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How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines

How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines

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Wiring Endurance lasers to TOP popular boards

Wiring Endurance lasers to TOP popular CNC boards

Fitting a Laser to my Home Built CNC Router

Mount

It is very easy to mount (hook) the laser to your CNC machine or 3D printer. We supply with all compatible connecting mounts.

Acrylic enclosure for Ender 3

View online on Autodesk

STLs for mounting brackets for Endurance lasers

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3648619
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3504551
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3530513
https://www.thingiverse.com/tag:endurance_laser
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:3237486
https://www.thingiverse.com/tag:laser_engraver
https://www.myminifactory.com/object/3d-print-endurance-lasers-connector-plate-prusa-i3-mk2-2-5-s-wip-95281?fbclid=IwAR2c4hZVxJ3yi5HcJ2KM7z71WQ0S36B-vxijSVDwLbw4Tcvk24bRr9L0wts

Connection to your board

Wiring Endurance lasers to TOP popular boards


Connecting the laser to the main board of you machine is very easy.

An option without Endurance MO1 PCB:

TTL*+ (small wire) connects to PWM pinout (if there is no PWM then connect TTL to 12V+ power supply.
The laser connects directly to your mainboard (Fan, Spindle)

An option with Endurance MO1 PCB:

TTL+ (small wire) connects to PWM pinout (if there is no PWM then connect TTL to 12V output on Endurance MO1 PCB
An Endurance MO1 PCB connects to: laser & external power supply & controlling pins (+ & GND)

Control the laser

The laser can be turned on of using different commands such as M03 / M05 or M11 / M12, depending on your board.
Laser power can be changed using the S parameter or L parameter, depending on your board.

*TTL works out of 1-12V and changes the duty ratio of the MOSFET which changes power.
Voltage does not matter. Type of signal matters. (Learn more about TTL signal).

Endurance MO1 PCB

How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines

Connecting Endurance MO1 PCB with the laser

How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines
TTL (white) wire connects with 12V input (red) wire

Schematic of Endurance MO1 PCB connection

How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines

If you have any questions or issues with the connection the laser, please let us know and we will be happy to assist via Skype, Whatsapp, Viber, Telegram, Facebook Messenger, Google Hangouts, WeChat, Line (see the icons on top of the page).

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How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines

Endurance provides a full guide book about laser connection.

In this PDF file, you may find and learn about the basic principles of laser connection.

Full guidance and tutorial about how to connect Endurance lasers to 3D printers and CNC machines

StepCraft Laser setup for Mach or UCCNC

Connecting Endurance Laser to The Buildbotics CNC Controller

Endurance lasers with MillRight CNC machines

Before connecting the laser please read the manual of your controller (mother) board first.
All controller (main) boards have power output for fans, lasers, spindles, etc..
You need to find 12V output and a ground.

Arduino pins with GRBL 3.0 pinout

How to connect the laser to 3D printers and CNC machines
If you already found 12V output – make sure that I have enough amperage capacity. For different types of lasers, you need different amperage. You may require from 2 up to 6 amps capacity.

Never connect the laser if there is only 12V and 1A output o less. That will simply burn this output.
If the laser you choose requires more power then you have, then you need Endurance MO1 PCB.

If you want to use TTL to turn on / off the laser – it should be connected to PWM output. Usually, it is 0-12V output (does not matter)
If you do not have PWM (like most 3D printers), simply connect TTL (small wire) with 12V+ (the same output that goes to the laser)

Everything you must know about Endurance lasers

Everything about Endurance MO1 PCB

How to connect the laser

How to use Endurance laser mounts to fasten the laser to your CNC machine or 3D printer
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Personal story of how to fin 3.5 watt Endurance laser to WanHao DuPlicator i3

Read a full story (PDF)

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Running Endurance Laser on a CNC machine

Signal inversion for some CNC machines

Laser cutting and laser engraving for home and for business.

Advantages of Endurance lasers


High-quality standard

Multi-level testing system.
Industrial components.


Ultra reliable

The guaranteed duration of the continuous operation ~48-72 hours.


True continuous power output

Our products have the rated power output as advertised – unlike Chinese analogues.


