The Craft ROBO Pro (CE5000-40) is a 15” desktop sized vinyl cutter by Graphtec that's simply ideal for hobby use
by designers and crafters because of
its compact size, light weight,
ease of use, and versatility. But it's also an ideal cutting plotter for serious professionals!
It's equipped with an advanced automatic registration mark sensor, so it can cut graphics printed from standard desktop and color laser printers. Craft ROBO Brochure (pdf)
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Craft ROBO Pro is perfect for all kinds of media cutting applications including vinyl, heat and image transfers, contour cut (die cut) stickers, labels, wrappers, gift/hang tags, scrapbooking, package design mock-ups, architectural & educational 3D modeling, stencil cutting for paint, sandblast & etching masking plus more. The Craft ROBO Pro cutting plotter is ideal for decorative media and heat transfer applications, personalized gift packaging, graphic design packaging mock-up, card making and many more products. With this vinyl cutter, you can produce high quality, custom apparel graphics and personalized gifts with minimal investment.
Craft ROBO Pro includes Graphtec's exclusive Automatic Registration Mark Sensor, which enables the cutter to detect registration marks printed on many kinds of media, then automatically contour cut (die cut) around the printed image. The built-in control panel and LCD menu display allows quick access to advanced settings and controls. The cutting speed, force, and offset value can be pre-programmed for each of the materials you cut.
- 15 inch desktop sized cutting plotter for serious hobbyists or pros looking for portability
- Media cutting applications: vinyl, heat/image transfer media, contour cut stickers, scapbooking
- Includes ROBO Master Pro design software & Cutting Master plug-in for Adobe Illustrator/Corel Draw
- If using Cutting Master plug-in, you must have Adobe Illustrator/Corel Draw (not included)
Why do I need a carrier sheet for cutting paper and card stock?
A carrier sheet is for cutting anything that doesn't have a release liner. Vinyl cutters are typically designed to cut only media (vinyl) with a release liner. The cutter blade cuts through the top layer of the vinyl and adhesive but does not cut all the way through penetrating the liner. If the blade were to cut through the liner, eventually there would be damage to the teflon strip. The strip would become scarred and uneven and there would no longer be a flat surface under the vinyl. This would make the depth of the cuts inconsistent.
Yet obviously, to cut paper and card stock, the blade must cut all the way through the material. To accomplish this without damaging the teflon strip, the Craft ROBO Pro needs to be used with the patented Graphtec carrier sheet. The user places paper or card stock on the carrier sheet (which is coated with a low tack adhesive) to hold it in place. This enables the user to cut without damaging or scarring the cutter protection strip. Carrier sheets are available for a small charge.
||Craft ROBO Pro CE5000-40-CRP
|Maximum cutting range
||14.76 inches x 164 ft (375 mm x 50 m)
|Effective sheet width
||19 inches (484 mm) max, 2 inches (50 mm) min
||0.2–2.9N (20 gf to 300 gf) (31 levels)
|Maximum Cutting speed
||24 inches/second (600 mm/s) in all directions
|No. of pens mountable
||Film media : 10 mils (0.25 mm) or less in thickness
Kent paper up to 238 g/m2drawing paper, postcards, scrapbooking paper; inkjet photo paper
(Not all types of media can be cut)
RS-232C/USB 2.0 (Full Speed)
||100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
||10 to 35 deg. C, 35 to 75 % R.H. (non-condensing)
|Guaranteed operating environment
||16 to 32 deg. C, 35 to 70 % R.H. (non-condensing)
(W x D x H)
|Approx. 24.53 x 11.22 x 8.78 inches (623 x 285 x 223 mm)
||Approx. 20.2 lbs (9.4 kg)
|Corresponding operating systems
||Windows XP / 2000, MacOS 9.X to 10.X *2*3