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1612 Pro S5 Engraver

• Red laser pointer for easy set-ups
• Quick Lock Vise for holding materials in place
• Aluminum T-slot table with ruled edge guides
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1612 Pro S5 Medium Engraver Features

The 1612 Pro S5 Engraver is ideal for light- to heavy-duty applications in a medium-size engraving area. Offering a 16" x 12" aluminum T-slot table, this wood, plastic and metal engraving machine has set the precedent for quality in the industry and is designed for professional and industrial marking applications.

The 1612 S5 Pro Engraver:

    • 11/64” or 1/4” top-loading spindle (collet optional)

    • Includes NEW Series 5 Controller w/ V-Touch pendant

    • Engraves items up to 1.875” thick (3.5” thick or more w/ custom risers)

    • Optional high-speed NSK Spindle and Unist Misting System for deep
       metal engraving on stainless steel

    • Optional Automatic Raster™ Braille Inserter tool

    • A limited 2-year warranty
Applications: Trophies, plaques, gift items, notary seals, tool & die work, tags, plates, deep metal cutting, ADA-compliant Braille signage, parts marking, plastic engraving, control panels and more!

Click here for a printable PDF overview sheet.

Offering the most affordable machines in their class, all of Vision's rotary engraving machines are made in the USA, built to be rugged, and backed by a superior customer support team.

1612 Pro S5 Medium Engraver Specifications Chart

Software Vision Express standard (Expert or Pro optional)
Maximum work area 16" x 12"
Maximum size part 18.5" (L) x Any Width x 5" (H)
Z-Axis Stroke 1.75" Standard (3.375" with Riser Kit)
Spindle Type 11/64", 6mm or 1/4" / Top Loading, Collet Spindle Available
Resolution / Speed 0.0002" - 10"/sec
Table Type Aluminum T-slot Table
Interface Ethernet
Controller Series 5 Controller with V-Touch Pendant
Warranty 2-Year Limited
Power Requirements 110/220V 5 Amp
Physical Dimensions 31.5"(W) x 21"(D) x 19"(H)
Series 5 Controller Dimensions 13.5"(W) x 16"(D) x 4.5"(H)
Shipping Dimensions 31.5"(W) x 21"(D) x 30"(H) - 290 lbs
Additional Options Automatic Braille Inserter, 50,000 RPM Spindle,
*3D Engraving Software, DACS (Digitally Aligned Cutting System),
 *Compatible 3D Engraving Software available for purchase from 3rd party vendors

Contact Vision Engraving & Routing Systems today to learn more about metal engraving machines, get a price quote, request a free online demo, or
call 1-888-637-1737.


Extended Service Agreement for Vision Engraveing Machines & CNC Router VISION EXTENDED WARRANTY PLANS
Protect your investment with an extended service plan before your warranty expires! Extended Service Plans cover the cost of service parts, labor, and annual preventive maintenance completed at the factory. For more information or to purchase a service plan, please call our technical support department at 602-439-0700.

The Raster™ Pen Braille insertion device is an option for our engraving and routing systems. Vision-Pro software includes Braille fonts and is fully compatible with the Raster™ Method. Vision machinery allows precise placement of the Rasters™ (Braille beads), which are essential for shops producing ADA-compliant signage. The Raster™ Method of Braille insertion and Raster™ Pen are licensed, patented products owned by Accent Signage Systems, Inc. Minneapolis, MN.
Must be factory installed, and cannot be removed for single head engraving.
These riser blocks are designed to give your Vision-manufactured engraving table an additional 1 5/8" of clearance. The unit is sold as a kit and is easily user installed.

( Custom Heights Available - please call for more info. )
Surface Sensor Kit 16 Pro Series

Surface Sensor Kit 16 Pro Series
For use with the 1612 or 1624 Engraver, new and older models


Heavy duty steel construction, painted to match the Vision tables.

Rotary Attchment

Engrave cylindrical items up to 10" in diameter.



