Tutorials and usage

Can Mr Beam II engrave on rounded material? (eg. on a cup)
Round materials are not possible, cup would not fit below the laser. Maximum object height is 38mm / 1.4".
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Is it possible to cut and engrave in one step?
Cutting and engraving in one step is possible. First the engraving will be done, then the cutting.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Focusing the laser head
Focusing the laser head is required to achieve optimal results with your Mr Beam II.  Since the laser light leaves the laser head in a cone shape, there is...
Mon, 24 Sep, 2018 at 6:16 PM
What kind of files can Mr Beam II process?
Mr Beam II can process SVG, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, PCX and DXF. Pixel based graphics (JPG, PNG, BMP, PCX) can be engraved but not cut.  Vector graphics (S...
Mon, 1 Jul, 2019 at 2:55 PM
Is it correct that the positioning camera is only useful with the lid open?
Correct. If you close the lid, the preview picture is already taken and you are not able to move the item until you open it again.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
Is it possible to adjust the depth or power of the laser?
You can vary the laser's intensity and the speed. Those two parameters will affect the depth of a cut.
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
GCode: What is it?
GCode is the data format that Mr Beam II uses internally.  It contains all the parameters you used for a particular job as well as all designs and their posi...
Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 11:49 AM
Is it possible to cut thicker materials by running a cutting cycle, leaving the material in place, and rerunning the same cycle?
Yes, it is possible. But some materials will get burned edges from this procedure. Especially light woods do not stand the multiple heat injection very well...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
What is a print resolution (dpi) of the Mr Beam II engravings?
Mr Beam II has a positioning accuracy of 10 points per millimeter, which corresponds to 250 dpi. In most cases, however, the imaging accuracy of the materia...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM
How can I cut out a lettering? Mr Beam II only shows me the option to engrave.
Yes, fonts as such can only be engraved on the Mr Beam surface. To cut a font, it must be laid out as the path of a vector graphic (e.g., SVG). Cutting font...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 7:47 PM