Brother BAS-343E Instruction manual

BAS-343E
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Please read this manual before using the machine.
Please keep this manual within easy reach for quick reference.
PROGRAMMABLE ELECTRONIC PATTERN SEWER
Thank you very much for buying a BROTHER sewing machine. Before using your new machine, please read
the safety instructions below and the explanations given in the instruction manual.
With industrial sewing machines, it is normal to carry out work while positioned directly in front of moving parts
such as the needle and thread take-up lever, and consequently there is always a danger of injury that can be
caused by there parts. Follow the instructions from training personnel and instructors regarding safe and correct operation before operating the machine so that you will know how to use the machine correctly.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
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Safety indications and their meanings
This instruction manual and the indications and symbols that are used on the machine itself are provided in
order to ensure safe operation of this machine and to prevent accidents and injury to yourself or other people.
The meanings of these indications and symbols are given below.
Indications
DANGER
The instructions which follow this term indicate situations where failure to follow
the instructions will almost certainly result in death or severe injury.
The instructions which follow this term indicate situations where failure to follow
CAUTION
the instructions could cause injury when using the machine or physical damage to
equipment and surroundings.
Symbols
...............
This symbol (
) indicates something that you should be careful of. The picture inside
the triangle indicates the nature of the caution that must be taken.
(For example, the symbol at left means "beware of injury".)
................
This symbol (
...............
This symbol (
) indicates something that you must not do.
) indicates something that you must do. The picture inside the circle
indicates the nature of the thing that must be done.
(For example, the symbol at left means "you must make the ground connection".)
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2 Notes on safety
DANGER
Wait at least 5 minutes after turning off the power switch and disconnecting the power cord from the
wall outlet before opening the face plate of the control box.
Touching areas where high voltages are present can result in severe injury.
CAUTION
Installation
Machine installation should only be carried out
Be sure to wear protective goggles and gloves
by a qualified technician.
when handling the lubricating oil and grease,
so that they do not get into your eyes or onto
Contact your Brother dealer or a qualified electrician for any electrical work that may need
to be done.
The sewing machine weighs more than 200
kg. The installation should be carried out by
two or more people.
your skin, otherwise inflammation can result.
Furthermore, do not drink the oil or eat the
grease under any circumstances, as they can
cause vomiting and diarrhoea.
Keep the oil out of the reach of children.
Avoid setting up the sewing machine near
Do not connect the power cord until installation is complete, otherwise the machine may
operate if the start switch is pressed by mistake, which could result in injury.
sources of strong electrical noise such as highfrequency welding equipment.
If this precaution is not taken, incorrect machine operation may result.
connection is not secure, you run the risk of
Have two people present to hold the machine
head with both their hands when tilting it back
receiving a serious electric shock.
or returning it to its original position.
Be sure to connect the ground. If the ground
Sewing
This sewing machine should only be used by
Do not touch any of the moving parts or press
operators who have received the neccessary
any objects against the machine while sew-
training in safe use beforehand.
ing, as this may result in personal injury or
damage to the machine.
The sewing machine should not be used for
any applications other than sewing.
Attach all safety devices before using the sewing machine.
If the machine is used without these devices
attached, injury may result.
Turn off the power switch at the following
times, otherwise the machine may operate if
the start switch is pressed by mistake, which
could result in injury.
• When not using the machine
• When leaving the machine unattended
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If an error occurs in machine operation, or if
abnormal noises or smells are noticed, immediately turn off the power switch. Then contact your nearest Brother dealer or a qualified
technician.
If the machine develops a problem, contact
your nearest Brother dealer or a qualified technician.
CAUTION
Cleaning
Turn off the power switch before starting any
Be sure to wear protective goggles and gloves
cleaning work, otherwise the machine may
operate if the start switch is pressed by mis-
when handling the lubricating oil and grease,
so that they do not get into your eyes or onto
take, which could result in injury.
your skin, otherwise inflammation can result.
Furthermore, do not drink the oil or eat the
grease under any circumstances, as they can
cause vomiting and diarrhoea.
Keep the oil out of the reach of children.
Maintenance and inspection
Maintenance and inspection of the sewing
machine should only be carried out by a quali-
If the power switch and air need to be left on
when carrying out some adjustment, be ex-
fied technician.
tremely careful to observe all safety precau-
Ask your Brother dealer or a qualified electri-
tions.
cian to carry out any maintenance and inspec-
Use only the proper replacement parts as
tion of the electrical system.
specified by Brother.
Turn off the power switch and disconnect the
If any safety devices have been removed, be
power cord from the wall outlet at the following times, otherwise the machine may oper-
absolutely sure to re-install them to their original positions and check that they operate cor-
ate if the start switch is pressed by mistake,
rectly before using the machine.
which could result in injury.
Any problems in machine operation which re-
• When carrying out inspection, adjustment
and maintenance
• When replacing consumable parts such as
the rotary hook and knife
sult from unauthorized modifications to the
Disconnect the air hoses from the air supply
and wait for the needle on the pressure gauge
head with both their hands when tilting it back
or returning it to its original position.
machine will not be covered by the warranty.
Have two people present to hold the machine
to drop to "0" before carrying out inspection,
adjustment and repair of any parts which use
the pneumatic equipment.
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3 Warning labels
★ The following warning labels appear on the sewing machine.
Please follow the instructions on the labels at all times when using the machine. If the labels have been
removed or are difficult to read, please contact your nearest Brother dealer.
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3
5
注 意
高温部
さわるとやけどする
ことがある。
CAUTION
Moving parts
may cause injury.
通電中はさわらない
こと。
Operate with safety devices.
Turn off main switch before
threading, changing bobbin
and needle, cleaning etc.
CAUTION
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Heated cover
may burn hands.
Do not touch when
operating.
Safety devices: Thread take-up cover,
Eye guard, Belt cover, X-Pulse motor cover,
LXY (RXY)-base cover,
Hazardous voltage
will cause injury.
Hochspannung
verletzungsgefahr!
Turn off main
switch and wait 5
minutes before
opening this cover.
Bitte schalten sie den Eteindrel'interrupteur et
hauptschalter aus und attendre 5 minutes
warten sie 5 minuten, avantd' ouvrir le capot
bevor sie diese
abdeckung öffnen.
Un voltage non adapté
provoque des blessures.
ATENCION
La tapa caliente
quede quemarle las manos.
Ne pas toucher pendant
le fonctionnement.
No tocar estando en
marcha.
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Thread take-up cover
Un voltaje inadecuado
puede provocar las
heridas.
Apagar el interruptor
principal y esperar 5
minutos antes de abrir
esta cubierta.
X-Puls motor cover
LXY (RXY) -base cover
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5
4
3
2
Eye guard
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Deckel bei Bedienung
nicht berühren!
ATTENTION
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Belt cover
Verbrennungsgefahr!
Couvercle chaud
risque de brûler les mains.
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ACHTUNG
CONTENTS
1. Name of each parts ..................................................................................................................................... 1
2. Specifications ................................................................................................................................................. 2
3. Preparation ....................................................................................................................................................... 3
3-1.
3-2.
3-3.
3-4.
3-5.
3-6.
3-7.
3-8.
3-9.
Before setting up ................................................................................................................................... 3
Positioning ............................................................................................................................................... 4
Tilting the sewing machine head ..................................................................................................... 4
Connecting the ground wire .............................................................................................................. 5
V-belt tension .......................................................................................................................................... 5
Installing the foot switch ..................................................................................................................... 5
Installing the spool stand ................................................................................................................... 6
Installing the programmer (option) ................................................................................................. 6
Adjustment of air pressure ................................................................................................................ 7
4. Lubrication ........................................................................................................................................................ 8
4-1.
Lubrication points .................................................................................................................................. 8
5. Correct use ....................................................................................................................................................... 9
5-1.
5-2.
5-3.
5-4.
5-5.
5-6.
Selecting the needle and thread ..................................................................................................... 9
Installing the needle and running the sewing machine .......................................................... 9
Threading the upper thread ............................................................................................................ 10
Winding the lower thread .................................................................................................................. 11
Replacing the bobbin case and threading the thread ........................................................... 12
Sewing conditions ............................................................................................................................... 12
5-6-1.
5-6-2.
5-6-3.
5-6-4.
5-6-5.
5-6-6.
Sewing conditions .........................................................................................................................
Lower thread tension ....................................................................................................................
Upper thread tension ....................................................................................................................
Thread take-up spring height ......................................................................................................
Thread take-up spring tension ....................................................................................................
Pretension tension ........................................................................................................................
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13
13
13
13
14
6. Panel operation ........................................................................................................................................... 15
6-1.
6-2.
6-3.
6-4.
6-5.
6-6.
6-7.
6-8.
6-9.
6-10.
6-11.
Explanation of panel .......................................................................................................................... 15
Using the floppy disk .......................................................................................................................... 17
Using the program R/W (Read/Write) switch ........................................................................... 19
Using the TEST switch (Checking the sewing pattern) ........................................................ 20
Using the emergency stop switch ................................................................................................. 21
Adjusting the sewing SPEED control .......................................................................................... 22
Changing the X-SCALE and Y-SCALE settings ...................................................................... 22
Using the bobbin thread counter ................................................................................................... 23
Using production counter ................................................................................................................. 24
Using single split mode ..................................................................................................................... 25
Shifting a stitch pattern ..................................................................................................................... 26
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7-1.
7-2.
Before starting sewing.... ................................................................................................................. 27
Sewing operation ................................................................................................................................ 27
8. Maintenance and inspection .............................................................................................................. 29
8-1.
8-2.
8-3.
8-4.
8-5.
8-6.
Cleaning the rotary hook .................................................................................................................. 29
Lubrication ............................................................................................................................................. 29
Draining the oil ..................................................................................................................................... 30
Cleaning the control box air inlet port ......................................................................................... 30
Cleaning the eye guard .................................................................................................................... 31
Checking the needle .......................................................................................................................... 31
9. Standard adjustments ............................................................................................................................. 32
9-1.
9-2.
9-3.
9-4.
9-5.
9-6.
9-7.
9-8.
9-9.
9-10.
9-11.
9-12.
9-13.
9-14.
9-15.
