Brother PR1 Single Needle Embroidery Machine

£4,699.00

Call us on 01553 773362 to place an order.

 

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Description

Dreaming of launching your own embroidery empire? Look no further than the groundbreaking Brother PR1 single needle embroidery machine. Whether you’re envisioning a line of custom bags or vibrant festival-wear, this innovative single-needle machine is your perfect match.

Tailored for small businesses, the PR1 boasts a spacious 300 x 200mm embroidery area, rapid stitching speeds of 1,000 stitches per minute, and a convenient colour sorting function. The crosshair laser and two-point positioning ensure flawless alignment, while the lower tension mechanism guarantees consistent thread tension for impeccable results.

With 495 built-in embroidery patterns, including graffiti styles, and 33 stunning fonts like 3D puff, expressing your creative vision has never been easier. Enhance your designs further with on-screen pattern editing capabilities and the PR1’s free arm, allowing you to effortlessly embroider sleeves, cuffs, and other hard-to-reach areas. Compatible with a wide range of embroidery frames and accessories, the PR1 empowers you to take your new business in any direction you wish.

 


 

 


 

Brother PR1 single needle embroidery machine Key Features
  • 300 x 200mm (12 x 8”) embroidery area
  • Compatibility with PR embroidery frame range
  • Flexible working space with the free arm
  • 495 built-in embroidery patterns
  • 33 built-in embroidery fonts incl NEW 3D puff font
  • Graffiti alphabet and designs
  • Two built-in full Eastern European fonts
  • Colour sorting function
  • Crosshair laser positioning
  • Two-point positioning
  • Lower tension mechanism

 


 

Brother PR1 single needle embroidery machine Features in Depth

 

495 built-in patterns

Wide variety of built-in designs including new alphabets, monograms, decorative, graffiti and more.

 

Four spool thread stand

The handy four spool thread stand makes for quick and easy thread changes.

 

Large embroidery area 300 x 200mm (12″ x 8″)

Create large-scale embroidery designs with no need to re-hoop.

 

Laser crosshair positioning

See exactly where the needle will drop and adjust the position accurately with the built-in laser crosshair function.

 

Embroidery frames

Included 300 x 200mm and 100 x 100mm embroidery frames. Compatible with range of PR embroidery frames including (optionally purchased) speciality frames such as the magnet frame etc. Have a look out for the new optional accessory kits.

 

Lower tension

Take on a wider range of projects – like delicate and stretchy fabrics.

 

Thread colour sorting

Adjust the order in which multi-colour designs are stitched – reducing thread changes and speeding up the embroidery process.

 

Free-arm embroidery

The open free arm makes working on tricky shirt pockets, sleeves, and jeans a piece of cake.

 

USB ports

Upload new embroidery designs to the Brother PR1 Single Needle Embroidery Machine via USB.

 

Single colour pattern converter

Push one button to transform a multicoloured design into a single colour motif.

 

33 built-in fonts

New and updated fonts and alphabets, including a 3D puff and two full Eastern European fonts.

 

Graffiti alphabet

Built-in graffiti alphabet and designs.

 

Large colour LCD touch screen

Easily edit and adjust your designs on-screen using the intuitive touchscreen interface.

 

Independent bobbin winder

The built-in independent bobbin winder allows you to wind a new bobbin while the machine is embroidering, saving you time and effort.

 

Needle threader

The Brother PR1 Single Needle Embroidery Machine has a push-button needle threader which makes it easier than ever to get started on your next design.

 

On-going learning support

Access online video guides that’ll help you get the most from your new machine.

 

Upper and lower thread sensors

Upper and lower thread sensors alert you when a thread is broken or has run out.

 

Eliminate downtime

Basic spare parts included for self-service.

 


 

Brother PR1 Leaflet

Additional information

Machine Information

Machine Size – Not Portable (Needs Wheels)
Product Type – Embroidery, Small Business Use
Skill Level – Expert, Small Business Use

General Features

Bobbin Type – Vertical
Machine Type – Electronic
Insertion of Bobbin – Anytime Access
Lighting – 3 LEDs
Number Of Needles – 1

Embroidery Features

Built In Monogram Styles – 245
Built-in Embroidery Frame Patterns – 140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch types)
Built-In Lettering Styles (Embroidery) – 33
Built-In Patterns – 495
Creating a Custom Thread Table – Yes
Embroidery Area in mm – 200 x 300
Extension Wide Table – Optional
Font Size Selection (L-M-S) – Yes
Frames Included – 100 x 100 mm (4 x 4”), 200 x 300 mm (8 x 12")
Free Arm Embroidery – Yes
Jump Stitch Trim – Yes
LED Pointer – Embroidery foot included
Max Embroidery Speed (Stitches per Minute) – 1000
Multiple Line Text Input – Yes
Number of Hoops (Standard Accessory) – 2
Number of Spool Stands – 4
Pattern – Size, Change Rotation & Mirror – Yes
Realistic Preview of Patterns – Yes
Single Colour Pattern Converter – Yes
Thread Colour Sorting – Yes

Connectivity

USB Port PC and USB Port

Environment

Consumption Power – 110 W
Eco Mode (Auto Power Off/Sleep Mode) – Yes

Display

Display Size – 7"
Type of Screen – LCD-Touchscreen 260.000 Colours

Threading

Adjustable Thread Tension – Manual
Automatic Thread Cutter – Yes
Bobbin Winder – Independent
Lower Thread Sensor – Yes
Needle Threading System – Automatic
Upper Thread Sensor – Yes

