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Introducing the Fusion Maker, Epilog’s newest entry-level CO2 laser engraving, cutting, and marking system.

This versatile compact system can produce engraving and cutting projects from a variety of materials including wood, acrylic, textiles, paper, plastic, and much more.

Built on the same cutting-edge technology as the popular Fusion Edge 12, The Fusion Maker features:

  • IRIS Camera Positioning – Overhead camera provides real-time picture of the working area for accurate artwork placement
  • Touch Screen at Laser – Select between jobs, auto focus, and rerun jobs right at the laser
  • Networking Capabilities – Built-in Ethernet, USB, and Wireless
  • SAFEGUARD Features – Fully covered x-axis and side enclosures keeps mechanics clean
  • Air Assist – Directs air at cutting surface to remove heat and combustible gases, providing a cleaner cut
  • Radiance Beam Enhancing Optics – No additional, expensive lens package needed for highest resolution across entire table
  • CO2 Waveguide Laser Tubes by Epilog – Metal/ceramic tube design provides higher beam quality and longer life with low recharge costs
  • 1 GB Memory in the Machine – Improve job management and data integrity. Save your most run jobs right at the laser
  • Long-Life Steel Bearing – Dual block design provides rigidity and reduces vibration without wobble and replacement of plastic bearings
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Why choose the Fusion Maker?

The Fusion Maker combines hobbyist-level pricing with industrial-level engineering, making it the premier choice for hobbyists, small businesses and studios alike. Rugged construction, quality parts, superior support, and the trusted Epilog name guarantees that the Fusion Maker will be the laser system you turn to for all of your making needs.

How does the Fusion Maker compare to the leading hobbyist “Pro” system?

 Epilog Fusion Maker 12Leading Hobbyist "Pro" System
Engraving Area24” x 12” (610 x 305 mm)19.5” x 11” (495 x 279 mm)
Material Height7” (178 mm).5” (13 mm)
2” (50 mm) with tray removed
Wattage30 watt (40 also available) metal and ceramic tube. User replaceable.45 watt glass tube

Must be returned to the factory to replace ($499 out of warranty including shipping).
Rotary Attachment OptionsRim-Style or 3-Jaw Chuckn/a
Warranty2 years on the system and tube.1 year warranty on the system and tube.
ClassClass 2Class 4
Build QualityIndustrial parts. Ground & polished stainless steel, Teflon-coated, self-lubricating bearings. Kevlar double-wide belts.Plastic wheels break frequently, as do the belts and fans.
Speed Comparison60 IPS.
Aztec Calendar: 4:22 @ 600 dpi
Does not list an IPS speed.
Aztec Calendar: 34 minutes @ 600 dpi
Pass-throughRemovable Front PanelFull pass-through up to .25” thick materials (6.3 mm). The camera lines up the image during pass-through, but it can be inaccurate and ruin materials.
ManufacturedIn the USSome in US, most in Mexico by 3rd party (Flex)
Auto FocusEasy auto focus anywhere on the machine and adjustable table to fine-tune your focus.Auto focus is either accomplished through material thickness, or it reads a red line with the camera at the lens. You cannot adjust the table to fine tune or adjust the focus point. The lens moves up and down inside the print head to focus.

Clear and reflective materials will be inaccurate with the Auto Focus.
SoftwareSoftware Suite works without internet connection. You always have access to your files. Print directly from most software packages to the Software Suite.Cloud-based. Wi-Fi required to run the system. If their system is down, so are you.

Can’t print to the software – import jpg, png, svg, pdf. Premium membership required for .dxf. Doesn’t keep the image dimensions when importing non-vector file formats.

Premium membership fee is required for advanced features (adding text, shapes, using free files, etc) and is $50 a month, $600 annually. $239 a year if added at time of purchase and kept up to date.

Your files are stored on the cloud in their storage.
Connection to the ComputerWireless, ethernet or USB.Wireless only.
MaterialsWorks with any laserable materialNon-Proofgrade (Non-Manufacturer sold) materials that are run and “cause damage to your unit” voids the warranty.
CameraOverhead CameraOverhead Camera and camera at the lens for focusing.

An alignment issue is considered more than ¼” (.6 cm).

The camera can read a barcode on their Proofgrade materials to assign settings but works infrequently.
Technical SupportPhone, chat, emailChat and email support only. Response will be within 3 days, and only by email.

If you have an issue with a part, you will likely need to send your machine back to the factory and will receive a refurbished unit. This includes new machinery that is broken out of the box.
VentilationExternal exhaust required.Fan at the exhaust output. This gets clogged very easily, so most people still suggest an external fan. Even then you’ll need to regularly clean the fan if you’re not using it.
Controls at the LaserA touchscreen allows you to adjust settings, re-run jobs, focus, and much more.A start button. To re-run a job, you must send it again. No focus or other adjustments are available.
Cleaning and MaintenanceSafeguard™ features keep the machine clean with all electronics and the x-axis fully coveredMany electronics are open to dust and debris.
Size (w x d x h)39.5” x 26.5” x 17.9” (1003 x 673 x 455 mm)38” x 20.75” x 8.25” (965 x 527 x 210 mm)
BBB RatingA+F

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