With this laser upgrade kit you can take your CNC router to the next level. This laser will produce 3.8W of power at MFG recommeded settings of 2.5 amps. More than enough power to engrave on wood, leather acrylics and much more. It will also cut thin material, wood, foam and acrylics, cork, ect. All software is included to run laser. Laser does not need to be removed when using the router, both stay attached use the router then switch to the laser to finish your project.