•Size – 8” x 3” x 1.5”
•Weight – 11 ounces
•Screen Size - 4.7”, 16:9, 480 x 272
•Stylus Length – 3.75”
•Storage – ~4000 Cartridges, 10000+ Designs
•Battery Life – 4 hrs cont. 18 hrs int.
•Compatible with all Cricut Machines and Cartridges •Weld, size, slant, rotate, stretch, preview
•2 Full content cartridges preloaded
•No computer required
•All CDS functionality on-the-go with no PC
•Interfaces with CDS when connected to a PC
•Stores All Content
•Stores All Overlays
•Stores All Manuals
•Stores CDS Projects
All your cartridge info can be stored on this device. However, when you store it, the information is actually removed from your cartridges and installed onto the device, rendering the cartridges EMPTY. Therefore, you still only retain one copy of your cartridges. It has ample storage on it and pricing will be approx $300. I hear it will be loaded with two cartridges worth of images that will NOT BE AVAILABLE for purchase any other way than getting the machine. So all you collectors out there, this has your name all over it!
AND more info: the Gypsy is an electronic version of Design Studio that comes with 2 cartridges already installed. It has a stylus and the top flips open to reveal the virtual keypad and mat for designing on the go. And appears that possibly two of the new cartridges released in the DS font pack this week will be on the Gypsy and that's the only way you'll be able to get those cartridges, much like buying a Cricut machine with its dedicated cartridge(s), so if you are a collector of everything Cricut, this has your name all over it!!!!
My thoughts: with Provo Craft's customer service, or the lack of,............I am not so sure I am willing to gamble my entire Cricut cartridge library on this new item. I also get the feeling that everyone out there that does not register their Cricut cartridges, better do so ASAP, if you intend on buying this item, as that may become key. And finally, I hope this is better thought out than Design Studio, as this product still needs a lot of work and maybe The Gypsy is why that has gone by the way side, however I have a lot of doubts in my own head. What do you think?