Last time, we did comparing the Silhouette Cameo 3 vs Cricut Explore Air 2. With the Silhouette Cameo 3 just released a time ago, we just think about it might be worthwhile to compare the Silhouette Curio to the Silhouette Cameo 3 and then discuss about the differences or similarities between them.
Silhouette Cameo 3
The Silhouette Cameo 3 can be your supporter in printing and cutting even tracing with its PixScan Technology. The machine is including a cross-cutter and storage as well as 12 inch cutting and drawing width, 2mm cutting clearance, full-color LCD touch screen for navigation, PC and Mac compability, Bluetooth enabled, Mat Free cutting capability, handy on-unit cross cutter materials, and lastly, built-in accessory storage unit. The Silhouette Cameo 3 has produced a new push technology to make a more security for your blade or tools into the dual carriage over the screw method seen in previous models. With those exceptions of the Silhouette AutoBlade all tools can be used whether in side and the user determines in the software what the machine is doing. In additional to the new features, they also have improved a speaker that gives you sound while you make selections. However, the most exciting edition to the menu is the ability to use Bluetooth.
What are features inside The Sihouette Curio? There are Metal and foil stippling, metal etching, dual carriage multitasking, embossing, score & emboss, print & emboss, and thick materials as project surface. While the Sihouette Curio itself is a cutting machine that can do like all activities such as cut, draw, emboss, score, sketch, stipple, and etc. Actually, you can mix and match functions and use different pen colors by the dual carriages feature. What else? It can etch onto soft metal surfaces, such as aluminum, copper, and brass. And you also can try embossing on soft or thick metals by the using of the Silhouette Studio designer which is optimized to emboss and score on paper product, however the cutting area is smaller. The max cut size area on the Silhouette Curio is 8.5×12 (it comes with 8.5×6 cutting and embossing mats). For the software, the Curio is having more software features unlocked for capabilities such as mentioned above (embossing and etching).
Silhouette Cameo 3 vs. Curio
The major differences between the Silhouette Cameo 3 and Silhouette Curio are the capabilities and the size on each machine. The Curio is suitable for you who want to have more variety when it comes to capabilities for example, embossing and etching, while the Cameo 3 with its 12-inch cutting width is an ideal machine for only cutting materials.