This high-frequency spindle is perfect for deep engraving into metals! The high RPM allows cutters to stay sharp much longer for increased production, and allows for much faster speed in engraving. Includes control box; no nose cone. Available as an option for our 16 Series and 24 Series Engravers, as well as our 25 Series Routers (with engraving head option).

UNIST Misting Systems UNIST Misting System
The Unist Micro-Dispensing Coolant System with solenoid, significantly reduce the cost and volume of cutting fluid used in metal cutting, forming, and stamping operations. Applying a vegetable-based, biodegradable lubricant in controlled amounts will reduce wear and tear of cutting tools during machining operations.

Now you're not just limited to engraving lengthwise on your pens, cigar holders, miniature baseball bats or other cylindrical items…with the PEN ROTARY ATTACHMENT, you can engrave around the entire circumference! Compatible with the Vision 1612, 1624, 2424, 2448, 2525 and 2550, it can hold items up to 1.25" in diameter and up to 7" in length.

Multi Mat eliminates the need for double stick tape, clamps, vacuum tables, and most other hold down methods on many engravable items. Multi Mat will hold most types of engraving stock, including brass, aluminum, plastic, and acrylic. Just press it into place on any size engraving table and you’re ready to go, and because Multi Mat is produced with a special rubber coating on both sides, it cleans easily for extended use. Multi Mat Buy Now
Wedge Clamp for Engraving Machine & CNC Router WEDGE CLAMP
Simply slide the clamp onto the T-slot table surface and position it over the edge of the engraving stock. The downward clamping force eliminates bowing and problems. This clamp can be used with material up to 1/4” thick. Fits all Vision T-slot tables.
Wedge Clamp Buy Now
Edge Clamp for Engraving Machines & CNC Routers EDGE CLAMP
This clamp is designed to secure engraving materials from the top surface and avoids bowing in most applications. This clamp will hold material thicknesses of .020, .032, .062, and .125 by rotating the clamp and tightening a thumbscrew. Fits all Vision T-slot tables. Edge Clamp Buy Now
Coner Clampe for Engraving Machines & CNC Routers CORNER CLAMP
This clamp is designed to hold down square or rectangular plates. By lining up the “V” cut-out of the clamp with the corner of the plate, the engraver is allowed maximum engraving space. It will accommodate material as thin as 1/32”. Fits all Vision T-slot tables. Corner Clamp Buy Now
Coner Clampe for Engraving Machines & CNC Routers SMALL SELF CENTERING VISE
For use with Express, VE810, Phoenix 1212, 1612 and the 1624
This fixture allows you to hold various small items such as nameplates. Dowel pin settings allow this item to work with most Vision fixtures for even more versatility.
Small Self Centering Vise Buy Now
Universal Clamping bars for Engraving Machines
Universal Clamping bars for Engraving Machines
These clamping bars hold small flat items, including name badges with pin backs, securely. By rotating the clamping bars they will hold 1 to 3 round objects at a time. This allows you to engrave multiple notary seals, coasters, paperweights, and a variety of other circular items. With a place for the “eye” of medallions, this clamp adapts to any vise or table that has a T-slot system.
Universal Clamping Bars w/Medallion Buy Now
Pen & Medalion Jig For Engraving Machines PEN & MEDALLION FIXTURE
This is a double-sided fixture that when turned in one direction accommodates a pen and when turned in the other direction accommodates a medallion, seal, or other circular item. With a space for the “eye” of the medallion, this fixture is usable with the Versa Vise or Quick-Lock vise. Fits all Vision T-slot tables.
Pen & Medallion Fixture Buy Now
Universal Push Down Clamps for Engraving Machine & CNC Router PUSH-DOWN CLAMP
This double-sided clamp secures items from the edge. It is ideal for items that are being cut, contoured, or engraved. Fits all Vision T-slot tables.
Push Down Clamp Buy Now
Universal Pin Jig for Engraving Machine UNIVERSAL PIN FIXTURES
Available for the Versa Vise, Quick-Lock Vise, Vision T-slot table, and Self-Centering Vise. These fixtures enable engraving on all unique-sized pens, lighters, knives, key-chains, and many other irregular-shaped items. Universal Pin Fixture Buy Now
Multiple universal Pin Jig for Engraving Machines MULTIPLE UNIVERSAL PIN FIXTURE VISE
This combination of a Versa Vise and three universal pin fixtures enables quick and easy setup for engraving multiple items of various shapes. Fits all Vision T-slot tables except the Vision Express and VE810 Small Engraver.
Multiple Universal Pin Fixture Vise Buy Now
Versa Vise for Engraving Machines VERSA VISE II
The Versa Vise II can be used alone or in conjunction with other fixtures to hold a variety of shapes and sizes. Versa Vise II Buy Now