Adjusting the needle bar height adjustment ............................................................................. 32
Adjusting the needle bar lift amount ............................................................................................ 32
Adjusting the needle clearance ..................................................................................................... 33
Adjusting the driver needle gurard ............................................................................................... 33
Adjusting the shuttle race thread guide ...................................................................................... 33
Adjusting the movable knife ............................................................................................................ 34
Presser foot adjustment ................................................................................................................... 36
Changing the presser foot lift ......................................................................................................... 37
Wiper adjustment ................................................................................................................................ 38
Adjusting the needle up stop position ......................................................................................... 38
Adjustment of air pressure .............................................................................................................. 39
Adjusting the lubricator ..................................................................................................................... 39
Checking the input sensor and DIP switch input .................................................................... 40
Checking the input voltage .............................................................................................................. 41
Clearing all memory settings .......................................................................................................... 41
10. DIP switch ..................................................................................................................................................... 42
10-1. Panel DIP switch functions .............................................................................................................. 42
10-2. DIP switches inside the control box ............................................................................................. 44
11. Changing special functions using the memory switches ............................................ 46
12. Error codes .................................................................................................................................................. 50
13. Gauge parts list according to subclasses .............................................................................. 53
14. Troubleshooting ....................................................................................................................................... 54
15. Option .............................................................................................................................................................. 58
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1. Name of each parts
1. Name of each parts
Emergency stop switch
Cotton stand
Thread breakage
detector
Operation panel
Thread wiper switch
Programmer
Power switch
Air regulator
Control box
Solenoid valve
Integrater
Presser lifter pedal
Starting pedal
X-puls motor cover
Cloth presser cover
Cassette stand
Auxiliary work clamp cylinder
Cassette plate
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2. Specifications
2. Specifications
Stitch type
Single needle, lock stitch
Sewing machine
Lock stitch, pattern tacking sewing machine (with large shuttle hook)
Maximum pattern size
(X-Y)
380 mm wide (X axis) and 280 mm deep (Y axis)
Maximum stitch number
Max. 20,000 (one pattern)
Stitch length
0.05 - 12.7 mm
Maximum sewing speed
2,500 rpm (When stitch length is 3 mm or less)
Feed format
Intermittent feed, pulse motor drive
Rotary hook
Shuttle hook
Needle
DP × 17, MR
Data storage method
3.5 floppy disk 2HD/1.44 MB, 2DD
Test function
Operation test function provided for use with low speed drive
Safety devices
Automatic stop function for activation in the event of misoperation realized
with intermediate stop function and safety circuits
Wiper device
Standard equipment
Thread trimmer device
Standard equipment
Auxiliary work clamp
lift amount
14.5 mm ± 1 mm
Work clamp lift stroke
18 mm
Intermittent stroke
0, 3 (Factory default) - 8 mm
Machine head: 100 kg
Weights
Control box: 10 - 20 kg (depending on destination)
Cramp type
Cassette-type with auto-eject
Lubricator device
Standard equipment
Power supply
Single-phase 110V, 220V, 230V, 3-phase 200V, 380V, 400V, 900VA
Motor
Three-phase 400 W induction motor
Air pressure
0.49 MPa (5.0 kgf/m2)
Power table
Shaped for use sitting or standing
Machine dimensions
1,200W × 1560D × 860H mm (Sitting) - 1,130H mm (Standing)
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3. Preparation
3. Preparation
CAUTION
Machine installation should only be carried out
Hold the machine head with both hands when
by a qualified technician.
tilting it back or returning it to its original posi-
Contact your Brother dealer or a qualified elec-
tion. Furthermore, after tilting back the machine head, do not push the face plate side or
trician for any electrical work that may need
the pulley side from above, as this could cause
to be done.
the machine head to topple over, which may
result in personal injury or damage to the ma-
The sewing machine head weighs more than
200 kg. The installation should be carried out
by two or more people.
chine.
Do not connect the power cord until installation is complete, otherwise the machine may
when handling the lubricating oil and grease,
Be sure to wear protective goggles and gloves
operate if the foot switch is depressed by mis-
so that they do not get into your eyes or onto
your skin, otherwise inflammation can result.
take, which could result in injury.
Furthermore, do not drink the oil or eat the
Be sure to connect the ground. If the ground
grease under any circumstances, as they can
cause vomiting and diarrhoea.
connection is not secure, you run the risk of
receiving a serious electric shock.
Keep the oil out of the reach of children.
Avoid setting up the sewing machine near
sources of strong electrical noise such as highfrequency welding equipment.
If this precaution is not taken, incorrect machine operation may result.
3-1. Before setting up
1. Install the Y driving shaft guard q to the rear of the
arm with the bolt w and the spring washer e.
2. Install the guard r to the table rear cover t with the
bolt y, spring washer u, flat washer i and nut o.
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3. Preparation
3-2. Positioning
Decide the position for the sewing machine. Loosen nuts
of four level adjusters q. Lower the level adjusters and
secure them with nuts w.
Turning the level adjuster counterclockwise will raise its
height and turning it clockwise will lower it.
3-3. Tilting the sewing machine head
1. Remove screws q at the back of the work table, and
remove table cover (rear) w.
2. When tilting back the machine head, loosen the bolt
t of the control box base and move the control box
e to the right so that the needle plate support plate
r does not touch the control box e.
3. Remove bolt y.
The bolts are used to fix the machine in shipping.
Generally they are needless after removing them keep
them in another place.
4. Stand at the front of the table and slowly raise the
machine u. Then lock i it.
5. When returning the machine to its former position, release lock i. The gas spring will guide the machine
to its original position.
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3. Preparation
3-4. Connecting the ground wire
DANGER
Be sure to connect the ground. If the ground connection is not secure, you run the risk of receiving a
serious electric shock.
■ Connection method for 3-phase power supply
Red
White
3-phase
power supply
Black
Yellow/Green
......... Connect to ground
3-5. V-belt tension
These should approximately 10 - 12 mm of slack when Vbelt is loaded at 9.8 N (1 kgf). To adjust, loosen the two
nuts q, and shift the motor up or down.
9.8 N
10 - 12 mm
3-6. Installing the foot switch
Insert the connector of the foot switch w into the connector e of the control box q.
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3. Preparation
3-7. Installing the spool stand
Install the spool stand q to the table.
3-8. Installing the programmer (option)
[Vertical]
1. Install the programmer support w to the work table
with the two screws q.
[Flat]
2. Insert the programmer connector r securely into the
left side of the operation panel e.
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3. Preparation
3-9. Adjustment of air pressure
1. Air pressure should be 0.49 MPa [5 kg/cm2].
The air pressure can be adjusted by pulling up and turning the control knob w on the integrator q.
After adjustment is complete, push the control knob w downward to lock it.
2. If water stands in the bottle of the integrator q, turn the drain cock e in the direction indicated by an arrow to
drain the water.
3. Adjust the air pressure for the auxiliary work clamp cylinder r to a low pressure but within the range so that the
cassette plate y does not lift up when it is pressed by the cloth presser cover t during sewing.
The factory default setting is 0.3 MPa (3 kgf/cm2)
Adjustment method
Pull up the handle i of the air regulator u and turn it to adjust.
After adjusting, push the handle i down again to lock it.
NOTE
Open the air cock o slowly.
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4. Preparation
4. Lubrication
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch before starting lubricating, otherwise the machine may operate if the foot
switch is depressed by mistake, which could result in injury.
Be sure to wear protective goggles and gloves when handling the lubricating oil and grease, so that
they do not get into your eyes or onto your skin, otherwise inflammation can result.
Furthermore, do not drink the oil or eat the grease under any circumstances, as they can cause
vomiting and diarrhoea. Keep the oil out of the reach of children.
NOTE
• Fill the machine with oil when the oil level is down to about one-third full in the oil sight glass.
If oil is not added and the oil drops below this level, there is the danger that the machine may seize during
operation.
• Be sure to let the machine operate for a while after adding the oil.
• Use only specified Brother oil (Nisseki Sewing Lube 10) for the machine oil.
4-1. Lubrication points
1. Fill the arm-side oil tank with oil.
(Fill the oil tank with sewing machine oil.)
2. Fill the bed-side oil tank with oil.
3. Add a drop of oil to the shuttle hook race.
4. If using the liquid cooling tank q, fill it with silicon oil
(100 cs).
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5. Correct use
5. Fill the lubricator tank w with silicone oil.
5. Correct use
5-1. Selecting the needle and thread
Needle
Thread
Main application
DP × 17 #21
#50 -#20
Denim
DP × 17 #25
〃
Leather
Different needles and threads are used for different sewing applications.
Refer to the table at left for details on which needle.
5-2. Installing the needle and running the sewing machine
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch before installing the needle, otherwise the machine may operate of the foot
switch is depressed by mistake and serious injury could result.
■ Installing the needle
■ To turn the pully by hand
Turning
Down
Press
Loosen the set screw q, insert the needle w as far as it
will go so that the groove is facing toward you and then
tighten the set screw q.
Simply press in on the pulley q to turn it by hand. To turn
the pulley, press lever w down.
• After turning the pulley by hand, be sure to press the
lever down to return the pulley to the normal operating
position.
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5. Correct use
5-3. Threading the upper thread
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch before threading the thread, otherwise the machine may operate if the foot
switch is depressed by mistake and serious injury could result.
[When using cotton thread and spun yarn]
40 mm
〈With synthetic thread〉
〈Threading in the upper thread breakage detector〉
Real the thread from above once or
twice as the above figure.
■ Thread the upper thread correctly as shown in the illustration above.
NOTE
• Turn the machine pulley and raise the thread take-up lever q before threading the upper thread.
(This will make threading easier and it will prevent the thread from coming out at the sewing start.)
• When threading the thread through the needle, allow a distance of approximately 40 mm between the needle
hole and the end of the thread. If the trailing length of the thread is too long, it may cause the thread to.
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5. Correct use
5-4. Winding the lower thread
CAUTION
Do not touch or place anything against any of the moving parts while winding the lower thread, otherwise personal injury or damage to the machine may result.
1. Place the bobbin all the way onto the shaft.
2. Thread the thread as shown in the illustration at left,
wind the thread around the bobbin several times in
the direction of the arrow, and then press the
bobbinpresser q.
