DE-3 Desktop Rotary Engraver

DE-3 Desktop Rotary Engraver



For over 30-years, Roland DG has lead innovation in rotary engraving technology and continues to break new ground with the DE-3 DGSHAPE desktop rotary engraver.

Featuring laser-pointing technology, ethernet connectivity, automatic depth regulation and other intelligent enhancements, the DE-3 is one of the smartest, most intuitive rotary engravers on the market.

Discover More Applications with DE-3 Engraving
Effortlessly scribe and engrave onto a huge range of giftware, signage, trophies, tools and industrial products.

Personalize brass, aluminum, copper, plastic engraving blanks, wooden items and more, with the speed, precision and ease of the powerfully compact DE-3.

  • Laser Pointer
    A laser pointer accurately defines the origin point and displays an engraving path preview on the media— set the engraving position at the touch-of-a-button for accurate engraving and personalization every time.
  • Precision Engraving
    Easily-applied nose cones can be added to the spindle unit to avoid scratches to delicate materials and deliver consistently precise results.
  • Fast and Easy Production
    Powered by a 20,000 rpm DC brushless motor, the DE-3 utilizes advanced surface detection and other automatic features to make set-up and engraving a quick and simple process.
  • Ethernet Connection
    Machine operation can be managed remotely on the DE-3— offering LAN network connectivity for multiple machine engraving.
  • Handy Panel Control
    Without the need for computer setup, you can quickly select machine options such as spindle speed and one-touch machine cleaning. Engraving job data can be sent from your computer and stored in the controller after the PC is disconnected.
  • New Software and Open Architecture
    The DE-3 desktop rotary engraver is open source technology that works out-of-the-box with all popular engraving software, industry standard tools, and materials. Also included with purchase of the DE-3 is Dr. Engrave Plus software that offers new user advantages.
  • Now supports AI files and standard graphic/vector data
    Levelling and drilling functions enable standard text engraving as well as surface levelling and hole drilling
    Features automatic layout tool for importing Excel and CSV files for quick engraving of nametags, product serial numbers, and other variable data projects

Additional Features
A desktop engraving machine that performs like a production class engraver
Optional center vise available that holds objects up-to 5.9” (X) by 5.8” (Y) by 1.3” (Z)
Small footprint machine with an ample 12” by 9” work area fits comfortably into offices, classrooms and workshops
Offers a safe and clean engraving solution with a fully-enclosed engraving operation

Reliability and Support
As the world leader in desktop rotary engraving devices, Roland DG offers users unmatched product performance and reliability, backed by industry-leading service and support. The DE-3 comes with a comprehensive One-Year Trouble-Free Warranty.

Roland DG’s international ISO certifications are a guarantee of exceptional quality.

At the forefront of advanced machine manufacturing for 37-years, Roland DG continues to provide practical and reliable technology with unmatched service and support.

DGSHAPE by Roland DG further builds on this reliability promise by improving user experience with fast and effortless engraving machines, designed for those just starting out and for engraving experts looking for a more intuitive solution.