Question about PfaFF Creative 7570
Hi. I just purchased a used pfaff creative 7550 from an estate. The machine had a code set by the previous owner and no one knows what it is. Is there a way to reset the code, or disable it?
The 7550 has a battery backup (little door on bottom of machine - 2 AA batteries). Remove batteries for a couple of days and the code should disappear. Removing the batteries WILL NOT effect the main memory of the machine - they are just for the backup of any personally designed stitches and memory combinations - not the hard memory of the machine. Periodically these batteries will need to be changed - a message will pop up on the screen to let you know.
Hope this helps (ex-Pfaff employee - GREAT MACHINE!)
Posted on May 04, 2008
I found this solution while looking for something else.
found this solution http://www.cyberport.net/users/milnerwm/FAQ.html
Emergency password deletion Special thanks to Mel Patrick <email@example.com>) for finding a solution to erasing the code lock [page 64-65 "Pfaff Creative Instruction Book", if you do not remember your Pfaff's password or Pfaff self locks. ------- Thu, 14 Jun 2001 SO....I unplugged the machine from the power cord, removed the foot control, and I once again removed the batteries. But this time I left them out for at least 20 minutes. There is some RAM in the machine that holds the P and M memories plus some "preference" info like the codelock sequence. There is a capacitor that stores some electricity from the battery (or the power cord maybe), that enables you to remove all power, change the batteries in a reasonable amount of time and not lose any of the memory stuff. However if you remove the power long enough, the capacitor drains just like a battery and that resets the machine to null. Now as to why this [phantom password] appeared, perhaps that it's because: 1. we removed the power cord for so long 2. the batteries were low (although this doesn't make much sense when I measured them) 3. the machine had a battery "burp"...;-) -- Mel Patrick wCEO Wabbit Wanch Design www.wabbitwanch.com
Posted on Sep 21, 2008
TURNED MACHINE ON AND LOST ALL HARD MEMORY ON THE MACHINE. CAN THIS BE REPROGRAMMED?
Posted on Jul 05, 2008
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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