Bernina B500E

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B 500E: The freedom to create endless design combinations.

More space for creative freedom
  • Handle big projects with ease
  • Comfortably create endless designs
  • Re-designed embroidery module

The extended freearm offers 8.5" right of the needle. Enjoy a large embroidery area of 15.75" x 6.5" to bring your embroidery ideas to life.

Edit your designs with ease
  • Simply undo & redo steps
  • Edit designs as a group or break apart
  • Customize the stitch-out sequence

With the Enhanced Editing Functions you can realize your ideas directly on screen and use your creativity to create new designs.

Easy design positioning
  • Position designs easily and precisely
  • No need to use the template anymore
  • Perfect results in short times

Use Pinpoint Placement to position your design precisely: select two points and match them with the markings on the hooped fabric.

Automatic features save time
  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Needle lifts automatically
  • Easy one-button operation

The automatic thread cutter operates with two steps in one: cuts the thread and lifts the needle.

Perfection is the new standard
  • Manage thread cuts with ease
  • No manual trimming on top side
  • Achieve perfect embroidery results

The Thread Away Mode pulls the threads down to the underside for clean embroidery results on the top.

Perfect stitches, fast & quiet
  • No manual thread cutting
  • Jumbo bobbin to embroider longer
  • Frontload the bobbin with new thread

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise with a maximum speed of 1,000 stitches per minute.

General

Hook system Bernina Hook
Length of free-arm to the right of the needle
8.5"
Color touch screen
4.3 inches
LED sewing lights
12 LED
Multi-function knobs
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader
Automatic thread cutter
Manual thread cutters
4
BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension
Start/stop button
Slide speed control
Upper thread indicator
Lower thread indicator
USB interface for PC connection
BERNINA foot control with needle up/down function
Optional
Drag & Drop
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
On-screen help
Setup program

Embroidery

Embroidery functionality
Embroidery module
Maximum embroidery field 15.7" x 5.9" (400x150mm)
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Built-in embroidery designs 275
Embroidery alphabets 8
Embroidery design format
EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
Pinpoint Placement
Undo/Redo
Color Wheel
Group/Regroup
Invisible Secure
Smart Secure
Thread-up Command
Programmable jump stitch cutting
Thread Away Mode
Creative Embroidery Assistant
Endless Embroidery
Word ART
Free-arm embroidery
Color resequence
Sequence control
Embroidery Tutorial
Import/Export of designs via USB
Mega hoop functionality embroidery field 15.7" x 5.9" (400 x 150 mm)
Midi Hoop Functionality, embroidery field 10.4" x 6.5" (265 x 165 mm
Personal memory for embroidery designs
Basting
Position recall
BERNINA DesignWorks Tool Compatible

Standard Embroidery Accessories

  • Embroidery Presser Foot #26
  • Embroidery hoop large oval with template (10.0" × 5.7"/ 255 × 145 mm)
  • Embroidery hoop medium oval with template (5.1” × 3.9”/ 130 × 100 mm)
  • BERNINA embroidery software ArtLink (download at bernina.com)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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