Cricut Breaking News! What Are Your Thoughts?

Cricut is making it easier than ever to use their cartridges! The new universal keypad overlay offers a consistent, simple format for all cartridges launched after August 1, 2013. 

Going forward, you’ll only have to learn, organize, and store one overlay, instead of a specific overlay for every cartridge. Eliminating cartridge-specific overlays also enables Cricut to make the cartridge packaging smaller, keeping cartridges at an affordable price point. Less packaging is also more environmentally friendly.

 This move to a universal keypad overlay reflects Cricut’s larger commitment to creating the easiest-to-use cutting machines and cartridges on the market. They will continue to innovate to make being creative even easier for you!

Here is a sample of what the new overlay will look like…

…and here is what the cartridge cases will look like! They are half the size, and so cute and tiny!

So  let’s hear it…

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11 Replies to “Cricut Breaking News! What Are Your Thoughts?”

  1. I just got 2 of the new cartridges. The new instruction booklet is just a series of pictures for each numbers key. for the Simple Holiday Cards, it is easy to figure out (no written instructions or samples like the older booklets). Not sure what the xx” is referring to as no explanation in booklet or on website. I am assuming finished card size – is that the number we use to set size on our Cricut?
    The other cartridge – Creative Holiday Cards, the booklet is more confusing and it still only uses the #key + F1. I can’t wait to see how the show using F2 thru F6 and shift keys. A better explanation in the “Intro the New Universal Keypad Overlay” with examples would be extremely helpful.

    sharon l-s says:

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