TTL mode

Can be turned on and off with 3.5-24V.
Variable power output.


Plug and play

Universal and compatible mount.
Compatible with most 3D printers and CNC machines.


Friendly return policy

Do not like the laser?
Simply return within 30 days and get a full refund.


Laser attachments and laser engraving (marking) machines.

Why do our customers buy lasers and engraving machines from Endurance?


Real-time advice

We assist and give advice by Phone / Email / Facebook messenger / Telegram / Whatsapp / Viber.


Professional support

We help to install and tune the laser. We offer qualified after-sales support.


Everything you need

We ship everything you need in one parcel to get started.


Immediate delivery

We ship all units within 4-24 hours. DHL express delivery allows you to get the package in 3-5 days.


Lifetime warranty

All our lasers are tested and could work up to 10000 hours.


Upgrade option

Do you have an old model? Upgrade your unit with more powerful one.

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list of 3D printers and CNC machines on which our customers installed lasers


3 axis cnc router (1250x1250x120 cut area)
300×300 D-bot 3D printer
750mm X-Carve
a 5 axis cnc from 5axismaker (500x500x400)
A large CNC machine controlled using Mach3 and an Ethernet Smooth Stepper
Acro
ADIMLab
Alfawise U30 printer
Anet A8
Anycubic
Anycubic 4max
Anycubic i3 (Anycubic i3 Mega)
Anycubic Photon
Atom2 Gizmo 3D
axiom precision ar8 pro cnc router wiring
Azteeg X3 Pro
Big ox CNC
Craftbot+
Creality 10 S5
Creality CR-10
Creality CR-10S pro
CTC flashforge replica
Custom Delta 3D printer
Davinci 1.0a with repetier
DlyingBrad
Eleksmaker / Eleksmaker A3 Mana board
Creality Ender
Creality Ender 2
Creality Ender 3
Creality Ender 4
Felix
Flashfordge (Flashforge)
FlSun
Folgertech FT-5
FT-5
Gecko g540 controller (GeckoDrive 540)
Geeetech
Home built 3D printer / Home built CNC Router
Home made printers from 220×220 to 1080×600
Hyper Cube
JG Auroga
Kossel
Laseraxe 2.5w CNCC
Laser-Bot
Legio 3D
Lutzbot
MakerBot
Makerfarm
MakerGear M2 (MakerGeora M2)
MakiBox
MillCarve
Monoprice
Monoprice maker select v2
MPCNC
MPMS v2 L
OpenBuilds C-Beam
OpenBuilds MiniMill with Duet electronics
Openbuilds Ox (OpenBuilds OX CNC router)
OpenBuilds-C Beam
pmdx – 411 interface
PrintrBot
Prusa
Prusa i3
Prusa mk3 / Prusa mk3s
Raise3D
Raprap RAMPS 1.4
Replicator 2 / 2X
Reprap
ReXYZ S22.
Rigitbot
Robo 3D
Robo3DR1+
Rostock max v2
SeeMeCNC
Shapeoko 2 / 3 XXL
Shark (Shark 4HD / Shark XD4)
Shopbot
Snapmaker
Solidoodle 2
Stepcraft 420
Stepcraft CNC
Taig Mill
TAZ5
TAZ6
Tevo / Tevo Little Monster
TinyG
TRex 2
Tronxy
Tronxy x5s
Tronxy XY-2
Ultimaker 1 / 2
Ultimate
Velleman K8220
WanHao
Wanhao 4S
WanHao Duplicator i3
X-Carve / X-carve 1000×1000
XYZ / XYZ Davinci A1.0.
Zortrax

list of fully compatible and tested boards

Eleksmaker Mana
RAMPS
Arduino Uno + CNCShield V3
SKR 1.3
Anet A8
Duet 3D wifi
mks 1.0
CNC xPro V4
xpro v3
Rambo 1.3
Ethernet Smootstepper
Smoothieboard
Lerdge S,X,K
mks dlc
SainSmart Genmitsu CNC 3018
Laseraxe 3 axis board
blackbox openbuilds
DDCSV offline controller
fystec f6
Sainsmart Genmitsu 3018 MX Toshiba MCB with Mach 3&4
Duet LAN

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