FAQ on Product information for F1
Is F1 the right machine for me?
If you are a DIY fan, a small business owner who needs to process small objects fast, or a store or factory that needs to mark your product, the xTool F1 can be great for the job.
455 nm laser (10W) + 1064 nm laser (2W)
179 mm * 235 mm * 334 mm
115mm x 115mm
Max. Processing Speed
Laser Spot Size
Diode: 0.08 * 0.06mm
Infrared: 0.03 * 0.03mm
How fast can F1 engrave?
What are dual laser sources for F1?
xTool F1 is the world's first 10W 455nm blue light and 2W 1064nm infrared galvanometer laser machine on the market.
Which two light sources are combined in a dual light source?
xTool F1 is the first laser module with 10W 455nm blue light + 2W 1064nm infrared galvanometer laser on the market.
Do dual laser sources work at the same time or solely?
What is galvanometer?
Dual-galvanometer (shortened as galvo) lasers use two precision mirror galvanometers to direct the beam at any angle within the marking window of the laser. This allows the beam to move very quickly. Galvo is often used in industrial batch processing.
What are the features of F1 compared with the M/D series?
Advantages of xTool F1:
1. The speed of F1 can reach 4000mm/s. Whereas the speed of D1 pro is 400mm/s, M1 is 250mm/s and D1 is 180mm/s.
2. xTool F1 can engrave a variety of materials without changing laser module.
3.xTool F1 is handheld and portable, and very easy to engrave.
Disadvantages of xTool F1:
1. The processing area of xTool F1 is 11.5*11.5cm.
If you need to process large objects, we recommend you use D1 Pro / M1;
If you are looking for super-fast, handheld, and multi-material engraving without changing heads, it is recommended to buy xTool F1.
What is the advantage of F1 compared with other competitors?
xTool F1 supports dual laser light source, it has 2W IR + and 10W diode laser
The engraving/cutting speed of xTool F1 is 4000mm/s, superfast among laser machines.
The engraving of xTool F1 is finer and more precise, and the engraving accuracy can reach 0.00199mm
The processing area of xTool F1 is large: 11.5*11.5cm
The cover of xTool F1 can filter blue laser & IR laser.
What is the difference between the principle of Fiber Laser and that of IR Laser?
How small is the engraving accuracy?
The engraving accuracy can reach 0.00199mm.
What is the cutting ability of F1?
It can cut 3mm basswood and black acrylic, as well as leather and cardboard.
What materials can F1 engrave?
The xTool F1 can engrave up to 300 types of materials. Its Diode laser can engrave Wood, Leather, Acrylic, Glass / Ceramics / Rubber / Fabric / Slate, etc, and the IR laser can engrave Gold, Silver, Copper, Platinum / Aluminum / Iron / Most common metals.
How large is the processing area of F1?
The maximum processing area of xTool F1 is 115*115mm, then its maximum engraving height is 113mm.
How short is the engraving object for F1 after removing the baseplate?
10mm lower from the surface.
Can F1 cut acrylic?
F1 can cut through black acrylic up to 5mm in thickness.
How can F1 position by framing?
Two options. Frame preview/graph outline preview.
Why does a blue preview frame show up?
It is actually a low laser light dot that runs the entire path of the frame at an extremely high speed - 10000mm/s. Because of its extremely high speed, our brains perceive its moving paths as lines and shapes of the preview frame.
How does F1 focus?
We support manual focus and auto focus.
Can I remove the cover of F1?
Do you sell the enclosure solely?
200nm-470nm & 800nm-2000nm
What's the use of the baseplate?
Is the rear hole used to discharge smoke?
How heavy is the product?
The F1 machine weighs 4.6 kg. An adult should be able to easily pick it up.
Does F1 support outdoor power supply?
It supports the 24V 5A DC output power bank.
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