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Bernina 200 e freezing

After storing my bernina in my home for about a year, I got it out of its case and it freezes up.  Sometimes it will turn on properly and am able to make a few stitches then it will just freeze up.  Sometimes I can turn it on and it will not even make it to the ready to sew before freezing up.  What to do?

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Re: Bernina 200 e freezing

I took my artista 200e to my local bernina dealer and my machine needed to be upgraded - it hadn't had a software upgrade since new. I got it back today ad it's now working fine

Posted on May 14, 2008

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Need Bernina Artista 200 manual ASAP

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Have you ever lubricated it? Sewing machines must be periodically cleaned and lubricated or they will get stuck and freeze up

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200E freezes up

A 200e that locks up usually need a memory and a firmware upgrade. The original 200's only have 32mb of internal memory. The upgraded mini print board that is used in the 730 has 64mb of memory. This 64mb board was used in the 200 as a upgrade and this stopped the lock up problem. Also over the years Bernina has improved the firmware and this also cures the lock up problem. The latest and probably last firmware version for the 200e is version 5, also called the cutwork version. The easiest thing for you to do would be to take your 200 to a dealer and have them install a 64mb mini print board and also upgrade your machines firmware to the latest version 5. Also if you have loaded embroidery designs in your machine, remove them as they use up the machines memory. When you get too many designs loaded even if you have a 64 MB board in your machine you can still have lockup problems.

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Sometimes the touch screens can get accidentally re-calibrated incorrectly, and then will not work. It could also be a electrical defect, though this is rare with BERNINA products. I would recommend taking your machine back to the store that you bought it from to have it repaired. BERNINA machines come with a 5 year electronics warranty in the United States, so if it does happen to be an electrical defect, as long as your registered your warranty, this should be covered. If it is anything else, a BERNINA dealer should be able to re-calibrate or repair it fairly easily.

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My Bernina Artista 200 freezes up after working for an hour and won't move? the tech changes out the most expensive card $450!! and still same problem.

I hope you did not pay for it ! IAs a Techie, it is our responsibility to correctly diagnose. If he wasn't sure, it should have been sent to Bernina where it would be fixed!

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since the machine is freezing up it needs to be checked to see if it's
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After about three minutes, the machine freezes. The power stays on but it will not run.

Sounds like the machine needs oiling. Get the proper oil from a sewing shop (not a department store) and put a drop of oil on every metal-on-metal moving part you can find.

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