3. Turn on the power switch.
(The POWER indicator on the operation panel will illuminate.)
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
w
t
q
4. Check that the needle is not touching the presser foot,
and then while pressing the STEP BACK switch w,
depress the foot switch e to start the machine.
Keep depressing the foot switch e until the lower
thread stops being wound onto the bobbin.
Release the STEP BACK switch w after the machine
starts operating.
If you release the foot switch before winding is completed, depress it once more while pressing and hold
ing the STEP BACK switch w.
5. The bobbin presser q will automatically return to its
original position after a set amount of thread (80 - 90%
of the bobbin capacity) has been wound on.
6. Release the foot switch e.
7. Remove the bobbin, hook the thread onto the knife r,
and then pull the bobbin in the direction of the arrow to
cut the thread.
8. To wind more thread onto the bobbin, loosen the setscrew t and pull the bobbin presser q outward.
<< If the thread winds onto the bobbin unevenly >>
If the thread winds onto the bobbin unevenly, loosen
the nut q and turn the bobbin winder thread tension
stud w to adjust.
case A
NOTE
If the thread winds on as shown in A, turn the bobbin winder thread tension stud w clockwise; if it
winds on as shown in B, turn the bobbin winder
thread tension stud w counterclockwise.
case B
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5. Correct use
5-5. Replacing the bobbin case and threading the thread
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch before removing and replacing the bobbin case, otherwise the machine may
operate if the foot switch is depressed by mistake and serious injury could result.
30 mm
1. Pull the shuttle race cover q forward and then open the cover.
2. Lift the bobbin case latch and remove the bobbin case.
3. Insert a new bobbin into the bob- 4. Pass the thread through the lever
bin case, and then pass the thread
thread hole r, and then pull out
through the slot w and pull it out
approximately 30 mm of thread.
from the thread hold e. Check that
the bobbin turns in the direction of
the arrow when the thread is pulled
at this time.
5-6. Sewing conditions
5-6-1. Sewing conditions
Specifications
For thick materials
Upper thread
#20 or equivalent
Lower thread
#20 or equivalent
Upper thread tension
150 - 200 g
Lower thread tension
20 - 40 g
Thread take-up spring height
8 - 10 mm
Thread take-up spring tension
150 -200 g
Needle
DP × 17 #21
Normal sewing speed
2000 rpm
The sewing conditions given above may vary depending on the type of material being sewn.
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5. Correct use
5-6-2. Lower thread tension
Weaker
5-6-3. Upper thread tension
Stronger
Stronger
Weaker
Stronger
Weaker
Set the lower thread tension to as weak a tension as possible and so that the bobbin case drops by its own weight
when the end of the thread is held. Turn the adjusting
screw q to adjust the tension.
NOTE
If the lower thread tension is too weak, it may not
be possible to cut the lower thread properly during
thread trimming.
Turn the tension nut w (main tension) to adjust the tension as appropriate for the material being sewn.
Furthermore, turn the thread nut e (sub-tension) to adjust the remaining length of upper thread to 35 - 40 mm.
5-6-4. Thread take-up spring height
5-6-5. Thread take-up spring tension
Lower
Higher
8 - 10 mm
Weaker
Loosen screw r and turn the entire thread take-up unit
to adjust so that the height of the thread take-up spring is
8 - 10 mm.
Stronger
Adjust the thread take-up spring tension by turning the
tension stud t with a screwdriver.
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5. Correct use
5-6-6. Pretension tension
1. Raise the work clamp q and open the main tension disc w.
The thread take-up spring e should not operate when the thread is pulled in the direction of the arrow.
2. Set the thread tension for the thread breakage detector pretension r to approx. 5 g.
Weaken the thread tension for the machine head pretension t as much as possible.
Standard for balance of thread tension
Adjust the thread tensions so that the total tension for the pretensions r and t is lower than the tension for the
thread take -up spring.
NOTE
If misoperation of the thread breakage detector continues, repeat the adjustment procedure above.
(Such misoperation is most likely to occur when synthetic fiber yarns are used.)
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6. Panel operation
6. Panel operation
6-1. Explanation of panel
t
q
電源
POWER
BAS-300E series
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
メニュー
MENU
u
w\
i
o
e
!0
読/書
R/W
!1
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
下糸設定
B.T. SET
下糸交換
B. . CHANGE
B.T.
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
r
y
q POWER indicator ................... When the power is turned on, the indicator lights to show that t he power is on.
w PROGRAM No. display .......... Displays the program number 00 - 99.
e Program select switch ............ Used to select the program number when reading a program from or writing a
program to disk.
r Program Read/Write switch・Used to read a program from floppy disk, or to write a newly programmed stitch
pattern to floppy disk.
............................................... Up to ten patterns (00 - 99) can be stored on each disk.
t Display screen ........................ Used to display data such as menus, errors and memory switch settings.
y Menu switch ........................... Used to select the desired menu ( scale, speed, bobbin thread counter, split
No.).One of the indicators u - !1 illuminates to indicate the menu selected,
and the setting for that menu them appears on the display screen t.
The illuminated indicator changes in the following order each time the switch
is pressed.
X-SCALE indicator u
Y-SCALE indicator i
B.T. COUNTER indicator !0
SPEED indicator o
SPLIT NO. indicator !1
u X-SCALE indicator ................. Illuminates when X-scale mode has been selected using the menu switch y.
i Y-SCALE indicator .................. Illuminates when Y-scale mode has been selected using the menu switch y.
o SPEED indicator..................... Illuminates when speed mode has been selected using the menu switch y.
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t
電源
POWER
BAS-300E series
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
!0
読/書
R/W
下糸設定
B.T. SET
メニュー
MENU
!1
!3
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
y
下糸交換
B.T.. CHANGE
B.
!4
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!6
!2
!5
!7
!0 Bobbin Thread COUNTER .... Illuminates when bobbin thread counter mode has been selected using the
indicator ................................. menu switch y.
!1 SPLIT NO. indicator ............... Illuminates when split No. mode has been selected using the menu switch y.
!2 Dial ......................................... The setting shown on the display screen t can be changed by turning this dial
while pressing the STEP BACK switch !7.
!3 Bobbin Thread SET switch .... Used to store the number of work pieces displayed in the bobbin thread counter
to floppy disk.
!4 Bobbin Thread CHANGE ....... Used to continue sewing after replacing the bobbin thread.
switch
(An alarm will sound when the counter reads <000>. Sewing is not possible
when the counter reads <000>.) (Refer to "6-9. Using the bobbin thread
counter".)
!5 TEST switch ........................... Used to move the feed mechanism only in order to confirm a programmed
stitch pattern.
!6 TEST indicator ....................... Lights when the TEST switch is pressed.
!7 STEP BACK switch ................ Used when winding a fresh bobbin, or when correcting a stitch pattern due to
a broken needle thread.
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6. Panel operation
6-2. Using the floppy disk
Compatible types of floppy disk
Data type
300E type
No. of stitches programmed
20,000 stitches per pattern
100 pattern
Up to a maximum of 360,000 stitches
Tajima embroidery data 50,000 stitches per pattern
Old 300A type
Old 300 data
Data resolution
Disk
Format
0.05 mm/pulse
Yes
2HD
1.44 MB
0.1 mm/pulse
4,000 stitches per patern
10 patterns
Up to a maximum of 40,000 stitches
2,000 stitches per pattern
10 patterns
Up to a maximum of 20,000 stitches
Write enabled
No
0.1 mm/pulse
Yes
2DD
Automatically
formatted
0.2 mm/pulse
No
• The above four types of data can all be read, but when writing to disk, all data is automatically converted to 300E
data when writing to 2HD disks and 300A data when writing to 2DD disks.
• When using a 2HD disk, use a disk which has been pre-formatted as a 1.44 MB disk. (The programmer can be
used to format these disks. Refer to the programmer instruction manual for details.)
• TFD embroidery data can be embroidered after it has been converted by the programmer to BAS-300E data.
• Restriction on using 2DD floppy disks.
In order to maintain compatibility with the old 300A series, the following restrictions have been placed on the use
of the new functions which have been added to the E series.
Restricted function
A series (2DD)
E series (2HD)
Resolution
0.1 mm/pulse
0.05 mm/pulse
Low-speed conversion
2 types (400 and 1,200 4 types (400, 600, 800
revolutions)
and 1,200 revolutions)
Applicable command
[668]L
[669]L
Split function during
embroidering
Not available
Available
[220]L
[230]L
Needle down stop for split
Not available
Available
[221]L
[231]L
Expansion option output
Not available
Available
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6. Panel operation
Unlocked writing possible
Window open
Locked writing possible
1. Turn on the power switch q. The POWER indicator w will illuminate and the machine model number will appear
on the display screen.
2. Hold the disk e with the label up and the metal shutter to the front, and insert the disk into the drive r. It will click
into place.
3. To eject the disk, press the eject buttont t.
NOTE
• Slide the write protector y on the back of the disk up (the window opens) to lock the disk and prevent accidental
erasure of the disk contents.
• Inserting the disk into the drive upside down or backwards may damage the drive and will prevent reading or
writing of data.
• Be sure to store your disks away from any magnets or magnetic sources, including radios, televisions, tele
phones, and other devices. Magnetism can erase or damage disk contents. Also, be careful to prevent exposure of the disk to oil or dust.
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6-3. Using the program R/W (Read/Write) switch
Programmed stitch patterns stored on floppy disk can be read into memory, and newly programmed patterns can
be written to disk for permanent storage and later recall.
Insert the floppy disk q containing or which is to contain the programmed stitch pattern.
To READ a pattern to memory
Press the program select switch e on the operation
panel. The program number will then appear in the
PROGRAM NO. display w. After selecting the desired
program number, press the R/W switch r. The disk
drive indicator t will illuminate and a "P" will appear
on the PROGRAM NO. display w to indicate that the
data is being read. When the alarm sounds and the
disk drive indicator t turns off, the program number
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
will then flash in the PROGRAM NO. display w instead
of the "P" to indicate that the reading of the data is
w\
complete.
e
To WRITE a pattern to disk
Press the program select switch e on the operation
panel to select the desired program number. After programming the pattern using the stitch programmer,
press the R/W switch r. The disk drive indicator t
読/書
R/W
will illuminate and a "P." will appear on the PROGRAM
NO. display w to indicate that the data is being written. When the alarm sounds and the disk drive indica-
r
tor t turns off, the program number will then flash in
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
メニュー
MENU
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンタ
下糸
カウンター
B.T.. COUNTER
B.
the PROGRAM NO. display w instead of the "P" to
indicate that the writing of the data is complete.
