Machine Comparison Chart
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Machine Comparison Chart


Comparing the CAMEO 3, Portrait 2, and Curio Machines

Silhouette CAMEO®

Silhouette Portrait®

Silhouette Curio™

Cut up to 2 mm 2 mm 2 mm
Size 22.5 in. x 6 in. x 8.5 in.
(57.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 21.6 cm)
16.2 in. x 5.5 in. x 4.4 in.
(41.1 cm x 14.0 cm x 11.2 cm)
20.9 in. x 6.5 in. x 5 in.
(53.1 cm x 16.5 cm x 12.7 cm)
Weight 8 lbs 15 oz 3 lbs 8 oz 5 lbs 5 oz
Max Cutting Size

12 in. x 24 in. (30.5 cm x 61 cm) with a cutting mat

12 in. x 10 ft. (30.5 cm x 3 m) with a lined media

8 in. x 12 in. (20.3 cm x 30.5 cm) with a cutting mat

8 in. x 10 ft. (20.3 cm x 3 m) with lined media

8.5 in. x 12 in. (20.3 cm x 30.5 cm) with large base

Print & Cut Yes Yes Yes
PixScan™ Compatible Yes Yes Yes
Dual Carriage Yes Yes Yes
Matless Cuttng Yes No Yes
Bluetooth® Yes Yes No
AutoBlade Compatible Yes Yes No
Stipple Yes, ink only Yes Yes, ink and soft metal
Emboss/Deboss/Etch No No Yes
Barcode Scanning Yes No No
Cut from USB device Yes No No
Special Feature
  • Full-color LCD touch screen for easy navigation and use
  • Crosscutter on back of unit for cutting materials fed directly from a roll
  • Compatible with Silhouette Roll Feeder for lined media (like vinyl)
  • Small and compact
  • Lightweight
  • Compatible with Silhouette Roll Feeder for llined media (like vinyl)
  • 5 mm clearance for thicker media
  • Unlocks exclusive Silhouette Studio® features, such as stippling and embossing feature panels

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