2 • TUTORIAL GOALS
MASTERCAM X6 WELCOME TO MASTERCAM
IMPORTANT: Screen colors in the tutorial pictures were modified to
enhance image quality; they may not match your Mastercam settings or
the tutorial results. These color differences do not affect the lesson or
the exercise results.
General Tutorial Requirements
All Mastercam tutorials have the following general requirements:
ɷ You must be comfortable using the Windows
ɷ The tutorials cannot be used with Mastercam Demo/Home Learning
Edition (HLE). The Demo/HLE file format (EMCX-6) is different from
Mastercam (MCX-6), and basic Mastercam functions, such as file
conversions and posting, are unavailable.
ɷ Each lesson in the tutorial builds on the mastery of preceding lesson’s skills.
We recommend that you complete them in order.
ɷ Focus Series and Exploring Series tutorials require, at minimum, a mastery of
the basic Mastercam skills taught in the Getting Started Series modules. A
general knowledge of machining principals and practices is also required.
ɷ You must have a seat of Mastercam X6 Design or higher to complete most of
the tutorials in the Getting Started Series.
ɷ The Basic 2D Machining module in the Getting Started Series requires, at
minimum, a seat of Mill Entry or Router Entry.
ɷ The Basic 3D Machining module in the Getting Started Series requires Mill
Level 3 or Router Pro.
ɷ Additional files may accompany a tutorial. Unless the tutorial provides
specific instructions on where to place these files, store them in a folder that
can be accessed from the Mastercam workstation, either with the tutorial or
in any location that you prefer.
ɷ The Getting Started Series tutorials are available in an Adobe
compatible video format. Additional tutorial videos may also be available.
Contact your local Mastercam Reseller for more information.
ɷ You must install Adobe Flash Player to display tutorial videos. You can
download Adobe Flash Player from www.adobe.com