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Operation
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Upgrade KIT
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  • Page 1 Operation Manual Upgrade KIT...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS BEFORE YOU START......................... 2 NEW FEATURES ........................2 DISPLAYING THE FABRIC WHILE ALIGNING THE EMBROIDERY POSITION......3 CHANGING THE PATTERN SIZE WHILE MAINTAINING THE DESIRED THREAD DENSITY (STITCH RECALCULATOR)......................6 FIND NEW COLOR SCHEMES WITH THE COLOR SHUFFLING FUNCTION......8 The Color Shuffling Function ....................
  • Page 3: Before You Start

    BEFORE YOU START It is important to perform the upgrade according to the procedure outlined in the Installation Guide. The machine can then be used as outlined in this upgrade Operation Manual. NEW FEATURES The following features will be activated with the upgrade for Kit I. •...
  • Page 4: Displaying The Fabric While Aligning The Embroidery Position

    DISPLAYING THE FABRIC WHILE ALIGNING THE EMBROIDERY POSITION The fabric hooped in the embroidery frame can be Press displayed on the LCD so that the embroidery position can be aligned. This feature can be used from the pattern editing screen and embroidering settings screen.
  • Page 5 When the fabric appears as a background for Press to display the embroidery the pattern, the pattern can be edited if it is settings screen. necessary. Memo • The pattern can also be aligned from the embroidery settings screen. Press to start embroidering.
  • Page 6 ■ Positioning the pattern on thick fabric Affix the embroidery positioning sticker to the When positioning the pattern on the fabric thicker than fabric within the area indicated by the red 2 mm, the fabric may not be detected correctly. In order frame in the LCD, and then press for the fabric to be correctly detected, its thickness must first be measured.
  • Page 7: Changing The Pattern Size While Maintaining The Desired Thread Density (stitch Recalculator)

    CHANGING THE PATTERN SIZE WHILE MAINTAINING THE DESIRED THREAD DENSITY (STITCH RECALCULATOR) In the embroidery edit screen, the size of the pattern Press can be changed while the desired thread density is maintained. Press to enter Stitch Recalculator mode With this function, the pattern will be enlarged or reduced at a larger ratio than with normal pattern resizing.
  • Page 8 Select how to change the pattern size. Press Note • Depending on the pattern, embroidering may not be possible at the appropriate thread density. Before sewing on your project, be sure to embroider a trial sample on a piece of scrap fabric that is the same as the fabric used in the project, using the same needle and embroidery thread.
  • Page 9: Find New Color Schemes With The Color Shuffling Function

    FIND NEW COLOR SCHEMES WITH THE COLOR SHUFFLING FUNCTION Select the color group you want to use. The Color Shuffling Function → You can select the color shuffling function from the following color groups. 1 Thread colors currently With the Color Shuffling function, the machine suggests on the spool stand, 2 thread table (64 colors: preset color table) and 3 custom thread table (300 colors: new color schemes for the embroidery pattern that you...
  • Page 10 Press the desired color scheme from samples. Note * Press to display the new schemes. • When any of the color scheme selection keys are greyed out, there are not enough colors in the selected color group. If you selected the custom thread table, set more colors in the custom thread table, or select less colors in the Color Shuffling function.
  • Page 11: Saving And Recalling The Custom Thread Table Using Usb Media

    Press to select the displayed color Saving and Recalling the Custom scheme. Thread Table using USB media * Press to return to the previous screen. * You can continue selecting color schemes from the You can save a custom thread table data file to USB selected page prior to pressing media, and then you can recall the saved data from * Press...
  • Page 12 Press → The “Saving” screen is displayed. When the data is saved, the display returns to the original screen automatically. Note • Do not insert or remove USB media while “Saving” screen is displayed. You will lose some or all of the data you are saving.
  • Page 13: Using The Camera To Connect Patterns

