Xenetech Rotary 912 Engraver

XOT Star 912 Defining Features

The Xenetech Viper 912 has a 9” by 12” (228.6 mm by 304.8 mm) engraving area and is an entry level rotary engraving system designed primarily for engraving signs, nametags, trophies, awards, small jewelry items, identification plates, and small panel faces. The system contains Xenetech’s automatic surface sensing capability that allows for flat and curved surface engraving on various materials including plastic and diamond drag or burnishing into metal. Each system includes Xenetech’s professional engraving window-based software—XGW-32, 40 engraving fonts, 2,500 engravable True-Type™ fonts, the new Viper® high productivity electronics (up to 8 ips engraving speed), touch screen keypad and a one year warranty.

Standard 1-year warranty

Technical Specifications

  • Table surface area: 9" x 12" (228.6 x 304.8 mm)
  • Footprint: 17.5" x 25" (444.5 x 635 mm)
  • Engraving area: 108 sq. in. (2,743.2 sq. mm)
  • Shipping Weight: 116 lbs. (52.67 kg)
  • Maximum spindle travel: 1" (25.4 mm); Maximum material clearance: 2.75" (69.9 mm)
  • Includes: 912 accessory pack

 Revolutionary features:


  • High performance Viper electronics with touch screen key pad

  • 8 ips and faster engraving

    State-of-the-Art motion system featuring:

  • Forward/backward by character, line and plate from Pendant
  • DC motor speed control (AC motor speed control optional.)
  • Longplate engraving capabilities from 12" x 126" in length to 25" x 700" in length (varying with machine size)
  • State-of-the-art motion control system
  • One-year warranty on Star 912, extended warranty available
  • Multi-plate and batch processing
  • Automatic surface sensing on all machines (standard)
  • Graphic job printouts
  • Ability to engrave a wide variety of materials
  • Networkable
  • 11/64", 1/4", 4 mm and 6 mm top-load and Top or bottom loading collet spindle and metric also available
  • X, Y and Z-axes resolution/repeatability standard: .000313", 
    user selectable: .000625" and .000156"
  • Spindle downfeed: mode 1) fully programmable via software, mode 2) downfeed manually set via control pendant, and mode 3) automatic surface sensing for downfeed
  • Spindle motor: 1/32 hp spindle motor 11,000 rpm
  • Viper electronics connect to free ethernet connection † Computer not included

Standard Included Features

rotary 4bearing4 Bearing 20,000 rpm spindle (collet and high speed spindle optional)

rotary auto sfcAutomatic surface sensing, senses every cutter down with an optical proximity sensor.

viperpendantTouch screen keypad: With the Viper Pendant, you have complete, touch-screen access to your engraving system. The hand-held key pad gives you the ultimate control to select jobs from the hard drive, engrave jobs (forward/reverse by character, line, plate, and job), check XYZ positioning and digital readouts, override engraving speeds, program the z axis, record job timing, and more.