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Stika SV-12 Desktop Cutter

Training the Next Generation

With CAD/CAM now a core part of the Design & technology process, it’s good to know Roland have all the products needed to educate; from simple plotters and knife cutters to powerful 3D milling machines and wide format printer cutters. Compatible with the most widely used educational software, Roland products easily fit into almost any IT infrastructure. Thanks to their exceptional reliability and easy of use, Roland GX vinyl cutters, printers and milling machines have for years been the choice of industry professionals - the ideal machines for training the next generation.Use Roland’s MDX range of milling machines for product design or subtractive rapid prototyping, GX-24 vinyl cutters to cut lettering and produce simple vinyl graphics to enhance designs, or VersaCamm printers to create full-colour contour-cut graphics for signage, displays and textile transfers.


CNC milling is an essential component of product design, rapid prototyping and manufacturing. Now your students can learn Computer Aided Design and Manufacturing with the MDX-40A and the TechSoft Education Kit. The Roland MDX-40A milling machine is easy to set up and use, yet exceptionally versatile. Functional prototypes and parts can be produced out of a wide variety of non-proprietary materials with exceptional precision and surface finish. Easy-to-use CAM and simulation software is included, allowing students to easily go from their 3D CAD software to 3D parts using industry standard .stl files. The ability to use G-code allows educators greater flexibility and ease of integration with industry standard CAM programs.

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With the TechSoft GX-24 Education Kit, your students will learn how to cut vinyl for signs and vehicle graphics, cut heat transfer materials for decorated apparel, and cut card stock for packaging. Due to their exceptional reliability and value, Roland CAMM-1 vinyl cutters have for many years been the tool of choice for sign shops, apparel decorators and educational institutions worldwide. The GX-24 desktop vinyl cutter adds optical alignment to allow printed graphics to be automatically aligned and accurately contour cut. Included CutStudio™ software lets users enlarge, reduce, reposition, rotate and mirror images.

Our Solutions Start by Teaching the Teacher

What makes the Roland educational kits different is the focus on teacher success. Too many technical training products require expertise on the part of the teacher to figure them out on their own. Teachers must spend hours and hours studying technical manuals just to operate the machine! TechSoft Education Kits are used in thousands of schools worldwide and were designed by technical educators who understand the need to quickly come up to speed with a variety of real world projects. With Roland TechSoft Education solutions, you have the confidence and skills to teach your students the concepts they need for future success!

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  • Stika SV-12 Desktop Cutter

    Ideal for small offices, schools and hobbyists, Roland STIKA vinyl cutters produce colorful POP displays, labels, and iron-ons. Creating custom vinyl graphics has never been faster or more affordable. Bundled CutStudio software lets users tile up to 64 designs and contour cut printed images.

    Feature Summary

    • Accepts media from 280 to 305mm wide and cuts up to 250mm wide
    • Lightweight, compact design
    • Sheet Adjust Lever
    • USB connection
    • Roland CutStudio software included
    • Print/Cut Solution

      Print & Cut TransfersIn addition to cutting vinyl and other materials, the new STIKA makes an easy-to-use and cost-effective print/cut solution. Users print registration marks with their desktop printer, load the printed graphic into the cutter, send the file to the STIKA and it contour cuts the graphics. It’s perfect for creating colorful POP displays, decals, iron ons and more.

      Stika cutters handle a wide range of materials including vinyl, paint mask, reflective vinyls, twill, heat transfer, and etching material.

    • CutStudio Software

      CutStudioEvery STIKA ships with Roland CutStudio. This powerful design software lets you reduce, re-position, rotate, tile and mirror images. It enlarges images as crisp as original size and cuts TrueType fonts without outlining. CutStudio also supports BMP, JPG, STX, AI, and EPS file formats.The latest plugins for Adobe Illustrator (Mac and PC) and Corel Draw (PC) are also included.

    • Easy to Use

      Making professional-looking graphics is a snap with the STIKA. Simply design your graphics with bundled Roland CutStudio software, peel away the excess vinyl, and apply. It’s that easy. You can even contour cut printed graphics using your desktop printer and the STIKA driver.

    • Connectivity

      USB ConnectionWith a convenient USB port, the STIKA offers plug-and-play capabilities for both Mac and PC systems. The USB cable is 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.

      Over the past 17 years, Roland has sold more than a quarter million vinyl cutters worldwide. Most of them are still in production today.


    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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    Prepare students for careers using Rolands market leading products.

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    POS & Display

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    MODEL SV-15 SV-12 SV-8
    Cutting method Media-moving method
    Maximum cutting area 340 (X) x 1000mm (Y) [13-3/8 (X) x 39-5/16” (Y)] 250 (X) x 1000mm (Y) [9-13/16 (X) x 39-5/16” (Y)] 160 (X) x 1000mm (Y) [6-1/4 (X) x 39-5/16” (Y)]
    Acceptable sheet size* Width: 360 to 381 mm (14-1/8 to 15”)
    Length: 1100mm (43-1/4”) or less
    Width: 280 to 305mm (11 to 12”)
    Length: 1100mm (43-1/4”) or less
    Width: 200 to 215mm (7-13/16 to 8-7/16”)
    Length: 1100mm(43-1/4”) or less
    Cutting speed 12 to 100 mm/sec. (7/16 to 3-7/8ips.) 12 to 40 mm/sec. (7/16 to 1-9/16ips.) 12 to 40 mm/sec. (7/16 to 1-9/16ips.)
    Acceptable material PVC or label material of 0.1 mm (0.004”) or less in thickness. Total material thickness including the backing of 0.3 mm (0.012”) or less.
    Interface** >USB 1.1
    Power supply Dedicated AC adapter input: AC 100V +/- 10%, 50/60Hz 1.7A Output: DC 19 V 2.1 A
    External dimensions 522(W) x 205(D) x 115(H)mm [20-5/8(W) x 8-1/8(D) x 4-1/2”(H)] 440(W) x 205(D) x 115(H)mm [17-3/8(W) x 8-1/8(D) x 4-1/2”(H)] 340(W) x 205(D) x 115(H)mm [13-3/8(W) x 8-1/8(D) x 4-1/2”(H)]
    Power consumption Aprox. 20W (including AC adapter)
    Weight (unit only) 3.3 kg [7.3 lb] 2.7 kg [6 lb.] 2.2kg [4.9 lb.] <
    Acoustic noise level 60 dB (A) or less (According to ISO 7779)
    Operating environment Temperature: 5 to 40°C [41 to 104°F] Humidity: 35 to 80% non-condensing
    Included items AC adapter, power cord, USB cable, replaceable blade protector, blade, blade holder, pin, material for test cuts, application tape for test cuts, Roland Software Package CD-ROM (CutStudio design software, plug-ins for CorelDraw 10, 11,12 and Adobe Illustrator 9, 10, CS, Stika Windows Navi utility), SV-15/12/8 user's manual
    *Depending on the type of material, lengths longer than 500mm [19-5/8”] may shift during cutting. **Compatible with Windows 98 SE/Me/2000/XP and Mac OS 9 or later.
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