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GX-500 PRO Vinyl Cutter

Signs, POS and Graphics

Roland has been leading the way in the sign industry for more than 25 years. Whether you need a cut vinyl sign, printed and contour-cut decal or window sign, or full-colour POS Displays, Roland has the reliable, trouble-free equipment to shift your business into high gear.

Roland’s market leading sign solutions are designed to be easy to use, highly reliable and very economic-fitting perfectly into businesses that need to deliver quality every time. Our flexible VersaCAMM print and cut technologies don’t compromise on durability, accuracy or speed. The Roland CAMM range of dedicated high-precision, high-speed film cutting systems have set the industry benchmarks for reliability and ease of use. And, our SOLJET Pro III series printers deliver photographic quality, guaranteed durability and wide materials compatibility to the most demanding users.

For high volume production printing our Roland AdvancedJet printers have a maximum print speed of 90m²/hr (104" AJ-1000i) and 81m²/hr. (74" AJ-740i). The AdvancedJet AJ-i series has redefined the standards for high-volume production printing and is ideal for applications such as trade show graphics, banners, billboards, outdoor signage and other durable graphics - producing brilliant six-colour CMYK+LcLm graphics on both coated and uncoated media.

Print & CutPrinted & Contour Cut Signs and Vinyl

Roland VersaCAMM, VersaUV and SolJet printer/cutters feature Roland’s renowned print/cut technology that facilitates a one-step seamless production cycle for both the high-resolution printing and contour cutting required to produce sophisticated sign graphics, as well as labels, decals, vehicle graphics and more.

Roland offers a complete line of professional GX series cutters for vinyl signs, vehicle graphics, window tinting, labels, stencils and pinstriping applications. Roland’s optical registration system makes it fast and easy to contour cut full colour pre-printed graphics for print/cut applications as well. Contour cut a variety of materials including paint mask, window film, twill, heat transfers and sandblast. Choose from our high-performance GX PRO series and the more compact GX-24 desktop model. For signmaking on the go, check out our popular STIKA portable vinyl cutters.

Metallic Effects

Winner of the DPI 2009 Product of the Year award in the Ink Category, Metallic Silver ECO-SOL MAX ink makes it easier and more affordable than ever for you to print true metallic colors for dramatic effect and high profit margins. Featured in SOLJET PRO III XC-540MT and VersaCAMM VS-640 printer/cutters, Metallic Silver ECO-SOL MAX can be printed as a spot colour for vibrant silver text and graphics or combined with CMYK to create an entire spectrum of metallic hues including gold, bronze and a host of pearlescent colours. This breakthrough silver ink technology delivers high density and enables you to produce premium labels, decals and packaging prototypes that command premium prices.

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  • GX-500 PRO Vinyl Cutter

    In addition to Roland’s legendary reliability, the GX Pro offers enhanced versatility and ease of use. Vehicle graphics, window tint, signage, stencils and even pinstriping come out looking crisp and clean. But that’s just the beginning! Its ability to contour cut pre-printed graphics lets you create professional vehicle wraps and even heat transfers for garments.

    Feature Summary

    • Up to 1195mm (47”) Cutting Width
    • Cutting material up to 850 mm per second for maximum productivity
    • Mechanical resolution of 0.0125 mm/step guarantees precision results
    • Max down force of 350 grams for top performance with the thickest materials
    • Optical registration system facilitates accurate contour cutting
    • Roland CutStudio™ Software included
    • Speed & Precision

      SpeedGX Pro vinyl cutters use digital servomotors to achieve maximum accuracy and cutting speeds up to 850 mm per second. The professional-grade cutter also features a curve-smoothing function that allows precise cutting even at high speeds. The result is faster production and better looking graphics.

    • Materials

      GX-500From 90 to 1372 mm (54”) wide, the GX-500 accepts a wide range of materials. It cuts vinyl, paint mask, reflective vinyls, twill, heat transfer and sandblast material.

    • Cutting Printed Graphics

      The GX Pro includes an optical registration system that automatically recognizes printer crop marks to create a powerful and cost-effective print and cut solution. Use your existing printer to create professional graphics and the GX Pro cutter to contour cut for vehicle wraps and even heat transfers for garments.

