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Question Digitrim / Import Fotoba Experience?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Plotters' started by FireSprint.com, Jul 18, 2020.

  1. FireSprint.com

    FireSprint.com Trade Only Screen & Digital Sign Printing

    Do any of you have any experience with one of these cutters?

    Looks like a knockoff Fotoba cutter for about 1/4 the price. Wouldn't even consider it if it was a 10 or 20% savings, but $16k vs $60k? I just have to ask...
     
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  2. rjssigns

    rjssigns Major Contributor

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    No clue if they're any good. Service, tech support and software compatibility are what I would worry about.
     
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  3. Raum Divarco

    Raum Divarco Application Specialist CWT / Amcad & Graphics

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    A lot of the growing new XY cutters still need some work. For XY it is best to stick with Italy for the Fotoba and Flexa cutters.
    One of the main reasons Fotoba is more expensive is there are more components in it. The DigiTrim function on Fotobas are nice. There are a lot of boards and parts to these machines. The shearing action of the slitters is another reason for the costs. for most non-film materials this isn't needed. We have stuck with distributing Flexa as its a more cost-effective machine. It uses crush cutting blades against an anvil roller.
    https://www.cwtworktoolsusa.com/category-xy-cutters.html
     
  4. WYLDGFI

    WYLDGFI Merchant Member

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    We have a colex fotoba XY thats solid.
     
  5. Raum Divarco

    Raum Divarco Application Specialist CWT / Amcad & Graphics

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    which model do you have, an XLD something?
     
  6. WYLDGFI

    WYLDGFI Merchant Member

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    We actually have an XL 190. Nice machine!
     
  7. FireSprint.com

    FireSprint.com Trade Only Screen & Digital Sign Printing

    Thanks for the input guys!
     
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