Ask about Everyday Financing! Package A Includes: Design Shop Lite Software with Melco Bravo Embroidery Machine. *Synchrony 24 Months No Interest Financing for Equal Monthly Pay plus any applicable taxes. Transaction Code 424. Apply online. GE will advise you of your maximum amount or full credit that you can use towards purchase. Interest Free Financing Orders must be called into 800-739-7374 after Synchrony approval.

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*Design Ship Lite V9 & OS Software: 84 Fonts, 500+ Designs, Edit, Resize, Hoop Select, Color Sequence, Load, Center, Speed, Trace, Convert Home & Industrial Formats to .EXP format & .OFM Format

Package “A” Includes:
  • Machine
  • Cart
  • 4 Square Hoop Set: (3.5", 4.68", 5.85", 14.25" and 11.75")
  • Power Cord US 110V
  • 25' Ethernet Crossover Cable
  • Design Shop V11 Sizer Software
  • Small Business Start Up Guide (.pdf file download)
  • Simplified User Interface Operating System

    Optional: Cap Driver, 2 Frames, Cap Gauge, Micro Pocket Hoops

    Click Here for the 2014 Comparision of Melco Type A, B, and C Package Comparison (.PDF)

    The Main Difference between the A, B, and C packages are the software, and the capability that it provides. The machines are the same in fact the A Package could be upgraded to the C Package later on buy purchasing the software. This machine is a great investment, and the owner can upgrade this machine without having to buy a separate unit.

    The Melco BRAVO is a commercial professional 16-needle embroidery machine capable of embroidering a wide variety of products at speeds up to 1000 stitches per minute.

    Originally based on the world class AMAYA XT platform (same head), the Melco BRAVO allows for optional cap embroidery and small pocket embroidery. A wide selection of additional options are available for the BRAVO, making it a perfect entry-level embroidery machine for companies with a limited budget.

    If you are thinking of investing in embroidery production on a tight budget, the Melco BRAVO is a great place to start.

    The BRAVO 16 needle professional embroidery machine offers businesses of any size powerful embroidery capabilities at an affordable price.

    The BRAVO can embroider apparel, caps, bags, and a wide variety of textiles with beautiful quality. Originally based on the powerful AMAYA XT embroidery machine platform, the Melco BRAVO produces all the professional quality embroidery your customers will keep coming back to you for.

    Personalized and embroidered goods are in demand and the BRAVO is built to produce a wide variety of products to meet these demands.

    The BRAVO can embroider: Tubular or Flat Shirts, Blankets, Bags, Jackets, Pants, Jeans, Leather. Hats and Pockets with Optional Cap and Cylinder Equipment.

    Package A Includes DesignShop v11 Sizer Software

    Convert nearly any piece of artwork into digital embroidery files with ease. DesignShop v11 has powerful graphics capabilities that perform quick conversion-to-stitches with the ability to customize. You can also change stitches to vector files on-screen without using another program or switching to another screen.

  • NEW! Enhanced screen layout
  • NEW! Object properties window
  • NEW! File information in open dialog box
  • NEW! Realistic display of trimmed/non trimmed thread
  • NEW! Property toolbar
  • Enhanced entry & exit point symbols
  • Custom hoop selections
  • Show stitches in 3D
  • Unlimited undo/redo
  • Graphical zoom in and out
  • Show/hide stitches, wireframe points lines,connectors, entry/exit points and elements
  • Print: Design, status, note, company logo
  • Drawing speeds (slow to fast redraw)
  • Project tree
  • Layer by color
  • Color palette and navigator
  • Units of measure (English, metric, points)
  • Display embroidery hoops for commercial machines
  • NEW! Envelope for lettering
  • NEW! Customize both envelope and perspective baselines by adding points along the line
  • Control point editing
  • Expanded stitch editing
  • Display alphabet code sheets
  • Automatic borders: • Satin or walk/bean stitch • Density/column width adjust • Automatic underlays • Color changes/border sequence
  • Scale, rotate and slant individual letters
  • On-screen lettering
  • Lettering properties simplified
  • Multi-color, symbol, monogramming
  • Change height, width and slant
  • Change color of individual letters
  • Closest, bottom or as digitized connections
  • Scale, rotate and slant lettering elements
  • Font (alphabet) preview
  • Auto fabric adjustment
  • Auto underlays
  • Change letter stitch order (center out, right to left, left to right)
  • Change line stitch order (top to bottom, line wrapping, bottom up)
  • NEW! Color handling system
  • NEW! True element bounding boxes
  • NEW! Scale toolbar
  • X,Y pull compensation
  • Insert, delete move and change input points
  • Group/ungroup and search
  • Scale and rotate
  • Cut, copy, paste and duplicate
  • NEW! Backup system
  • NEW! Improved help system
  • NEW! Internet update
  • NEW color sequence ability
  • Direct link from DesignShop V9 to Bravo
  • Additional formats (.pat, .gnc, .emd, .shv)
  • The maximum sew field for package A and B is 14.25” x 11.75’ (36cm x 30cm)

