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180E Hoop problem

I have a 180E and I switched embroidery designs from a medium hoop to a design that needed a large hoop. The machine doesn't recognize that I have a large hoop on. It thinks there is a small hoop and I keep getting the error message to " change to a larger hoop" I've tried everything I can think of to try to get it to do a bigger design, but I keep getting the same error message.
Please help..
Thanks.. Joan

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  • Roush345 Jan 22, 2008

    Same issue with custom designs

  • judymom59 Dec 19, 2008

    I just finished a design on the large hoop, rehooped for the next design on the large hoop and it is no longer reading the large hoop. Also telling me to use a smaller hoop. Very frustrating especially since I am trying to finish these projects for Christmas.

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Joan, there are 3 micrositches on your embroidery unit arm. these switches are depressed when you attach the hoops, it appears from your comments that one switch is not functioning. This could be simple, it is out of alignment or more complex it is broken. Either way you need to take it to a professional for repair.

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