BERNINA E 16
BERNINA’s first multi-needle embroidery machine
  • 16 striking thread colors
  • 1,400 stitches per minute
  • Extra large embroidery field
  • Fancy stitches / micro chenille
  • Industry’s largest embroidery field for caps
Specifications
Introducing the BERNINA E 16 multi-needle embroidery machine. Meet the new BERNINA E 16, our 16 needle professional quality embroidery machine! Faster, more professional and larger embroidery than ever before! Perfect for home, studio or commercial use. Join us and see the amazing features of the BERNINA E 16.



Introducing the BERNINA E 16 multi-needle embroidery machine. Meet the new BERNINA E 16, our 16 needle professional quality embroidery machine! Faster, more professional and larger embroidery than ever before! Perfect for home, studio or commercial use. Join us and see the amazing features of the BERNINA E 16.


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BERNINA E 16 - The Perfect Partner for Home, Studio or Business
With 16 needles, speeds of up to 1,400 stitches per minute (spm), automatic tension settings, and a narrow cylindrical arm—the BERNINA E 16 will complete the task like a pro—whether embroidering a jacket back or small pocket.

What's under the hood? Our cutting-edge machines are equipped with numerous innovative functions and programs. Here, we provide you with an overview of what your preferred machine is capable of, and tell you all about the advantages of the BERNINA E 16.
Note:
Not all models and accessories are available in all countries. We reserve the right to make changes in both features and design.
Multi Needle Embroidery

BERNINA E 16
Needles 16
High-speed embroidery up to spm 1,400
True commercial embroidery system
Extra large embroidery field 400 × 350 mm
Patented narrow cylindrical lower arm
Smallest cylindrical lower arm in the industry
Standard hoop 36 × 30 cm
Standard hoop 44 × 30 cm
Standard hoop 12 cm round
Standard hoop 15 cm round
Go Pro operator’s kit
Go Pro tension system (fabric based)
Go Pro design library of 1,000 designs
Go Pro BERNINA hook system RL
Go Pro automatic thread trim
Adjustable presser foot height
Appliqué command
Laser alignment
Rotation 1, 90, 180 degrees
Move to position
Move to color
Move to stitch
Stock colors
Bright LEDs
Network up to six machines
Extra large cap embroidery field (36 × 8.2 cm)
Cap hoops and driver opt.
Specialty frames and hoops opt.
Three sizes of pocket frames opt.
Compatible with BERNINA Embroidery Software 7 opt.
Compatible with BERNINA Exclusive Design Collections opt.

Firmware Update V1.04.97
Please read the release notes carefully.
Update Release Notes.
User Manual Rev082115.
PC requirements.
Installation and First Time Start Up Instruction.

The following process below including the graphics is shown in these Release Notes

Automatic Update Process:
1. Make sure that you have Internet Connection to update Online.
2. Attach the BERNINA E 16 dongle.
3. Check to insure that the Emergency Stop on the Control Panel is released.
4. Open the BERNINA UI. When the “?” question mark appears
on the screen, turn on the machine.
5. Proceed to the Advanced Setting Screen.
6. Click on the Update Icon
7. Follow the instructions on screen
8. Machine is ready for stitching.

BERNINA E 16 Review

Eileen Roche Machine Embroidery Blog on Bernina E16
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icon Bernina's first multi-needle embroidery machine

icon Go Pro Tension System: This unique system ensures threads are fed smoothly and with automatic tension adjustments, for the same perfect quality on every sew-out. Embroider confidently, knowing each stitch-out will be as beautiful as you envision.

icon Extra large embroidery field 400 x 350mm. From jacket backs to embroidered quilt blocks, your BERNINA E 16 will handle large projects with ease.

icon Laser Alignment: The ultraprecise laser registration assures accurate design placement.

icon BERNINA E 16: Make it Personal – Keep it Professional. With 16 needles, speeds of up to 1,400 stitches per minute (spm), automatic tension settings, and a narrow cylindrical arm—the BERNINA E 16 will complete the task like a pro—whether embroidering a jacket back or small pocket. Personalize team uniforms and caps, monogram stylish totes, commemorate a special occasion, use the Chenille technique for a special 3-D effect, or complete an elaborate embroidered quilt—the results will be everything you ever dreamed of.

icon BERNINA Rotary Hook: Speed, precision, and a high-performance thread trimmer are the benefits of the BERNINA rotary hook system. Compatible with convenient pre-wound bobbins for even more time saving.

icon Industry’s smallest cylindrical lower arm: Your BERNINA E 16 handles all of your embroidery needs, large and small. Slide baby items, T-shirts, pockets, or tote bags easily over the narrow arm, eliminating the need to open seams or deconstruct the item prior to embroidering.

icon High-speed embroidery with 16 needles: Complete more embroidery more quickly by eliminating the time spent re-threading for each color change. Less time spent managing the embroidery process means more time for creativity and more custom jobs completed. Complete more embroidery projects confidently and more successfully with 1,400 spm and the quality of a true commercial system.

icon Embroidery dreams become reality. With roots in the industrial world, BERNINA is excited to share with you the dream of faster, more professional and larger embroidery than ever before. The dream of 16-needle embroidery suitable for home, studio, or commercial use is now a reality. Whether you’re new to machine embroidery or more experienced, you will appreciate the thought behind the details.

icon Go Pro System: Your BERNINA E 16 includes an assortment of standard accessories and time-saving features. When your creativity or growing business is ready for more, the Go Pro system has you covered. With the optional cap driver and wide frame, customizing caps is a breeze, whether you need one or twenty. The narrow cylindrical arm combined with the unique pocket frames are perfect for stitching in tight spaces. Discover unlimited embroidery possibilities with the addition of BERNINA Embroidery Software 7. Create custom monograms, edit existing designs, or digitize your own designs.