Baby Lock Altair BLTA FREE Digital Manuals

BLTA

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Technology Features
  • WXGA,IPS Color LCD Touchscreen
    • Shows 16,777,216 colors
    • Measures 10.1" diagonally
    • Displays Clock and Date
  • Use IQ Intuition Positioning app to
    • Precisely place embroidery designs
    • Transmit images to create designs in IQ Designer
  • Mpeg-4 movie/video play function
    • Video display size 6.2" diagonally
    • Exclusive 1GB Memory Storage for video
  • IQ™ Designer
    • Image on the LCD screen can be magnified up to 800%
    • Will automatically create an embroidery pattern from a JPEG image
    • Drawing area is 3-3/4" x 5-11/16" (96mm x 145mm)
    • 90 Preloaded open, closed and region shapes
    • Able to select different line colors and fill colors
    • 6 Different stitch patterns: running, bean, satin, no outline, chainstitch, and candlewicking
    • 18 Different fill patterns: regular fill, no fill, stipple inside or around a shape, and 15 decorative pattern fills
    • Duplicate and paste editing preloaded shapes
    • Adjust line, fill and stippling width, length and density properties
    • Undersewing options
    • Outline stamp shape creation for Trapunto techniques
  • Guide Beam and Needle Beam for precision alignment of stitches- Class 1 Laser Product (IEC60825-1:2007)
  • Color Visualizer with pinnable color selections and favorites
  • Enhanced Stadium Lighting for 50% brighter true color LED lighting on the needle and work area with 5 settings
  • 2 USB drives (Type A) USB 2.0 drives to connect a mouse, flash drives, hub and CD-ROM drives
  • Precise tracking system on embroidery carriage
  • NeverMiss™ Automatic Advanced Threading System
  • Digital Dual-Feed System ensures utmost fabric control when feeding layers or difficult fabric types
  • Advanced Pivoting Feature and Automatic Fabric Sensor System
  • Automatic sensors
    • Thread tension control makes tension adjustments for accurate stitches
    • Upper and lower thread sensors on/off
    • Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads run out
    • On-screen hoop sensor to recommend size of hoop
  • Embroidery speed up to 1,050 spm
  • Resume mode
  • Programmable shutoff capabilities
  • Eco power mode
Advanced Sewing Features
  • 771 Built-in stitches including
    • 150 Utility including 15 one-step buttonhole styles and 1 four-step custom buttonhole
    • 442 Decorative
    • 79 Decorative satin
    • 20 Satin
    • 17 Cross
    • 63 Combinable Utility stitches
  • 4 Built-in alphabets
  • Stitch length 0.0mm - 5.0mm
  • Basting stitch length of up to 30mm
  • Maximum Utility stitch width 7mm
  • Utility stitch editing capabilities
  • 5 Memory settings for each Utility stitch
  • Decorative stitch editing capabilities
    • Edit and combine Character Decorative stitches
    • Character/Decorative stitch memory equaling 1MB
    • Satin stitch elongation
  • Sew Utility and Decorative stitches while embroidery arm is attached
  • Automatic drop feed on screen
  • Mirror-image
  • Lock key for Utility and Decorative stitches
  • Reinforcement priority settings
  • Lateral and diagonal feeding
  • Variable needle positions
  • Fully automatic built-in darning
  • Twin needle settings
Convenient Sewing Features
  • Larger sewing bed and workspace with 11.25" to the right of the needle
  • Convenient one-touch buttons for
    • Start/Stop
    • Reverse sewing
    • Reinforcement key
    • Needle up/down
    • Thread cutter
    • Automatic presser foot lift
    • Automatic needle threading
  • Sewing speed control
  • Quick-Set, top-loading bobbin with sensor
  • Quick-Set independent bobbin winding system with variable speed
  • Programmable 3-step needle up/down
  • Automatic thread cutter (with on/off capability)
  • Needle plate with scale in inches and centimeters
  • Free arm
  • Two accessory storage compartments
Embroidery Capabilities
  • 494 Embroidery designs built-in including
    • 200 Baby Lock exclusives
    • 10 Floral Redwork Designs
    • 10 Border Designs
    • Font Embellishments (32 total)
    • 15 Buttonhole embroidery designs in 3 sizes (45 total)
    • 15 Buttonhole embroidery frame designs
    • 160 Large decorative stitch designs
  • 140 Frame combinations
  • 30 font styles including
    • Exclusive script alphabet and characters (70 total)
    • Large floral block alphabet (30 total)
    • Calligraphy alphabet and characters (81 total)
    • Large vine alphabet in two sizes (60 total)
    • Large floral alphabet in two sizes (64 total)
    • Monogram alphabet (30 total)
  • Embroiders up to 14" x 9.5" (360mm x 240mm) embroidery field
