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An Automated Paper Cutter

Arduino TeamJune 15th, 2018

Are scissors and manual paper cutters not working for you? Well, “Mr Innovative” has the solution in the form of an Arduino-driven device that cuts paper to length automatically. 

As you can see in the video below, a user simply inputs the length of paper and the number of strips needed via a series of buttons and a tiny OLED display, and the automated machine does the rest.

The system works by pulling paper inserted into the machine’s body at precise intervals using a stepper motor and rollers. When in place, a second stepper moves a razor blade over the paper, cutting it into perfect strips for whatever craft project you have in mind. An Arduino Mega controls the device, along with a pair of stepper drivers via a custom designed PCB shield. Code and PCB files are available here for download.


6 Responses to “An Automated Paper Cutter”

  1. JoeZ Says:

    Well Done! I am interested in constructing similar. Thank you for posting.

  2. john983 Says:


  3. amitmuval Says:

    Where can i buy this full kit online?

  4. amitmuval Says:

    Where can i buy An Automated Paper Cutter full kit online?

  5. rebem Says:

    Where I can find the Arduino code for this proyect?

  6. jpater211641 Says:

    Has anyone made this? I tried and can’t get the auto cut option to work properly. The blade moves but the feed motor does not. Anyone able to help me out on figuring out what is going wrong?

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