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Multi-Needle Machines: EMP6, BMP6, BMP8, BMP9, BNT10 & BNT10L


Questions and answers related specifically to the Baby Lock® multi-needle machines.

 

Q: What design formats does my Baby Lock multi-needle machine read?
A: All of  the Baby Lock multi-needle machines (EMP/BMP6/BMP8/BMP9/BND9/BNT10 /BNT10L)  can read a design in .pes or .dst format. The design(s) can be sent to the machine directly from the computer via the special cable that came with your machine; you can put the design(s) on a floppy, an embroidery card or USB stick-depending on which model you have.

Q: What kind of bobbin thread should I use in my Baby Lock multi-needle machine?
A: Click here for a useful chart that contains bobbin thread recommendations for all Baby Lock embroidery machine models (EMP/BMP6/BMP8/BMP9/BND9/BNT10/BNTL). We feel using the recommended bobbin thread will give you the best results.

Q: How do I direct link my multi-needle machine to my computer?
A: Click here to view a movie clip on how to connect your Baby Lock multi-needle machine to the computer. It also includes instructions on how to transfer designs to the machine via USB cable. Note-this was filmed using the Embroidery Professional machine but basically applies to all the multi-needle machines.

Q: How do I transfer designs to my multi-needle machine when I am hooked directly to the computer?
A: Click here to view a movie clip on how to transfer designs from your computer to the Baby Lock multi-needle machine. It also includes instructions on how to connect your Baby Lock multi-needle machine to the computer.  Note-this was filmed using the Embroidery Professional machine but basically applies to all the multi-needle machines.

Q: My machine does not recognize the hoop size I have attached, how can I fix this?
A: Please watch this short movie clip to see how to reset the hoop sensor on your Embroidery Professional machine. Click here to view the movie clip.

Q: How do I attach and calibrate the Cap Frame to my multi-needle machine?
A: This video will teach you how to attach and calibrate your Cap Frame. Note-this was filmed using the Embroidery Professional machine but basically applies to all the multi-needle machines.

Q: My cap hoop is on my machine, but the machine does not recognize the hoop.
A:

The cap hoop should be attached to your Embroidery Professional with the machine off so the machine can calibrate for this hoop. Please take the hoop off the machine; turn the machine off; place the hoop back on the machine; and turn the machine back on. In addition, here is a movie clip to watch for instructions on how to attach and calibrate the cap frame.  Click here to view the movie clip.