Glowforge Model Comparison – Basic vs. Plus vs. Pro

Glowforge Basic


$2,870 w/Discount

Ships in +/- 6 weeks

Glowforge Plus


$3,745 w/Discount

Ships in +/- 14 days!

Glowforge Pro


$5,495 w/Discount

Ships in +/- 7 days!!!

Which Glowforge Model is right for you? Glowforge Model Comparison table

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Here are a few more details to help you decide:

  • Speed (Pro is fastest): The Glowforge Pro top engraving speed is 3x as fast as the Glowforge Basic, and cutting is 1.2x as fast. The Glowforge Plus top engraving speed is 2x as fast as the Glowforge Basic.
  • Warranty (Plus and Pro have 12 months): The Glowforge Basic has 6 months of warranty coverage, while the Plus and Pro offer a double warranty of a full 12 months warranty.
  • Material Size (Pro has Passthrough): All Glowforge printers can accommodate materials measuring up to 18” deep, 20.4” wide, and 2” tall. The maximum printable area is about 11 x 19.5”. The Glowforge Pro allows you to make enormous oversized prints. The Pro Passthrough slot in the front and back allows for materials that are 20” wide, up to ¼” thick, and as long as you want. That means you can create huge, dramatic products like furniture. To use the passthrough, you print the first 10 inches (25.4 cm), then slide the material through the slot, and repeat.