Laser Engraver Machine - NEJE JZ-5

Introduction: Laser Engraver Machine - NEJE JZ-5

If you want a small but powerful laser engraver machine then the NEJE JZ-5 is the best and cheapest solution for you!

The NEJE JZ-5 has a powerful 500mW laser module that can engrave wood, plastic, bamboo, rubber, leather, paper and... toothpicks! The accuracy is great, you can see it on the video below or on the photos in the next steps. It supports automatically positioning and has an adjustable focus lens to manually adjust 'laser dot' when you carving object with different width (e.g. plastic cellphone cases). Printing area is 38mm x 38mm, you can print images with 512x512 pixels resolution.

Important note! Always wear protective laser glasses!!!

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Watch the unboxing and first use video (HD):

Step 1: Packing Contents

The packaging is very good! Inside the box you will find:

  • Engraving Machine
  • Laser Protective Glasses
  • Allen Wrench
  • 2 x USB Cables
  • Power Adapter*
  • Free TF Card **
  • User Manual

* If you don't want to use the power adapter, just connect the two USB cables with your computer.

** Inside the micro SD card you will find: usb driver, application and free image samples.

Step 2: Prepare the Machine

Place a piece of paper, wood, plastic or leather on it and use two (or four) rubber bands to seal it.

Now connect the usb cables* with your computer and proceed to the next step.

* Or connect the power cable with the power adapter

Step 3: How to Use the Application

Run Laser Carve app and follow the steps below:

  • Drag and drop an image inside it
  • Press the "Send Image To Machine" button
  • Wear your safety laser glasses!
  • Press the "Start" button

Now just wait for the process to complete.

When all done, you can take off the safety glasses.

Important Note

Lasers are very dangerous! Never look on it without safety glasses! Never put your hand under the laser light!

Step 4: What Can You Engrave and Cut

With this 500mW laser machine you can engrave cardboard, wood, plastic and leather! Also you can engrave something on your (plastic) phone cases, pencils, toys or... toothpicks!

Because this laser is only 500mW you can't cut wood or plastic. But you can easily cut paper and foam.

Just remember to adjust the "laser bot" on it and wear your safety glasses!

One more video with wood carving procedure:

I hope you like it, let me know in the comments below!



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    12 Discussions

    Very good project

    I have just learned by sad experience that you do not want to buy
    this or anything from GREARBEST. I bought one of these and it burned
    once and stopped. After quite the struggle of getting them to
    understand that the laser does not work (them asking the exact same
    question every time- can't they read prior communications?) they finally
    told me I can return it for refund where the cost would be about the
    same as if I bought this again.

    This has great potential, but you need to find a reliable source before you embark on this project.

    This is a showcase of a product, not an instructable. Nice laser engraver though.


    2 years ago

    So this is actually an advert then.

    4 replies

    I believe that the quality of this mini laser engraver machine is excellent . Also, the packaging and price of it are very good, so why I don't do it?

    Because this is a site for sharing DIY instructions...

    And this is a tutorial/instruction on how to use the NEJE JZ-5 laser engraver Machine...

    Is is also able to cut wood or is it only able to engrave?

    1 reply