Janome Threadbanger TB30

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Sold from 2009 to 2010

Similar to the TB12, but a bit fancier. It has 17 more stitches, 5 more one-step buttonholes, a built-in One-Hand Needle Threader, and adjustments for Stitch Width and Length. There is also a Stitch Elongation feature, so you can elongate some stitches without losing any density.


  • Computerized precision.
  • Easy push-button controls.
  • Built-in needle threader.
  • Manual thread cutter.
  • Bobbin winder.
  • Drop-feed for free-motion sewing.
  • Start/stop button - allows you to run the machine without using the foot control!.
  • Adjustable speed control. Control speed from the machine with more precision than a foot control.
  • Up/down needle position at the push of a button.
  • Auto-lock stitch button. Sews locking stitches at the push of a button, then stops.
  • Stitch elongation - stretch a decorative stitch by up to 5 times its normal length without losing density.
  • Can sew just one stitch, allowing you to create unique stitch combinations for interesting effects.
  • 30 stitches, including 6 one-step buttonholes that sew according to the size of your button.
  • Free-arm for sewing pant hems, wrist cuffs, etc.
  • Adjustable tension.
  • Adjustable stitch width and length.
  • Reverse stitch.
  • Feed balance dial.
  • Adjustable presser foot pressure.
  • Easy top-loading bobbin with a clear cover plate so you can watch the thread supply.
  • Seam guides on needle plate are marked in both fractional inches and millimeters.
  • LED display.
  • Displays LED error codes and audio beeps to inform you of a problem.
  • Carrying handle.
  • Ultra-sturdy design.
  • 5 year extended warranty.
Hook type Vertical oscillanting hook
Class (Bed type) Free arm
Body construction Painted aluminum body
Carrying handle Folding type
Machine size W390 x H310 x D155 mm
Machine weight 7.6 kg
Maximum speed 840 spm
Number of stitches 30 stitches, 6 one-step buttonholes
Type of buttonhole 4-step BH
Stretch stitch adjustment Yes
Maximum zigzag width 7.0 mm
Maximum stitch length 4 mm
Thread tension control Lay-in type
Foot pressure adjustment Yes
Extra-high presser foot lift Yes
Marking on needle plate Yes (inches and metric)
Drop feed dog Lever type
Bobbin winder Auto-declutch type
Presser foot Snap (clip) on type
Needle threader Yes, built-in
Thread cutter Yes (Underneath the face plate)
Thread take up lever Slit type
Spool pin Vertical type
Lamp Incandescent
Power switch Yes
Foot controller Yes
Protection Soft cover

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Janis 25 may 2020, 13:34

I love the thread banger but I have lost my manual and would like to order a new one . Great machine !

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