If an error message is displayed
If an error message code is displayed in the display u,
and alarm will sound.
y
Press the emergency stop switch y on the front of the
i
machine to stop sewing machine operation, and then
refer to and follow the error code list on page 59.
Clearing the error
1. Turn the EMERGENCY STOP switch u clockwise and
then pull it forward to release it.
2. Press the STEP BACK switch i on the operation panel
(when memory switch No. 0d is ON).
If memory switch No. 0d is OFF, press the EMERGENCY STOP switch u once more to release it.
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6. Panel operation
6-4. Using the TEST switch (Checking the sewing pattern)
Use the TEST switch to begin sewing again from any desired point when the thread breaks or the bobbin thread
runs out.
テスト
TEST
ステップバック
STEP BACK
!5
!7
!6
1. Press the TEST switch !5. The test indicator !6 will
light.
2. If the work clamp is raised, depress the work clamp
lifter pedal w to lower the work clamp.
3. Press the starting pedal q.
NOTE
After the feed mechanism has returned to the
home position, it will then move the sewing start
position and the program number will stop flashing.
This only occurs the first time that a program is
selected.
4. Press the starting pedal q. (The needle will remain
stationary as the work clamp advances through the
pattern at low speed one stitch at a time. Press the
presser lifter pedal w to fast forward.
• If the STEP BACK switch !7 is pressed while moving
at low speed, the work clamp will move in the forward
direction in steps of 100 stitches.
5. When the work clamp reaches the desired position,
press the TEST switch !5. The work clamp will stop,
and the test indicator !6 will go out. If the work clamp
was stopped too early, press theTEST switch !5 again
to proceed.
• If the work clamp was stopped too late, press the STEP
BACK switch !7 to advance the work clamp one stitch
at a time.
Resuming operation from a stopping point
6. Sewing will start when the starting pedal q is pressed.
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6. Panel operation
6-5. Using the emergency stop switch
Press the emergency stop switch to immediately stop the sewing machine during actual sewing or when in the test
mode.
Clearing the error
1. Turn the EMERGENCY STOP switch q clockwise and
then pull it forward to release it.
2. Press the STEP BACK switch w on the operation
panel. (The buzzer will stop sounding.)
3. If you do not wish to resume sewing, press the EMERGENCY STOP switch q once more to release it, and
then press the STEP BACK switch w so that the operation panel display flashes. The sewing machine will
then be ready for the next sewing operation.
* Releasing the EMERGENCY STOP switch using the
STEP BACK switch is only possible when memory
switch 0d is ON. If memory switch 0d is OFF, press
the EMERGENCY STOP switch once more to release
it.
If memory switch No. 0d is OFF, press the EMERGENCY STOP switch u once more to release it.
ステップバック
STEP BACK
w
Continuing sewing from a stopping point
テスト
TEST
!5
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!7
If you press the EMERGENCY STOP switch after the
thread breaks or the bobbin thread runs out during sewing, you can then resume swing from the point where
the thread broke or ran out.
1. Pres the EMERGENCY STOP switch to release it.
2. Press the STEP BACK switch !7 to trim the thread.
3. Press the STEP BACK switch !7 once more.
(The sewing machine will move stitch by stitch in the
reverse direction while this switch is pressed.)
If the sewing machine moves back too far, press the
TEST switch !5 to move it forward again. Press the
TEST switch !5 again to stop the machine.
4. After you have reached the desired position, depress
the foot switch to start sewing.
Foot switch
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6-6. Adjusting the sewing SPEED control
The sewing speed can be changed in steps of 100 spm to the appropriate speeds for each stitch length setting.
1. Press the MENU switch y until the SPEED indicator
o illuminates.
メニュー
MENU
o
2. While pressing the STEP BACK switch !7, turn the
dial !2 until the desired speed is displayed.
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
スピ
SPEED
下糸カウンタ
下糸
カウンター
B.T.. COUNTER
B.
スプリット NO.
SPLIT N
NO.
y
• The display will change in steps of 10 spm.
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!2
!7
6-7. Changing the X-SCALE and Y-SCALE settings
1. Press the MENU switch y until the X-SCALE indicator u or the Y-SCALE indicator i illuminates.
2. While pressing the STEP BACK switch !7, turn the
dial !2 until the desired ratio flashes on the display.
メニュー
MENU
u
i
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
y
• The scale setting is displayed as a percentage.
ステップバック
STEP BACK
!2
3. The program number will flash, and after the home
position is detected the flashing will stop.
!7
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6. Panel operation
6-8. Using the bobbin thread counter
Set the bobbin thread counter to display the number of pieces of the selected pattern which can be sewn with the
amount of thread on the bobbin to avoid running out of bobbin thread in the middle of a patern.
t
電源
POWER
BAS-300E series
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
!0
読/書
R/W
下糸設定
B.T. SET
メニュー
MENU
!3
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
y
下糸交換
B. . CHANGE
B.T.
!4
テスト
TEST
!2
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!7
1. Press the MENU switch y until the B.T. COUNTER indicator !0 illuminates.
2. While pressing the STEP BACK switch !7, turn the dial !2 to set the number of articles to be embroidered.
• The bobbin thread counter can be set to any number from <001> to <999>. If the counter is set to <000>,
sewing continues irrespective of the amount of bobbin thread remaining.
3. Insert the floppy disk and press the bobbin thread SET switch !3. An alarm will beep twice. This willrecord the
number of work pieces shown in the counter t to the disk.
4. The number shown in the counter t will decrease one each time the stitch pattern is completed.When the number
of patterns shown in the counter is sewn, the counter t will red <000>, and an alarm will sound.
(The sewing machine will not start even if the start switch is pressed.)
5. Press the bobbin thread change switch !4 and replace the bobbin. The alarm will stop, and the number of work
pieces set in step 3 will be displayed again in the counter t.
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6. Panel operation
6-9. Using production counter
Both PRO. NO. and B.T. COUNTER displays are available for the five-digit PRODUCTION counter.
t
電源
POWER
BAS-300E series
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
w\
!0
読/書
R/W
下糸設定
B.T. SET
メニュー
MENU
!1
!3
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンタ
下糸
カウンター
B.T.. COUNTER
B.
スプリット NO.
SPLIT N
NO.
y
下糸交換
B. . CHANGE
B.T.
!4
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!6
!2
!5
!7
1. While pressing the TEST switch !5, press the B.T.SET switch !3 The B.T. COUNTER indicator !0 and the SPLIT
NO. indicator !1 will both illuminate, and the production counter value will appear on the program number display
w and on the display screen t.
• Press the B.T. CHANGE switch !4. The PRODUCTION counter will display <00000>.
• The production counter can be set to a value between <00000> and <99999> by turning the dial !2 while
pressing the STEP BACK switch !7.
2. Depress the start switch to start embroidering.
3. Press the TEST switch !5 or the MENU switch y. The TEST indicator !6 will switch off and the contents of each
display screen will return to the normal display.
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6. Panel operation
6-10. Using single split mode
By using single split mode, it is possible to change up to 100 patterns immediately.
t
メニュー
MENU
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
y
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!2
!7
1. Move DIP switch B No. 1 to the ON position. This will activate single split mode.
(Refer to "DIP SWITCH SETTINGS" on 10.)
2. Turn on the power read in the patterns which have been programmed for split sewing.
3. Press the MENU switch y until the SPLIT NO.indicator !1 is illuminated. "1" will then appear in the display screen
t. Then, while pressing the STEP BACK switch !7, turn the dial !2 to change the contents appearing on the
display screen t in order.
(Example) If three patterns have been programmed for split sewing, the number on the display screen changes
in the following order: "1" → "2" → "3" → "1" → "2" ...
4. When the starting switch is pressed, only the pattern displayed on the display screen t will be sewn.
NOTE
As to split sewing, refer to the instruction manual of the “electronic programmable pattern tacker programmer”
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6. Panel operation
6-11. Shifting a stitch pattern
• Programs which have already been programmed can be moved up, down and to the left and right.
(However, such patterns will be reset if the power supply is turned off or the program number is changed.)
• The feed position can be set to the any position desired.
t
メニュー
MENU
u
i
‡ !0
読/書
R/W
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
電源
POWER
下糸設定
B.T.. SET
下糸交換
B.T. CHANGE
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
!6
r
y
!2
!5
1. Press the MENU switch y until the B.T. COUNTER indicator !0 illuminates.
2. Press and hold the TEST switch !5 and press the R/W switch r. The test indicator !6 will light, and <
appear in the counter t.
> will
3. Press the MENU switch y so that either the X-SCALE indicator u or Y-SCALE indicator i illuminates.
4. Turn the setting dial !2 to move the feed mechanism one pulse at a time.
• If the setting dial is turned counterclockwise while the X-SCALE indicator is illuminated, the feed mecha
nism will move to the right.
• If the setting dial is turned clockwise while the X-SCALE indicator is illuminated, the feed mechanism will move
to the left.
• If the setting dial is turned counterclockwise while the Y-SCALE indicator is illuminated, the feed mechanism will
move up.
• If the setting dial is turned clockwise while the Y-SCALE indicator is illuminated, the feed mechanism will move
down.
5. When the TEST switch !5 is pressed after the above fine adjustments have been made, the TEST indicator !6 and
display window t will both switch off and movement of the stitch pattern will be completed. (*1)
(*1) When moving the stitch pattern, the sewing start position can be moved to any desired point within the sewing
area, but if the pattern goes outside the sewing area, an error will occur during sewing and you will not be able
to sew the pattern. Give consideration to the pattern as a whole when moving it.
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7. Sewing
7. Sewing
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch at the following times, otherwise the machine may operate if the foot switch
is depressed by mistake, which could result in injury.
• Threading
• When replacing the bobbin and needle
• When not using the machine and when leaving the machine unattended
Do not touch any of the moving parts or press any objects against the machine while sewing, as this
may result in personal injury or damage to be machine.