    USING THE CAMERA TO CONNECT PATTERNS Instead of using thread marks, the camera can be used to connect patterns. An area of 17 cm × 33 cm (6-1/2 inches × 13 inches) can be embroidered when the camera is used to connect patterns.
  • Page 14: Practice (connecting Three Patterns)

    Hoop fabric in the large embroidery frame Practice (Connecting Three Patterns) (13 cm × 18 cm (5-1/8 inches × 7-1/8 inches)), and then attach the frame to the In order to practice aligning pattern edges by using the embroidery machine. camera, we will connect three patterns as shown below.
  • Page 15 Select the reference edge and reference point Press , then press and then press the start/stop button to embroider the of the selected pattern for connecting the first pattern. next pattern. Since, in this example, we will connect the center point of the right edge for the first pattern with the center point of the left edge for the next pattern, select the center point of the right edge, and then press...
  • Page 16 Affix the first embroidery positioning sticker Note onto the fabric within the red lines by using • Use new positioning stickers. If a sticker is reused, it both hands to press down on each corner of may easily peel off. If the sticker peels off during this the sticker.
  • Page 17 Using both hands affix the second embroidery After the two positioning stickers have been positioning mark within the red lines by detected, the following message appears. pressing down on each corner of the With the stickers remaining attached, remove positioning mark onto the material and then the frame, and then press touch While making sure that the positioning...
  • Page 18 When the pattern connection setting screen Note (screen for connecting the selected pattern to the previous one) appears, select the • If the next pattern and the centers of the large circles of the two positioning stickers do not fit within the reference edge and reference point where embroidering area, use a larger embroidery frame.
  • Page 19 Select the area containing one of the two • If the following message appears, press stickers, and then press and then re-hoop the fabric so that the pattern and the centers of the large circles of the positioning stickers are within the embroidering area or hoop the fabric in a larger embroidery frame.
  • Page 20 After the positioning stickers have been Press , then press and then press the start/stop button to embroider the detected, press , and then remove the second pattern. stickers. • Press to remove the positioning stickers when it’s hard to reach the stickers behind the needles.
  • Page 21 Select the third pattern for practicing [3], and When the pattern connection setting screen (screen for connecting the selected pattern to press then the previous one) appears, select the reference edge and reference point for connecting the third pattern with the second one, and then press .
  • Page 22: Changing The Position Of A Sticker

    Press Changing the Position of a Sticker → Following screen appears when you proceed to the embroidering screen without pressing While using the camera to connect patterns, a sticker can be repositioned if the fabric cannot be re-hooped Press to finish connecting the patterns. so that the next pattern and the centers of the large circles of the two stickers are within the embroidering area.
  • Page 23 Press in the embroidery settings screen. Select the reference edge and reference point for connecting this pattern to the next one. For this example, select the bottom point of the right edge. → The pattern connection setting screen (screen for connecting the selected pattern to the next one) appears.
  • Page 24 Press , then press and then After the two stickers have been detected, the press the start/stop button to embroider the following message appears. With the stickers first pattern. remaining affixed, remove the frame, and then press If the fabric cannot be re-hooped so that the next pattern and the centers of the large When the following message appears, press circles of the two positioning stickers are...
  • Page 25 Select the second pattern for practicing [2], Without changing the reference edge and reference point settings, press and then press • To return to the previous screen, press Press After the following message appears, select When the pattern connection setting screen the area containing one of the two affixed (screen for connecting the selected pattern to stickers, and then press...
  • Page 26 When the following message appears, remove If the stickers has been successfully detected, the two stickers, and then re-affix them so the following message appears. Press that the fabric can be re-hooped with the next pattern within the embroidering area. This time, keep the distance between stickers 5 cm (2 inches) or more.
  • Page 27: Connecting Rotated Patterns

