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NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 500mW Laser Engraver/Cutter

NEJE DK 5 Pro 5 500mW Laser Engraver Cutter

NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 is a laser engraver/cutter which can be used to engrave various materials such as hard wood, plastic, bamboo, rubber, leather, cut paper and so on. You can buy it from Gearbest.

Main Features

  • Support professional English design software.
  • 10 times faster engraving.
  • Strong and cool design, high precision and stability.
  • Unique frame and weak light automatic positioning, frame positioning makes the image positioning easier, weak light even would not be difficult to engrave in toothpicks.
  • High power and high resolution print, soft material can print out the 3D and the gradient effect.
  • Lone time use, NEJE developed the professional power IC and radiator, carving time will last much longer than other laser and more stable.
  • Truly 500mW blue and purple laser head, more higher speed, support more types of materials.
  • Can be carved items included: Hard wood, plastic, bamboo, rubber, leather, cut paper and so on.
  • Material: Acrylic + aluminum + stainless steel.
  • Image size up to 38 x 38mm.
  • Support Win 7, XP, Win 8.

Note:
The NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 Laser Engraver can not engrave metal / aluminum / acrylic

 

Packing Contents

  • 1 x Engraving Machine
  • 1 x Laser Protective Glasses
  • 1 x Micro SD Card (1GB)
  • 1 x Mini USB Data Cable (0.8m)
  • 1 x USB A-A Power Cable (1.2m)
  • 1 x Power Adapter (5V 1A US Plug)
  • 1 x Allen key

Packing contents in a box

Packing contents outside a box

Packing Contents

 


Engraving process is simple which is similar behavior to use a computer and printer for printing on paper but does not involve the use of inks.

Before you can use a computer and printer for printing , you need to install printer driver which allow the printer communicate with the computer, furthermore you need to install application software on your computer so that you can start your printing. The same situation applies to the Laser Engrave, you need to install the USB-Serial driver which allow the Laser Engrave talk to the computer, and you need to install the engraver software in order to control the Laser Engraver.

NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 engraver come with a 1GB micro SD card, the files on the SD card including the USB-Serial driver, engraver software and few JPG photos as shown in figure below. The software can be running on Win XP, Win 7, Win 8 & Mac system.

File Folder tree

Alternately, the software can be download from the link below:
http://yunpan.cn/cmX7QiZHXWThg (password for download: 864b).

 

Driver Setup

As mentioned above, the SD card consisting of the USB-Serial driver that you can install into your computer.

  1. Do not connect the Laser Engraver to your computer.
  2. Copy all the folders & files from SD card to your computer.
  3. Browse to the folder until you see the Driver.exe executable file.
  4. Double-clicking the Driver.exe file, the driver setup menu should open up.
  5. Click on the INSTALL button to start the driver installation
    Driver setup
  6. Connect the Laser Engraver to computer via a Mini USB data cable (without connect the USB A-A power cable), your computer should detected the USB-Serial and the laser beam is emitted from the Laser Head.
    Laser engraver
  7. Open "Device Manager" from the Windows "System Properties", check to see whether the driver is installed correctly.
    Device Manager

 

 

Connecting the NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 to computer

The 5V 1A power adapter is connected to the laser engraver via a USB A-A cable, and the data port on laser engraver is connected to the computer's USB port via a Mini USB cable.

Connecting the laser engraver

 

 

Prepare images for engraving

The Micro SD card containing sample images with resolution 512x512 pixels.

Sample images

In the future, you may use your own images for engraving, it is advised to convert the images to black and white colour & adjust the image size to 500*500 pixels.

 

Safety

Laser can be very dangerous to the eyes, please wear protective glasses when engraving.

Protective Glasses

 

 Adjusting focal length

Before engraving, make sure adjust the focus of the laser lens corresponding to the thickness of the material.

Adjusting focal length

 

Laser Engraver Software

The laser engraver software for NEJE DK-5 Pro-5 does not need an installation, you can run it from your SD card. Double clicking the "Laser Carve_EN 2015.11.10.3.0.0.exe" file should run the  software, the picture below shows the main screen of the  software.

Laser Engraver Software

  

How to use the software

  • Drag an image to the engraver preview window
  • Click on "Send image to Machine" to send the image to the engraver controller
  • Before you start carving, you may want to click on the "Carving Preview" button in order to see if the object is placed to the correct position. This is especially useful when you want to carving tiny materials such as toothpick, chopstick, etc.
  • Clicking on the "Start" button, the machine should start carving.
  • You can pause the machine any time by clicking on the "Pause" button. This is especially useful when you want to see how is the unfinished carving result.
  • If the engraver machine already go into a PAUSED state, you must click on the "Start" button in order to continue carving.