  • Memory capacity approximately 10MB
  • Reads embroidery designs with a stitch capacity of up to 700,000 stitches per design
  • WXGA, IPS Color LCD Touch Screen shows
    • Design placement using drag/drop and slide/scroll capabilities
    • Enhanced Realistic Preview
    • Design previews can be enlarged 200%
    • Needle positioning grid selections
    • Needle position image can be enlarged 200%
    • Estimated embroidery time display and stitch count
    • Needle advancement (1, 10, 100, or 1000 stitch increments or entire color)
    • Measurements displayed in inches or millimeters
    • Color separation
    • Thread color indicator
    • On-screen hoop size indicator
    • Low bobbin thread indicator
    • 300 color names
    • Screen saver customization
    • Thumbnail images viewed at 150% the normal size
  • 9-Point trial check points
  • Starting point key for instant alignment of characters or patterns
  • Alternate bobbin case for pre-wound bobbins
  • Customize embroidery pattern and thumbnail back ground colors (66 options)
  • On-screen grid
  • Cuts jump stitches (with on/off capability)
  • Embroider without removing the foot control
Embroidery Editing Features
  • Combine embroidery designs on screen
  • Character/text array function
  • Character spacing
  • Multi-line text with justification options
  • Character insert and group edit capabilities
  • 0.1°, 1°, 10°, and 90° pattern rotation
  • Enhanced design enlargement (up to 200%) and reduction (down to 60%) capabilities
  • Design duplication
  • Multiple design selection capabilities
  • Automatic appliqué
  • Automatic basting
  • Add stippling set distance around embroidery designs
  • Mirror imaging
  • Change color selections within designs
  • Enhanced color sorting to optimize sewing order
  • Monochrome option for embroidery designs
Included Accessories
  • Hands-free knee lift
  • Touch pen (stylus)
  • 14 Snap-on presser feet
    • Digital Dual-Feed System Foot
    • Embroidery foot with LED pointer
    • General purpose zigzag
    • Blind stitch
    • Buttonhole
    • Button fitting
    • Free-motion open toe quilting
    • Free-motion quilting
    • Free-motion echo quilting
    • Monogramming
    • Overcasting
    • 1/4" Quilting foot with guide
    • Straight stitch foot
    • Zipper
  • Easy-lock accessory case for presser foot storage with interchangeable trays
  • Soft canvas cover for machine with 3 storage pockets
  • 2 Thread spool stand for larger cones
  • Straight stitch needle plate
  • Alternate bobbin case for use with pre-wound bobbins
  • Bobbin center pin
  • Bobbins (10)
  • Embroidery Positioning Stickers (4-Sheets of 64)
  • Lens calibration sheet for use with the positioning app
  • Presser foot adaptor
  • Seam ripper
  • Twin needle
  • Needle set
  • Scissors
  • Cleaning brush
  • Eyelet punch
  • Screwdrivers
  • Spool caps (5)
  • Spool felt and Spool nets (2)
  • Embroidery needle plate cover
  • Foot controller
  • Bobbin covers: cord guide, plain and with seam guide marks
  • Chalk pencil
  • IQ Intuition™ Positioning embroidery hoops and grids included:
    • oo 9.5" x 14" (240mm x 360mm)
    • oo 9.5" x 9.5" (240mm x 240mm)
    • oo 5" x 7" (130mm x 180mm)
    • oo 4" x 4" (100mm x 100mm)
Optional Accessories
  • Love of Sewing Membership
  • IQ Intuition embroidery hoops:
    • 9.5" x 14" (240mm x 360mm) (EF95S)
    • 9.5" x 9.5" (240mm x 240mm) (EF97S)
    • 5" x 7" (130mm x 180mm) (EF75S)
    • 4" x 4" (100mm x 100mm) (EF74S)
  • Standard embroidery hoops: Note: Standard hoops are not recognized by the positioning app.
    • 8" x 12" (200mm x 300mm) hoop (EF92)
    • 8" x 8" (200mm x 200mm) hoop (EF91)
    • 6" x 6" (150mm x 150mm) hoop (BLMA-150)
    • Continuous Border Hoop 4" x 12" (100mm X 300mm) (BLMA-CBH)
  • Extension Table BLMA-ET
  • Trolley Set (BLMTXL-BK)
  • Foot kit (BLTAFTKIT)
  • Palette 11 (ECS11)
  • Thread stand (holds 10 spools) (BLMA-TS)
  • Multi-Function Foot Control (BLMA-MFC)
  • Circular sewing attachment (BL-CSA)
  • Open toe sole for dual feed foot (BLTY-OTDF)
  • Stitch-in-the-ditch sole for dual feed foot (BLDY-SDDF)
  • ¼" sole for dual feed foot (BLDY-QFDF)
  • Couching foot (BLTY-CCF)
Instructional Help and Resources
  • Built-in Operational Guide with help topics and built-in videos
  • Built-in Sewing Application Guide
  • Built-in Help Messages
  • Embroidery Stitch Count System - SCS
  • Capability to save settings screen images
  • Multiple Language conversion capabilities
Warranty
  • Warranty (25 years limited, 10 years parts, 5 years computer circuit, 5 years electrical, 1 year labor)