Most aspiring sign makers have a problem picking the perfect vinyl cutter. Buying a wrong equipment will be a waste of money as well as making you frustrated. There are various aspects that you should look at before buying one.
This article gives a review of the best vinyl cutting machines and what functions they can perform. I believe that by the end of these reviews you would have an idea of which device you will buy the next time you are shopping for one.
- Our Top Picks:
- List of The Best Vinyl Cutting Machine
- 10. Silhouette Portrait 2
- 9. Circuit Expression Electronic Cutting Machine
- 8. USCutter 28-inch Vinyl Cutter with Stand
- 7. Silhouette SILHOUETTE CAMEO -3-4T Wireless Cutting Machine
- 6. Silhouette Cameo 3
- 5. USCutter 28-Inch Vinyl Cutter
- 4. Brother Electronic Cutting Machine, CM350
- 3. Silhouette Curio Cutting Tool
- 2. Cricut Explore Air 2 Mint
- 1. USCutter Vinyl Cutter MH 34inch Bundle
Our Top Picks:
List of The Best Vinyl Cutting Machine
10. Silhouette Portrait 2
The Silhouette Portrait 2 is similar to the Portrait 1 with just a handful of upgrades. This new design has incorporated an auto blade and deep-cut blade compatibility. This machine is also smaller and easily portable hence you can move with it anywhere effortlessly. It allows you to cut up to 10 feet with a lined media and has a cutting force of 200grams. This ensures that you have clean cuts avoiding distorted edges.
9. Circuit Expression Electronic Cutting Machine
This machine can be used for cutting classroom décor, scrapbooks signage and more. Its cartridge system requires no computer. The machine can cut from ¼ inch to 23- ½ inches. There is an easy-to-read LCD screen that allows you two access the various modes on how you can use the machine. The modes include; 4 functions, and portrait or landscape orientation. The complete package comes with a Plantin SchoolBook font and a shape cartridge.
8. USCutter 28-inch Vinyl Cutter with Stand
It comes with a stand that gives it a raised elevation for easy operation. Sure Cuts A Lot Pro and Cutting Software are some of the accessories that it comes with. The carriage is a versatile part of the machine in the sense that you can use the blade for cutting vinyl or ink pen for drawing on paper. Its two fully adjustable pinch-roller allow the machine to be used on a wide range of materials.
7. Silhouette SILHOUETTE CAMEO -3-4T Wireless Cutting Machine
The Silhouette SILHOUETTE CAMEO -3-4T Wireless Cutting Machine cuts a variety of material ranging from vinyl, fabric, and cardstock. It has a dual carriage for multi-tool use and a higher 2mm clearance for cutting thicker materials. This awesome device also has the ability to cut any material that measures up to 12 inches wide and feet long. Its Bluetooth capabilities allow for neat cable management since they are few cables connecting it your computer.
6. Silhouette Cameo 3
Internet connectivity is required to download software that is needed to operate the device. However, for operation, you don’t need it. This model of Silhouette is user-friendly and will allow you to create your own designs using any font in your computer. You also have the opportunity to shop for more Silhouette Designs in the Silhouette Design Store. Cameo is capable of registering and cutting printed materials. It is also PixScan Compatible and is USB compatible for cutting design on USB devices.
5. USCutter 28-Inch Vinyl Cutter
This is the beginner’s value bundle that allows you to cut vinyl measuring up to 28 inches wide. It has two fully adjustable pinch-rollers that will allow you to use a wide range of materials. Its superior ball-bearing dual roller is durable allowing you to perform numerous operations without the need to replace it. The machine also has the Roland compatible blade holder that will give any user access to the most economical blades available.
4. Brother Electronic Cutting Machine, CM350
The Brother Electronic Cutting Machine, CM350 is among the high-end vinyl cutter on the market today. It has a 300 DPI scanner that allows for turning of scanned images into unique cut designs. For you to easily select different functions there is a 4.85-inch touchscreen. This screen also allows you to edit designs without the need to go back to your computer. This CM350 allows for multiple connectivity either wirelessly or through a USB cable to your computer.
3. Silhouette Curio Cutting Tool
The Curio version of the Silhouette Vinyl cutters takes a giant leap forward thanks to its advanced features. This model boasts of three types of embossing that include print and emboss, score and emboss and path emboss. When used with Silhouette’s new deep blade, it will allow you to cut up to 2mm thick of materials. Curio also has a 5 mm clearance for cutting thicker materials.
2. Cricut Explore Air 2 Mint
This machine will be your go-to DIY cutting machine once you purchase it. It allows for the making of cool custom vinyl stickers, bespoke home décor, unique card and many more designs. You can upload your images free-of-charge for printing or you can select from Cricut’s wide range of designs and projects. With this machine, you can create and design from any platform i.e. whether pc, tablet, Android, and iOS devices.
1. USCutter Vinyl Cutter MH 34inch Bundle
This vinyl rank is among the best that you can get on the market today. It features a 34 inch Cutter, VinylMaster Cut and Cut Software for making great designs. Its three fully adjustable pinch rollers allow anyone using the device to use a flexible range of materials. It also has a superior ball bearing dual roller media roller system that ensures that it last for long. It is Roland blade compatible giving you access to the most economical blades.
Whether you are looking for a vinyl cutter for commercial use, domestic use, or an entry-level vinyl graphics machine, we have it for sale in various stores. Our products are made from sturdy materials for durability. Make an order for one today and I can assure you that you will get value for your money.