Brother Expands Lineup of Cutting Machines with New, Revolutionary ScanNCut DX

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Brother International Corporation has announced the launch of ScanNCut DX (SDX225), a revolutionary cutting machine for crafting and creating. Brother introduced the ScanNCut Electronic Cutting Machine in 2013 as the world’s first home and hobby cutting machine with a built-in scanner, followed by the ScanNCut2 shortly after.

“We are excited to introduce the ScanNCut DX which has the great features of ScanNCut2 plus, new features that will make crafting fun and simple, for novice and expert crafters. The machine has virtually everything crafters and sewers need and that all they'll need is something they already have tons of. Imagination!”, shared Jim Price, Senior Director of Sales for Brother. “ScanNCut DX features new technologies that will make crafting fun and easy and offering more possibility than ever before. Brother’s Blade Sensor Technology with Auto Blade is truly revolutionary. The Auto Blade detects the thickness of the material, there’s no need to select material type nor adjust blade depth before cutting.  There’s no guessing game. The machine is full of other new features: cuts up to 3 mm thick, built-in accessory storage, quieter cutting mechanisms for crafting day and night and much more!”

The ScanNCut DX (SDX225) arrives in tandem with the machine’s debut at Back to Business 2018, featuring the latest products and innovations in sewing, quilting, embroidery and crafting. To compliment the machine arrival Brother is also introducing an exclusive line of ScanNCut DX accessories. Much like the original ScanNCut and ScanNCut2 machines, The ScanNCut DX allows crafters to turn their scanned images into unique, one-of-a-kind cut designs. From professional looking greeting cards, signs, decorations, stylish appliqués, and much, much more - the ScanNCut is designed with versatility in mind. But now, with several new technological advancements and innovations, the ScanNCut DX makes crafting even easier.

ScanNCut DX New features include:

  • Blade Sensor Technology with Auto Blade: This revolutionary cutting machine detects the height (thickness) of the material placed on the ScanNCut DX compatible mat.  No need to select the material type or adjust the blade depth before cutting.
  • Auto Blade: cuts up to 0.1” (3 mm) in thickness.  Cuts a wide-variety of materials like balsa wood, foam and felt virtually effortlessly with Auto Blade.
  • Whisper Quiet Mechanism: The Brother ScanNCut DX cuts and scans with little noise compared to previous models.  Enjoy your DIY projects, card making, or quilting anytime day or night with the redesigned, quieter cutting mechanism.
  • Precise and Quick Cuts: Help save time when creating and crafting as the ScanNCut DX cuts faster than previous ScanNCut models.
  • 1303 Built-in Designs, including 140 Quilt patterns, Plus 17 Lettering Fonts: Get creative! Basic shapes, intricate designs, borders, quilt patterns, fonts, and more are all available on the easy-to-use 5-inch color LCD touchscreen display. 
  • Optional Roll Feeder (sold separately): Expand creative possibilities by cutting up to 12” wide material and up to 5.85 feet in length with the new roll feeder function that accommodates our ScanNCut adhesive vinyl rolls. Perfect for home-décor items, car decals, signage and so much more! Available for a limited time as part of the Roll Feeder bundle through an Authorized Brother Dealer until 12/31.

Moreover, since Brother has an extensive background in sewing machines, Brother added more features for sewers, quilters, and mixed media artists into the ScanNCut DX Innov-is Edition SDX225 model:

  • Thin Fabric Auto Blade: This blade is designed to cut fabric used for quilting and raw edge appliqué purposes.  Quilt with ease and help save time by cutting multiple pieces for your projects.   Depending on the material, the Thin Fabric Auto Blade will cut thicknesses from 0.25 mm-0.5 mm.

  • PES/PHC/PHX Data Readability with stitch data conversion: The ScanNCut DX Innov-is Edition reads most PES/PHC/PHX embroidery files, users will have So many more ways to utilize ScanNCut’s existing PES, PHC, and PHX appliqué files! 

The ScanNCut is now available at Authorized Brother Dealer locations nationwide for $799.99 (MSRP). For more information, visit

Brother International Corporation has earned its reputation as a leading supplier of innovative products for the home sewing and crafting enthusiast. Through a growing network of sewing machine dealers and retail outlets nationwide, Brother offers a full line of home sewing machines, from basic to top-of-the-line sewing and embroidery machines. Brother also offers a full line of electronic cutting machines and accessories. The company is recognized for its high-quality, state-of-the-art machines and accessories, offering ease of use and flexibility at affordable prices. Brother International Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Brother Industries Ltd. With worldwide sales approaching $6 billion, this global manufacturer was started more than 100 years ago. Brother offers a diversified product line that includes fax machines, Multi-Function Center machines, P-touch Labeling Systems and both color and mono laser printers for home, office, and industry. Bridgewater, New Jersey is the corporate headquarters for Brother in the Americas, from Canada to South America. It has fully integrated sales, marketing services, manufacturing, research and development capabilities located in the U.S. In addition to its headquarters, and Brother has facilities in California, Illinois, and Tennessee, as well as subsidiaries in Canada, Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Peru, and Mexico. For more information, visit

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