Inspire. Design. Create.

Muse is the best desktop laser on the market and keeps getting better with camera features, LCD touchscreen functions and the powerful, yet easy-to-use, all browser-based RetinaEngrave v3.0 laser control and design software. From creating original art to starting your own small business, Muse offers the best, most innovative technology in the hobby laser market.

Muse: 40W Hobby Laser

Muse: 40W Hobby Laser
Starting at $5,000
Muse Hobby LCD Touchscreen

Key Features

  • Onboard camera for perfect design alignment
  • Patented Removable floor to engrave on material larger than the workbed
  • RetinaEngrave v3.0 browser-based laser control and design software
  • Sleek onboard LCD touchscreen control
  • Cuts up to 1/4 inch material
  • Engraves up to 1000 dpi resolution
  • Optional accessories like the rotary and riser engrave on rounded or larger objects

RetinaEngrave v3.0

The Best Laser
Control Software
on the Market!

The powerful, easy-to-use RetinaEngrave v3.0 software lives right on your laser and is accessed using your favorite web browser and operating system. Simply input the IP address of your machine into your browser address bar and you are ready to go. Best part? There's nothing to download, ever.

Welcome to the future of laser control & design software!

The Best Laser Control Software on the Market!

Muse Hobby Laser at a glance

Muse Hobby Laser at a glance
Standard Laser Tube: 40WCO2
Laser Tube Upgrades: 45W CO2
X-Y Working Area: 20" x 12"
Working Z-Height: 2.5"
Removeable Floor: Yes
Rotary Available: Yes, Friction
Power Requirements: 120V AC

Rotary Accessory

The Perfect Accessories

Enable curved objects to be engraved with a rotary attachment for tumblers, glassware and more.

Upgrade your cooling system for peak performance of the laser.

Change your laser's focus lens to enhance the capabilities of your system.

Eliminate smoke and odor with an indoor fume extractor

Technical Specifications

Tech Specs


  • Engraving Area: 20” x 12” (508mm x 305mm)
  • Machine Dimensions: 37" x 27.5" x 35.375" (939.8mm x 698mm x 898.525mm)
  • Weight: 54 lbs (24.5 kg)
  • Z Height: 2.5"


  • Laser Classification: Class 3
  • Laser Type: Sealed CO2 Laser Tube
  • Laser Power: 40W
  • Focus Lens: 2"
  • Integrated Red Guiding Laser and Beam Combiner
  • Resolution: Up to 1000 dpi


  • Power Supply: ​AC 110V native (220V option available)
  • Gross Power: <1000W


  • Operation Modes: ​Precision raster, vector or combined modes
  • Motion Control: High-Speed Stepper Motors
  • Operating Temperature: 0C - 45C


  • Software: RetinaEngrave v3.0
  • Compatibility: PC, Mac & Linux
    Apple® macOS® X v10.9 or later (Mavericks)
    Microsoft® Windows® 10
    Microsoft® Windows® 8.1
    Microsoft® Windows® 7 SP1
  • Browser Compatibility: Google Chrome (recommended), Safari, Firefox, Edge, & Internet Explorer
  • Min Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 Pixels
  • Ability to Connect Through Network (Ethernet or Wireless) without Internet Connection
  • Wireless Connection Frequency: 2.4 GHz


  • ¼" Wood (Cut/Engrave)
  • ¼" Acrylic (Cut/Engrave)
  • Fabric (Cut/Engrave)
  • Cardboard (Cut/Engrave)
  • Paper (Cut/Engrave)
  • Natural Leather (Cut/Engrave)
  • Stone (Engrave only)
  • Glass (Engrave only)
  • Rubber (Cut/Engrave)


  • 7" LCD Touchscreen
  • Onboard Camera
  • Linear Rail Motion System
  • Sturdy Metal Case Design
  • Removeable Floor
  • Various Focus Lens Options
  • Riser & Rotary Options


  • 40W or 45W Laser Tube Options
  • 2" Focus Lens
  • Exhaust Fan
  • Water Cooling
  • Air Compressor


  • Upgrade Cooling System: Refrigerated Water Chiller
  • Upgrade Exhaust System: Large Exhaust Fan; Fume Extractor/Air Purifier Options
  • Specialized Focus Lenses: 1.5”; 2.5”; 5.0”
  • Rotaries: Friction Rotary
  • Riser


Cut. Mark. Engrave.

halloween circular wood cuts

Cutting Technology

Muse is the laser cutter micro-manufacturers and creative makers have been waiting for, and you can have it today. From creating original art to replicating pieces for rapid construction, Muse offers the best innovative technology on the market.

Marking Technology

Mark material using quick pulses of the laser to create sharp images from pictures or original art.

3D Engraving Technology

Muse takes engraving to a whole new level, creating pieces of amazing craftsmanship with simulating 3D effects.


Easy to obtain, wood perfectly demonstrates the simple beauty and versatility of what a laser cutter can do.


Open your design possibilities with all the colors of the rainbow using acrylic in your projects.


Cut patterns in a flash to create costumes, plush toys, special banners and even clothing.


Customize leather goods and clothing with personalized engravings. Create unique belts, holsters, backpacks and more.


Take your artistic skills to a new level, cutting paper with speed and precision to create delicate designs. Best in industry vector control algorithms cuts or scores paper with no burn marks.


Never underestimate the value of cardboard to create prototype designs and low-cost products.


Introducing the coolest accessory to hit the laser market in years: the Coolbox upgrade for the Muse Hobby Laser! This optional accessory replaces the standard water pump, air assist and exhaust fan with a compact, software controlled, all-in-one system that turns on only when necessary. Want more? Add extra depth to your work space with the Muse riser and engrave curved materials, such as glass bottles, with the Muse rotary. You can also add specialty focus lenses, fume extractors and more, all as options to the standard Muse Hobby Laser System. Whether or not you choose to upgrade or expand your accessories, your Muse will be ready for action with all you need right out of the box.

Muse Coolbox

Optional Accessories


Muse Rotary Riser Combo

+ $895


1.5" Focus Lens

+ $250


2.5" Focus Lens

+ $250


5" Focus Lens

+ $250


FSL Medium Fume Extractor

+ $2,500


FSL Small Fume Extractor

+ $1,100



+ $1,000


Radiator Water Chiller

+ $600


Hobby Series Exhaust Fan

+ $200


45W Upgrade (Est 2-3x Longer Tube Life)

+ $250

Purchased With Machine

120V Connection

+ $0

Purchased With Machine

220V Connection

+ $0

Purchased With Machine


2 Year Extended Warranty (excluding consumables/shipping)

+ $300

Purchased With Machine