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Cricut Plotters

Postby dgdave » Sat Jul 11, 2009 3:42 pm

Anyone use one or have any expirience with one?

My bday is coming up and I may try to get one of these.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby AciDBatH666 » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:05 pm

Never heard of it. But I don't have a lot of experience with anything other than the Procut Cr630 that I own.
Good luck finding info, I had TONS of trouble getting ANY reviews on the one I got and just ordered it on a whim figuring I'm savvy enough to figure it all out on my own.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby dgdave » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:14 pm

They are on info-mercials and walmart. They have one for about $250 and will be wide enough. They cut vinyl.

The plus side to it is that my wife wants one to for scrapbooking.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby JohnnyB » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:25 pm

I've looked into them.
THEY CAN'T IMPORT IMAGES!!
They run on a cartridge system. You're limited to what cartridges they have available.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby dgdave » Sat Jul 11, 2009 5:44 pm

Well that blows. Thanks, johnny!
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby marmoset » Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:54 pm

JohnnyB wrote:I've looked into them.
THEY CAN'T IMPORT IMAGES!!
They run on a cartridge system. You're limited to what cartridges they have available.


Ditto. I'm working on a hack to allow custom images... fool the machine into thinking your data is coming from a cartridge.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby Jesse B 707 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 2:32 pm

yeah i was all hyped to get one a couple months back and then i figured out that you have to use their garbage images :?
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby Solty » Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:08 pm

i thought about that with my wife's Cricut....but i will leave it be...as her scrapbooking tool :)
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby hippiediscdude » Thu Jul 16, 2009 6:39 pm

You can pick one of these up for a lil more than the price of the cricut. I know you can import images and all that stuff. Would be a great start if you got the extra cash.
http://www.uscutter.com/USCutter-MH-Vin ... _p_25.html
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby TEX » Thu Jul 16, 2009 8:27 pm

hippiediscdude wrote:You can pick one of these up for a lil more than the price of the cricut. I know you can import images and all that stuff. Would be a great start if you got the extra cash.
http://www.uscutter.com/USCutter-MH-Vin ... _p_25.html


Awesome, been looking for a good plotter. Thanks for the site.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby hippiediscdude » Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:54 am

Keep in mind that these are on the low end as far as plotters go. But with a little tinkering and some wasted vinyl you can get them dialed in and produce some really sweet stuff! Definitely worth the money in my opinion.
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby pembertonian » Fri Jan 22, 2010 3:39 pm

i'm not sure if anybody's already posted this but cricuts work great. just need to buy an additional piece of software like sure-cuts-a-lot or make the cut- both allow you to connect your cricut to a pc and import any svg you'd like. here's one I've done with it. Image
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby gator » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:02 pm

These cricuts can handle vinyl?
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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby marmoset » Sun Jan 24, 2010 8:03 pm

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Re: Cricut Plotters

Postby pointdisc » Mon Jan 25, 2010 1:36 pm

This is probably the best plotter to use for the money, hands down --> Awesome cheap plotter!

plotters are cool too, yo
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