ScanNCut CM300

Best suited to beginners and intermediate crafters. With a 300-dpi, highly-accurate built-in scanner, the ScanNCut CM300 makes it incredibly easy to bring all your crafting ideas to life.  Simply take any image, photo or hand drawn sketch, scan it, and then precisely cut the shapes or outline you want, all in one machine.


There’s no limit to what you can create with the help of the ScanNCut CM300.

As the world’s first range of home and hobby cutting machines offering a built-in scanner, Brother’s ScanNCut machines are unique. ScanNCut machines allow you to scan any image or sketch and have the machine precisely cut the shapes or outlines, with no need for design cartridges or a PC. 

As the most affordable machine in the line-up, the ScanNCut CM300 is ideal for those looking to avoid the hassle of hand cutting paper and fabrics. Edit your designs on-screen then set this clever machine to work creating anything from basic shapes through to intricate designs – it really is that easy!

For help and advice on setting up your sewing machine, visit, and you can also take a look at our accessories page to make sure you have everything you need to get started.

Key Features

CM300 scancut machine on a blue background with coloured circles

  • Bright, large colour LCD touchscreen display
  • Built-in scanner
  • Scan your design and save it as a cut or draw file
  • 600 built-in designs including 100 quilt patterns, 5 fonts
  • Scan your design and save it as a cut or draw file
  • Optional pen draw
  • 11.7" (297 mm) width cutting area

What's in the box

  • Power cable and adaptor
  • Accessory pouch
  • Touch pen
  • Spatula
  • Standard cut blade and holder
  • Low-tack mat 12" x 12" (305 mm x 305 mm)
  • CD containing basic quilting guide, pattern list and operation manual addendum

Specification Details

Specification Details

Machine Size Compact and Lightweight
Product Type Crafting, ScanNCut
Skill Level Beginner, Expert, Intermediate
Included Accessories Accessories Pouch, Instruction Manual (CD), Low Tack Mat 12 x 12" "/305 x 350mm (CAMATLOW12), Power Cord, Quick Reference Guide, Spatula, Standard Blade Holder (CAHLP1), Standard Cut Blade (CABLDP1), Touch Pen
Deep Cut Blade Yes
Standard Blade Yes
Direct Connection via USB Cable (cable not included) Yes (Windows Only)
USP Port for Media 2 USB Ports
Scanner Resolution (optical) 300dpi
Scanning Area 305 x 305 mm (12" x 12")
Display Size 3.7"
Display Type LCD Colour Touchscreen
Auto Power Off Yes
Sleep Mode Yes
Adjustable Holder Pressure Manual
Blade Depth Adjustment Manual
Built-In Designs 601
Built-In Fonts 5
Built-In Quilt Patterns 100
Maximum Thickness for Cutting Deep Cut Blade: 1.5mm, Standard Blade: 0.7mm
SVG Via Canvas Workspace or Direct Import to the Machine
Edit On-screen Yes
Max Cutting Depth 1.5mm
Scanner Yes
Standalone/PC Peripheral Standalone
Accessories Brayer (CABRY1), Precision Tweezers (CATWZ1), Scraper Tool (CASCP1), Spatula and Hook Set (CASPHK1)
Consumables Colour Pen - 6pcs (CAPEN1), Deep Blade Holder (CAHFL1), Deep Cut Blade (CABLDF1), Erasable Pen - 2pcs (CAPEN 2), High Tack Sheet for Fabric Cutting (CASTBL2), Iron-on Contact Sheet (CASTBL1), Low Tack Mat 12 x 12" "/305 x 350mm (CAMATLOW12), Low Tack Mat 12 x 24" "/305 x 610mm (CAMATLOW24), Pen Holder (CAPENHL1), Scanning Mat 12 x 12"/305 x 305mm (CAMATS12), Standard Blade Holder (CAHLP1), Standard Cut Blade (CABLDP1), Standard Mat 12 x 12" "/305 x 350mm (CAMATSTD12), Standard Mat 12 x 24" "/305 x 610mm (CAMATSTD24)
Design Collections 3D model Pattern USB4 (CAUSB4), Applique Pattern USB2 (CAUSB2), Home Decor USB3 (CAUSB3), Quilt Pattern USB1 (CAUSB2)
Premium Functions ScanNCut Canvas Premium Pack No. 1 (Enhanced Image Tracing / 125 design patterns) (CACVPPAC1), ScanNCut Canvas Premium Pack No. 2 (Enhanced Image Tracing / 25 design patterns) (CACVPPAC2)
Premium Kits and Refills Acrylic Stamp Block Set (CASTPBLS1), Embossing Mat (CAEBSMAT1), Embossing Metal Sheets (Bronze) (CAEBSBMS1), Embossing Metal Sheets (Silver) (CAEBSSMS1), Embossing Starter Kit (CAEBSKIT1), Embossing Template Sheets (CAEBSTS1), Embossing Tool Set (CAEBSKIT1), Foil Blue (CAFTSBLU1), Foil Glue Pens (CAFTGP1), Foil Gold (CAFTSGLD1), Foil Green (CAFTSGRN1), Foil Pink (CAFTSPNK1), Foil Red (CAFTSRED1), Foil Silver (CAFTSSIL1), Foiling Starter Kit (CAFTKIT1), Printable Mini Sticker Sheet Set (CAPSSMINI1), Printable Sticker Sheet Set (CAPSS1), Printable Sticker Starter Kit (CAPSKIT1), Rhinestone Sheet Set (CARSSH1), Rhinestone Starter Kit (CARSKIT1), Rhinestone Transfer Sheets (CARSTS1), Stamp Sheets (CASTPS1), Stamp Starter Kit (CASTPKIT1), Stencil sheet (CASTCL1)
CanvasWorkspace for PC and Mac Yes
CanvasWorkspace for Web Yes
Size 497 x 185 x 168 mm
Weight 4 kg
Warranty Brother 2 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty

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