What is a vinyl cutter” is a frequently asked questions on the internet. As a professional manufacturer, Vicsign will tell you the answer today.
Vinyl cutter is a machine that controlled by computer or some program and can cut words or image on some kind of materials like vinyl, sticky notes and plastic film. Vinyl cutter also called cutting plotter.
Vinyl cutter belongs to terminal equipment. The user can issue commands through the computer to the machine and cutting plotter driven and controlled by the computer work. Mainly using their own plotter cutter cutting, according to the computer application design text or images, by instruction in flexible media (such as: paper, PVC films and plastic film, etc.) in accordance with the requirements of the Directive cutting.
By motor: with servo motor and with stepper motor
By operating: Automatic cutting and manual cutting
By what it can cut: Letter cutting and image contour cutting
How to use
User first need to installed a graphic editing software compatible with the cutting plotter in the computer and then enter the text or make good the required graphics. After completion of the required engraved design content, the user issue commands to the cutting plotter through computer. The knife will cut the words and image on the object(vinyl, sticker, decal and so on). Cutting plotter also can be used to cut paper or carved paper thin metallic substances inside.
Plotter installation steps are as follows:
1, open the box, first clean out the tape and plotter car crash fixed object;
2, with the supplied power cable to connect the plotter and a power outlet;
3, using the supplied communication cable connection and computer cutting plotter;
4, the tool holder or pen holder insert plotter car holder, fasten the knife block or a pen holder;
5.Turn on the power;
6.Place the media, put pressure wheel (Note: press the edge of the wheel should be located in the medium, and to ensure the position does not deviate from the work area);
7, setting parameters (PC portion of the set: a, select the model; b, port and set the flow system set plotter mode selected:. A, set the coordinate origin; b, adjust the tool depth, etc.);
8, plotter self-test;
9, transmission of data through the computer detects plotter, normal output is the ready.
Power is generally used in 220V. 50Hz. Before power connection, first make sure the vinyl cutter power switch is in the off position, then plug the power cord into the plotter’s power socket and the other end connected to a power outlet.
When not working, first turn off the power, and then unplug it from the outlet, pulling out the plug is not allowed when energized. And keep the force slightly to protect the connector.
Restarting the machine should not be 30 seconds less than it was powered off.
The end of the parallel cable (pin-shaped plug) is coupled to the computer’s parallel socket and plug with locking screw manually carried, locking the plug in the socket; the other end is coupled to the plotter’s parallel socket, and use parallel sockets steel buckle on the plug and socket firmly fastened.
The end of the serial cable (pinhole plugs) is coupled to the computer serial socket, the other end is coupled to the serial plotter outlet and plug manually brought with locking screw, plug the cable ends are locked in the socket on. String, optionally, a parallel cable, you can work properly.
Installed in the turret engraved pen nib exposed knife seat height should be adjusted appropriately, according to the thickness of the material to adjust, if the tip is too long or too short, drawing quality can not be guaranteed. To do this, you brought a random drawing pen.
How to choose the cutting plotter
1.Pre-sales services: business is trustworthy and company is certified
2.Service: Full after-sale service and warranty