    Click Here for Melco Small Business Planning Guide

    Prerecorded Webinar Training
    You can go to and click on the “media” tab to view prerecorded training webinars for the Melco Bravo.

    Note: The YouTube Videos below on Melco XTS, Design Shop and OS Software may include more features than the Bravo, DesignShop Lite software and OS Lite user interface. Read entire page for what features are included with Bravo.

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    Melco Embroidery Machine MOVE TAB in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine COLOR GROUPING in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine SETTINGS TAB in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine RESET DESIGNS in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine DESIGN ORIENTATION in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine CENTER HOOP

    Melco Embroidery Machine MACHINE VIEW in Amaya OS

    Melco Embroidery Machine SETTINGS BY COLOR IN Amaya OS

    Click Here for Melco Warranty Details(.PDF)

    Melco charges $1250 for on site training anywhere in the USA 48 states. Melco charges for a minimum of two days with overnight stay and meals built into the cost for their training package.
    Contact Melco Authorised Technician and Trainer Ed Orantes. Email or call 504-258-6260 for contract set up, sew off, training or service needs.
  • One 8 hour day of training is $550.
  • Two 8 hour days is $500 per day.
  • Overnight stays are $100 per night.
  • Travel is $1.25 per mile (one direction only).
  • That's approximately 275 miles to Hallsville, TX.
  • Hourly training is $85 per hour if customer doesn't request a full day of training.
  • US Warranty 1 year limited warranty on defects in materials and workmanship.
  • Non-US Warranty: 30 days parts and labor
  • Type and # of Heads: 1 Arm & Bed
  • # of Needles: 16
  • Maximum Tubular flat hoop size (X by Y): 360mm x 300mm (14.17"x 11.8")Effective sewing area is 1/2" less.
  • Removable Table Top with Tool Bays: Yes
  • Min/Max Sew Speed Flat Hoops: 300-1000 SPM
  • Min/Max Sew Speed Optional Cap Hoop: 300-1000 SPM
  • Stitch Length Range: Only Limited by Hoop Size
  • User Interface: (OS Lite only)
  • Machine Configuration: Single head, cannot be linked with other machines.
  • Simplified User Interface: Step by Step Guide Software
  • Thread Feed Technology: Patented Acti-Feed Auto Tension
  • Thread Break Detection: Yes
  • Automatic Thread Trimmer: Yes
  • Lighting Type Cold Bright: Cold bright LED
  • Power Supply (V): 90-260V (Single Phase, 50/60 HZ, 4A)
  • Power Consumption (W):
    -Typical: 200
    -Watts Max: 650 Watts
  • Temperature Range: 15-40° C
  • Humidity: Max 85% RH
  • Installation Category (overvoltage): II
  • Pollution Degree: 2
  • Motor Type(s): Servo
  • Motor Capacity (kV): X and Z: 100 Watts Y: 250 Watts
  • Machine Construction Material: Aluminum Frame

    Physical Specifications with Cart (option)
  • Width: 724mm (28.5")
  • Height: 1584mm (62.4")
  • Depth: 944mm (37.2")
  • Weight:95.4kg (210.3 lbs)

    Physical Specifications without Cart (standard)
  • Width: 724mm (28.5")
  • Height: 950.9mm (37.4")
  • Depth: 737mm (29.0")
  • Weight: 75kg (165lbs)

    Customer On Site Training $1,250

    Melco Service Site for Technical Support and System Requirement Information

    Melco Software System Requirements

    Map and Contacts for Certified Melco Trainers

    Please review our Freight LTL Shipping Policies Ships Ground Freight only.* For delivery please select options. "Lift Gate" which means a goods lifting platform installed at the rear of the delivery truck that facilitates the unloading of cargo from truck bed to the ground. Most shipments will require a lift gate, if there is not a loading dock, or fork lift available for delivery.

