General

Free up disk space
To regain some free space, do any or all of the following:  Delete all GCODE files you no longer need: For each laser job, a GCODE file is created, which...
Mon, 17 Sep, 2018 at 5:09 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
Warning Message: “Unsupported elements in SVG”
When you place a SVG design on the working area you may get some warning message like this: “Unsupported elements in SVG: ‘#some_element_name’ The SVG fil...
Wed, 24 Oct, 2018 at 4:04 PM
Save Custom Material Settings
You can save your own material settings within Mr Beam II. (Required software versions: MrBeam Plugin 0.1.52 or higher.) What does it do? It saves...
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018 at 10:41 AM
Total Job Duration
After a laser job is done you can see a total job duration on the Laser Job Finished screen: If you want to save this information for later, make sure...
Fri, 25 Jan, 2019 at 12:19 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
Pierce Time
Piercing Time is the time at which Mr Beam II burns into the material at the beginning of each new line or shape without moving the laser head.  If cut or...
Mon, 8 Apr, 2019 at 2:06 PM
How to login
To use your Mr Beam II you have to log in with your access data (email address and password). Security Feature This is a security feature to prevent pe...
Tue, 29 Oct, 2019 at 10:51 AM
How to clean a laser head
Why does the laser head get dirty in the first place and how do you know it is time to clean it? The dirt residue resulting from cutting and engraving ...
Thu, 16 May, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Software Channels
Introduced with MrBeam Plugin version 0.2.0 We're introducing the ability to choose between two software channels. The idea is to give you the opt...
Thu, 23 May, 2019 at 10:39 AM