It is retailing for $499.99 so its the most expensive kid on the block right now, too. Scrapbook.com has a couple in stock right now. You should also be able to find it at other crafts stores that sell Sizzix products incluing JoAnn’s and Michael’s in the near future.
A: The eclips is designed to cut a wide range of materials – from paper, vinyl, construction paper, cardstock (light, medium and heavy), adhesive cardstock (light, medium and heavy), vellum and light chipboard.
(supposedly it can cut fabric, too)
Q: What is the cutting range of the eclips?
A: The eclips cuts thousands of shapes ranging in sizes from approximately .01″ (.025cm) to 24″ (61.0cm). The Cutting Mats allow you to cut paper sizes up to 12″ x 12″ (30.5cm x 30.5cm) or 12″ x 24″ (30.5cm x 61.0cm).
Q: How long does an eclips Cutting Blade last?
A: Each Cutting Blade typically lasts for 2,500 inches (6,350cm) worth of cuts, depending on the types of materials cut.
Q: How can more intricate cuts be easily removed from the Cutting Mat?
A: The set of useful tools in the Tool Kit (sold separately) helps enhance shapes and ensures easy removal from Cutting Mat.
Q: Where are ADD TO FAVS stored?
A: Your selected favorites are stored in the cartridge that was used when ADD TO FAVS was pressed. This helps save numerous favorites on many different cartridges. To see our wide selection of cartridges, visit Sizzix.com.
Q: I have several designs in my Queue. How will I know if they will all fit on my material size?
A: If the designs in your Queue are too large to fit on material, the Machine will prompt you to use more than one sheet to continue.
Q: How do I get back to the place I last cut?
A: If your Cutting Mat has been unloaded, then reload your Cutting Mat and press Last Point. If you have moved your Cutting Blade away from the place you last cut, simply press Last Point.
So what do you think?
Will you run right out and get one?
Do you think it can compete with the Cricut or Silhouette which already have a pretty big following?