Bernina B540

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BERNINA 540 - the perfect machine for passionate sewists


Perfect tension for perfect stitches
  • Precise & powerful sewing
  • Just sew without any worries
  • Achieve beautiful stitch results

Thanks to the Adaptive Thread Tension you get optimal thread tension for perfect stitch quality on both sides of the fabric.

More space for creative freedom
  • Realize big projects with ease
  • Enough space for your creations
  • Embroidery module optional

The extended freearm offers 8.5" right of the needle. Therefore you will enjoy a grand sewing area for grand ideas.

Get the right pressure everytime
  • Sew any material with ease
  • Increase pressure for thin materials
  • Reduce pressure for thick materials

Ensures that the ideal pressure is always used for the selected stitch. The basic setting can be individually adjusted.

Ask your on-screen support
  • Modern colorful touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The Sewing Consultant helps you to find the right settings. Adjust suggested alterations quickly with the multifunction-knobs.

Sew quieter, faster, longer, better
  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin to sew 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.

Automatic features save time
  • No manual thread cutting
  • Press a button to cut your thread
  • Save time for your creativity

Thanks to the automatic thread cutter your threads are cut automatically and the needle will be lifted afterwards.

General

Hook system Bernina Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute)
1000
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
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
BERNINA Adaptive Thread Tension
BERNINA Stitch Regulator (BSR) Functionality (straight stitch and zigzag
Start/stop button
Slide speed control
Upper thread indicator
USB interface for PC connection
BERNINA foot control with needle up/down function
Needle stop up/down
Drag & Drop
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering
On-screen help

Sewing & Quilting

Pattern start/end function
Programmable securing function
Total number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet)
1048
Memory (short-term/altered stitches)
Memory (long-term/altered stitches)
Create and save stitch combinations
Changing stitch settings while sewing
Utility stitches total 30
Buttonholes (incl. eyelets) total 14
Automatic buttonhole length measuring system
Automatic buttonhole
Manual multi-step buttonhole
Button sew-on program
Darning programs
Decorative stitches total 300
Quilting stitches total 44
Cross-stitch stitches 31
Sewing alphabets
5
Sewing tutorial
Creative consultant

Embroidery

Embroidery functionality
Embroidery module
Maximum embroidery field 15.7" x 5.9"
Maximum embroidery speed (stitches per minute)
1000
Built-in embroidery designs 50
Embroidery alphabets 4
Embroidery design format
EXP, DST, PES, PEC, JEF, SEW, PCS, XXX
Onscreen editing of designs: positioning, mirroring, rotating, scaling, combining
Invisible Secure
Smart Secure
Thread-up Command
Programmable jump stitch cutting
Word ART
Free-arm embroidery
Color resequencing
Sequence control
Embroidery Tutorial
Importing/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

Standard Sewing & Quilting Accessories

  • BERNINA presser feet included
  • Reverse Pattern Foot #1/1C
  • Overlock Foot #2/2A
  • Buttonhole Foot with Slide #3A
  • Zipper Foot #4/4D
  • Open Embroidery Foot #20/20C
  • BERNINA slide-on freearm extension table
  • BERNINA Free Hand System (FHS)
  • Touch Pen
  • Dust cover
  • Magnetic Accessory box

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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