Bernina B480

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Power, Speed, Perfection and Ease

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BERNINA 480: Highly sophisticated & brilliantly simple


Power, speed, perfection and ease
  • 9 mm stitch width for decorative stitches
  • Jumbo bobbin for fewer interruptions
  • Convenient Automatic Thread Cutter
  • Adjustable tension for perfect stitches
  • Easy threading saves you time
Automatic features save time
  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Press a button, thread is cut
  • Save time for the most creativity

Threads are cut automatically and the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating as easily and quickly as you like.

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure
  • Thin fabrics? Increase pressure
  • Thick materials? Reduce pressure
  • Sew a variety of materials with ease

The basic setting can be individually adjusted, ensuring the ideal pressure is always used for whatever fabrics and materials you choose.

Big ideas need more space
  • More room for all kinds of projects
  • Slide-on extension table included
  • Spacious and hassle free

The extended freearm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room for projects, quilts and all kinds of creativity.

Easy to navigate touch screen
  • Modern color touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it, Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings. Make suggested adjustments quickly with the multi-function knobs.

Hands free and in control
  • Hands-free sewing with the knee lifter
  • Your hands guide the fabric anytime
  • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog

The BERNINA Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, keeping your hands free to guide your projects.

Perfect stitches perfectly easy
  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin means fewer stops
  • Convenient, front-load bobbin

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.

General

Hook system Bernina Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 900
Space to the right of the needle
7 inches
Color touch screen
4.3 inches
LED sewing lights
8 LED
Multi-function knobs
Maximum stitch width
9 mm
Maximum stitch length
6 mm
Needle Positions
11
Sewing in each needle position
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader
Automatic thread cutter
Manual presser foot pressure
Manual thread cutter
4
Reverse Sewing
BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension
BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) enabled (straight stitch and zigzag
Start/stop button
Slide speed control
USB interface
BERNINA foot control with needle up/down function
Needle stop up/down
Drag & Drop
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
On-screen help
Setup Program
Weight of machine 20.94 lbs (9.5 kg)

Sewing & Quilting

Pattern start/end function
Elongation
Automatic securing function
Pattern repeat (up to 9)
Total number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) 994
Utility stitches total (incl. darning programs) 29
Buttonholes (incl. eyelets) total 11
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Darning Programs 2
Decorative stitches total 250
Quilting stitches total 27
Cross-stitch stitches 21
Sewing alphabets 5
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
Create and save stitch combinations
Changing stitch settings while sewing
Button sew-on program
Sewing tutorial
Creative Sewing consultant

Standard Sewing & Quilting Accessories

  • BERNINA presser feet included - 5
  • Reverse Pattern Foot #1
  • Overlock Foot #2
  • Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A
  • Zipper Foot #4
  • Blindstitch Foot #5
  • BERNINA slide-on free-arm extension table
  • BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
  • Knee lifter for FHS
  • Magnetic Accessory box
  • Dust Cover
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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