Seal Engraving Jig for Engraving Machines SEAL FIXTURE
This fixture enables engraving on 1 5/8" & 2" diameter notary seals, medallions, coasters, paperweights, and other round objects. Can be used with the Quick-Lock or Versa Vise. Fits all Vision T-slot tables. Seal Fixture Buy Now
Quck Lock Vise for Engraving Machines & CNC Routersr QUICK-LOCK VISE
This vise is specifically designed for T-slot table users. Its “cam” type locking device allows for quick changing of parts. Supplied with a removable front clamping plate which allows for holding thicker items. Fits all Vision T-slot tables.
Quick-Lock Vise Buy Now
Diamond Drag adapter for Engraving Machines DIAMOND DRAG ADAPTER
The DIAMOND DRAG ADAPTER screws onto the end of almost any spindle and allows simple & solid mounting for diamond scratch engraving. Spindle bearing strain is totally eliminated using this devices. Diamond Drag Adapter Buy Now
Drawbar and Collets for Engraving Machine DRAWBARS / COLLETS
A collet spindle allows you the versatility to change cutter sizes if needed or to switch from a split to a solid collet. Simply replace the drawbar and collet to the desired size.
A. Split Collet - Used for holding cutters solidly while doing light milling, cutouts, & other heavy engraving. Collet spindles hold both long & short cutters.
B. Solid Collet - Converts your collet spindle to a standard top load spindle for standard engraving or burnishing.
C. Drawbar - For use with the collet spindle.
BURNISHING ASSISTORS for Engraving Machines
Designed to assist in burnishing lacquered brass and anodized metals with just the right amount of pressure. Also used to mark glass. Available in 1/8”, 11/64”, 1/4”, 4mm and 6mm sizes.
Burnishing Adapter Buy Now
Cutter Wrench for Engraving Machines CUTTER WRENCH
Durable aluminum handle “Vision” cutter wrench.
Cutter Wrench Buy Now
 Vacume Removal System for Engraving Machines & CNC Routers VACUUM CHIP REMOVAL SYSTEM
Quiet vacuum pump for removing engraving chips. The unit has a large filtered canister with replaceable collection bag. Includes vacuum nose cone and kink resistant hose.
Vacuum Chip Removal System Buy Now
Vacume RemovalNosecones for Engraving Machine Spindles VACUUM CHIP REMOVAL NOSES
Designed for chip removal while doing cutouts. Nose is constructed of durable plastic. Vacuum tube allows for hookup to vacuum pump or shop vac.
Vacuum Chip Removal Noses Buy Now

A. Large opening style is designed for engraving large letters.

Small opening is designed for tight places and small letters.
Belts For Engraving Machine Spindles
Available for all engraving machines. Belts are made of durable 1/8”urethane for long wear and better traction. Please specify machine type and total length of belt. 2 belt minimum purchase.

Custom belts can be made to order if size is provided.
Call for information 602-439-0700.
DACS Camera DACS (Digitally Aligned Cutting System)
DACS, an alignment tool which provides perfect print-to-cut registration for our routing machines. This easy-to-use system requires minimal training and setup time, and is the most cost-effective, accurate solution for improving digital finishing.

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