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FABOOL Laser Mini @ SXSW

Hi everyone! Have you heard about the SXSW? It’s one of the largest exhibitions/festivals/events in the world! Jeff, one of our users did workshops with FABOOL Laser Mini at this years’ SXSW held in Texas from March 10th to 19th! Thank you Jeff for providing this opportunity for future users to try our machine! We… Read more »


We are now in the new office!

Hi everyone! We have moved into a new office last week! The new address is the following. 3611-20 Iino Minami-Apls City, Yamanashi, 400-0222 We will use half of the building as storage and the other half as office. These pictures were taken on the day of moving, so it is still a big mess, but… Read more »


FABOOL Laser CO2 Released Globally!

Today the world’s largest ready-to-assemble style laser cutter and engraver – FABOOL Laser CO2 – is finally launched globally! *Please note that due to restrictions we will not be shipping to EU countries at this moment. It uses 40W CO2 laser, which is much powerful than the FABOOL Laser Mini 1.6W or 3.5W models, and… Read more »


Offline Software is now available!

  Hi! Offline version of the FABOOL Software is now released! If you are using the browser in English, the software will also appear in English.     The basic operation is the same as the online version, but it requires you to install the updated driver even if you have already installed the older… Read more »


English Version of the Software is now Released!

The long-awaited English version of the FABOOL Software is now released! Until now the software was available only in Japanese and we had been asking users to use the translation feature on the browser to translate it into any language they want. But now, if you are using the browser in English the software will… Read more »


Container with FABOOL Laser Mini has Arrived!

Hi everyone! A 40 feet container that carried FABOOL Laser Mini has arrived! We are sending containers directly to our office. The day started with unloading of hundreds of goods. As we do not have a forklift, we used this pallet jack, trying to balance and not to fall! Repeating the plain and simple up… Read more »


Backstage Shots of FABOOL Laser CO2 Movie

Hi everyone! Check out the the backstage shots of FABOOL Laser CO2 movie, which was taken place last week. The movie is coming out soon! We rented the office of DETOP. They are based in the Yamanashi, which is the same prefecture as us, and are providing creative solutions to local community. We loved their… Read more »


Software Updated

  Updated FABOOL Software was earlier this month!     – What’s new – 1. Works with all of our machines. FABOOL Laser Mini Smart Laser Mini FABOOL Laser CO2 Smart Laser CO2   2. Set the number of repeated-processing in processing parameter area. ==> Easier cutting with repeated-processing.   3. Added “Progress Bar” that… Read more »


Our Laser Cutter and Engraver was on NHK World!

  Hi everyone! Some of you may have already known the news, but our FABOOL Laser Mini and Smart Laser CO2 were streamed world-widely on NHK World past July!   It was a special report in a program called “great gear” and we talked about our laser cutter and engraver and how they came about… Read more »


Smart Laser CO2 Upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2!

  Our CO2 laser cutter and engraver, Smart Laser CO2 will be upgraded to FABOOL Laser CO2.   Following specification will be updated: now-optional product will be equipped on the body. Less parts for easier assembly. Software upgrade to import images directly. Improving processing speed of CPU to improve processing speed of Raster Processing.  … Read more »