My thoughts on the new AlgoLaser, Delta 22W diode laser engraver, cutter.

Greetings from the laser lab! I'm Rich, the Louisiana hobby guy, and today's venture is especially exciting. After a delightful encounter with Jill from Algo Laser at the Light Bar Convention, where I was gifted a splendid Algo Laser hat, my curiosity was piqued. This meeting set the stage for today's exploration: the Algo Laser Delta 22 watt, a piece of equipment that promises to break the mold with its innovative features, particularly its highly responsive touchscreen.

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Unboxing Simplicity: The Immediate Elegance of AlgoLaser Delta

Unveiling the Future of Laser Engraving

Without the usual preamble of assembly, the Algo Laser Delta presented itself nearly ready for action. This immediate accessibility highlights not just convenience but a forward-thinking design, making it an attractive proposition for enthusiasts and professionals alike.

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Assembly: Navigating a Minor Setback with Ease

A Test of Adaptability

Encountering stiff cables that refused to sit correctly might deter some, but it offered a moment to appreciate the machine's design. A quick adjustment not only resolved the issue but also showcased the Delta's user-friendly approach to potential obstacles.

The Touchscreen: A Leap into Intuitive Control

Revolutionizing Interaction

In an era where ease of use is paramount, the Delta's touchscreen stands out. This feature promises to redefine how we engage with laser engravers, offering independence from software for those with a repertoire of designs ready for production.

First Tests: Putting the Delta to the Proof

An Assurance of Capability

The initial tests were not just about assessing performance but ensuring the Delta lived up to its promise. Using LightBurn for setup and witnessing the machine's full utilization of the work bed offered the first glimpse of its potential.

A Focus on Precision: The Revolutionary Focusing Mechanism

Redefining Precision

The Delta's focusing mechanism is nothing short of revolutionary. Eliminating the hassle associated with manual focusing, it represents a leap towards making laser engraving more accessible and precise.

Engraving and Cutting: The Real Test of Quality

Exploring the Limits

Initial engraving tests revealed the Delta's superior power, necessitating a halt to adjust settings—a testament to its capability. Further tests, including a comparison with the Atomstack A20 Pro, underscored the Delta's exceptional performance, particularly in achieving darker, more consistent engravings.

Performance Analysis: A Side-by-Side Comparison

Benchmarking Excellence

A direct comparison with the LaserMatic MK2 further highlighted the Delta's prowess. Despite slight differences, the Delta held its own, showcasing its cutting and engraving capabilities and establishing itself as a formidable contender in the market.

The Speed Surprise: Exceeding Expectations

Challenging Perceived Limits

A peculiar observation arose when comparing the Delta's performance against the Ikea K1—the Delta finished tasks quicker than expected, challenging the advertised speeds of competitors and showcasing its efficiency.

Final Thoughts: The Verdict on the AlgoLaser Delta

Affirming Its Place at the Top

Reflecting on the tests and features, the Delta is not just another laser engraver, it's a beacon of innovation. From its user-friendly touchscreen to its unparalleled focusing mechanism, it sets a new standard.

Looking Ahead: The Future of Laser Engraving with Algo Laser

Embracing Tomorrow's Technology Today

As we ponder the future of laser engraving, the Algo Laser Delta positions itself as a pivotal tool for hobbyists and professionals alike. Its blend of precision, ease of use, and technological advancements make it a cornerstone for any serious engraver's toolkit.

In conclusion, the Algo Laser Delta 22 watt is more than just a machine; it's a glimpse into the future of laser engraving. With its blend of innovative features and robust performance, it stands as a testament to what's possible in the realm of precision craftsmanship. As always, I'm thrilled to have shared this journey with you, and I look forward to our next adventure in the world of laser engraving. Thank you for joining me, and here's to many more discoveries together!