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    The 1600P-DBX has the industrial strength DB type needle and the Auto thread cutter. It sews a straight stitch at 1,600 stitches per minute, the fastest on the market. From the new "Liquid Response" foot control to the pre-tension system, everything on this sewing and quilting machine is built for high quality stitches at professional speeds. But while it gives you the perfomance of an industrial machine, it also gives you the quiet operation and sleek design of a Janome.

    Janome 1600P DBX has a built-in, on board Speed Limit Control slider as well as Variable Speed Foot Control. Juki TL2000i and Brother PQ1500S do not have Speed Limit Controls on the machine, only in the foot controls..

    Janome 1600P DBX uses Organ DBx1 or Schmetz 16x231 Needles Sizes 70/10 to 120/18. They are available in larger sizes, but the needle plate hole & clearances are not compatible.

    Built-in Thread Trimmer Button, Variable Speed Limit Control up to 1600 S.P.M, Seperate Bobbin Winder Motor, Memorized Needle Up Down, Dual Lights. See MC6500P Zigzag Below .

    The 1600P-DBX high speed sewing machine has the DB type industrial sewing machine needle and the Auto-thread cutter. It sews a straight stitch at 1,600 stitches per minute, the fastest on the market. From the new "Liquid Response" foot control to the pre-tension system, everything on this machine is built for high quality stitches at professional speeds. But while it gives you the performance of an industrial machine, it also gives you the quiet operation and sleek design of a Janome.

    An extra large 9" x 5" work area gives you room for the largest projects. A knee lift lets you raise the presser foot while keeping your hands on your work. An independent motor allows you to wind bobbins while you're sewing. And 10.5 lbs. of presser foot pressure ensures that your layers of fabric won't shift, making it an ideal quilting machine.

    High speed sewing: 800-1,600 spm
    Simultaneous bobbin winding
    Knee lift
    Pressure indicator window
    Auto thread cutter
    Variable speed control
    DB needle
    Side-loading, industrial rotary hook
    Memorized needle up/down
    Extra large 8.85" x 5.5" work area
    Dual ights
    Industrial-type thread take-up lever
    No oil holes in bed
    Sealed bearings on shafts
    Up to 11 lbs. of presser foot pressure
    Industrial pretension threading
    Thread diagram printed on machine front
    Bobbin winding diagram printed on machine top
    Liquid response foot control - no stalls
    Synchronized thread tension lever
    Variable stitch length up to 6mm
    Metal attachment setting plate
    Sleek design of home machine
    Quiet operation with no external motor
    Dust cover
    Optional extension table available





    1600P-DBX Brochure.pdf
  • US Warranty 25 years on parts, 5 years on electrical, 1 year on labor
  • Extended US Warranty: Extended Warranty Available
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Specifications
Click HERE for Brochure on Janome 1600P DBX Sewing Quilting Machine

Click HERE for Instruction Book Operating Manual on Janome 1600P DBX Sewing Quilting Machine


Knee Lifter
Sewing Speed: 800-1600 spm
Variable Speed Control
Dual Krypton Lamps
Sewing Area (from Right of Needle): 8.85 in x 5.5 in (225 x 140 mm)
Machine Weight: 25.35 lb
Hook System (Vertical Full Rotary Industrial)
Maximum Stitch Length: 6mm
Ever True Stitch Length
Independent Bobbin Winding Motor
Pressure Foot Control: 0.4 lb-1 lb
Visible Pressure Foot Gauge
Presser Foot Lift (Lever): 12 mm
Presser Foot Lift (Knee Lift): 8 mm
Industrial Thread Take Up Lever
Threading Diagram on The Machine
Memorized Needle Up/Down Key
Dust Cover
DB Needle
Highly Responsive Foot Control
Synchronized Thread Tension Lever
Industrial Pretension Threading
Attachment Setting Plate
Internal Oiling
Industrial Strength Engineering
Included Accessories
  • Bobbins
  • Lint Brush
  • Hemmer Foot
  • Spool Cap
  • Spool Net
  • Needles
  • Spool Holder
  • Large Screwdriver
  • Small Screwdriver
  • Cloth Guide for Seams
  • Accessory Box
  • Oil
  • Knee Lifter Lever

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icon All Janome 1600P have three pins for foot controller and separate port for power supply cord shown.

