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==Purple Black Vinyl Cutter==
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| Name = Purple Black Vinyl Cutter
It's provided here to assist in using a common format for documenting equipment in the i3 Detroit wiki.<br>
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| Owner = 100% Nick Briksy
===Ownership===
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| Instructions =  
100% Nick Briksy<br/>
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#Design your sticker,sign, or shirt.&nbsp; You will need access to vector graphics software to do this. (Illustrator, Coral Draw, Inkscape, or SK1)
===Documentation===
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#Export as a vector format, but not SVG. (At least for Inkscape, EPS format works well.)
No link yet  :(
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#Turn on cutter at the power strip and the red switch on its left side.
 
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#Use the V+/V-/F+/F- arrow keys to set speed to 8 in/s and force to 30g.
==How to&nbsp;Use the Vinyl Cutter<br>==
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#Move the 3 levers in the back to the up position so you can feed in the vinyl.
 
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#Vinyl feeds face-up, in from the back and out the front. The cut will start at the silver stylus - position accordingly.
To use the Vinyl cutter:
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#You will want to use vinyl wide enough to fit under at least 2 of the rollers, so that it doesn't twist while cutting.
 
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#Move the 3 levers in the back to the down position to hold the vinyl in place.
#Design your sticker,sign, or shirt.&nbsp; You will need access to vector graphics software to do this. (Illustrator, Coral Draw, Inkscape,or SK1)  
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#Open FlexiSign Pro and import your file.  (Don't worry about size and position just yet. TWSS.)
#Cut your vinyl.  
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#File->Cut/Plot... (Ctrl+L)
#Pay for the vinyl you cut ($1 per linear Foot sign vinyl and $2.50 per linear foot for shirt vinyl).
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#If asked, choose "MH-721_3@COM4"
#Weed and apply transfer paper or apply to shirt with heat press.<br>  
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#In the Cut/Plot dialog, you can adjust size and position. (The bottom-right corner corresponds to the silver stylus / origin.)
 
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#Click the "Send" button at the bottom-right to print/cut.
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#After the cut is finished, move the 3 levers in the back to the up position so you can remove the vinyl.
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#Pay for the vinyl you cut ($1 per linear Foot sign vinyl and $2.50 per linear foot for shirt vinyl. Scraps are free.
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#Use a pen knife to to crop to size if necessary. Scraps can go in the scrap bin.
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#Use picks to peel out the vinyl that you don't want in the final product.
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#Apply transfer tape to the surface, carefully lift the sticker from its backing using the tape, and apply to target of choice, squeegeeing out any air bubbles.
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#Or for shirt vinyl, apply to shirt with heat press.<br>  
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Revision as of 10:09, 25 November 2012



Purple Black Vinyl Cutter

Basic Info

  • Ownership: 100% Nick Briksy
  • Location: not specified'
  • What it looks like:

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Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: not specified
  • Part Number: not specified

Documentation

not specified

Rules

Be excellent to each other!

Instructions

  1. Design your sticker,sign, or shirt.  You will need access to vector graphics software to do this. (Illustrator, Coral Draw, Inkscape, or SK1)
  2. Export as a vector format, but not SVG. (At least for Inkscape, EPS format works well.)
  3. Turn on cutter at the power strip and the red switch on its left side.
  4. Use the V+/V-/F+/F- arrow keys to set speed to 8 in/s and force to 30g.
  5. Move the 3 levers in the back to the up position so you can feed in the vinyl.
  6. Vinyl feeds face-up, in from the back and out the front. The cut will start at the silver stylus - position accordingly.
  7. You will want to use vinyl wide enough to fit under at least 2 of the rollers, so that it doesn't twist while cutting.
  8. Move the 3 levers in the back to the down position to hold the vinyl in place.
  9. Open FlexiSign Pro and import your file. (Don't worry about size and position just yet. TWSS.)
  10. File->Cut/Plot... (Ctrl+L)
  11. If asked, choose "MH-721_3@COM4"
  12. In the Cut/Plot dialog, you can adjust size and position. (The bottom-right corner corresponds to the silver stylus / origin.)
  13. Click the "Send" button at the bottom-right to print/cut.
  14. After the cut is finished, move the 3 levers in the back to the up position so you can remove the vinyl.
  15. Pay for the vinyl you cut ($1 per linear Foot sign vinyl and $2.50 per linear foot for shirt vinyl. Scraps are free.
  16. Use a pen knife to to crop to size if necessary. Scraps can go in the scrap bin.
  17. Use picks to peel out the vinyl that you don't want in the final product.
  18. Apply transfer tape to the surface, carefully lift the sticker from its backing using the tape, and apply to target of choice, squeegeeing out any air bubbles.
  19. Or for shirt vinyl, apply to shirt with heat press.

Other References

not specified

Maintenance

not specified

Things that Need to be Done

not specified

FAQs

none yet



Operator Name Skill
Rocco Marras Vinyl Guru Zone Warden
Nate Warnick ok
Dustin White pretty good
Bacon The leader of the Vinyl Revolution
Fireman Dave Master Vinyl Cutter