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jckweeks
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Date: 2/14/13 8:31 AM

I bought a White embroidery machine off of ebay. I bought the PED Basic to download new designs (PES) and the machine does'nt work with it. I am using Windows 7 operating systems. The machine lights up and has a constant whistle. Can you help? Thanks

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Date: 2/14/13 8:58 AM

That is machine is pretty old and you will need a reader/writer box to put designs on a specialized card for that machine as it doesn't plug into the computer. Figure on another $200-300 dollars.

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Date: 2/14/13 9:09 AM

I'm wondering first if the machine is in working order. Might be worth it to have it looked at.

As for the designs not working, you may have bumped up against a stitch number, color change, or size limit. It's a pretty old machine; try to find out these limits. You can circumvent them to an extent if you're good with software, but designs are larger now because machines can handle more.

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Date: 2/14/13 9:19 AM

Try downloading a driver for W7. Here is the link.

I thought the overview for PED indicated to not use the CD that comes with PED as it is for older versions of Windows.

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Date: 2/14/13 9:23 AM

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Date: 2/15/13 7:47 PM

This machine uses 4x4 embroidery designs. In PED basic you have the choice of the 2 hoops, select 4x4 and it will put a red X through any designs too big for machine. To test if machine is functioning properly for embroidery, tensions start with a built in design. The constant whistle is the machine's way of telling you there's a design on the card that's too big.

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