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Mini 18/24 and Helix 24 Tech Specs

Mini 18 / 24 & Helix 24

Mini 18 / 24 & Helix 24


Technical specifications of our Mini 18, Mini 24, and Helix 24 systems, legacy systems of Epilog Laser. See specifications on these units below.

Technical Specifications


  Laser Machine:

Epilog Mini 18

Epilog Mini 24

Epilog Helix 24

  Work Area:
18″ x 12″
(457 x 305 mm)
24″ x 12″
(610 x 305 mm)
24″ x 18″
(610 x 457 mm)
  Material Thickness:
4″ (102 mm) 5.5″ (140 mm) 8.5″ (216 mm)
  Maximum Material Thickness with Table Removed:
6″ (152 mm) with a 17.5″ x 10″ (445 x 254 mm) engraving area. 8″ (203 mm) with a 23.5″ x 11.75″ (597 x 298 mm) engraving area. 11″ (279 mm) with a 23.5″ x 17″ (597 x 432 mm) engraving area.
  Laser Tube Wattages:
30 or 40 watts 30, 40, 50, or 60 watts 30, 40, 50, 60, or 80 watts
  Laser Source:
State-of-the-art, digitally controlled, air-cooled CO2 laser tubes are fully modular, permanently aligned and field replaceable.
  Intelligent Memory Capacity:
Multiple file storage up to 64 MB. Rolling buffer allows files of any size to be engraved.
  Air Assist:
Attach an air compressor to our included Air Assist to remove heat and combustible gases from the cutting surface by directing a constant stream of compressed air across the cutting surface.
  Laser Dashboard:
The Laser Dashboard™ controls your Epilog Laser’s settings from a wide range of software packages – from design programs to spreadsheet applications to CAD drawing packages.
  Red Dot Pointer:
Since the laser beam is invisible, the Red Dot Pointer on Epilog’s Mini and Helix Lasers allows you to have a visual reference for locating where the laser will fire.
  Relocatable Home:
When engraving items that are not easily placed at the top corner of the laser, you can set a new home position by hand with the convenient Movable Home Position feature on the Legend Series Lasers.
  Operating Modes:
Optimized raster, vector or combined modes.
  Motion Control System:
High-speed, continuous-loop, DC servo motors using linear and rotary encoder technology for precise positioning.
  X-Axis Bearings:
Ground and polished stainless steel NeverWear Bearing System.
  Belts:
Advanced B-style Kevlar Belts.
  Resolution:
User controlled from 75 to 1200 DPI.
  Speed and Power Control:
Computer or manually control speed and power in 1% increments to 100%. Vector color mapping links speed, power and focus to any RGB color.
  Print Interface
10 Base-T Ethernet or USB Connection. Compatible with Windows® XP/Vista/7/8/10.
  Size (W x D x H):
27.8″ x 26″ x 13.5″
(706 x 660 x 343 mm)
34.5″ x 26″ x 16″
(876 x 660 x 406 mm)
36.5″ x 32″ x 39.8″
(927 x 813 x 1011 mm)
  Weight:
70 lbs (32 kg)
100 lbs (45.5 kg) w/stand
90 lbs (41 kg)
120 lbs (55 kg) w/stand
180 lbs (82 kg)
  Electrical Requirements:
Auto-switching power supply accommodates 110 to 240 volts, 50 or 60 Hz, single phase.
  Maximum Table Weight:
The Mini 18 and 24 have a static table weight of 50 lbs (22.7 kg) and a lifting table weight of 25 lbs (11.5 kg). The Helix 24 has a static table weight of 70 lbs (32 kg) and a lifting table weight of 30 lbs (14 kg).
  Normal Sound Level:
59 db 59 db 62 db
  Ventilation:
350 – 400 CFM (595-680 m3/hr) external exhaust to the outside or internal filtration system is required. There is one output port, 4″ in diameter. 350 – 400 CFM (595-680 m3/hr) external exhaust to the outside or internal filtration system is required. There is one output port, 4″ in diameter.