Tutorials and usage

Set up a file for lasercutting and engraving
This article guide you through the set-up of a file for lasercutting and engraving with Mr Beam. We will look into following topics: 1. Colour-handling ...
Fri, 28 Feb, 2020 at 11:09 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 process?
Mr Beam 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 (SVG,...
Tue, 21 Jul, 2020 at 10:59 AM
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
How-To: Make a stamp
In this tutorial we will show you how to create your own stamps with your Mr Beam. If you are looking for a suitable stamp rubber, we have got an ecologic...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 10:53 AM
How-To: position your workpiece accurately to the millimeter
In this tutorial we are going to show you how to position your laser file precisely on the Mr Beam working area, if you need alignment which is accurate t...
Wed, 5 Aug, 2020 at 2:08 PM
How-To: engrave a photograph
In this tutorial we will show you how to optimize a photograph for engraving with a picture editing program, and which laser parameters to pay attention t...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 10:43 AM
How-To: Engrave a Mirror
With your Mr Beam you can engrave the backside of a mirror! In this tutorial we will show you how to set up your picture file, before starting with eng...
Wed, 5 Aug, 2020 at 5:42 PM