7-1. Before starting sewing....
Check that the needle bar is at the highest position. Turn
the machine pulley so that the index mark q on the pulley is almost aligned with the point where belt cover U
and belt cover D meet.
*
If the machine is started while the index mark q is not
correctly aligned, error message "E-22" will be displayed (only when memory switch No.14 is on).
7-2. Sewing operation
プログラムNO.
NO.
PROGRAM NO.
t
e
読/書
R/W
r
1. Turn the power switch q on.
(The power indicator on the operation panel will light.)
2. Insert the floppy disk w.
3. Press the PRO. No. selection switch e to select the
desired program number.
4. Press R/W switch r.
The floppy disk drive indicator will light and the program no. display t will show a P while the data is
being read. When reading is completed, an alarm will
sound and the indicator will go out, then the program
no. display t will blink the program number.
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5. Depress the work clamp lift pedal y to raise the cassette holding pin.
6. When the cassette is inserted into the mounting support, the sensor will detect it automatically and the
cassette will be clamped in place. At this time, the auxiliary work clamp will be lowered.
7. Press the starting pedal u.
NOTE
The work clamp will return to the origin, and will
then advance to the sewing start position and
blinking will stop. This is only required the first
time a program is sewing.
8. Press the starting pedal u again to start sewing.
9. When sewing is finished, the thread will be trimmed
automatically, and then the auxiliary work clamp will
be raised and the cassette will come away from the
pin.
Pin
Auxiliary
work clamp
Cassette
During automatic sewing (after the cassette is clamped)
Set DIP switch A-7 to ON.
1. Depress the work clamp lift pedal ys to raise the cassette holding pin.
2. When the cassette is inserted into the mounting support, the sensor will detect the cassette automatically and it will
be clamped in place. After the feed mechanism has returned to the home position, it will move to the sewing start
position and the program cover will stop flashing. This happens only for the first sewing operation after a program
has been selected.
3. When the start pedal y is depressed, sewing will start.
4. Same as step 9. above.
5. At the second sewing operation, or if the cassette is removed and re-inserted, the sensor will detect the cassette
automatically and sewing will start immediately.
* The delay time from the point when the sensor detects the cassette to the start of sewing can be set using memory
switch 38 to between 0.1 and 2 seconds in steps of 0.1 of a second.
NOTE
When the power is turned on after once being turned off, the same pattern of sewing can be continued
since the machine will stores the sewing data from the last time.
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8. Maintenance and inspection
8. Maintenance and inspection
CAUTION
Turn off the power switch before starting any cleaning work, otherwise the machine may operate if the
foot switch is depressed by mistake, which could result in injury.
Be sure to wear protective goggles and gloves when handling the lubricating oil and grease, so that
they do not get into your eyes or onto your skin, otherwise inflammation can result.
Furthermore, do not drink the oil or eat the grease under any circumstances, as they can cause
vomiting and diarrhoea. Keep the oil out of the reach of children.
8-1. Cleaning the rotary hook
1. Pull the shuttle hook cover forward
to open, and then remove the bobbin case.
2. Open the large shuttle hook set
claw q in the direction indicated
by the arrow, and then remove the
large shuttle hook w and the inner rotary hook e.
3. Clean all the dust and t h r e a d
ends from around the driver r,
the top of the rotary hook thread
guide and the shuttle race.
8-2. Lubrication
NOTE
• Fill the machine with oil when the oil level is down to about one-third full in the oil sight glass.
• If oil is not added and the oil drops below this level, there is the danger that the machine may seize during
operation.
• Be sure to let the machine operate for a while after adding the oil.
• Use only specified Brother oil (Nisseki Sewing Lube 10) for the machine oil.
1. Fill the arm-side oil tank with oil.
2. Fill the bed-side oil tank with oil.
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8. Maintenance and inspection
3. If using the liquid cooling tank q, fill it with silicon oil
(100 cs).
4. If oil is to be mixed with the air in the needle cooler,
remove the black cap and fill the oiler w with silicone
oil.
8-3. Draining the oil
1. Remove and empty the waste oil container q whenever it is full.
2. After emptying the waste oil container q, screw it back
into its original position.
8-4. Cleaning the control box air inlet port
Use a vacuum cleaner to clean the filter in the air inlet
port w of the control box q at least once a month.
* If the machine is used while the air inlet port is blocked,
the inside of the control box will overheat.
When this happens, the overheating error code ("Ed") will be displayed and you will not be able to operate the sewing machine.
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8. Maintenance and inspection
8-5. Cleaning the eye guard
Wipe the eye guard clean with a soft cloth.
NOTE
Do not use solvents such as kerosene thinner to
clean the eye guard.
8-6. Checking the needle
Always check that the tip of the needle is not broken before starting sewing.
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9. Standard adjustments
9. Standard adjustments
CAUTION
Maintenance and inspection of the sewing
machine should only be carried out by a
qualified technician.
Ask your Brother dealer or a qualified electrician to carry out any maintenance and inspection of the electrical system.
Turn off the power switch and disconnect the
power cord from the wall outlet at the following times, otherwise the machine may operate if the foot switch is depressed by mistake, whicn could result in injury.
• When carrying out inspection,adjustment
and maintenance
• When replacing consumable parts such
as the rotary hook and knife
Hold the machine head with both hands
when tilting it back or returning it to its original position. Furthermore, after tilting back
the machine head, do not push the face plate
side or the pulley side from above, as this
could cause the machine head to topple over,
which may result in personal injury or damage to the machine.
If the power switch needs to be left on when
carrying out some adjustment, be extremely
careful to observe all safety precautions.
If any safety devices have been removed,
be absolutely sure to re-install them to their
original positions and check that they operate correctly before using the machine.
9-1. Adjusting the needle bar height adjustment
q
A
DP×17
Turn the machine pulley to move the needle bar to the lowest position. Then remove the rubber plug w, loosen the
screw e and then move the needle bar up or down to adjust so that the second reference line from the bottom of the
needle (reference line A) is aligned with the lower edge of the needle bar bush q.
9-2. Adjusting the needle bar lift amount
q
B
DP×17
Turn the machine pulley to raise the neddle bar from the lowest position until the lowest reference line on the needle
(reference line B) is aligned with the lower edge of the needle bar bush q. Then loosen the screw w and move the
driver to adjust so that the tip of the rotary hook is aligned with the needle center line.
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9. Standard adjutsments
9-3. Adjusting the needle clearance
0.01 - 0.08mm
Turn the machine pulley to align the tip of the rotary hook with the needle center line. Then loosen the set screw q
and turn the eccentric shaft w to adjust so that the clearance between the needle and the rotary hook is 0.01 - 0.08
mm.
9-4. Adjusting the driver needle gurard
Turn the machine pulley to align the tip of the rotary hook with the needle center line. Then loosen the set screw w
and turn the eccentric shaft e to adjust so that the driver needle guard q contacts the needle. If the needle contact
pressure is too great, skipped stitches may occur. On the other hand, if the driver needle guard q is not touching the
needle, the tip of the inner rotary hook will obstruct the needle, resulting in an excessively high amount of friction.
9-5. Adjusting the shuttle race thread guide
The needle groove of the shuttle race thread guide q should be aligned with the center of the needle plate hole, and
the needle center and the angled section A should be aligned.
NOTE
If the shuttle race thread guide is in the wrong position, thread breakages, soiled thread or catching of the
thread may occur.
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9. Standard adjustments
9-6. Adjusting the movable knife
Needle
Plate
Loosen the nut w and move thread trimmer rod L e to the left or right to adjust so that the V section A of the movable
knife q is aligned with the index mark B on the needle plate when the machine is at the stop position.
■ Replacing the movable and fixed knives
1. Remove screws q and w, and needle plate e. Now
disconnect the thread cutter connecting rod r from
stud t.
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9. Standard adjutsments
Movable knife
washer
2. Remove the movable knife, and replace it with a new movable knife. Now check the cutting edge of the movable
knife o and the fixed knife !0. If necessary, use the provided movable knife washer (T=0.4, T=0.5, T=0.6) to adjust
the knives so that they cut properly.
NOTE:
A. After the movable knife and fixed knife are properly engaged, tighten the screw.
B. Turn the movable knife (in the direction of the arrow) while the screw is still tightened.
C. Loosen the screw.
D. Turn the movable knife (in the direction of the arrow) while the screw is still loosened.
Repeat above steps A, B, C and D four or five times to maintain the cutting performance of the knife.
Movable knife
A
B
C
D
Fix knife
Knives
Knives
Knives
Knives
With knives engaged
3. Install the fixed knife !0 0.5 mm away from needle hole
plate !1.
!1
!0
0.5 mm
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9. Standard adjustments
4. Fit the thread cutter connecting rod u on connecting lever pin i, and install needle plate y.
* When fitting the connecting rod u on the connecting lever pin i and before tightening screws r and t, move the
needle plate back and forth a little bit to confirm that the movable knife o is pulled by the connecting rod u.
9-7. Presser foot adjustment
Turn the pulley by hand to lower the presser foot to the down position, and then proceed with the steps below.
1. Loosen screw q, set the bottom of the presser foot w
lightly against the work piece, and then tighten screw
q.
NOTE
If the presser foot is lowered too far, the work piece
will shift when sewing. Also, if the presser foot is
too high, skipped stitches may occur.
2. Turn the pulley by hand, and make sure the needle
enters the center of the needle hole in the presser foot
w. If the needle is not aligned with the center of the
needle hole, remove cap e, loosen screw r, and turn
the presser foot (presser bar) to adjust.
If the needle projects past the presser foot when
the presser foot is raised, injury may result.
Turning
Down
Press
■ To turn the pulley by hand
Simply press in on the pulley q to turn it by hand. To
turn the pulley, press lever w down.
• After turning the pulley by hand, be sure to press
the lever down to return the pulley to the normal
operating position.
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9. Standard adjutsments
9-8. Changing the presser foot lift
■ Standard presser foot q lift is 3 mm (max. 8 mm).
