BERNINA 480

480

Power, speed, perfection and ease

Automatic features save time

Automatic features save time

  • Automatic thread cutting
  • Press a button, thread is cut
  • Save time for the most creativity

Threads are cut automatically and the needle lifts leaving your hands free to keep on creating as easily and quickly as you like.

Big ideas need more space

Big ideas need more space

  • More room for all kinds of projects
  • Slide-on extension table included
  • Spacious and hassle free

The extended freearm offers 7 inches right of the needle and allows plenty of room for projects, quilts and all kinds of creativity.

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

Adjustable Presser Foot Pressure

  • Thin fabrics? Increase pressure
  • Thick materials? Reduce pressure
  • Sew a variety of materials with ease

The basic setting can be individually adjusted, ensuring the ideal pressure is always used for whatever fabrics and materials you choose.

 
Easy to navigate touch screen

Easy to navigate touch screen

  • Modern color touch screen
  • Easy to use with simple navigation
  • On-screen support when needed

The on-screen, there-when-you-need-it, Sewing Consultant helps you find the right settings. Make suggested adjustments quickly with the multi-function knobs.

Hands free and in control

Hands free and in control

  • Hands-free sewing with the knee lifter
  • Your hands guide the fabric anytime
  • Simultaneously raises/lowers presser foot and feed dog

The BERNINA Free Hand System lets you lift or lower the presser foot using only the knee lifter, keeping your hands free to guide your projects.

Perfect stitches perfectly easy

Perfect stitches perfectly easy

  • Sew perfect stitches with 9 mm stitch width
  • Jumbo bobbin means fewer stops
  • Convenient, front-load bobbin

The BERNINA Hook keeps the stitches consistent and precise, and fast too, sewing at a maximum speed of 900 stitches per minute.

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Basic Features
Hook system BERNINA Hook
Maximum sewing speed (stitches per minute) 900
Length of freearm to the right of the needle 7" / 177.7mm
Color touchscreen 4.3" / 10cm
LED sewing lights 8 LED
Multi-function knobs Yes
Maximum stitch width 9
Maximum stitch length 6
Needle positions 11
Sewing in each needle position Yes
Number of spool holders 2
Semi-automatic needle threader Yes
Automatic thread cutter Yes
Adjustable presser foot pressure Yes
Manual thread cutter 4
Adaptive Thread Tension Yes
Create and save stitch combinations Yes
Memory (short-term/altered stitches) Yes
Memory (long-term/altered stitches) Yes
BSR enabled, straight stitch and zigzag (separate BSR foot required) Yes
Start/stop button (stitching without foot control) Yes
Slide speed control Yes
USB interface for PC connection Yes
Changing stitch settings while sewing Yes
BERNINA foot control with back-kick function Yes
Needle stop up/down Yes
Drag & Drop Yes
Bobbin winding while sewing/embroidering Yes
On-screen help Yes
Sewing tutorial Yes
Creative consultant Yes
Setup program Yes
BERNINA freearm slide-on table Yes
Dust cover Yes
Magnetic Accessory box Yes
Sewing & Quilting
Pattern start/end function Yes
Elongation Yes
Automatic securing function Yes
Pattern repeat (up to 9) Yes
Free Hand System (FHS) Yes
Number of stitch patterns (incl. alphabet) total 994
Utility stitches total 29
Buttonholes (incl. eyelet) total 11
Automatic buttonhole-length measuring system Yes
Automatic buttonhole Yes
Manual multi-step buttonhole Yes
Button sew-on program Yes
Darning programs 2
Decorative stitches total 250
Quilting stitches total 27
Cross-stitch programs 21
Sewing alphabets 5
Reverse sewing Yes

Stop by the store for a demonstration and pricing!

Heirlooms Forever
3112 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801
(662) 842-4275 or (800) 840-4275
Open 10 AM-5 PM Tuesday-Friday
Open 10 AM-3 PM Saturday



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HEIRLOOMS FOREVER
3112 Cliff Gookin Blvd Tupelo, Mississippi 38801
Telephone: 662-842-4275 Fax: 662-842-2284
For Orders: 800-840-4275

Our store hours are:
Tue-Fri: 10 AM-5 PM
Sat: 10 AM-3 PM
Closed Sunday and Monday

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