Weight and Measurements

Machine Dimension (mm) – 587 x 506 x 565
Weight (kg) – 31

Warranty

Brother 3 year Warranty *Commercial use only 1 year warranty

What's in the box

Accessory case
Needle set
Prewound bobbin × 5
Metal bobbin × 3
Spool net × 4
Seam ripper
Scissors
Tweezers
Touch pen
Needle changing tool (Threader)
Needle plate cover
Phillips screwdriver
Standard screwdriver
Allen screwdriver
3-way screwdriver
Wrench
Oiler
Cleaning brush
Weight (L)
Weight (S)
Spool mat × 4
Spool cap × 4
USB cable
Embroidery frame (extra-large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
Embroidery frame (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H)
Embroidery sheet (extra large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
Embroidery sheet (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H)
Embroidery frame holder A
Embroidery frame holder B
Operation Manual
Quick Reference Guide
Embroidery Design Guide
Power cord
Bobbin case (on machine)
Threader hook

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

More space than ever before

  • 14″ to the right of the needle
  • Large 10″ touch screen
  • Giant embroidery with the Giant Hoop

 

The B 990 includes a meticulously engineered extended freearm with 14″ (356 mm) of space to the right of the needle and the Giant Embroidery Hoop (16.1″ x 12″), providing you with ample space for big, beautiful sewing, quilting and embroidery projects.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Scan and preview your designs
  • View the needle area on screen
  • BERNINA Placement Scanner & Camera


With the new BERNINA Placement Scanner and Camera, you can scan the embroidery hoop, and view the needle area on the screen in sewing and embroidery. This allows you to precisely position your designs and stitches. Scan to preview how your designs, the chosen thread color and size will look like when stitched.
Also, you can transfer the scanned background to the optional BERNINA Embroidery Software 9.

​Thread the needle automatically​

  • Simply push a button to thread
  • Watch the machine thread the needle
  • Ready to create in seconds


The Automatic Needle Threader helps you get started with a different thread. Sewing and embroidery needles from size 70 can be automatically threaded. Get started with a different thread, faster than ever before.

Preview your stitches and designs

  • Works in every needle position
  • Indicates the exact needle entry point
  • Next level precision


Enjoy pinpoint precision by seeing exactly where the needle will enter the fabric in every needle position. The BERNINA Pinpoint Laser marks your start and travel points as you sew and embroider.

Ruler Work with BSR

Built-in Stitch Regulation

  • BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator
  • Use Stitch Regulation for Ruler Work
  • Works with all BERNINA quilting presser feet and accessories

Simply attach the included BERNINA 5.5 mm BISR Stitch Plate with Sensor, and the quilting foot of your choice to achieve perfect quilting stitches with the exact same length at variable sewing speeds. Automatic stitch regulation is now possible with all quilting applications including Ruler Work, thanks to the innvoative BERNINA Integrated Stitch Regulator (BISR).

Automatic stitch plate recognition

  • Insert stitch plate and sew!
  • Additional security function
  • Three included stitch plates


The B 990 automatically recognizes the stitch plate once it is attached to the machine. If the stitch plate is not
compatible with the selected stitch pattern, needle or presser foot the machine will not sew as an additional
security measure.

Choose or create your matching stitch

  • Total of 2,927 stitch patterns
  • Resize any stitch from 25% to 500%
  • Design your individual stitch


With a touch, the B 990 transforms your design into a stitch pattern or alters existing stitches as you wish. Resize any stitch from 25% to 500% with the new Jumbo Stitch. Undo and redo steps in sewing and with the Stitch Designer create your own stitches by drawing your ideas right on the touch screen.

Take your embroidery to a gigantic level

  • Extra large 16.1” x 12” embroidery area
  • Giant Hoop with ergonomic twist lock
  • Perfect for large quilts


With the new Giant Hoop and the extra large 16.1″ x 12″ embroidery field, you will be able to embroider a full 12-inch square. Thanks to the ergonomic twist lock closure, hooping and re-hooping is easy. The inner markings of the hoop and template allow you to easily align a 12-inch square.

Organize your stitches and designs

  • Create and name folders
  • Save new or adjusted stitches
  • Move, copy and paste from the USB stick


Organize your stitch patterns with the File Manager: Save, name, and store new or adjusted stitch patterns and combinations in your personal folder. Easily create, move, copy and paste files and folder to keep your stitches and embroidery designs organized with the File Manager. Name your adjusted stitch patterns and combinations and move entire folders of designs from a USB straight to your folder on the machine.

Place your designs to suit your project

  • 2-Point and 4-Point Placement
  • Place designs as they are or morph to fit
  • Perfect placement every time!

Pinpoint Placement with 2-Point and 4-Point placement options allows you to easily place designs with utmost precision. Simply define four points on the fabric with the new 4-Point Placement and morph or proportionally fit the design to the area. Use Virtual Positioning to verify exact stitch points for ultimate precision.

BERNINA stitchprecision2 Technology

  • Next generation stitch precision
  • Even faster embroidery
  • Superior stitch quality


The B 990 features the next generation BERNINA stitchprecisionTechnology that makes your sewing, quilting and embroidery experience quieter, more precise, and joyful.

New high-end Embroidery Module XL

  • Superb stitch quality
  • Compatible with BERNINA Embroidery Hoops
  • Features BERNINA Smart Drive Technology


The new high-end Embroidery Module XL with Smart Drive Technology (SDT) ensures flawless embroidery.

Sew and embroider for a longer period of time

  • Front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin
  • Ideally suited for decorative stitches
  • More time for your creativity


The front loading, easy access Jumbo Bobbin holds up to 70% more thread than standard bobbins, allowing you to sew and embroider longer.