LV-290 and LV-180 are two laser engraver machines produced by Roland. Their simple one-button operation allows cutting, engraving, and marking a broad range of materials, such as acrylic, resins and metals, enabling unique customization. These easy-to-operate, fully-enclosed devices can be used by either machine experts and unskilled operators, which will be able to perform high-precision laser engraving hassle-free.
The LV series comes packed with a bunch of intelligent functions for quick setup and workpiece positioning. For example, it adopts a red laser pointer for accurate setting of the XY zero point. A contact-type, auto-focus pin lets you automatically set the height through a single button. The LV-290 includes a stand and a CCD camera registration system for accurate positioning of the media.
Roland’s LV laser engraver series lets you choose between two different work areas, laser powers, and prices to properly fit your workspace and pocket. Both devices have been designed to be paired with the proprietary VersaUV LEF flatbed printer, providing you with an end-to-end printing and laser-cutting solution. LV laser engravers are ideal for the production of custom gadgets, promotional items, and more. A lot of Japanese companies have been using the LV/LEF combo to create acrylic character stands and resin-made accessories. Continue reading for a deeper review.
LV-290 and LV-180 are effective laser engravers and cutters engineered with a non-contact CO2 laser and Class 1 safety compliance. The LV-290 adopts a 40W 10.6µm sealed CO2 Laser, while the LV-180 a 30W one. They can engrave, cut and mark intricate geometries and texts with a resolution of up to 1,500 dpi at a fast speed (up to 60 IPS).
Cut surfaces show a smooth finish with neat edges and don’t require post-processing. The quality, wear-resistant cutters provide consistent results over time.
The LV-290 supports four different lens options, providing you with extreme cutting versatility.
The LV-290 and LV-180 can cut and engrave intricate shapes out of wood, leather, acrylic, cork, plastics, MDF, paper, fabrics, and more. Also, they can mark on metals, glass, and other materials.
The different laser powers give you the possibility to pick up the engraver that best suits your project requirements.
When using the SmartVISION Pro CCD, the work area of the LV-290 is 21.7 x 17.3 in (550 x 440 mm). Otherwise, it is 25.2 x 18.1 in (640 x 460 mm) extendable to 29.1 x 18.1 in (740 x 460 mm).
LV-180 features a working area of 18 x 12 in (458 x 305 mm).
The laser engravers are controlled via a fitted, key-operated panel. The four function keys let you easily navigate the menu and manage all the device settings.
The LV series is engineered with Ethernet and USB connections for seamless integration into existing network environments. You can comfortably save your output data on the device to directly process them multiple times. An LED light keeps you updated about the device status.
The LV series comes bundled with a Windows driver. It can output directly from graphics software, including Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW.
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LV-290 and LV-180 are available in a white and gray color combo. Their have been designed to handle a range of applications, including giftware, electronics, merchandise, jewelry, leather bags, and more.
LV-290 dimensions are 44.3 x 28.3 x 39.6 in (1125 x 720 x 1005 mm). LV-180 measures 29.1 x 30.7 x 16.1 in (740 x 780 x 410 mm).
The price of the LV-290 is $0.00, which is reasonable considering its larger operating area and production capability. The price of the LV-180 is $0.00, which is reasonable considering its functionality