Janome's 1600P Straight-Stitch Series Delivers Serious Speed To The Home Market High speed straight stitch machines: 1600P, 1600P-DBX, and 1600P-DB The 1600P, 1600P-DBX, and 1600P-DB offer consumers a range of features MAHWAH, N.J. – Sewing at up to 1,600 stitches per minute, the new 1600P Straight Stitch Series from Janome has the fastest straight stitch on the home market. But more important than being twice as fast as any home machine, the 1600 Professional Series offers power and performance without the awkward bulk and noise of industrial models. Quilters, designers, decorators and seamstresses can enjoy professional grade results with Janome precision and quality. These machines are even tough and reliable enough for the heavy use of dry cleaning and tailoring/alteration shops. The 1600P Series machines offer a variety of time-saving features like an independent bobbin winding motor (so you can sew while you're winding bobbins); an automatic thread cutter; a side-loading, industrial rotary hook and threading diagrams printed on the machine itself. The presser foot can hold your fabric with an ultra firm 11 lbs. of pressure. And a thread pre-tension regulator keeps thread feeding smoothly at the highest of speeds. The 1600P series represents a new milestone in precision engineering. For a sewing machine to make a single stitch, dozens of parts must move in close synchronization. For a machine to sew at a rate of just ten stitches per second, those same parts must move with almost perfect precision. So it's truly a technical breakthrough when a machine can stitch at nearly 30 stitches per second and do it with the quiet ease of a Janome. The machines are built to perform under the rigors of a professional setting, such as dry cleaning and alteration shops where repetitive seams are standard and quick turnaround is a must. Garment sewers will love the precise power through all types of fabric and the large (9� x 5�), clean bed space free of oil holes. Quilters and home dec sewers will enjoy the project-finishing speed. Everything on the 1600P Series machines is built for speed, starting with the bobbin. First, the independent bobbin winder works separately from the main motor, allowing the user to fill the next bobbin while sewing. Second, you can remove and replace the bobbin from the side, so you don't have to move your work from under the needle. A knee lift allows you to raise the presser foot while keeping your hands on your work. At speeds of over 1,000 stitches per minute it's vital the thread feeds smoothly. To achieve this, the 1600P Series has a Pre-Tension Thread Regulator that takes the kinks out of the thread even before it goes through the tension mechanism. To help the operator cope with all that speed, Janome has developed the Liquid Response Foot Control. With 30% more range of motion than a standard foot control and a remarkably smooth feel, the user always feels in control. It's possible to accelerate up to top speed in one fluid motion and then slow to a stop with equal smoothness. Janome America is the largest subsidiary of Janome Sewing Machine Company of Tokyo, which produces more than one million sewing machines annually as well as a line of related sewing products and embroidery software. It is a category leader in innovation, and Janome sewing machines are recognized throughout the industry for their ease-of-use and unsurpassed stitch quality.
Janome's 1600P Straight-Stitch Series Delivers Serious Speed To The Home Market


The 1600P, 1600P-DBX, and 1600P-DB offer consumers a range of features

MAHWAH, N.J. – Sewing at up to 1,600 stitches per minute, the new 1600P Straight Stitch Series from Janome has the fastest straight stitch on the home market. But more important than being twice as fast as any home machine, the 1600 Professional Series offers power and performance without the awkward bulk and noise of industrial models. Quilters, designers, decorators and seamstresses can enjoy professional grade results with Janome precision and quality. These machines are even tough and reliable enough for the heavy use of dry cleaning and tailoring/alteration shops.

The 1600P Series machines offer a variety of time-saving features like an independent bobbin winding motor (so you can sew while you're winding bobbins); a side-loading, industrial rotary hook and threading diagrams printed on the machine itself. The presser foot can hold your fabric with an ultra firm 11 lbs. of pressure. And a thread pre-tension regulator keeps thread feeding smoothly at the highest of speeds.

The 1600P series represents a new milestone in precision engineering. For a sewing machine to make a single stitch, dozens of parts must move in close synchronization. For a machine to sew at a rate of just ten stitches per second, those same parts must move with almost perfect precision. So it's truly a technical breakthrough when a machine can stitch at nearly 30 stitches per second and do it with the quiet ease of a Janome.

The machines are built to perform under the rigors of a professional setting, such as dry cleaning and alteration shops where repetitive seams are standard and quick turnaround is a must. Garment sewers will love the precise power through all types of fabric and the large (9” x 5”), clean bed space free of oil holes. Quilters and home dec sewers will enjoy the project-finishing speed.

Everything on the 1600P Series machines is built for speed, starting with the bobbin. First, the independent bobbin winder works separately from the main motor, allowing the user to fill the next bobbin while sewing. Second, you can remove and replace the bobbin from the side, so you don't have to move your work from under the needle. A knee lift allows you to raise the presser foot while keeping your hands on your work.

At speeds of over 1,000 stitches per minute it's vital the thread feeds smoothly. To achieve this, the 1600P Series has a Pre-Tension Thread Regulator that takes the kinks out of the thread even before it goes through the tension mechanism. To help the operator cope with all that speed, Janome has developed the Liquid Response Foot Control. With 30% more range of motion than a standard foot control and a remarkably smooth feel, the user always feels in control. It's possible to accelerate up to top speed in one fluid motion and then slow to a stop with equal smoothness.

Janome America is the largest subsidiary of Janome Sewing Machine Company of Tokyo, which produces more than one million sewing machines annually as well as a line of related sewing products and embroidery software. It is a category leader in innovation, and Janome sewing machines are recognized throughout the industry for their ease-of-use and unsurpassed stitch quality.
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Bobbie, the only machine I would recommend is the Janome 1600P DBX commercial grade longarm with all metal bobbin case and industrial style full rotary hook underneath at Janome 1600P DB 5.5x9" Longarm Straight Stitch Sewing & Quilting, Uses DBx1 Needles, 25/2Yr Warranty It is heavy duty and a real workhorse with ball bearings on either end of the main shaft to prevent future binds ( no other brands has these). It only does straight stitch but goes up to 1600 stitches per minute, twice as fast as regular home machines. Zigag portables all run under 1000SPM, but you can use your regular Janomes for that. It is more expensive than your $300 budget, but you will never need to replace it. It also has speed limit control on board, automatic thread trimmers, needle positioning up or down, dual lights, and uses industrial needles DBx1 like the factory machines. Hope this information helps. Let me know if you have any questions. John

Becky, Homer, LA
Machines arrives safely and in great shape. I am very pleased and will be a return customer. Thanks

John K., Ainsworth, NE
Good telephone people to deal with. Would buy from you again.

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