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Where can I purchase USB upgrade kit for Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 that I can instll myself. Machine ws pruchased prior to 2006

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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when i,m doing a machine embrody the thread will fray in the needle and spoil the whole design, i,m afaird to do anything on a piece to keep. what is the best thread to use

Posted on Feb 14, 2008

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SOURCE: Husqvarna Viking Designer 1 keeps breaking needles

The threading may be out of the channels. Rethread. Put in a fresh needle. Make sure you are using an embroidery needle and a new one for each new project. You can't use YLI bobbin thread. It stinks. If all this doesn't help, take it in to be checked These work great when there is not thread stuck in the bobbin case and it is threaded properly. If all is well, it will go like gangbusters.

Posted on Jun 19, 2009

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SOURCE: husqvarna viking designer 2 embroidery machine. Wont work on my

Buy a PC, or get the program that mac has that supports pc programs. I've seen it work so I'm sure it's an optioin. Mac people don't like the program, but it will create an environment that supports PC programs.

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Designer I software compatibility

You need the Husqvarna Viking software to turn those file extensions into the SHV format. It's about $400 at your dealer. Their web site does a nice job of showing its features. You get over 100 fonts and alot of designs too. You would open your current designs on a screen and then re-write them to the floppy or stick depending on your model of D1. It then sends the stitch information with the picture of the design to the floppy so your D1 can display the image. (The SHV format)
The VIP and HUS format don't carry the image file for your machine so it say's, "file not found", when you try to open them in your D1.

Posted on Oct 24, 2009

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Maybe this link will help.
http://www.husqvarnaviking.com/us/6953_2494.htm

Posted on Nov 29, 2009

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I have a designer 1 machine that came without an embroidery unit. Can I purchase one separately from the machine?


You should be able to purchase one from a Husqvarna Viking dealer - but the Designer 1 series of machines has been superseded for a few years now, so they might be hard to come by. Try eBay too. Be warned - it will not be inexpensive!

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I the floppy discs that control my Designer 1 embroidery machine


You can have replacement discs ordered from Husqvarna Viking. Visit an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer for them to order the replacement discs. However, you might luck out and they have some already on hand from a scrapped machine or a trade-in. You can find your nearest dealer by visiting the Husqvarna Viking website - http://www.husqvarnaviking.com and clicking on dealer link down the left side of the page.

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First you need the USB upgrade kit that has the connectors and parts to change the cover of the machine.
Next, you will need a new main circuit board if your machine was made prior to about 2006.
At this point, the cost of parts is about $489. If you can get someone to install these for $10, you can get this done for under $500.
Otherwise, go to an authorized Husqvarna Viking dealer and check into trading your Designer 1 in for a Designer SE. You will then be able to plug in an external 3.5 floppy drive to read your old disks, a USB stick, or plug directly into your computer and read them from the hard drive (an upgraded Designer 1 can read ONLY from the stick). Used Designer SE's are very reasonably priced since the introduction of the Designer Diamond as the new top of the line and you may be able to get a full manufacturers warranty on the gently used machine.

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