3 - 5 mm
0.5 -1 mm
Adjusting presser foot lift to 3 - 5mm
1. Loosen the stud screw w and open the intermittent cover e.
2. Loosen the nut r and adjust the intermittent presser connecting rod t pisition.
(When the intermittent presser connecting rod is raised, the lift will increase. When lowered, the lift will
Adjusting presser foot lift to 5 - 8 mm
1. Turn the upper shaft to set the presser foot to its lowest point. Loosen the screw o of intermittent presser arm (R)
i. Adjust the clearance between the presser lifter y and the presser bar bush u to 0.5 - 1 mm.
2. Loosen the nut r and adjust the intermittent presser connecting rod t position.
(When the intermittent presser connecting rod is raised, the lift will increase. When lowered, the lift will
3. Loosen the presser foot screw and adjust the height of the presser foot so that it is 0.5 mm above the top of the
material being sewn when the presser foot is lowered.
If vertical movement of the presser foot is not required
1. Remove the face plate !0.
2. Remove the stud screw !1 and re-attach the intermitte connecting rod !2 to the upper screw hole !4 of the intermittent presser arm R !3.
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9. Standard adjustments
9-9. Wiper adjustment
■ For vertical wiper (standard)
w
w
112 mm
t
y
approx. 2 mm
15 mm
Fig. A
1. When the thread wiper solenoid plunger q is driven to the full stroke, the wiper w should be 15 mm in front of the
needle center. Loosen screws e and shift the entire solenoid bracket r up or down to adjust.
The standard height from the solenoid bracket r bottom to the needle plate top is approximately 112 mm.
2. When the wiper w is operated and aligned with the center of the needle bar, the distance from the wiper w to
needle tip should be approximately 2 mm. Loosen screw t and move the wiper w in or out to adjust. As shown in
Fig. A, make sure the wiper w does not strike the presser foot y or needle.
NOTE
Check that the wiper w is not touching the finger guard.
9-10. Adjusting the needle up stop position
• The needle up stop position has been adjusted so
that the tip of the needle stops 17.5 - 19.5 mm above
the top of the needle plate.
• If adjustment is necessary, loosen the screw w at
the "U" mark of the machine pulley q and adjust
the position of the machine pulley q. The machine
pulley q stops later if it is turned clockwise, and it
stops earlier if it is turned counterclockwise.
NOTE
• The screw e is used by the needle down detection function and should not be loosened.
• The screw r is a screw for detecting the machine stop position, and should not be loosened.
• If the index mark is not inside the mark when be
displayed (when memory switch No.14 is on).Turn
the machine pulley to move the index mark to the
correct position and then start the sewing machine.
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9. Standard adjutsments
9-11. Adjustment of air pressure
1. Air pressure should be 0.49 MPa [5 kg/cm2].
The air pressure can be adjusted by pulling up andturning the control knob w on the integrator q.
After adjustment is complete, push the control knob w downward to lock it.
2. If water stands in the bottle of the integrator q, turn the drain cock e in the direction indicated by an arrow to drain
the water.
3. Adjust the air pressure for the auxiliary work clamp cylinder r to a low pressure but within the range so that the
cassette plate y does not lift up when it is pressed by the cloth presser t during sewing.
The factory default setting is 0.3 MPa (3 kgf/cm2)
Adjustment method
Pull up the handle i of the air regulator u and turn it to adjust.
After adjusting, push the handle i down again to lock it.
NOTE
Open the air cock o slowly.
9-12. Adjusting the lubricator
1. Use the screw q to adjust the air amount.
2. Use the screw w to adjust the amount of silicone oil to
be mixed with the air.
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9. Standard adjustments
9-13. Checking the input sensor and DIP switch input
メニュー
MENU
r
u
読/書
R/W
q
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
下糸設定
B.T. SET
下糸交換
B. . CHANGE
B.T.
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
A
OFF
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
電源
POWER
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
t
BAS-300E series
OFF
B
e
y\
w\
1. When the SPLIT NO. indicator q is illuminated and the R/W switch e is pressed while the TEST switch w is being
pressed, the X-SCALE indicator r will illuminate and the state of the X home position signal will appear on the
display screen t.
■ When sensor is ON
■ When sensor is OFF
2. Each time the MENU switch y is pressed, a different indicator will illuminate and the operating condition for the
corresponding item will appear on the display screen.
• When X-SCALE indicator is illuminated
: X home position sensor
• When Y-SCALE indicator is illuminated
: Y home position sensor
• When SPEED indicator is illuminated
: Needle up signal (synchronizer)
• When B.T. COUNTER indicator is illuminated
: 24-section signal (synchronizer)
• When SPLIT ON. indicator is illuminated
: Needle down signal (synchronizer)
3. If the settings for DIP switch A at the side of the operation panel are changed at this time, the number of the
changed switch will appear in the top row of the program number display u.
4. If the settings for DIP switch B are changed at this time, the number of the changed switch will appear in the
bottom row of the program number display u.
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9. Standard adjutsments
9-14. Checking the input voltage
1. Turn on the power switch.
2. Press the menu switch q until the X-SCALE indicator w illuminates.
スプリット NO.
横倍率
SPLIT NO.
X-SCALE
q
w
3. While pressing the TEST switch e, press the R/W switch r.
テスト
TEST
読/書
R/W
e\
r
4. If the input voltage is normal, the input voltage conditions will be shown in the display as indicated at right.
200-V specifications
090 ∼ 110
“100” is displayed when the input voltage is 200 V.
220-V specifications
100 ∼ 120
230-V specifications
105 ∼ 125
100-V, 380-V, 400-V and
415-V specifications
100 ∼ 120
“110” is displayed when the input voltage is
100 V (for 100-V specs.), 380 V (for 380-V specs.)
or 415 V (for 415-V specs.).
5. Press the TEST switch e once more to return the display to the normal condition.
9-15. Clearing all memory settings
• If the sewing machine stops operating normally, the cause may be that an incorrect memory setting may have
been made by means of the memory switch, for instance. In such cases, carry out the following procedure to
clear the memory, and also check the DIP switch settings.
■ While pressing the R/W switch, turn on the power. This will clear all of the memory setting.
読/書
R/W
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10. DIP switch
10. DIP switch
NOTE
When changing DIP switch, the power must be off.
10-1. Panel DIP switch functions
■ DIP switch A
SW No.
A - 1
When ON
After sewing is finished, the cassette is not ejected automatically, but it is ejected when the work
clamp pedal is depressed.
• Various setting combinations for DIP switch No. 2, No. 3 and No. 4 can be used to change the way the work clamp
is raised and lowered.
• The operation mode can be changed using the two-stage work clamp switch.
* For the BAS-343E, set only(A-4 to ON.
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10. DIP switch
■ DIP switch A
SW No.
When ON
A - 5
After sewing is completed, work clamp does not automatically rise (only in split mode)
A - 6
Clamping force output is produced (Inner clamping device available as an option)
A - 7
After the cassette is clamped automatically, sewing operations start automatically.
A - 8
Thread breakage detector device is activated (available as an option)
■ DIP switch B
SW No.
When ON
B - 1
Single split mode activated
B - 2
−
B - 3
Thread is not trimmed after an emergency stop
B - 4
Needle cooler output is produced.
B - 5
When a rotating-type thread breakage detector device is used, detection precision is increased from 8 to 14.
When a fiber-type thread breakage detector device is used, detection precision is increased from 5 to 10.
B - 6
Fiber-type thread breakage detector device is ON, and DIP switch A - 8 is ON (available as an option).
B - 7
When using a 3-stage pedal
B - 8
Feeding speed is switched to high speed.
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10. DIP switch
10-2. DIP switches inside the control box
DANGER
Wait at least 5 minutes after turning off the power switch and disconnecting the power cord from the
wall outlet before opening the face plate of the control box. Touching areas where high voltages are
present can result in severe injury.
Main circuit board
■ DIP switch C
C - 1
C - 2
C - 3
Model setting
−
−
−
ON
−
−
BAS-311E
−
ON
−
BAS-326E
ON
ON
−
BAS-343E
−
−
ON
BAS-341E
ON
−
ON
BAS-342E
−
ON
ON
ON
ON
ON
BAS-311EL
SW No.
When ON
C - 4
Controlled sewing area becomes 1200 mm × 400 mm
C - 5
For pneumatic type, set to ON when the connection has been changed so that the work clamp remains raised when the power is turned off.
C - 6
−
C - 7
−
C - 8
−
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10. DIP switch
■ DIP switch D
SW No.
When ON
D - 1
The first two stitches at the sewing start will be sewn at low speed (approx. 260 rpm)
D - 2
The last two stitches at the sewing end will be sewn at low speed (approx. 260 rpm)
D - 3
−
D - 4
The last two stitches at the sewing end will be sewn at low speed (approx. 700 rpm)
D - 5
−
D - 6
Slow-speed sewing at the sewing start will be canceled
D - 7
D - 8
When the upper shaft is stopped, the motor will change direction and the needle bar will return to the
vicinity of the needle up stop position
During an emergency stop, the thread is trimmed and the needle bar stops in the raised position.
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11. Changing special functions using the memory switches
11. Changing special functions using the memory switches
The functions of the switches on the operation panel can be changed to carry out special functions.
* All of the memory switches are set to OFF at the time of shipment.
NOTE
The following are special uses. All of the memory switch is usually set to OFF.
t
電源
POWER
BAS-300E series
プログラムNO.
PROGRAM NO.
e
r
読/書
R/W
メニュー
MENU
横倍率
X-SCALE
縦倍率
Y-SCALE
スピード
SPEED
下糸カウンター
B.T. COUNTER
スプリット NO.
SPLIT NO.
下糸設定
B.T. SET
下糸交換
B. . CHANGE
B.T.
y
テスト
TEST
ステッ
テップバック
STEP BACK
q
w
1. Turn on the power switch.
2. While pressing the TEST switch q, press the STEP BACK switch w to switch to setting mode.
3. Press the program select switch r so that the number displayed on the display screen e matches the switch
number (00 - 3F) for the function that you would like to select from the table.
4. Press the STEP BACK switch w to switch the setting appearing in the display screen t from OFF to ON.
If pressed once more:
■ If the B.T. CHANGE switch y is pressed at this time, all memory switch settings will be changed to OFF.
5. Press the TEST switch q. The display will return to normal.
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11. Changing special functions using the memory switches
■ Memory Switches (00 ∼ 0F)
SWNo.
