Frequently Asked Questions

Barcode Scanning (Business Edition)

printer friendly

The Silhouette CAMEO® 3 model is equipped to scan specialized barcodes that are created within Silhouette Studio®. You may create Print & Cut jobs that include special printed barcodes. Whenever you scan a unique barcode associated with a design you had created, it will automatically be cut as you had originally set it up.

How to add Silhouette Barcodes:

  1. Ensure your CAMEO 3 is connected to your computer (requires internet connection)
  2. Open Silhouette Studio®
  3. Open the Page Setup Panel
  4. Select the Registration Marks tab
  5. Select the 'Type 1' Registration Mark style
  6. Check the 'Enable Barcode on this design'
  7. Print your design 
    Note: this will update the barcode with any changes you have made to the design

How to use printed documents with Silhouette Barcodes:

  1. Load you printed design with the barcode into your CAMEO 3
  2. Open your SEND Panel and choose your settings
  3. Click the 'SEND' tab to show the CAMEO 3 illustration
  4. Click the 'Barcode' button (located next to the Start button)

Your CAMEO 3 will then scan the barcode and cut the design.

This feature allows you to create various multiple jobs which can then later be fed into the CAMEO 3 to find all of the information that was set up for your job.

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