Epilog Mini 18/24 & Helix Lasers

Epilog.MiniThe Epilog Mini 18 Laser is an entry-level model in our Legend Elite Series, the Mini 18 provides an 18″ x 12″ (457x305mm) work area, but with the highest-quality engraving. If you’re looking for a machine loaded with features that also comes at a low price, then the Epilog Mini 18 is exactly what you are looking for.  Available in 30 and 40-watt configurations.

The Epilog Mini 24 Laser is suitable for a larger work area 24″ x 12″ (610x305mm) that holds most standard engraving stock material. The large work area will hold many standard engraving material sheets and also features our Radiance™ High Definition Optics! Available in 30,40,50 and 60 watt configurations.

Epilog Helix 24 Laser is ideal engravers looking to work with large engraving pieces, the Epilog Helix is an ideal choice. The Helix’s generous 24″ x 18″ x 8.5″ (610 x 457 x 215.9 mm) engraving area will allow you to engrave multiple pieces as well as thicker materials, including boxes and vases. Available in 30, 40, 50, 60 and 75-watt configurations.

Extra Features include:

  • High- Speed servo motors ad linear encoder driven
  • Automatic focusing to the perfect focal distance from the lens
  • Up to 1200dpi (dots per inch) engraving
  • Radiance High-Resolution Optics for a smaller laser spot size across the table
  • Easy-Access Drop Down Door for jigs from the front of the machine
  • Long lasting all metal tunes for the best engraving quality
  • Highest quality lenses provide long life and higher resolutions  

 Epilog Legend Series Technical Specifications

Epilog Mini 18 Epilog Mini 24 Epilog Helix 24
Engraving Area 18″ x 12″
(457 x 305 mm)
24″ x 12″
(610 x 305 mm)
24″ x 18″
(610 x 457 mm)
Maximum Material Thickness 4″ (102 mm) 5.5″ (140 mm) 8.5″ (216 mm)
Maximum Material Thickness with Table Removed 6″ (152 mm) 17.5″ x 10″ (44 x 254 mm) engraving area. 8″ (203 mm) 23.5″ x 11.75″ (597 x 298 mm) engraving area. 11″ (279 mm) 23.5″ x 17″ (597 x 432 mm) engraving area.
Laser Wattage 30 or 40 watts 30, 40, 50, or 60 watts 30, 40, 50, 60, or 75 watts
Laser Source State-of-the-art, digitally controlled, air-cooled CO₂ laser tubes are fully modular, permanently aligned and field replaceable.
Intelligent Memory Capacity Multiple file storage up to 64 MB. Rolling buffer allows files of any size to be engraved.
Air Assist Attach an air compressor to our included Air Assist to remove heat and combustible gasses from the cutting surface by directing a constant stream of compressed air across the cutting surface.
Laser Dashboard The Laser Dashboard™ controls your Epilog Laser’s settings from a wide range of software packages – from design programs to spreadsheet applications to CAD drawing packages.
Red Dot Pointer Since the laser beam is invisible, the Red Dot Pointer on Epilog’s Zing Laser allows you to have a visual reference for locating where the laser will fire.
Relocatable Home When engraving items that are not easily placed at the top corner of the laser, you can set a new home position by hand with the convenient Movable Home Position feature on the Legend Series Lasers.
Operating Modes Optimized raster, vector or combined modes.
Motion Control System High-speed, continuous-loop, DC servo motors using linear and rotary encoder technology for precise positioning.
X-Axis Bearings Ground and polished stainless steel NeverWear Bearing System.
Belts Advanced B-style Kevlar Belts.
Resolution User controlled from 75 to 1200 dpi.
Speed and Power Control Computer or manually control speed and power in 1% increments to 100%. Vector color mapping links speed, power and focuses to any RGB color.
Print Interface 10 Base-T Ethernet or USB Connection. Compatible with Windows® XP/Vista/7/8.
Size (W x D x H) 27.8″ x 26″ x 13.5″
(706 x 660 x 343 mm)
34.5″ x 26″ x 16″
(876 x 660 x 406 mm)
36.5″ x 32″ x 39.8″
(927 x 813 x 1011 mm)
Weight 70 lbs (32 kg)
100 lbs (45.5 kg) w/stand
90 lbs (41 kg)
120 lbs (55 kg) w/stand
180 lbs (82 kg)
Electrical Requirements Auto-switching power supply accommodates 110 to 240 volts, 50 or 60 Hz, single phase, 15 amp AC.
Maximum Table Weight The Mini 18 and 24 have a static table weight of 50 lbs (22.7 kg) and a lifting table weight of 25 lbs (11.5 kg). The Helix 24 has a static table weight of 70 lbs (32 kg) and a lifting table weight of 30 lbs (14 kg).
Normal Sound Level 59 db 59 db 62 db
Ventilation System 350 – 400 CFM (595-680 m3/hr) external exhaust to the outside or internal filtration system is required. There is one output port, 4″ in diameter. 350 – 400 cfm (595-680 m3/hr) external exhaust to the outside or internal filtration system is required. There is one output port, 4″ in diameter.

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