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One of the great features of our 3018 CNC's is the ability to quickly and easily exchange your spindle for a 5.5w laser module.

Sold separately as an upgrade, you can purchase a laser module for your CNC here:


In order to use your new laser, you will require a new software to control it properly, such as LaserGRBL, or the focus of today's tutorial: LightBurn.

A powerful tool for hobbyists and professionals alike, LightBurn has everything you need for setting up the layout, editing, and control software for your laser cutter. With LightBurn you can import artwork in a variety of common vector graphic and image format, edit and even create new vector shapes within the editor, with powerful features like offsetting, boolean operations, welding, and node editing.

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