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Vinyl Express R31 Vinyl Cutter - LXi Apprentice Software - Sign Supplies

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Vinyl Express R31 Vinyl Cutter & Sign Vinyl Package

The R31 where full-size decals begin. The R Series is our entry-level cutter for full-size vinyl graphics & decals. The R Series is made for craft and hobby use and is a perfect way to take your Cricut or Silhouette hobby into large-format decals. Make signs & stickers for personal use, clubs, schools, or even micro-entrepreneur startups.

Vinyl Express LXi Apprentice Software

Vinyl Express LXi software is one of the most popular brands of sign-making software in the world. It's an industry-standard software that sells for hundreds of dollars on its own. LXi Expert is a complete text layout and full-featured designing program. It allows you to do simultaneous cutting and editing. And you can import existing .eps and .ai designs.

This software is a cost-effective solution if you're just starting out but it's also upgradeable. It can grow with your needs. When you need more features, move up to LXi Master or LXi Master Plus.

R31 Vinyl Express R Series Cutter

What a machine! Even though it's a value-priced entry-level machine, the R31 vinyl sign cutter packs some powerful features.

R31 Vinyl Sign Cutter Features
Superior Build QualityBladeholder

Instead of injection-molded plastic parts and platens that other entry level cutters use, R Series vinyl cutters are built from quality metal parts. That's critical - not only for the life of the equipment - but for cutting accuracy.

When vinyl moves through a machine at high speed, the vinyl cutter's rigidity is absolutely essential. With the R Series, you'll get superior quality in equipment AND cutting.

Advanced Vinyl Cutter Control Panel
Control Panel

Great vinyl cutters have one thing in common: Intuitive controls. The R Series is no exception. Its large digital display is easy to read and has plain English descriptions instead of cryptic abbreviations. The on-plotter controls are extensive and easy to use and understand.

With the R Series, getting at all its great features is a snap, which means you'll be more productive every time you cut.

Tension-Adjustable Pinchrollers
Tension-adjustable pinch rollers

To cut costs, some vinyl cutters use vacuum hold-downs instead of pinch rollers. But vacuum systems can actually diminish tracking accuracy by interfering with the way media should travel smoothly back and forth during cutting.

That's why the R31 Series vinyl cutter has three tension-adjustable pinch rollers. Reduce tension for thin materials or increase it for thick materials. It's easy and delivers superb tracking accuracy on a wide range of sign, vehicle graphic, and heat transfer films.



Every R Series vinyl cutter comes with: Power, USB and Serial Cables, Blade Holder, Pen Holder and Pen, Complete Drivers and Documentation CD, Spare Fuse and a Vinyl Cutter Dust Cover!

Smooth-Feeding Media Supply

The media supply rollers are just one of the ways you can see the quality difference between the R Series and other cutters offered on eBay. More importantly, they smoothly supply your media for tracking that is more accurate than other cutters, by far.

USB and Serial Connectivity
USB and Serial Connectivity

With its on-board USB port you won't need adapters or other workarounds to connect your Vinyl Express R Series vinyl cutter to current generation desktop and laptop PCs. USB connection is accomplished through serial conversion.



  • Vinyl Express R31 Vinyl Cutter with Stand
  • VE LXi APPRENTICE 19 Software
  • 4 in x 11 yd Sample Roll - EnduraMASK 130 Medium-High Tack Application Tape
  • ORACAL Grey Medium Hardness Squeegee
  • EnduraGLOSS Warm Colors Vinyl Starter Bundle*: 24 x 5 yard rolls of:
    • Glossy Orange
    • Glossy Tomato Red
    • Glossy Daffodil Yellow
    • Glossy Cranberry
    • Glossy Kelly Green
    • *Starter bundle contents may vary depending on availability

R31 Cutter Specs:

  • Size: 31 inch
  • Stand: Yes with 3 pinch rollers
  • Downforce: 10 to 500 grams depending on the model
  • Drive motor: Stepper
  • Tracking: up to 60 inches depending on the model
  • Speed: 23.62 in/sec
  • Basic Warranty: 6 Months
  • Interface: Windows 7 8 10 compatible only not compatible for Mac; 32-bit and 64-bit compatible.


Applications: The Vinyl Express R Series is your introduction to the amazing world of custom vinyl signs and decals. With an R Series cutter, LXI software, and your imagination, you can create all kinds of cool and crafty stickers and small-format signage. The R Series performs best on graphics under 6 feet in length.  The R31 is ideal for:

  • Car window decals
  • Personalize laptops, notebooks, lockers and more with custom vinyl decals
  • Vinyl monograms and letters on mugs and tumblers
  • Cutting stencil film for wood sign and related crafts
  • Removable wall decals
  • 'Bandit' yard signs and other small promotional graphics
  • Small promotional banners
  • Custom T-shirt transfers from HTV
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Herbert R.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Best Small Cutter!

I love this cutters! They pay for themselves if your in the right field!!!! Love this machine and program

Hunter D.
United States United States
I recommend this product
Great starter kit

It was great and definitely a good buy to start a sign shop business

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