When ON
memo-00
When moving to the home position, the feed plate moves in the order X→Y and the start position moves in the order Y→X.
memo-01
When moving to the home position, the feed plate moves in the order Y→X and the start position moves in the order X→Y.
memo-02
The forward position becomes the home position, and movement is in the order Y→X and X→Y. Used for attaching buttons.
memo-03
Eject device operates. (Eject device is available by special order.)
memo-04
Needle stops in up position during emergency stop. (Needle normally stops in down position.)
memo-05
When sewing is finished, the feed plate moves via the machine home position to the start position
memo-06
After the final stitch, the work clamp rises and then the feed plate returns to the start position.
memo-07
Intermittent work clamp is not used (does not rise).
memo-08
When using an alternating clamping presser (1/4 ON, 3/4 OFF), and when sewing overlapping rectangles.
memo-09
Changes the wiper to air drive. (Air wiper is available as an option.)
memo-0A
Jog feeding becomes faster during programming.
memo-0b
ON when a two-stage tensioner is used. (Two-stage tensioner is available as an option.)
memo-0c
−
memo-0d
Clearing the emergency stop switch action is carried out using the STEP BACK switch.
memo-0E
Test feeding is carried out at the same speed as normal sewing. (For checking feed operation)
memo-0F
−
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11. Changing special functions using the memory switches
■ Memory Switches (10 ∼ 1F)
SW No.
When ON
memo-10
Milling device can be used (available as an option)
memo-11
Bobbin thread counter and production counter are adjusted when thread is trimmed
memo-12
Work clamp is lowered by pressing work clamp first stage switch twice, without using work
clamp second stage switch. When DIP switch A-2 is ON, work clamp lowers in the order
right left; when OFF, work clamp lowers in the order left right. Order is opposite when rising.
memo-13
When work clamp is lowered, the starting switch causes locking; if the switch is released
before locking, the work clamp rises
When DIP switch A-2 is ON, work clamp lowers in the order right→left; when OFF, work
clamp lowers in the order left→right. Order is opposite when rising
memo-14
Needle up error detected.
memo-15
ON when machine is equipped with signal tower indicator. (This indicator is available by special order.)
memo-16
ON when machine is equipped with thread nipper. (Thread nipper is available by special order.)
memo-17
ON when machine is equipped with reset switch. (Reset switch is available by special order.)
memo-18
−
memo-19
−
memo-1A
When using a triple pedal (DIP switch B-7 is also ON), the right is used exclusively to detect
the home position. If DIP switch A-7 is OFF, the left pedal causes left and right work clamps
to be raised and lowered simultaneously. If ON, the left pedal causes the left work clamp to be
raised and lowered, and the right work clamp lowers when starting pedal to sew
memo-1b
B430E single foot pedal can be used. DIP switch A-7 is ON.
memo-1c
Bobbin thread counter is decremented at the start of sewing.
memo-1d
When using an air pressure drop detection switch. (This detection switch is available by special order.)
memo-1E
Split number is changed automatically
memo-1F
Program number is changed automatically
■ Memory Switches (20 ∼ 2F)
SW No.
memo-20
memo-21
When ON
During feed test operation, feeding 100 stitches at a time is possible using the STEP
BACK switch.
After the home position is detected and the machine moves to the sewing start position,
the work clamp rises automatically.
memo-22
When extended option output No. 1 is ON, the sewing machine starts automatically.
memo-23
Set to ON when the bobbin changer is being used. (This part is available by special order.)
memo-24
Sewing operations are carried out even if the cassette detection sensor is off.
memo-25∼memo-2F
−
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11. Changing special functions using the memory switches
■ Turn the dial while pressing the STEP BACK switch to change the values.
SW No.
Possible
setting range
Units
Initial
value
Explanation
memo-30
1∼999
×10ms
10
Time until feed mechanism starts moving after work clamp has lifted.
memo-31
1∼4
−
1
Changes the feed speed.
1 (Fast)
4 (Slow)
Changes the possible sewing speed for a given stitch length.
1 (Fast)
7 (Slow)
1 (2,700/3 mm), 2 (2,600/3 mm), 3 (2,500/3 mm),
4 (2,300/3 mm), 5 (2,000/3 mm), 6 (1,800/3 mm),
7 (1,200/3 mm)
Settings 1 and 2 are outside the warranty specification
at the time of shipment from the factory.)
memo-32
1∼7
−
3
memo-33
1∼10
x 7.5°
5
memo-34
1∼5
−
0
Number of low-speed stitches sewn at 400 spm at sewing start
1 (Fast)
Changes the feed timing
5 (standard)
10(Slow)
memo-35
10∼60
×ms
40
Solenoid ON time changes when work clamp is being lowered
(solenoid specifications only)
10
60
(Quiet)
(High work clamp capacity)
memo-36
1∼3
−
1
The solenoid ON time when the presser foot is raised
changes.
(Standard) 1
3 (Upper limit)
memo-37
0∼3
−
0
Specifies the enlargement and reduction method when
reading from a 2DD floppy disk.
0: No conversion; 1: 311, 311A; 2: 326, 326A, 326L,
326LA; 3: 341, 341A, 342, 342A
memo-38
1∼20
×0.1s
1
Delay time from the point when the cassette is clamped
to the start of sewing when DIP switch A7 is ON during
automatic sewing
memo-39
0∼11
−
0
Sets the enlargement and reduction home positions on
the panel.
memo-3A
−
−
0
−
memo-3b
−
−
0
−
memo-3c
−
−
0
−
memo-3d
−
−
0
−
memo-3E
−
−
0
−
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12. Error codes
12. Error codes
NOTE
• If an operation problem occurs, a buzzer will sound and an error code will appear on the display screen; if a
programmer is connected, an error message will appear on the screen.
• Wait 10 seconds or more after turning the power off before turning it back on again.
Code
Cause
Remedy
E.10
Emergency stop switch was pressed.
Press the emergency stop switch once more to cancel.
E.11
Emergency stop switch was pressed during
sewing. Press the emergency stop switch once more to cancel.
The STEP BACK switch can then be used to resume
sewing.
E.12
Emergency stop switch is being continually pressed,
or emergency switch connection error.
Turn off the power and check.
Problem with machine motor stopping, or
synchronizer connection error. Turn off the power, and then turn the machine pulley
to check if the machine has locked up. Check the
synchronizer connection. Check if connectors P14,
P15 or P16 are disconnected.
Machine motor operation error.
Turn off the power and check the ground wire
connection. Needle up stop position error.
Turn the pulley to align the index mark with the needle
up stop position. Check the V-belt tension.
E.30
Data is outside possible sewing area due to
enlargement or reduction ratio setting. Check the enlargement or reduction ratio setting.
E.31
Data pitch exceeds 12.7 mm due to enlargement
or reduction ratio setting.
Check the enlargement or reduction ratio setting.
E.32
No end code was input into sewing data.
Input an end code, or change the program number.
E.20
E.21
E.22
Insert a floppy disk. If floppy disk is already inserted,
turn off the power and check the connections of cords
inside the operation panel.
E.40
Floppy disk is not inserted, disconnected cord
inside operation panel, or malfunction of drive.
E.41
Program number is invalid, no data, or floppy disk
is not formatted.
Check the floppy disk.
E.43
Floppy disk changed from readable disk when setting
the bobbin thread or when setting the memory switch.
Replace with a readable floppy.
E.4F
Other error when reading floppy disk.
Replace the floppy disk annd repeat the operation.
E.50
Floppy disk is write-protected.
Remove the write-protection.
E.51
Insufficient space on floppy disk.
Use a different floppy disk.
E.52
Floppy disk cannot be formatted
Replace the floppy disk and repeat the operation.
E.5F
Floppy disk write error.
Repeat the operation.
E.60
Data backup is not possible.
E.61
Data cannot be backed up
Turn off the power, wait a while and then turn it back
on. If the error appears continually, contact a qualified
service technician.
E.70
Overlapping option output numbers.
Change the option output number.
E.80
Thread breakage error detected by rotating-type
thread breakage detector device.
Thread the upper thread. Sewing can then resume.
E.81
Upper thread breakage error detected by optical
fiber-type sensor.
Thread the upper thread. Sewing can then resume.
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12. Error codes
■ Error codes (Bobbin changer)
If an operation problem occurs, a buzzer will sound and an error code will appear on the display screen.
Code
Cause
Remedy
E.71
If the sensor on the underside of the bobbin 1.Check the changer motor and the wires connected
cassette does not activate when the bobbin
to the motor.
changer is rotated:
2. Check the sensor at the back of the cassette
and the wires connected to the sensor.
1. The changer motor does not operate correctly.
2. The sensor does not operate correctly.
E.72
There is no space in the bobbin cassette when Make enough space in the bobbin cassette.
the rotary hook bobbin tries to return to the
bobbin cassette.
The sensor does not turn on or off when it should. Check whether the tab might be holding the bobbin
and causing the problem.
E.73
The sensor which detects the raised cylinder arm Check the cylinder sensor for detecting the raised
does not turn on when the arm is raised.
cylinder arm and the wires connected to the sensor.
The sensor which detects the lowered cylinder Check the cylinder sensor for detecting the lowered
arm does not turn on when the arm is lowered.
arm cylinder and the wires connected to the sensor.
E.74
The bobbin is already in the changer at the Check that the bobbin is in the rotary hook rather
bobbin retract position.
than in the changer at the sewing start.
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12. Error codes
■ Error codes[E.9 * ] ∼ [E.F * ]
DANGER
Wait at least 5 minutes after turning off the power switch and disconnecting the power cord from the
wall outlet before opening the face plate of the control box. Touching areas where high voltages are
present can result in severe injury.
Code
Remedy
Cause
E.90 Abnormal drop in power supply voltage, or power was Turn off the power and check the input voltage.
After turning off the power, wait 3 seconds or more
turned on again immediately after it was turned off.
before turning it on again.
E.91
Abnormal rise in power supply voltage.
Turn off the power and check the input voltage.
E.A0 Starting switch was pressed without any valid
sewing data loaded.
Re-read the sewing data.
E.A1 Home position point was not detected within a
certain time during home position detection.
