Tutorials and usage

Practice examples and useful information for setting up files for Mr Beam. Difference between various file format and types of graphics. Tutorials with tips and tricks, and beautiful laser projects. A treasure for beginners, but also includes secret gems for advanced users.

GCode: What is it?
GCode is the data format that Mr Beam uses internally.  It contains all the parameters you used for a particular job, as well as all designs and their posi...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 12:56 PM
What is a print resolution (dpi) of the Mr Beam engravings?
Mr Beam has a positioning accuracy of 10 points per millimeter, which corresponds to 250 dpi. In most cases, however, the imaging accuracy of the material ...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 12:57 PM
Can anyone see or copy the designs I use on my Mr Beam?
Users privacy and independence are very important to us. Therefore, your design files will not be transferred either to the Mr Beam Lasers or any other serv...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 12:58 PM
Design Store
Design Store is where you will find a selection of laser files, which you can buy and download. After a successful purchase, the files will be automatically...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 1:06 PM
How-to: Export an SVG file from Adobe Illustrator
When you export an SVG file in Adobe Illustrator, you will see multiple options and settings to choose from. With some export options Mr Beam software fails...
Thu, 14 Apr, 2022 at 1:08 PM
How-To: Engrave on stainless steel
For some time now, Mr Beam has offered the option of engraving black anodized aluminum. The laser removes the anodized aluminum so that the metallic look un...
Fri, 6 May, 2022 at 10:48 AM