Make Educated Purchases When It Comes to Your Next Laser System

What are the most important features to consider when looking at a new laser?

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Ultimately, image quality and speed might be the deciding factors even after price has been considered. These two aspects of a laser system are probably the most important features an educated consumer can look at. Systems that are slow or that produce poor image quality are not going to be nearly as profitable or productive for the consumer.

For those considering the purchase of today’s laser engravers to accurately compare speed and image quality, ignore the advertised speed and resolution numbers and have the manufacturers engrave your artwork using two or three materials that you provide. Then, compare the ease of setting up the job, the time it takes to finish the job, the ease of switching from one material to another, and finally, the image quality.

Performing this simple, real-life comparison shows you more about a laser system than anything else.

Mike Dean

Mike Dean is the vice president of sales and marketing as well as one of the founding members of Epilog Laser. Since the company was founded, he has been an integral part of Epilog's branding and messaging, distributor relations, and research and development. Dean is well-known in the awards, engraving, and personalization industry and is a regular presenter at industry trade shows and events.

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