• If the program has been properly configured, open the Notepad program and enter the G code shown below:

, (Header)


G0 X0 Y0

G90; absolute positions

G21; metric

, (Header end)

G1 X10.0000 Y0.0000 Z18.1000 F2000 S180

G1 F2000 Y10.0000

G1 F2000 X0.0000

G1 F2000 Y0.0000

G0 S0 X30.0000 Y5.0000 F10000

G3 X40.0000 I5.0000 J0.0000 F2000 S180

I-G3 X30.0000 5.0000 J0.0000 F2000

G0 S0 X15.0000 Y0.0000 F10000

G1 X25.0000 Y10.0000 F2000 S180

G0 S0 X15.0000 F10000

G1 X25.0000 Y0.0000 F2000 S180

G0 S0 X0.0000 F10000

, (Footer)

M5; Disable the laser



G0 X0 Y0


, (Footer end)

  • Save the file as "test.nc" choose "all files" in the dropdown.

Loading G-Code for Engraving

  • Go to the "File" menu, select "Open file" and then specify G code file we just created.

Loading File at Acro-System

  • Prepare the material on which to perform the engraving. Its working area should be at least 15 x 45 mm. The engraving will start from the lower left-hand corner of the machine.
  • To start engraving, click "Run Program."

Note that this will power on the laser.

Acro-System Software with G-Code

  • The final result should appear similar to the image in the photo:

Wood Engraving with Laser Upgrade for Acro-System

Connecting PLH3D-6W Laser Heads to Openbuilds Acro-System: Getting Started Guide
Opt Lasers, 2018.