ScanNCut SDX1200 Home and hobby cutting machine

Leave laborious hand cutting behind for good with the ScanNCut DX SDX1200. Simply use the built-in 600 dpi scanner to scan in any image, photo or hand drawn sketch and this expertly-designed machine will automatically cut the exact shapes or outline you want.


Scan it, cut it and create it in a matter of minutes with the SDX1200, our ultimate electronic craft cutting machine.

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

The SDX1200 – which is one of the most sophisticated models in the line-up – boasts another industry first: a fully automatic blade which makes bringing your designs to life in paper or fabric even easier.

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

DX1200 scanncut machine on a blue and orange background

  • Extra-large 5" LCD touchscreen
  • Built-in scanner (scans up to 24")
  • Totally standalone - no PC needed
  • 1,300+ built-in designs, and 17 fonts
  • Up to 3mm cutting depth with FULLY automatic blade
  • Thin fabric FULLY automatic blade
  • 11.7" (297 mm) width cutting area
  • Reads most PES/PHC/PHX embroidery data
  • Wireless LAN connectivity

What's in the box

  • 3mm automatic cut blade holder
  • 3mm automatic cut blade
  • Thin fabric automatic cut blade holder
  • Thin fabric automatic cut blade
  • Pen holder
  • 6 colour pen set
  • Erasable pen set
  • High tack fabric support sheet
  • Iron-on fabric contact sheet
  • Standard tack mat 12" x 12" (305 mm x 305 mm)
  • Low tack mat 12" x 12" (305 mm x 305 mm)
  • Spatula
  • Accessory pouch
  • Touch pen

Supplies and Accessories

Specification Details

Features and Specifications

Machine Size Compact and Lightweight
Product Type Crafting, ScanNCut, Small Business Use
Skill Level Beginner, Expert, Intermediate, Small Business Use
Included Accessories Accessories Pouch, Auto Blade 3mm (CADXBLD1), Auto Blade Holder (CADXBLD1), Colour Pen - 6pcs (CAPEN1), Erasable Pen - 2pcs (CAPEN 2), Getting Started Guide and Sample Cardstock, High Tack Sheet for Fabric Cutting (CASTBL2), Iron-on Contact Sheet (CASTBL1), Pen Holder (CAPENHL1), Power Cord, Quick Reference Guide, Spatula, Thin Fabric Auto Blade (CADXBLDQ1), Thin Fabric Auto Blade Holder (CADXHLDQ1), Touch Pen
Deep Cut Blade Yes
Full Auto Blade Yes
Standard Blade Yes
Thin Fabric Blade (auto blade) Yes
Direct Connection via USB Cable (cable not included) Yes
Wireless Interface WLAN Connection
Scanner Resolution (optical) 600dpi
Scanning Area 12 x 24" (305 x 610 mm)
Display Size 5"
Display Type LCD Colour Touchscreen
Auto Power Off Yes
Sleep Mode Yes
Adjustable Holder Pressure Automatic
Blade Depth Adjustment Automatic
Built-In Designs 1303
Built-In Quilt Patterns 17
Cutting Area 11.7 x 11.7" (297 x 297mm), 11.7 x 24" with optional mat (297 x 610mm)
Maximum Thickness for Cutting Auto Blade: 3mm, Deep Cut Blade: 1.5mm, Standard Blade: 0.7mm, Thin Fabric Auto Blade: 3mm
PES Yes, all PES Data
SVG Via Canvas Workspace or Direct Import to the Machine
Edit On-screen Yes
Max Cutting Depth 3mm
Scanner Yes
Standalone/PC Peripheral Standalone
WLAN Capability Yes
Accessories Brayer (CABRY1), Precision Tweezers (CATWZ1), Scraper Tool (CASCP1), Spatula and Hook Set (CASPHK1)
Consumables Auto Blade 3mm (CADXBLD1), Auto Blade Holder (CADXBLD1), 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), Pen Holder (CAPENHL1), Standard Blade Holder (CAHLP1), Standard Cut Blade (CABLDP1), Thin Fabric Auto Blade (CADXBLDQ1), Thin Fabric Auto Blade Holder (CADXHLDQ1)
Design Collections 3D model Pattern USB4 (CAUSB4), Applique Pattern USB2 (CAUSB2), Home Decor USB3 (CAUSB3), Quilt Pattern USB1 (CAUSB2), Tattered Lace Collection 1 (CATTLP01), Tattered Lace Collection 2 (CATTLP02), Tattered Lace Collection 3 (CATTLP03), Tattered Lace Collection 4 (CATTLP04)
Premium Functions ScanNCut Canvas Premium Pack No. 1 (Tracciamento immagini avanzato/ 125 disegni) (CACVPPAC1), ScanNCut Canvas Premium Pack No. 2 (Tracciamento immagini avanzato / 25 disegni) (CACVPPAC2)
Premium Kits and Refills Acrylic Stamp Block Set (CASTPBLS1), Embossing Mat (CAEBSMAT1), Embossing Metal Sheets (Silver) (CAEBSSMS1), Embossing Metal Sheets (Bronze) (CAEBSBMS1), 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)
Roll Feeder Roll Feeder (CADXRF1), Roll Feeder Cutter (CADXRFC1)
CanvasWorkspace for PC Yes
CanvasWorkspace for Web Yes
Warranty Brother 2 Year Warranty *Business Purpose 1 year only