    After the stickers have been detected, press , and then remove the stickers. Note • If an error message appears, refer to page 18 to solve the problem. Connecting Rotated Patterns Greater design variations can be created by rotating patterns. The following procedure describes how to connect patterns that are rotated.
  • Page 28 Press in the pattern editing screen. Rotate the pattern, and then press Reference edge and reference point of first pattern Note • Be sure to rotate the pattern from the pattern editing screen. The reference edge and reference point are specified along the smallest rectangle (not angled) that contains all patterns selected when the embroidery settings screen is displayed.
  • Page 29: Changing The Reference Edge And Reference Point For Connecting The Next Pattern After A Pattern Has Been Embroidered

    Refer to steps through of “Practice (Connecting Three Patterns)” to embroider the first pattern and re-hoop the fabric. Select the pattern, and then press Press in the pattern editing screen. Rotate the pattern to the same angle as the first pattern, and then press Reference edge and reference point Continue with step of “Practice...
  • Page 30 Perform the procedure in “Practice (New setting) (Connecting Three Patterns)” up to step and when the pattern connection setting screen (screen for connecting the selected pattern to the previous one) appears, press Select the new reference edge and reference point for connecting the pattern, and then press (Old setting) •...
  • Page 31 After the stickers have been successfully Using both hands affix the second embroidery detected, the following message appears. positioning sticker within the red lines by Remove the two stickers, and then press pressing down on each corner of the positioning sticker onto the material and then touch Press to remove the positioning stickers...
  • Page 32: Sliding The Position Of The Pattern To Be Connected

    When the pattern connection setting screen Sliding the Position of the Pattern to (screen for connecting the selected pattern to be Connected the previous one) appears, select the reference edge and reference point, and then When using the pattern connecting function, patterns press can be connected by sliding them, instead of only aligning patterns along reference edges and reference...
  • Page 33 ■ Connecting Patterns to be Joined Along an Edge Greater design variations can be created by sliding the patterns being connected. The following procedure describes how to use this function to connect patterns so they are joined along an edge. Before connecting the patterns, the basting function will be used to measure the distance that the pattern will be slid.
  • Page 34 Select the pattern whose slide distance is to After the pattern is sewn, remove the fabric be measured. from the frame, and then measure the distance that the pattern is to be slid. Vertical: 32.8 mm Horizontal: 42.8 mm Trial Sewing Sew trial embroidery to check that the pattern will be slid the correct distance.
  • Page 35 Refer to steps through of “Practice Specify the distance that the pattern is to be (Connecting Three Patterns)” to embroider slid, and then press the first pattern and re-hoop the fabric. Select the next pattern, and then continue to the embroidery settings screen. When the pattern connection setting screen (screen for connecting the selected pattern to the previous one) appears, select the...
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting And Quick Reference Chart

    Troubleshooting and Quick Reference Chart If any problems occur, refer to the following to resolve them. Operation Operation 21 Select the reference point of third pattern for Select the first pattern. connection to the second pattern. Press the pattern connection key. 22 Start detecting marks (2 locations).
  • Page 37: Resume Feature

    Resume Feature If the machine is turned off while the pattern connecting function is being used, the machine will return to the operation indicated below when it is turned on again. The machine operation will differ depending on when it is turned off.
  • Page 38: New Patterns

    NEW PATTERNS Thumbnail List Embroidery patterns Alphabet patterns...
  • Page 39: Color Change Table For The Embroidery Patterns

    Color Change Table for the Embroidery Patterns No. 01 151 min Time required for embroidering (900) (613) (800) (001) (206) (800) (001) (900) (209) (085) (085) (085) (800) (206) (900) (800) (085) (515) (085) (612) (515) (513) (001) (515) Embroidery thread color/ (513) (085) (206)
  • Page 40 No. 06 No. 09 65 min 85 min (001) (005) (005) (005) (019) (399) (804) (800) (007) (405) (001) (804) (019) (399) (405) (405) (001) (406) 187.1 mm 338.6 mm (007) (001) (007) (007) (005) (005) (005) (005) (405) (001) (007) (001) (405)
  • Page 41 ■ Examples of Combinations No. 05 No. 08 No. 09...
  • Page 42 English 111-001...

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