FC9000 series premiere cutting plotter providing higher productivity and greater ease of use.


Fastest cutting speed in its class
1485 mm/s maximum cutting speed for the higher productivity.
Highest cutting force in its class
5.88 N (600 gf) maximum cutting force for a wide variety of applications; expands the range of possible cutting media such as thick film.
Reliable long-length tracking
Guaranteed 15m tracking and accuracy (*1)
Includes basket and push rollers with 3 different pressure settings (*2) to provide a more stable media feed and to support a wider range of media.
*1: Operated with Graphtec specified media and conditions.
*2: The center push rollers have 3 pressure settings, the end push rollers have two pressure settings.


Axial acceleration
Max. 39.2 m/s2 (4 G) in 8 steps
Cutting force
Max. 5.88 N (600 gf) in 48 steps
Mechanical resolution
0.005 mm
Programmable resolution
GP-GL: 0.1 / 0.05 / 0.025 / 0.01 mm, HP-GLâ„¢: 0.025 mm
Distance accuracy (*2)
Max. 0.1 mm or 0.1 % of plotted length
Repeatability (*2)
Max. 0.1 mm in plot up to 2 m (excluding the expansion and contraction of the media)
Minimum character size
Approx. 3 mm alphanumeric (varies depending on character font and media)
Mountable number of tools
1 tool (cutting blade, plotting pen or pouncing tool) in standard; 2 tools (cutting blade and plotting pen) when second penholder (optional) is installed
Blade types
Supersteel (0.9 mm or 1.5 mm diameter)
Pen types
Water-based fiber-tip pen, Oil-based ballpoint pen
32-bit CPU
Pouncing tool type
Steel pin 1.2 mm diameter, required optional pouncing tool (PPA 33-TP12)
Media types (*3)
Self-adhesive marking film (vinyl, fluorescent, reflective, high-intensity reflective film) up to 0.25 mm thick, Sandblast resist rubber up to 1 mm thick
Compatible paper for pouncing
Regular paper from 0.06 to 0.13 mm thick
Light pointer
Built into the tool carriage
Built into the tool carriage
Perforation cutting
Supported (performed by force control)
Registration mark sensing system
Scans the mark by optical sensor (ARMS5.0), Segment area and Multiple-mark compensation, 4-points axis alignment, Auto mark detect
Standard interface
USB2.0 (Full speed), RS-232C, and Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Buffer memory
2 MB
Command sets
GP-GL / HP-GLâ„¢ emulation (Set by menu or command, and selects from GP-GL, HP-GLâ„¢, or Auto select)
Grit rolling type
Condition settings
Dual configuration (save two (2) user settings with eight (8) separate condition setting for each user)
Graphic type LCD (3-inch, backlight)
Power source
100 V to 240 V AC, 50 / 60 Hz
Power consumption
Max. 160 VA
Operating environment
10 to 35 °C, 35 to 75 % R.H. (non-condensing)
Guaranteed accuracy environment
16 to 32 °C, 35 to 70 % R.H. (non-condensing)
External dimensions (W x D x H)
Approx. 1128 x 715 x 1219 mm
Approx. 1278 x 715 x 1219 mm
Approx. 1578 x 715 x 1219 mm
Approx. 1878 x 715 x 1219 mm
Approx. 38 kg including stand
Approx. 42 kg including stand
Approx. 46 kg including stand
Approx. 50 kg including stand
Included software (*4)
Windows driver, Plotter controller, Graphtec Studio, and Cutting Master 3
Compatible OS (*4)
Windows 8 (8 / Pro / Enterprise) Windows 7 (Ultimate / Enterprise / Professional / Home Premium) Windows Vista (Ultimate / Enterprise / Business / Home Premium / Home Basic) Windows XP (Professional / Home Edition) Macintosh OS 10.5.8 to 10.8
Max. cutting area (W x L) (*1)
610 mm x 50 m
762 mm x 50 m
1067 mm x 50 m
1372 mm x 50 m
Compatible Standards
UL60950-1, cUL, CE mark (Low voltage and EMC), KC mark (Low voltage and EMC) FCC-A, EN55022-A
Drive method
Digital servo drive
Cutting area of guaranteed accuracy(*2)
590 mm x 15 m
742 mm x 15 m
1043 mm x 10 m, 894 mm x 15 m
1342 mm x 10 m, 894 mm x 15 m
Mountable media width
Min. 50 mm Max. 770 mm
Min. 50 mm Max. 920 mm
Min. 50 mm Max. 1224 mm
Min. 50 mm Max. 1529 mm
Max. cross cut width
734 mm
886 mm
1191 mm
1496 mm
Number of push rollers
2 rollers
2 rollers
3 rollers
3 rollers
Max. cutting speed
1485 mm/s at 45° direction