BERNINA 790/880 UPGRADE KIT. BERNINA is introducing an exciting NEW UPGRADE KIT for your BERNINA 790/880 premiering in Fall 2017.

B 700 Embroidery Features such as Pinpoint Placement, Thread-Away Mode, and more!  PLUS...NEW, NEW “Have-to-Have” Features to be released in July 2017! 

We have an introductory price for the Upgrade package if you purchase before BERNINA University Those who buy before then will have their orders placed at our dealer conference and be the first to receive their upgrades. We are excited about this package which gives you features that are now on the new B 700 model. Order before July 10th and be in the first group to get your update along with the best price.

Bernina Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B790/B880

Proud owner of a BERNINA 880 or 790? Watch this video to learn how to install a free update on your machine!


Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B 880 and B 790:

We are pleased to inform you about the new ‘Embroidery Plus Upgrade for the B 790 and the B 880’. The package includes a product key to activate and enable the embroidery functions..

This upgrade is an excellent offer for demanding and ambitious BERNINA customers who would like to keep their machines up to date concerning additional embroidery functions. After the upgrade, the B 790 as well as the B 880 will provide the same functionality as the new B 790 Plus or the B 880 Plus machines which are being launched in fall 2017.

New function to simplify embroidery:
Due to the ‘Embroidery Plus Upgrade’ valuable embroidery functions such as positioning, grouping of objects and changing the embroidery sequence will be activated and enabled. These new functions facilitate the common embroidering and the customers will be delighted.

In addition to the popular Sewing Consultant, BERNINA has now developed an Embroidery Consultant providing useful support concerning the optimal selection of presser foot, needle, thread and stabilizer to suit the embroidery project and material best.



New alphabets and embroidery motifs for new ideas:
The BERNINA machine will be complemented with many new embroidery motifs and alphabets.


Minor effort – major benefit:
After the successful installation of the Update (Infogate Message 68277), the Upgrade will be activated and enabled on the machine quickly.


  • US Warranty 30 days replacement if defective.
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
Specifications
Addendum for the B 880 PLUS and B 790 PLUS and Embroidery Plus Upgrade - My BERNINA Embroidery Workbook
Short Description: Download this embroidery workbook for the owners of the B 880 PLUS and B 790 PLUS machines or those owners that have purchased the Embroidery Plus Upgrade for the B 880 and B 790.

We have all loved the new BERNINA embroidery model B700 with it's exclusive features. We wanted
these same features for top of the line customers! Now we have a firmware update and
a new upgrade package below. Here are the features of both:

BERNINA 790/880 Firmware Update Features:
  • Embroidery Design Preview with File Names
  • Invisible Secure - Tie-on/Tie-off in Stitch Direction
  • Thread-up Command for Quilting-in-the-Hoop
  • Default Setting for Manual Thread Cutting is "Off"
  • Save a Design in any Hoop Location
  • B 790 - Chicago Font is added (currently available on the B 880)


    BERNINA 790/880 Upgrade Package Features:
    B 700 Embroidery Features such as Pinpoint Placement, Thread-Away Mode and Programmable Jump Stitch Cutting

    Plus...NEW, NEW "have-to-have" Features to be released at BU 2017


    How to update your BERNINA 880 and B 790. To download the newest firmware version for your B 880 or B 790 and give your machine a boost of embroidery please go to http://www.bernina.com/880/update or http://www.bernina.com/790/update.
    The update is available for free and will enhance the embroidery stitch out quality and ease of use. New feature include:
    - Invisible securing when starting or ending embroidering: At the beginning and end of the design, securing stitches are sewn in the stitch direction so they are not visible.
    - Smart Secure: Smartly adds securing stitches to a design if none are pre-programmed.
    - Thread-up command in embroidery mode: particularly convenient for quilting where a nice stitch formation is much appreciated. By lowering and raising the needle when the design is started and finished, the bobbin thread is brought to the top of the fabric to be knotted manually.
    - Centering embroidery motifs: embroidery motifs can be embroidered on the machine in the same position as they are display on the computer when using the BERNINA Embroidery Software 8. The motifs which are saved on the machine also retain their position.
    - 1 new embroidery alpahbet for the B 790 (already included on the B 880)
    - Hoop 'N'Buddy embroidery hoop integrated in the hoop selection
    - File name preview: When opening a design from a USB stick, the file name is displayed in the preview
    Visit http://www.bernina.com/880/update or http://www.bernina.com/790/update and update today!

    How to install the Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B 880 and B 790. Give your BERNINA 880 or 790 a boost of embroidery and get the creative freedom your dreaming of! The Embroidery Plus Upgrade adds new embroidery functions to your machine and guarantees a perfect embroidery performance.
    Watch this video to learn how to download and install the upgrade.
    For more information please visit www.bernina.com/embroidery-plus


    Features of the Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B 880 and B 790. Give your BERNINA 880 or 790 a boost of embroidery and get the creative freedom your dreaming of! The Embroidery Plus Upgrade adds new embroidery functions to your machine and guarantees a perfect embroidery performance. Watch this video to learn more about Pinpoint Positioning, Invisible Secure, Group & Ungroup, Rearrange, Thread Away and many more great new features. For more information please visit www.bernina.com/embroidery-plus


    Features of the Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B 880 and B 790
    Give your BERNINA 880 or 790 a boost of embroidery and get the creative freedom your dreaming of! The Embroidery Plus Upgrade adds new embroidery functions to your machine and guarantees a perfect embroidery performance. Watch this video to learn more about Pinpoint Positioning, Invisible Secure, Group & Ungroup, Rearrange, Thread Away and many more great new features

    How to install the Embroidery Plus Upgrade for B 880 and B 790
    Give your BERNINA 880 or 790 a boost of embroidery and get the creative freedom your dreaming of! The Embroidery Plus Upgrade adds new embroidery functions to your machine and guarantees a perfect embroidery performance.
    Watch this video to learn how to download and install the upgrade. For more information please visit www.bernina.com/embroidery-plus
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icon Midi Embroidery Hoop 6.5x10.5, BERNINA Embroidery motif CD, English instruction manual, Other languages can be found on the BERNINA Website.

icon Update your machine in 3 easy steps: 1. Install the update Install the present firmware update on your B 880 or B 790. After the installation process, you will get your machine ID. 2. Register on www.bernina.com/embroidery-plus/activation and enter the product key which is included in your package. 3. Activate the Upgrade Enter the activation key on your B 880 or B 790 to activate and enable all these great new functions of Embroidery Plus.