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From: sgr27175
Date: 06-20-2006, 05:28 PM (1 of 2)
Hi Folks, i am wanting to connect my laptop or pc to my embroidery machine (tajima 612).
i have wilcom 9 do i need any other software? what sort of cable do i need to connect either of them to the machine?

Cheers :up:
User: sgr27175
Member since: 05-20-2006
Total posts: 3
From: paroper
Date: 06-20-2006, 06:03 PM (2 of 2)
I'm not familiar with your machine. Whether you can connect to your machine depends upon what kind of connectivity your machine will allow along with what your Wilcom will do. My Artista is a Wilcom product made with the Bernina machines in mind. My software does allow for direct download to the machine from the computer. The version of the software determines whether I would need a serial port or a USB port to download. The more recent versions of Artista require USB only. At least some of the older versions take serial. The type of connection, regardless of the type of computer you might have is not negociatiable with the software.

At the same time, only a few of the home machines will take a direct connection from the computer. Some require cards, others take flash drives, or flash cards, (direct download), mine does not take flash cards but it takes the others and it also takes its own CD drive for direct download. I don't know much about the commercial based machine. You'll need to check with your manual. It might also be helpful if you can check with your dealer.

Bernina 200e, Artista V5 Designer Plus, Explorations, Magic Box, Bernina 2000DE & 335 Bernette Serger, Bernina 1530 Sewing Machine, Bernina 1300 DC Overlock (with coverstitch)
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