Different Memory Areas of the 1630
The following material was adapted and compiled from the 1630 Bernina® Manual, the 1630 Library, package instructions from Blank Memory Keys, package instructions from Bernina® Theme Keys and class and teaching helps from Bernina® dealers. There is no guarantee to the accuracy of the information.
VERY IMPORTANT: The sewing machine must be off when inserting or removing a key. Programmed data can be lost and errors can occur in the memory of the machine as well as on the key if the key is removed before turning off the sewing machine. The sewing machine and the computer must be off before inserting the interface cable into the sewing machine or computer.
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MR Memory (MR)
The memory of sewing machine that enables stitches, letters, and numbers to be stitched in combination. MR has 9 memories, 70 spaces each. Stitching sequences programmed in MR can be saved in memory on the sewing machine or on a blank memory key for recall. Additional designs can be added to the MR 1-9 memories if space is available. To add, insert a memory subdivision and program more designs. (Pgs 56-59 Bernina® 1630 Manual.)
Stitch Designer (SP)
The Stitch Designer is a computer design program that is a part of the 1630 sewing machine. It enables you to create a pattern that can be stitched as a motif or used in a stitching sequence in MR. SP has 25 spaces of memory. Patterns created in SP can be saved in memory on the sewing machine or on a blank memory key for recall. (Pgs 66-70 Bernina® 1630 Manual)
Theme Design Keys
Keys with stitch designs programmed by Bernina®. After a key is inserted, the name(s) appears on the menu screen in the K & L area. The designs in a theme key can be selected for programming in a stitching sequence in MR, but a design cannot be saved to MR or SP. Once the key is removed from the machine, the design is not saved in MR. Bernina® Design keys cannot be edited. Theme keys are only available from a Bernina® Dealer.
NOTE: The sewing machine must be OFF when inserting or removing a key. Programmed data can be lost and errors can occur in the memory of the machine as well as on the key if the key is removed before turning off the sewing machine.
Blank Memory Keys (BMK)
An external storage memory unit. Blank memory keys have the same memory capacity as the sewing machine: a nine memory bank of 70 spaces each of MR memory and 25 spaces of SP memory in Stitch Designer. MR and SP memory on the sewing machine can be saved to a blank memory key for later use, freeing memory on the sewing machine. Motifs created in SP and stitching patterns saved to a blank memory key can be edited. A blank memory key appears on the first menu screen in the K & L area with the Memory Key symbol (three right arrows).
A computer design program for a personal computer. The computer program enables you to create customized detailed stitches and designs easier than with the Stitch Designer program. Stitch designs and motifs are transmitted from your PC to the 1630. Designer Software consists of the program on two floppy disks, manual, and a nine pin serial port cable. Computer requirements: 386 PC or greater, 4 mgb available memory, 3 1/2 floppy drive, a nine pin serial port, Microsoft Windows 3.0, Windows 3.1, or Windows 95. Designs created with software can be transmitted to sewing machine and saved to a BMK or saved on computer.
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