Update November 9thThe Cricut Mini arrived. Unfortunately, I received two USB cords and no power cord. It's in the mail and might be here Saturday but for sure on Monday. Thanks, Amy
Cricut Mini Personal CutterI just ordered my second Cricut. I have a Cricut Expression and love it, but I want to use Cricut Craft Room (www.cricut.com/craftroom). If I link my Expression to the Craft Room, I would not be able to use Sure Cuts A Lot (SCAL) software with the Expression any longer because there is a firmware upgrade that is not compatible with SCAL (I'm sure on purpose by Cricut). Note: Cricut Craft Room only uses Cricut Cartridge images. Sure Cuts A Lot uses any other shape or picture you want but does not link to any Cricut images.
Because I still want to use SCAL, I purchased the mini personal cutter to use with the Craft Room. I chose this model for a couple of reasons; price ($59.99 including shipping), size (it is fairly compact) and the 8.5 x 11" cutting mat size. The original Cricut has a cutting size of 5.5" by 11" The Expression has a 12x12 mat). I like that I can use letter size card stock because that is what I use the most.
Cricut Craft Room is a great tool because you have flexibility with your images and you can work on setting up projects anywhere as long as you have an internet connection.
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