Have you ever struggled to weed a graphic cut from thick material like Glitter T-shirt film or sandblast stencil? If so, you may not be making full use of your plotter’s capabilities. For professional Graphtec and Q series users, there is an easy fix for this problem called tangential emulation. What is tangential emulation and how does it work?
Many aspiring sign makers spend lots of time selecting the right cutter, then buy the least expensive software available. Only after they’ve setup the equipment do they realize that they don’t have the design tools they need to meet the demands of their waiting customers. How can you avoid this common pitfall? What software features do you need? How do you decide which level to purchase to keep from limiting the growth of your startup? We presents the answers in this article: A basic buyer’s guide to Vinyl Express® LXi sign software.
Definition of plethora: Excess, superfluity; also : profusion, abundance, ginormous amount. See Lxi vinyl cutter drivers. Okay, that’s not really the textbook definition of plethora. But the enormous number of cutters supported by LXi software is a definitive plethora: a whole bunch. A mess of cutters. Just how many cutter drivers does LXI have? Why […]
For more than 35 years, SIGNWarehouse and Vinyl Express have offered the sign industry the exceptional value of brand name quality at warehouse prices. We use our buying power to partner with respected manufacturers like Graphtec, MUTOH, and SAI to deliver top quality performance without the premium price. The purest expression of that winning business […]
What is the big difference between the R series Vinyl Express cutter, which sells for hundreds, and the Q series Vinyl cutter that is in thousands? What is special about the Q series that makes them so much higher priced? This post answers that question.
One of our most frequently asked questions comes from the legions of CorelDRAW users. They have grown fond of their graphic design software and want to know if we have a vinyl cutter that can output their designs directly from CorelDRAW. The short answer is Yes. The longer blog-worthy answer is Yes,… but. Meaning Yes, […]