Turn off the power and check the X-Y feed and the
home position sensor connection.
E.c0
Turn off the power and check.
Motor PROM is not correctly inserted.
E.c1
The box cooling fan (at the left when looking from Turn off the power and check whether any thread scraps
the front) is not operating.
have built up.
E.c2
Heat sink of control circuit board is abnormally hot. Turn off the power and clean the air intake port of the box.
E.c3
Abnormal current detected in X pulse motor.
Turn off the power and contact a qualified service technician.
E.c4
Abnormal current detected in X pulse motor.
Turn off the power and contact a qualified service technician.
E.c5 The box cooling fan (at the right when looking from Turn off the power and check whether any thread
scraps have built up.
the front) is not operating.
E.d0
Air pressure drop error.
Turn off the power and check.
E.E0
Main PROM is not correctly inserted.
Turn off the power and check.
E.E1 Communication error detected by control circuit board. Turn off the power, wait a while and then turn it back on.
E.E2 Communication error detected by panel circuit board. Turn off the power, wait a while and then turn it back on.
Turn off the power and check.
E.E3 Bad connection in cable between panel and box.
E.F0 Power relay is not operating (malfunction of power
supply circuit board).
Turn off the power and contact a qualified service technician.
E.F1 Bad connection in cable between power supply
circuit board and main circuit board.
Turn off the power and check.
E.F2 Abnormal current detected in power supply circuit board.
Turn off the power and contact a qualified service technician.
REFERENCE segment LED alphabet
Panel display
Text display
A
b
c
d
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13. Gauge parts list according to subclasses
The following parts are available for the BAS-343E for adding further flexibility to the range of applications.
Model
BAS-343E
Subclass
-21
Use
Part name
Heavy-weight
materials
Needle hole plate
Needle hole plate E
(φ2.6)
S10212-101
Inner rotary hook
assembly
Inner rotary hook LB
assembly
S15663-991
Large shuttle hook
Large shuttle hook B
152686-101
Tension spring
Tension spring B
144588-001
Bobbin case assembly
Bobbin case
assembly LA
S15902-401
Needle bar thread guide
A
B
Needle bar thread
guide A
S02438-001
Needle
DP × 17 # 21
145646-021
Work clamp
Feed plate A
S42843-001
Spring
Spring
107606-001
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14. Troubleshooting
14. Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause
Check
Remedy
Page
6
Insufficient air pressure
Auxiliary work clamp
regulator setting
Adjust the air pressure.
Presser lifter air tube is
bent or damaged.
Presser lifter air tube
Straighten the bend in
the tube or replace the
tube.
Work clamp operation is
sluggish.
Sliding part of the work
clamp lubrication
Grease the sliding part
of the work clamp.
Presser lifter air tube is
bent or damaged.
Presser lifter air tube
Straighten the bend in
the tube or replace the
tube.
Incorrect position of
presser arm lever F.
Distance between
work clamp and top of
needle plate
Adjust the work clamp
lift amount.
37
Interference between
thread wiper and work
Clearance between
thread wiper and work
clamp
Adjust the height of the
thread wiper.
38
The thread wiper is
obstructing the needle.
Clearance between
thread wiper and
needle tip
Adjust the height of the
thread wiper.
38
Thread wiper position
is incorrect.
Thread wiper position
Adjust the operating
distance of the thread
wiper.
38
Lower thread winds to
one side.
Bobbin winder thread
tension stud height is
incorrect.
Bobbin winder thread
tension stud height
Adjust the height of the
thread tension stud.
11
Lower thread winding
amount is incorrect.
Bobbin presser
position is incorrect.
Thread winding amount
Adjust the position of
the bobbin presser.
11
Stitches being skipped
at the sewing start.
Refer to "Skipped
stitches occur".
Refer to "Skipped
stitches occur".
Uneven upper thread
length.
Upper thread length
Adjust the sub-tension.
10
Position of shuttle race
thread guide is incorrect
Position of shuttle race
thread guide
Adjust the position of the
shuttle race thread guide
33
Cylinder pin is not
working properly.
Turn off the power
and check valve 2
manually.
Auxiliary work clamp
does not rise.
Auxiliary work clamp
does not drop.
Presser lift amount is
incorrect.
Thread wiper does not
operate correctly.
Thread slips out of the
needle.
Cassette is not ejected.
Sensor is not detecting
the cassette.
Malfunction of foot
switch
Check the indicator
lamp status.
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14. Troubleshooting
Problem
Upper thread breaks.
Lower thread breaks.
Skipped stitches
Cause
Check
Upper thread tension
is too strong.
Upper thread tension
Adjust the upper
thread tension.
13
Needle is installed
incorrectly.
Needle direction
Install the needle so
that the groove is
facing forward.
9
Thread is too thick for
the needle.
Thread and needle
Use the correct thread
for the needle.
12
Thread take-up spring
tension and height
Adjust the tension and
height of the thread
take-up spring.
13
Damage or burring
File smooth or replace
the affected part.
Thread melting
(synthetic thread)
Thread edge
Use a thread cooling
device.
10
Thread path is incorrect.
Thread
Pass the thread
correctly along the
thread path.
10
Lower thread tension
is too strong.
Lower thread tension
Adjust the lower thread
tension. amount.
13
Corners of needle hole
plate or bobbin case
are damaged.
Damage
File smooth or replace
the affected part.
Clearance between
needle and rotary hook
tip is too great.
Needle clearance
Adjust the needle
clearance. the affected
33
Incorrect needle and
rotary hook timing.
Needle bar lift amount
Adjust the needle bar
lift amount.
32
Driver is contacting
needle more than is
necessary.
Clearance between
driver and needle
Adjust the driver
needle guard.
33
Needle is bent.
Bent needle
Replace the needle.
Needle is installed
incorrectly.
Needle direction
Install the needle so
that the groove is
facing forward.tube.
9
Needle clearance
Adjust the needle
clearance. the groove
33
Needle bar lift amount
Adjust the needle bar
lift amount.
32
Needle is bent.
Bent needle
Replace the needle.
Needle moves about.
Needle and threa
Select the correct needle
for the sewing conditions.
Reduce the sewing
12
Needle is too thin.
Needle and thread
Use the correct needle
for the material.
12
Thread take-up spring
tension and height are
incorrect. incorrect.
Damaged or burred
rotary hook, needle
hole plate or needle.
Neelde is touching the
rotary hook.
Needle breaks.
Remedy
Page
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14. Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause
Poor seam finish on
reverse side of material.
Incorrect thread
tightness.
Shuttle race thread
guide position
Adjust the position of
the shuttle race thread
guide.
33
Needle bar lift amount
Adjust the needle bar
lift amount.
32
The movable knife does not pick
up the thread because of skipped
stitches at the sewing end.
Skipped stitches at
sewing end
Refer to "Skipped
stitches occur".
Movalbe knife position
is incorrect.
Movable knife position
Adjust the position of
the movable knife.
34
Sub-tension is too weak.
Sub-tension
Turn the sub-tension nut
to adjust the tension.
13
Thread take-up spring
tension and height are
incorrect.
Thread take up spring
tension and height
Adjust the tension and
height of the thread takeup spring.
13
Incorrect needle and
rotary hook timing.
Needle bar lift amount
Adjust the needle bar
lift amount
32
Shuttle race thread
guide is not separating
the threads.
Shuttle race thread
guide position
Adjust the position of
the shuttle race thread
guide.
33
Shuttle race thread
guide is not separating
the therads. incorrect.
Shuttle race thread
guide position
Adjust the position of
the shuttle race thread
gudie.
33
Upper thread is not
properly tight.
Upper thread tension
Adjust the upper
thread tension.
13
Uneven upper thread
length.
Upper thread length
Adjust the sub-tension.
12
Upper thread tension
is too weak.
Upper thread tension
Adjust the upper
thread tension.
13
Lower thread tension
is too weak.
Lower thread tension
Adjust the lower thread
tension.
13
Thread take-up spring
tension and height are
incorrect.
Thread take-up spring
tension and height
Adjust the tension and
height of the thread
take-up spring.
13
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Sharpen or replace the
fixed knife.
Movable knife does
not pick up the thread..
Thread jamming.
Remedy
Fixed knife blade
Fixed knife is blunt.
Upper thread is not
trimmed.
Check
14. Troubleshooting
Problem
Unstable upper thread
length
Unstable needle up
stop position
Cause
Check
Remedy
Page
Improper tension and height
of thread take-up spring
Thread take-up spring
tension and height
Adjust the tension and
height of the thread
take-up spring.
13
Improper adjustment
of sub tension
sub tension
Adjust the sub tension.
12
Needle up stop position
fluctuates.
See "Unstable needle up
stop position."
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Fixed knife is blunt.
Fixed knife blade
Sharpen or replace the
fixed knife.
Inadequate adjustment
of V belt tension
Tension pulley position
Adjust the tension of the
V beit using the tension
pulley.
5
Electrical trouble
Refer to the details for [E.22]
in the error code table.
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15. Options
15. Option
■ Programmer assy
Used to create sewing patterns for the BAS-300E series.
It can also be used to display error messages.
■ Milling device
This device can be used to cut a variety of objects such
as grooves, holes, and outline shapes in plastic or aluminum sheets.
■ WP stitch device
Increases the stitch creation range for perfect stitches.
■ Auto bobbin changer
When the amount of bobbin thread remaining becomes
low, this device automatically replaces the bobbin. This
reduces the need for tasks such as checking the amount
of bobbin thread remaining and replacing bobbins, so that
productivity can be increased.
■ Needle thread presser device
This allows the upper thread to be securely placed under
the material for the first stitch at the sewing start.
■ Thread breakage detector device
Available as rotary type or fiber type, stops sewing when
a thread breakage is detected and warns the operator.
■ Play prevention work clamp
This work clamp prevents any play from occurring in the
clamp.
■ Thread wiper the side
Wipes the upper thread away to the side when an inner
clamping device is being used.
■ 2-step thread tension device
Allows the upper thread tension to be switched between
two settings at any position desired by using the programmer.
*
Refer to the separate Parts Book for details.
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INSTRUCTION MANUAL
BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. NAGOYA, JAPAN
Printed in Japan
151-V43
S93V43-002
1999.02. H (1)