This page discusses the 90 watt laser cutter.

90 Watt Laser Cutter

Getting Started

High Level View

  1. Design or download an SVG file to your home PC/Laptop and get it to fit within a 24“x16” cut.
  2. Put the SVG file (many use Inkscape) onto a thumb drive.
  3. Open your SVG file on the computer connected to the cutter.
  4. “Print” your output to the Full Spectrum Driver
  5. Prepare the cutter, do the necessary preparations, and cut/engrave.
  6. When done, be sure to clean up your mess.

Next Steps

Here are some ways to get started using the laser cutter.




Inkscape is professional quality vector graphics software which runs on Windows, Mac OS X and GNU/Linux. It is used by design professionals and hobbyists worldwide, for creating a wide variety of graphics such as illustrations, icons, logos, diagrams, maps and web graphics. Inkscape uses the W3C open standard SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) as its native format, and is free and open-source software.

Learning Inkscape

Lasercutting with Inkscape Video Tutorials

Additional Guides

Machine Specs

Weight and Dimensions

  • Engraving Area: 24“ x 16” (610mm x 406mm)
  • Machine Dimensions: ​56“ x 31.5” x 36.5“ (1420mm x 800mm x 843mm)
  • Weight: 260 lbs (110 kg)
  • Z-Table Range: 6.5”


  • Laser Classification: Class 3R
  • Laser Type: Sealed CO2 Laser Tube
  • Laser Power: 90W
  • Focus Lens: 2.5“


  • Power Supply: ​AC 110V native (220V option available)
  • Gross Power: < 1000W


  • Operation Modes: ​Precision Raster, Vector or Combined Modes
  • Motion Control: High-Speed Stepper Motors
  • Operating Temperature: 0C - 45C

Control Software

  • Software: RetinaEngrave v3.0
  • Compatibility: PC, Mac & Linux
  • Apple® macOS® X v10.9 or later (Mavericks)
  • Microsoft® Windows® 10
  • Microsoft® Windows® 8.1
  • Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1
  • Browser Compatibility: Google Chrome (recommended), Safari, Firefox, Edge, & Internet Explorer
  • Min Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 Pixels
  • Ability to Connect Through Network (Ethernet or Wireless) without Internet Connection
  • Wireless Connection Frequency: 2.4 GHz

Material Capabilities

  • ¼” Wood (Cut/Engrave)
  • ¼“ Acrylic (Cut/Engrave)
  • Fabric (Cut/Engrave)
  • Cardboard (Cut/Engrave)
  • Paper (Cut/Engrave)
  • Natural Leather (Cut/Engrave)
  • Stone (Engrave only)
  • Glass (Engrave only)
  • Rubber (Cut/Engrave)


  • Knife Edge Table
  • Autofocus Sensor (currently not functioning)
  • Front and Back Pass-Through Doors (24” x 3“)
  • Motorized Z-table Control
  • Keyed Access Panels
  • Emergency E-Stop