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CE 6000
CUTTING PLOTTER
Preface
Thank you for choosing this product. Carefully keep this manual in a handy location for quick reference as necessity
prior to use to ensure safe and correct use and also to thoroughly understand the functions and operate them
effectively.
Prior to use
Be sure to read the attached "TO ENSURE SAFE AND CORRECT USE" prior to use. Otherwise, it may cause an
unexpected accident or fire.
Notes on this Manual
(1) No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means,
without the prior written permission of Graphtec Corporation.
(2) The product specifications and other information in this manual are subject to change without notice.
(3) While every effort has been made to provide complete and accurate information, please contact your sales
representative or nearest Graphtec vendor if you find any unclear or erroneous information or wish to make other
comments or suggestions.
(4) Notwithstanding the stipulations in the preceding paragraph, Graphtec Corporation assumes no liability for damages
resulting from either the use of the information contained herein or the use of the product.
Registered Trademarks
All names of companies, brands, logotypes, and products appearing in this manual are the trademarks or registered
trademarks of their respective companies.
Copyright
This User's Manual is copyrighted by Graphtec Corporation.
Roles of each manual
Setup Manual (this manual)
User's Manual (PDF data)
Cutting Plotter Controller Manual (PDF data)
SERIES
Read it to understand Displaying method for User's Manual, Method for connecting
this Cutting Plotter with the PC, Installing method for controller driver software, and to
prepare for the operation.
Read it to thoroughly understand the functions.
Read it to run the software "Cutting Plotter Controller" for operation of this Cutting
Plotter through your PC.
SETUP MANUAL
MANUAL NO.CE6000-UM-8M4
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    (2) The product specifications and other information in this manual are subject to change without notice. (3) While every effort has been made to provide complete and accurate information, please contact your sales representative or nearest Graphtec vendor if you find any unclear or erroneous information or wish to make other comments or suggestions.

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    Upon installation, be sure to log into Windows using an account with administrator privileges on your computer. CAUTION Usage of the software Each of the Cutting Plotter Controller/Graphtec Studio software is engaged in various settings on the Cutting Plotter. Do not use them at the same time. Flow of setup...

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    Setting up the Plotter main unit 1. Attaching a Tool Attach a tool (cutter plunger, plotter pen) to the plotter. Attaching a Tool When mounting the tool in the tool holder, please note the following. • Push the tool all the way into the holder until its flange contacts the upper part of the holder and then tighten the screw firmly.

  • Page 4: Removing The Tool, Loading Roll Media

    Make sure that the tool bracket is engaged on the tool's flange, and then tighten the screw. Flange Bracket to hold tool Removing the tool When removing the tool, turn it counterclockwise to remove the tool. 2. Loading Media (Paper or Marking Film) Both roll media and sheet media can be used with the CE6000.

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    Push the tip of the roll media forward from the back of the CE6000. When using the roll media tray Make sure to pull it so that there is no slackening across the roll media's route. Put the roll media on the roll media tray and then push the tip of the roll media forward from the back of the machine.

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    When using the model with 4 push rollers Supplement Use the 4 push rollers to push down the sides and center of the media. • Use the grit roller position guide and make sure the push rollers are on The media must always be positioned over top of the grit rollers.

  • Page 7: Loading Sheet Media

    Release the lock from the media stopper (Pull the sides and slide it forward). Release the media stopper Media stopper When the set lever is up (and the media is held down by the push rollers) Supplement and the media stopper is unlocked, pull out the roll media and give it slack.

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    Make sure that the sheet media completely covers the media sensor. Media sensor Position the media and the push rollers to correspond with the width of Supplement the media. Refer to the description of "Loading Roll Media". Pull the media taut to make sure that there is no slack in the conveyance path, and then raise the media set lever to lower the push rollers.

  • Page 9: Aligning The Push Rollers

    3. Aligning the Push Rollers This section describes how to alignment of the push rollers. Aligning the Push Roller Position the left and right push rollers to correspond with the width of the media. Adjust the push rollers so that they are positioned above both the media and the grit rollers.

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    4. About the Initial Setup screen The Initial Setup screen appears only when powering up the Cutting Plotter for the first time after purchase. Here, you can set "Display Language" and "Length Unit". After the initial setup is completed, you can also select the menu from the READY status. See "Connecting to the Power"...

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    6. Tool adjustment and test cutting After setting the Tool/Speed/Force/Acceleration, make test cutting, and repeat until optimal condition is achieved. Load the media for test cutting in the plotter. CAUTION Press the [COND/TEST] key in the default screen. Do not touch the Tool edge when power is turned on or during operation.

  • Page 12: Adjustment Of Offset

    Check if the cut test is appropriate. Confirm the cutting test results, and adjust to optimal setting. Repeat cutting test and adjustment until optimal cut is achieved. Adjustment of Offset How to check offset Check the corners of the triangles and rectangles. See "Setting the Tool" Check if the offset value is set correctly by and adjust the offset value if the corner is not cut or if it is cut too much.

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    As instructed, turn the blade length adjustment knob to the left to fully retract the blade. CAUTION Do not touch the Tool edge when power is turned on or or during operation. Supplement See "Structure of Cutter Plunger" for bladelength adjustment knob. Blade Set the cutter Plunger in Tool Holder 1 (Backward).

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    Proceed with installation in accordance with your operating environment. • Graphtec Studio : Software application that enables cutting data to be created through simple commands. • Cutting Master 4 : Plug-in driver that can be directly operated from within Adobe Illustrator.

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    Proceed with installation according to your operating environment. A. Install CE6000Plus Software: Install the [Cutting Plotter Controller] and [Plotter Driver]. B. Setup Graphtec Pro Studio: "Software enabling cutting data to be created through simple commands. Create designs and edit characters/shapes using this software."...

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    Click on [Next]. Installing the [Plotter Driver] After installation of the [Cutting Plotter Controller] is complete, the [Setup] screen for the [Graphtec CE6000Plus Driver] will appear momentarily. When it does, click on [OK]. The [Chose Destination Location] screen will appear.

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    USB cable Click on [Install] to install the [Plotter Driver]. Turn on the Cutting Plotter. Next, the [Update for the Graphtec CE6000Plus driver was completed] screen will appear. Installation of the device starts. Click on [OK] to reboot your computer.

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    B. Setup Graphtec Pro Studio Please download the User's Manual separately from our website and perform the setup. C. Set Up Cutting Master 4 Please download the User's Manual separately from our website and perform the setup. D. Install User's Manual Follow the below procedures to install the User's Manual When this screen appears, click on [Finish].

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    Setup in a Macintosh operating environment A. Set Up Cutting Master 4 Please download the User's Manual separately from our website and perform the setup. B. Setup Graphtec Studio Please download the User's Manual separately from our website and perform the setup.

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