 

Carving results

Result 1

Result 2

Result 3

Result 4

 

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36 comments

  • Comment Link aa Wednesday, 15 March 2017 13:15 posted by aa

    http://ediy.com.my/index.php/blog/item/134-neje-dk-5-pro-5-500mw-laser-engraver-cutter#Connecting

  • Comment Link admin Tuesday, 06 December 2016 19:11 posted by admin

    The video & software download for mac is available here:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-32EtBajRMg

  • Comment Link Ghenoi Tuesday, 06 December 2016 18:30 posted by Ghenoi

    How can i download the driver on imac??

  • Comment Link admin Saturday, 16 July 2016 15:49 posted by admin

    When you connect your engraver to the computer via a mini USB cable (not necessary to power the engraver), the power LED in red color should light up, and a very weak laser beam is emitted from the laser head. Hi, Anthony, did you see the laser beam?

  • Comment Link admin Saturday, 16 July 2016 15:36 posted by admin

    Hi, Michael
    You can easily adjust the focus by turning the laser head in clockwise or counter-clockwise. Continue turning the laser head in counter-clockwise, the laser head (it is just a convex len) can be remove from you engraver, but you can easily reattach to your engraver.

  • Comment Link Anthony Friday, 15 July 2016 21:54 posted by Anthony

    i was using my machine but suddenly laser switched off all machine is working but laser wasn't plz tell me how to check it or resolve this problem

  • Comment Link Michael Thursday, 12 May 2016 23:46 posted by Michael

    Hi,
    I have ordered a new neje dk-8 (300mW) laser engraver and today i got it. until now everything works fine , but when i wanted to adjust the focus lenght of my laser it is not focussing anymore. there is now a very wide light. have i broken something? i can not reattach the upper part (screw) to the laser!!! What can i do?

  • Comment Link admin Thursday, 28 April 2016 09:01 posted by admin

    I uploaded the software to Google Drive, it is available here:
    https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bx7AGYzko9UzcWMyaDZxM0V2dUE/view?usp=sharing

  • Comment Link Rod Keen Thursday, 28 April 2016 03:43 posted by Rod Keen

    The problem with this software is that it is not English, so I can't read it. Is there an English version?

  • Comment Link admin Tuesday, 26 April 2016 10:41 posted by admin

    My laser engraver come with a 1GB SD card which included the software.

    Anyway you can use the link below to download a copy of the software:
    http://550c93.l18.yunpan.cn/lk/cmX7QiZHXWThg
    (password for download: 864b)

  • Comment Link Rod Keen Tuesday, 26 April 2016 02:53 posted by Rod Keen

    Perhaps I have the wrong software. Where can I download the correct software?

  • Comment Link Rod Keen Tuesday, 26 April 2016 02:51 posted by Rod Keen

    I have tried everything you've suggested without success. I am at a loss on how to get this thing to engrave.

  • Comment Link admin Monday, 25 April 2016 10:43 posted by admin

    For those who interested in the Mac software, FredrikA15 made a mac version that works with the NEJE engravers.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-32EtBajRMg

  • Comment Link admin Sunday, 24 April 2016 11:33 posted by admin

    When you click on the "Start" button (not the "Carving Preview" button), the engraver should start carving.
    Looking at the picture on the screen, the section already carved should changed from black to red color.

  • Comment Link Rod Keen Sunday, 24 April 2016 02:02 posted by Rod Keen

    Okay, I finally got the engraver to do something. However, even though it looks like it's engraving, there is nothing engraved when it is done.

  • Comment Link admin Saturday, 23 April 2016 10:11 posted by admin

    I suspect you have a bad engraver. Can you try one more time on other computer?

  • Comment Link Rod Keen Saturday, 23 April 2016 06:31 posted by Rod Keen

    I have a new laser engraver and when I try to use it I get a message that says it is erasing last image, and it never leaves that. So, at this time I am not able to do anything with this engraver. Do you have any suggestions?

  • Comment Link Servin Monday, 28 March 2016 03:58 posted by Servin

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kA1FBDlixWA

  • Comment Link admin Friday, 18 March 2016 10:52 posted by admin

    Save your photo to jpg format with pixel size 500x500.
    You might want to convert your color photo to black & white with a specific halftone pattern.

  • Comment Link Alfredo uribe Thursday, 17 March 2016 23:02 posted by Alfredo uribe

    Hi my name is Alfredo uribe
    I got a question about how I can download my own pic or write on the software
    Can you help
    Thank you for you time

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