    • Front & Rear Media Loading

      MediaWith front and rear loading, you can feed media backward for a specified page distance, then cut and feed the media forward. In addition to the standard media holder, three optional hangers let users load two rolls on the front and two rolls on the back. This feature saves time and space.

    • Easy Operation

      Control PanelThe front panel on the GX Pro includes buttons for frequently used settings such as blade force, cutting speed and origin point. It stores cutting conditions for up to eight pre-set jobs, including cutting speed, blade compensation, blade force, tool movement speed during tool-up and cutting mode.

    • CutStudio Software

      CutStudioGX Pro vinyl cutters include Roland CutStudio design software. CutStudio lets designers quickly and easily enlarge, reduce, re-position, rotate and mirror images. BMP, JPG, STX, AI, and EPS file formats are all supported.

      The GX Pro series works with all professional sign making software. The latest plugins for Adobe Illustrator (Mac and PC) and Corel Draw (PC) are also included.

    • Roland Reliability

      ISORoland cutters have earned worldwide reputation for reliable performance and outstanding results. Today, like all Roland products, they come with an international ISO certification. This signals Roland’s commitment to offering top quality products backed up with first-rate customer service and a wide variety of supplies and accessories.

    Signage

    Roland has been leading the way in signage for more than 25 years.

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    Labels & Decals

    Roland Print & cut technology has revolutionised label & decal printing.

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    Custom Apparel

    Create customised apparel with R-Wear from Diamante, rhinestones and transfers.

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    Vehicle Graphics

    State-of-the-art inkjet printer/cutters and vinyl cutters to give you a competitive edge.

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    Education

    Prepare students for careers using Rolands market leading products.

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    MODEL GX-300 GX-400 GX-500
    Cutting method Media-movement method
    Driving method Digital control servo motor
    Maximum cutting area 737 x 24,998mm
    (29 x 984-1/8")
    1000 x 24,998mm
    (39 x 984-1/8")
    1195 x 24,998mm
    (47 x 984-1/8")
    Acceptable media width 50 to 915mm
    (2 to 36")
    90 to 1178mm
    (3-1/2 to 46")
    90 to 1372mm
    (3-1/2 to 54")
    Maximum cutting speed During cutting: 850mm/sec. (33ips) [in all directions]
    During tool-up: 1202mm/sec (47 ips) [in 45º direction]
    Cutting force 20 to 350 gf
    Mechanical resolution 0.0125mm/step (0.00049"/step)
    Software resolution 0.025mm/step (0.00098"/step)
    Distance accuracy Error of less than ± 0.2% of distance traveled, or 0.1mm (0.00039"), whichever is greater
    Repetition accuracy 0.1mm or less (excluding stretching/contraction of the material)
    Range for assured repetition accuracy
    For materials with a width exceeding 610mm (24"): Length: 4000mm (157-7/16") (GX-400/500 only)
    For materials with a width of 610mm (24") or less: Length: 8000mm (314-15/16")
    Interface Serial (RS-232C compatible), USB (Rev. 1.1)
    Buffer size 8MB (2MB for re-plot buffer)
    Power supply AC 100V to 240V +/- 10% 50/60Hz 1.2A AC 100V to 240V =/- 10% 50/60Hz 1.1A
    Power consumption Approx. 95W Approx. 100W
    Acoustic noise level Cutting mode: under 62 dB (A) Standby Mode: under 40 dB (A) (According to ISO 7779)
    Dimensions with stand 1144(W) x 727(D) x 1113mm (H)
    [45-1/16(W) x 28-5/8(D) x 43-13/16"(H)]
    1407(W) x 727(D) x 1113mm(H)
    [55-3/8(W) x 28-5/8(D) x 43-13/16"(H)]
    1602(W) x 727(D) x 1113mm (H)
    [63-1/16(W) x 28-5/8(D) x 43-13/16(H)]
    Weight with stand 44 kg (97lb.) 51 kg (112.4lb.) 55 kg (121.2 lb.)
    Operating temperature 5 to 40°C (41 to 104°F)
    Operating humidity 35 to 80% (non-condensing)
    Standard accessories Power cord, blade, blade holder, alignment tool, cable clamp, replacement blade for separating knife,  Roland Software Package CD-ROM (CutStudio design software, plug-ins for CorelDraw 10/11/12 and Adobe Illustrator 9/10/CS),startup guide, user manual.
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