The Glowforge Basic creates beautiful prints on dozens of materials right at home. Like all Glowforge printers, the Glowforge Basic uses onboard cameras and a powerful laser to make it easy to create beautiful products at home. You'll be showing off your first print in under 30 minutes. Class 1 laser product; place near a window for ventilation.
Simple setup in under 30 minutes
Works with hundreds of materials
Live camera preview of your work
Free web-based software
Autofocus and 3D engraving
Compatible with your Mac, PC, tablet, or phone
Safe for home and school
To ensure you can start printing immediately with your Glowforge, we'll include a starter pack of our coveted Proofgrade™ materials. It will include $75 worth of products such as:
These materials are sourced, encoded, and lab-tested for perfect printing every time and are specially formulated for the Glowforge 3D laser printer.
How does the Basic compare to other models?
|Comprehensive warranty||12 mo||12 mo||6 mo|
|Laser tube power||45W||40W||40W|
|Upgraded hardware for improved speed|
|Enhanced cooling for all-day use|
|Giant-size prints with Passthrough Slot|
Lasers like your Glowforge require ventilation. All Glowforge printers come with a 4" (10 cm) diameter hose which allows you to use your Glowforge near a window.
Our Air Filter upgrade lets you put your Glowforge anywhere. It sits on the ground near your Glowforge printer and cleans the air, allowing you to operate it anywhere in your home, school, or office! Currently available for US customers.