Included Accessories
  • Machine
  • Cart
  • 4 Square Hoop Set: (3.5", 4.68", 5.85", 14.25" and 11.75")
  • Power Cord US 110V
  • 25' Ethernet Crossover Cable
  • Design Shop V11 Sizer Software
  • Small Business Start Up Guide (.pdf file download)
  • Simplified User Interface Operating System
Other Images

icon The new BRAVO machine does not say “BRAVO” on the front face plate any more. It is now located on the keypad for new models.


icon Old Style Shown with Optional Cap Frame Kit

icon Old Style Shown with Optional Cap Frame Kit

icon Quick Clicks Free Design Download Program

icon Optional new 3 mm high density foam. It really makes 3D puff designs look nice.

icon Here's How Section 179 Can Benefit You: Lower the cost of new or used equipment. Deduct the full cost of equipment from 2017 taxes, up to $500,000. Enables businesses to make their equipment investment this year. Section 179 reduces the cost of your equipment, meaning you will see ROI on your investment even faster!​

New Machine

  • What is different
    o S95 hook and thread clamp (Bernina hook with new trimmer)
    o Longer Take up levers
    o New felt thread guide
    o New Bernina Bobbin case

  • New S95 hook
    o No different trim settings for metallic thread
    o Oiling procedure is the same
    o New thread clamp
    o No cutter / selector motors or cables

  • Bobbin case
    o Interchangeable with current BRAVO – better pigtail orientation
    o Existing Bobbin case is not interchangeable with new BRAVO 2014

  • New felt guide
    o Due to longer Take up levers
    o Use for normal operation
    o Can be used for Bermilana, Metallic, and Micro Chenille

  • Maintenance
    o HP Grease on everything except thread feed rollers
    o New updated pictures


  • Improved design loading
    - The ability to load designs directly into BRAVO operating software without using the wizard (Lite and SE levels)

  • Laser alignment/registration of designs
    - This feature allows you to line up an embroidery design to a mark, such as a stripe or pocket on a garment. Also nice for quilting. (Lite and SE levels).

  • Improved color sequence customization
    - After loading a design to sew, the functionality to change the color sequence is available without having to re-load the design (Lite and SE levels).

  • Improved Auto Thread Feed functionality
    - Adjustments are less critical
    - Disables bobbin sensor for stitches under 25 pts

  • Move Functionality (Lite and SE levels)
    - Move to Stitch
    - Move to Color change

  • Color Sequence now includes all special functions (pause, hold, etc.)

  • Auto minimum setting is now on the Status Tab

  • New Simplified Installer (dongles do not have to be attached to install)
    - Easy to install!
    - No more compatibility mode for software Interface


  • Groz-Beckert Needles installed on new machines
  • New HP Grease (backward compatible)
  • Icon on Screen – BRAVO OS V11
Gary Mocha, Melco
Liz, this machine would be perfect for you, You can let the machine do the work for you and you will absolutely love the stitch quality of the machine. I do have a Dealer in Baton Rouge, the company is AllBrands, and they do a very nice job for us. I will have John Douthat give you a call, to discuss the Packages / verses your needs to determine which is the best packages for you. I have included the different packages for your review. I am so excited for you, This is a wonderful machine, Made in America, commercial duty, and priced less than some home machines. If you have any questions for me, please let me know, and thank you for your interest in Bravo. Gary Mocha, Sales Manager – US Distribution Sales

Bruce, Tennessee
Thank you so much for you help with my order. Each and everyone that I have spoken with from the start with the ordering to the end with delivery has been wonderful to work with. I hope all of your staff and you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Bruce W, Cookeville TN
I spoke with the lady at UPS, she pulled the packing slip and it was correct on the packing slip and she released it to be delivered and it should be at my location this afternoon. Thank you so much for you help in this matter. Each and everyone that I have spoken with from the start with the ordering to the end with delivery has been wonderful to work with. I hope all of your staff and you have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Bruce

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