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Thread: Bernina 500 Series

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    Super Member CarolinePaj's Avatar
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    Hi Guys,

    Any news on the new Bernina's from your side of the pond yet?

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    I have seen pics on the Yahoo group. It is a combo of the 4 and 600 series. Only one has embroidery, but it includes some of the features of the 830, like virtual positioning of the design.

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    Hi Nursie,

    Which yahoo group?

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    Hi Nursie,

    Which yahoo group?

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    The group with this name:

    430_440_630_640_730

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    Thank you!

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    What I've heard so far: only the 580, which has 9mm stitch width, will have embroidery capabilities, with a module. The 530 and 550QE, will have 5.5mm stitch width. The machines look very similar to the 3 series, except that the 5 series is full-sized and the 3 series are 3/4 sized. The 430, 440, and 640 are to be discontinued.

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    They look nice. I'd have thought they'd make a larger harp on these though...

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    One of our employees who has an 830 and a 440 and absolutely loves them both, sewed on the 550 at Bernina University. She told me " I think I just may be trading in my 440!" She was very impressed with the machine!

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