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In this thorough review, Hustle and Burn Laser Community explores the differences between a Aeon Mira 9 and the Thunder Nova 63 in terms of Footprint size, Laser Head Design, Exhaust/vent system, Fit and finish, Lighting & color, Handles & Hinges, Air assist, and Control Panel & Buttons.Get a Free Quote Today
This document is a very basic overview of the differences and a comparison of some commonly asked questions.Get a Free Quote Today
|Work area||Pass through||Max material thickness||Laser power||Motor type||Red Dot||Chiller included||Chiller type||Air included||Air type||Exhaust inculded||Camera||Motorized bed||Catch Tray||Tumblers|
|GF Pro||9.5" x 11" x 0.5"||0.25"||2"||45W||Stepper||No||Closed loop self cooling||Self cooling||Yes||Internal air assist||No. Add-on||Included||No||No||No|
|Mira 7||27.5" x 17.8" x 5.9"||No||5.3"||60W||Digital Steppers||Yes||Yes/Built-in||Built-in 3000||Yes||Built-in pump||Yes/Built-in||No. Add-on||Yes - up/down. Honeycomb and blades||No||Yes with rotary|
|Mini 60||23.6" x 15.7" x .8"||0.8"||0.6"||40W||Stepper||No||Yes||CW3000||Yes||External Pump||Yes/External||No. Add-on||fixed. Honeycomb and blades||No||No|
|Nova 24||23.6" x 15.7" x 6.1"||0.8"||6.1"||60W||Hybrid Servo||Yes||Yes||CW5000||Yes||External Pump and dual sourced||Yes/External||No. Add-on||Yes - up/down. Honeycomb and blades||Yes||Yes with rotary|
|Notes||Mira 7 has more work area but more height in Nova 24.||Nova line has better pass through||Nova 24 more space||60W is good||Additional info needed on Mira7 motor||Red dot helps to know where the head on the material||Chiller helps but Nova option is better for not being built-in. Allows for upgrades||CW5000 is a true chiller like a fridge. CW3000 is air cooled.||Even through all machines||Nova dual source allows for external air supply to be added so that you can do low pressure for engraving and high pressure for cutting||Nova external is better option for upgrades||Camera cost around US$200-450||Having both honeycomb and blades is a big plus||Tray to catch the little pieces and pull out||Various options: rollers and chuck|
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