Brother Dream Machine XV8500D

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Sold from 2014 to 2016


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New Software update available now! Version 2.01. Call the store to set up your update today.

This software update will provide the following changes:

  • Improved machine's functionality for the following features:
    • My Design Center
    • Editing embroidery patterns
    • Reading embroidery data
    • USB function
    • Tutorial video function
    • Spool Stand LED function 
  • Improved machine's functionality for reading the embroidery data whose file name contains characters other than the 26 letters of the alphabet and the numbers (0 through 9).
  • The notation of embroidery frame size on the LCD is revised. [for inches as the display unit]

Your dreams... and ours are made real through a bounty of new and refined features captured in THE Dream Machine™. Our most powerful, technologically advanced combination machine includes 100 new or improved features. THE Dream Machine™ awakens your creativity as it allows you to construct your designs on our largest workspace ever. Dream bigger with our largest embroidery area, create in a wealth of new design and editing options and envision it all with the industry's largest build-in HD display.

Features

  • A Consumers Digest "Best Buy" in the Embroidery Sewing Machines
  • 10.1" largest high definition LCD display in its class with faster processing time than our prior models
  • Expandable library of over 40 built-in HD tutorial videos
  • Expansive 5" x 11.25" workspace for your larger projects
  • InnovEye® 2 our camera-like technology now with up to 2x the scanning speed and up to 3x the resolution
  • Our largest 9.5" x 14" embroidery area illuminated with our brightest lighting system
  • Industry-first My Design Center offers new design capabilities all without a PC
  • Auto Punch feature to turn just about anything into embroidery
  • Line Art Scan and Embroider
  • Scan & Stipple with Ease
  • MuVit™Digital Dual Feed System to powerfully feed fabric from the top AND bottom for greater control
  • New couching foot system to add cording techniques to your projects
  • Sew Straight™ 2 Laser Vision Guide with brighter guide and wider range that extends up to 19mm
  • Enhanced Color Shuffling™ 2 Function lets you choose your color palette for even more design possibilities
  • InnovaChrome™ LED Thread Color System indicates color changes as well as thread breakages and alerts
  • Droplight™ LED Embroidery Positioning Marker
  • V-Sonic™ Pen Pal for Sewing and Embroidery
  • Enhanced embroidery functionality, new embroidery arm support, and improved embroidery frame
  • 939 built-in embroidery designs including 166 designs featuring Disney characters, 140 frame pattern combinations, and 22 embroidery lettering fonts
  • 726 built-in stitches, including 15 styles of one-step auto-size buttonholes, 1 style of four-step buttonhole, and 5 sewing lettering fonts

Basic Features

LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches 5.3 x 8.5
Adjustable Screen Brightness Settings Yes
Stitch Select Clear Touch Panel                                         
Screensaver Yes
On-Screen Help Yes
Built-in Languages Yes
Zoom Function Yes
On-Screen Editing Yes
Realistic Preview Yes
Lighting LED 10" Lightining
Table Option
Needle Threading System Automatic
Independent Bobbin Winding Motor Yes
Thread Sensor Upper and Bobbin
Thread Sensor On/Off Yes
Automated Upper and Lower Thread Cutting Yes
Quick-Set™ Bobbin Yes
Built-in Memory Yes
USB 2
Computer Connectivity with Update Capability Yes
Memory Card Yes
Cable USB

Sewing Features

Work Space (Height & Width) inches 5 x 11.25
Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 1050
Knee Lifter Yes
Feed Dog 7
Back to Beginning Key Yes
Built-in Sewing Stitches (Includes Buttonhole Styles) 726
Buttonhole Styles 15 one-step plus 1 four-step                                    
Built-in Sewing Lettering Fonts 5
Stitch Width 7mm
Stitch Length 5mm
My Custom Stitch™ Feature Yes (Advanced)
Sideways Sewing Yes
Start/Stop Button Yes
Speed Control Yes
Needle Position Key (Up/Down) Yes
Automatic Height Adjuster™ AHA® Feature Yes
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Yes
Presser Foot Leveling Yes
Pivot Function Yes
Drop Feed/Free Motion Yes
Free Motion Quilting Foot Included (3 types: C, E, O)
Built-in Quilting Stitches Yes
Included Quilting Feet Yes

Embroidery Features

Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y) 9.5" x 14"
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute) 1050
Speed Adjustment Yes
Adjustable Design Icon Size Setting Yes
Built-in Embroidery Designs (Non-License) 939
Built-in Embroidery Designs featuring Disney/Pixar® Characters 166
Built-in Alphabet Fonts 17
Built-in Frame Designs 10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns                                                 
InnovEye™ Technology Yes
Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker Yes
Thread Wiper Yes
Resume Function Yes
Trial Position/Layout Function Yes
Built-in Border Function & Designs Yes
Sewing Decorative Stitches with Embroidery Arm Attached Yes
Appliqué Creator Function Yes
Automatic Feed Thread Cutting Yes
Curving Text on Screen Editing Yes
Space Reduction among Embroidery Alphabets Yes
Pattern Rotating 0.1, 1, 10, or 90 degrees
Drag and Drop Editing Yes
Onscreen Automatic Density Adjustment (STB) Yes
My Custom Design™ Feature Yes (new version)
Color Shuffling™ Function Yes (with Anchor Function)
Print and Stitch™ Technology Yes
Programmable Monochrome Embroidery Yes

Carton Contents

Accessory Storage Yes
Included Accessory Feet Yes
Included Embroidery Hoops   9.5 x 14, 8 x 12, 5 x 7, 4 x 4

Other

Machine Dimensions (H x W x D) 13.7 x 12.7 x 26 inches              
Machine Weight 37.26lbs
Shipping Dimensions (H x W x D) 25.2 x 24 x 32.7
Shipping Weight 80.47 lbs

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