Graphtec CE5000 24" Wide E-Class Cutter, 16 Characters x 1 Row LCD Display

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About Graphtec

The CE5000 24-inch Wide E-Class Cutter is cleaner, "greener" with an electronic design and manufacturing process that minimizes the environmental impact of the hardware equipment throughout its entire life cycle. The CE5000 comes standard with floor stands, rear media roll rack, ROBO Master software, Cutting Master Plug-in, plus Graphtec's ARMS (Automatic Registration Mark Sensor) system. Professional, reliable servo motors.

With faster cutting speeds and higher cutting force, you'll have the flexibility to handle a wider range of material. The USB 2.0 high speed data interface or RS232C Serial Port ensures a reliable connection to the computer, either on a Mac or Windows PC. It comes with ROBO Master Pro design software (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) and the completely new Cutting Master 2 Production Manager and Plug-in for the latest versions of CorelDRAW and Adobe Illustrator on Windows. Adobe Illustrator plug-in available for Macintosh systems.

The CE5000 deliver a maximum cutting force of 300 grams and a maximum speed of 24 inches per second (in all directions). The built-in front control panel provides complete parameter control including eight preset cutting conditions, as well as advanced features like tangential control mode, down force offset, pen up speed, blade wear monitoring and more. With a 25 pin RS-232C or the High Speed USB 2.0 control interface, the CE5000 is compatible with legacy computer systems as well as the latest PCs available now and for several years to come.

Graphtec Features

  • The control panel and LCD display provides a simple interface to adjust the machine settings. Up to eight cutting conditions can be saved for rapid recall
  • The CE5000 features a tangential control mode, enabling precise blade rotation control, ensuring square corner cuts, without rounded or lifted edges. This unsurpassed cutting quality is perfect for processing intricate designs on a variety of material
  • Cutting force is programmable: the 24" CE5000-60 has a 31-step range up to 300g
  • ROBO Master Pro and Cutting Master 2 Software Included - Windows and Mac OS X Compatible
  • USB 2.0 (1.1 backward compatible) and RS232C ports connect with virtually any computer
  • The precisely crafted media supply system, as an integrated part of the floor stand (standard for both CE5000-60 & the CE5000-120), ensures accurate loading of media material and makes demanding long-length tracking and repetitive job operations effortless
  • The CE5000's media tracking capability is further enhanced when the optional media catch basket is utilized as another integrated part of its floor stand
  • The Auto Pre-Feed function automatically unwinds and pre-feeds roll media as neede This feature enhances the plotter's tracking capability and is useful for unattended repeat jobs and long-length projects
  • With Auto Pre-Feed active, the CE5000 advances the media to a user-specified distance, upon recognition of plot data exceeding the pre-fed length

Graphtec Specifications

32-bit CPU
Microgrit Rollers, moving media
Drive system
Digital Servo Motor
Maximum cutting area
23.7 in x 164 ft (603 mm x 50 m)
Assured Accuracy
23.0 in x 16.4 ft (584 mm x 5 m)
Compatible Media widths
Min: 2 in (50 mm) Max: 28.0 in (712 mm)
Maximum Media thickness
10 mils (0.25 mm)
Maximum Cutting speed
24 in/s (60 cm/s) in all directions
Cutting Speeds
1-10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60 cm/s
Cutting Force
0.2-2.9N (20 gf to 300 gf) (31 levels)
Minimum character size
Approx. 20 point, 0.196 inches (5 mm) for alphanumeric characters (depends on the medium, font, etc.)
Mechanical resolution
0.0002 in (0.005 mm)
Programmable resolution
GP-GL: 0.01, 0.025, 0.05, 0.1 mm HP-GL: 0.025 mm
No. of Tools mountable
1 - blade or pen
Compatible Cutter type
Graphtec SuperSteel blades, 0.9mm and 1.5mm diameter.
Compatible Pen type
Graphtec Water-based fiber-tip pens
Compatible Media
Vinyl film, fluorescent, decal, light reflective (except high-luminosity), paint masking, banner, thermal transfer vinyl, flex, flock, image transfer media, vinyl print media
Serial RS-232C / USB 2.0 High Speed
Data Buffer
2 MB
Command modes
Display panel
Liquid Crystal Display (16 characters x 1 row)
Power Supply Input
100 to 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz 1.2A
Power Consumption
100 VA
Operating Environment
50 - 95 deg. F (10 - 35 deg. C), 35 - 75% RH (non-condensing)
Dimensions w/ stand (W x D x H)
33.5 x 23.0 x 39.5 in / 851 x 585 x 1004 mm
Equipment Weight w/ stand
55 lbs / 25 kg
Mfr #
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