pro model is a CDRH Class 4 Laser Device
Positioning precision to 0.001” (0.025mm)
Engraving up to 1355 DPI

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Glowforge Pro, Glowforge Plus, Glowforge Basic

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