Roland DE-3 Desktop Engraving Machine

Brand: Roland

The DE-3 desktop engraver is the result of over 30 years of innovation in engraving technology, delivering impressive versatility and fast, user-friendly automated production. With laser-pointing technology, ethernet connectivity and automatic depth regulation, the DE-3 is the ideal turn-key engraving solution for producing precise text and graphics onto a huge range of materials and objects.

Whether you are a sign-maker, equipment manufacturer or awards and gift supplier, the DE-3 desktop engraver is ideally suited to engrave an impressive variety of giftware, signage, trophies, tools and industrial products. The DE-3’s integrated safety cover and user-friendly operation also make it ideal for use within retail environments. 

Sku: XP8154

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Hand-held control
Without the need for a computer, you can quickly select machine options such as spindle speed and one-touch machine cleaning. Engraving job data can be sent from your computer and stored in the controller after the PC is disconnected.

New software and open architecture
The DE-3 is open source technology that works out-of-the-box with all popular engraving software, industry standard tools, and materials. Also included with the DE-3 is Dr. Engrave Plus software that offers new user advantages:
• Now supports AI files and standard graphic/vector data
• Newly added levelling and drilling functions enable standard text engraving as well as surface levelling and hole drilling
• Retains handy template functions and Excel and CSV databases for fast engraving of serial data jobs

Additional features
• A compact desktop device which performs like a production class engraver.
• Additional centre vice available to securely hold irregular objects such as hip flasks, compact mirrors, spectacle frames and more.
• Small footprint device with generous 305 mm (X) x 230 mm (Y) x 40 mm (Z) work area, to fit comfortably into office, classroom, workshop and retail environments.
• Clean and safe engraving solution with a fully-enclosed engraving operation.


Work table size  305 mm x 230 mm
Maximum work area (Work envelope) X, Y, Z:305 mm × 230 mm × 40 mm
XYZ axis drive system Stepper motor, 3-axis simultaneous control
Operating speed XY axis: 0.1-60 mm/sec.
Z axis: 0.1-30 mm/sec.
Software resolution 0.01 mm/step
Mechanical resolution XYZ-axis: 0.00125 mm/step
Spindle motor Brushless DC Motor
Spindle speed 5000-20000 rpm
Tool loading Cutter Holder, Collet Type
Maximum material thickness 40 mm(38 mm when using the nose cone)
Connection USB or Ethernet (10 BASE-T/ 100 BASE-TX)
Machine language RML-1
Power supply Voltage and frequency AC 100 to 240V ±10%, 50/60 Hz (overvoltage category: II, IEC 60664-1)
Rated current 1.0 A
Power consumption 80 W
Operating noise During operation 60 dB(or less)
During standby 40 dB(or less)
External dimensions 616 mm × 587 mm × 390 mm
Machine weight

35 kg

Installation environment Indoor use, altitude: 2000 m or less, Temperature 5 to 40 °C, humidity 35 to 80% (no condensation), Environment pollution degree 2  
Included items DGSHAPE software package CD, Power cable, Power adapter, USB cable, Nose cone unit (resin / metal components), Nose unit set screw (fixing screw, spring), Spare set screw (for cutter holder), Solid collet (∅ 3.175 mm), Spanner wrench, Hex wrench, Hex driver, Adhesive sheet, Dust collector adapter, Setup Guide