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First steps

You've come to the right place if you've just bought your Mr Beam. These articles will tell you where to start.


What materials can be lasered is one of the most important aspects of a laser cutter. Here you can find out exactly that, with some useful tips on how to work with them.

Laser parameter

Laser parameters allow a laser cutter to adapt to the processing of different materials. In this section, you will learn what these laser parameters do and how you can best use them.

Hardware and Software usage

In this articles we will show you some of the most important functions, but also tips and tricks on how you can use your laser cutter even more efficiently.

Maintenance and hardware support

To ensure that your Mr Beam always works perfectly, minor maintenance work needs to be carried out from time to time. If something does go wrong, you've also come to the right place.

Software support

The Mr Beam software has a lot of features to enhance your experience. To keep it that way, we've already solved potential problems here.

My laser-cut circles are not perfectly round. What can I do?

If circles or other objects are no longer as accurate as you are used to, you will usually find a remedy in this article.

Warning Message: “Unsupported elements in SVG”

Something is not quite right with this notification in the software. In this article, we will get to the bottom of it.

I want to cut a file, but I only see options for engraving

You may not be able to cut paths in your file, but only engrave them. You can find out what this could be due to in this article.

Camera preview inaccurate: Laser engraves only with offset

Einige Faktoren können die Genauigkeit deiner Kameravorschau beeinträchtigen. Welche das sind und wie du sie ausmerzen kannst, erklären wir in diesem Artikel. 

Tips for placing designs on the workspace

In this article you will learn everything about placing designs on the workspace. This includes not only the exact alignment, but also the correct handling in BeamOS and a few other tips.