At a glance…
- Embroidery / Quilting / Sewing
- Workspace 343mm/13.5″
- Biggest Hoop 460mm x 280mm
- Accurate Stitch Regulator
- Sewing speed 1,300spm
This is our new top-of-the-line combo machine offering the highest levels of functionality and quality. While retaining all the traditional usability of Janome, the Continental M17 incorporates challenging new features and provides even greater comfort and luxury.
The largest sewing area in the industry matched the largest embroidery space. Quilting features now include stitch regulator with our NEW A.S.R. – Accurate Stitch Regulator and the Fastest Sewing speeds, are just a few of the many reasons to love this new model. Huge flat work-area 343mm (13.5″). Dual integrated touch screens: Edit, design and create on the large, 10.1″ LCD touchscreen, it is so easy to navigate; then when you’re ready to sew or embroider, the second screen, will allow you to fine-tune your stitches, tension, foot pressure, and more! Introducing new features such as the Thumb wheel function, means you can delicately control the needle position to finish those intricate sewing projects. 850 built-in stitches, including 13 buttonholes and alpha numeric fonts including 9mm lettering and numbers. Over 1,200 built-in embroidery designs and the largest embroidery hoop in the industry at 460mm x 280mm, opens up a whole new world of design capabilities. Five embroidery hoops to use with built-in designs from monogramming to sashiko and everything in between. Janome original features such as AcuFeed and QuiltBlockAdvisor are included, plus Artistic Digitizer Jr software is supplied within the Bonus Embroidery Quilting Kit. Let the Continental M17 take you to the highest level of your creative abilities.
|WiFi Connectivity with iPad, Laptop & PC||Wireless connectivity with PC plus iOS and android devices.|
|Work Space||To the right of the needle: Width 343mm (13.5″) Height 140mm (5.5″)|
|Sewing Speed||up to 1300 stitches per minute|
|Easy Change Needle Plate||Automatic one-touch replacement. Press needle plate icon on screen, the needle plate is electronically lifted, remove and attach required needle plate.|
|Machine Screen||Dual interactive touch screens. Adjust stitch settings, tension, foot height, plus lock & needle plate functions. Middle screen is easily accessible to quickly adjust any stitch settings.|
|Stitch Tapering Function||Yes|
|Presser Foot Lift Button||Yes|
|Foot Pressure||Yes, electronic automatic control|
|Embroidery Speed||Up to 1,200 stitches per minute.|
|Built-in Embroidery Designs||1,230|
|Maximum Embroidery Area||280mm x 460mm|
|Built-in Embroidery Fonts||10|
|Built-in Letter Monogramming||Yes, 2 & 3 letter monogramming, plus emblems, normal sew stitches and border designs.|
|Standard Embroidery Hoops||4 Standard Hoops (RE46d 280×460, SQ28d 280×280, RE20d 140×200, SQ10d 100×100) Plus Bonus AcuFil Quilting Hoop ASQ27d (270×270)|
|Needle Threader||Computerised automatic needle threader.|
|Upper Feed Device||Yes. This model comes with 7 Dual Feed feet (3 twin dual, 3 single dual & 1 professional dual)|
|Lighting||9 super white bright LED’s in 4 locations across workarea.|
|Machine Ports||2 USB ports, 1 PC port, Thread cutter port|
|Standard Sewing Feet||35 including 4 Accurate Stitch Regulator Feet (closed-toe, open-toe, clear-view and Ruler Work)|
|Extra Wide Table||Optional|
|Built-in Memory||Up to 64MB|
|Machine Size with Emb Arm Attached||Length 1112mm x Height 354mm x Width 712mm (43.8″ x 13.9″ x 28″)|
|Weight||Machine + Embroidery Unit = 30.3Kg|
|Free Arm Length||This is a flat-bed machine|
|Quick Reference Stitch Chart||Available on machine screen, handy at-a-glance stitch charts which can be safely stored on back of the machine storage bin; plus the FREE Janome APP called AcuAssist (iOS & android) has images of all built-in stitches for easy viewing. With a wireless connection to the machine send your chosen stitch to the machine from your device and stitch.|
|Sewing Applications||Yes, one of the modes available from the Home Menu.|
|Stitch Length||up to 5mm|
|Speed Control Slide||Yes|
|Stitch Elongation||Yes, up to 5 times on satin stitches.|
|Favourite Stitch||Yes, available on all stitches & buttonholes but not including alphabets and created stitches.|
|Mirror Image Stitches||Yes|
|Startover||Yes, when startover selected, stitch will reset to the beginning.|
|Bobbin Winder||Yes, independent bobbin winder. Able to wind a bobbin while sewing.|
|Set Menu||Personalize the machine functions via the Set Menu.|
|Fonts in Normal Sew||English & European alphabet: Block, Script, Broadway.
Russian alphabet: 4 fonts + Cyrillic font.
|AcuFeed Balance||Yes, on screen.|
|Drop Feed||When you raise the sewing foot the feed dogs automatically drop.|
|Superior Plus Feed System||7 piece feed dog, new style.|
|Needle Plate||Advanced needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot. This model has 3 different needle plates – Standard, Straight Stitch and Professional Grade.|
|Thread Cutter||Automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside, consistent cut thread tail of 12mm. Also, standard with this model is the remote thread cutter switch activated by your foot. Remote thread cutter attaches to a base plate with the foot control.|
|Stop/Start Button||Able to sew without foot control. Hold in button when starting to sew & machine sews slow, same at end of sewing press & hold button, machine will sew slow. Sewing speed is controlled by speed slide on the front of the machine.|
|Needle Up/Down Function||You can memorise this function, needle can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing (default setting) or be programmed to stop in the up position.|
|Auto Lock-off Stitch button||Locks off your stitching at the push of button.|
|Lock Button||This is a safety function which locks the machine to activate easy change over needle plate, when threading, changing the needle or changing sewing foot.|
|Cloth Guide||The cloth guide attaches to the machine at the bobbin holder cover. It is a free standing attachment with a manual adjustment slide.|
|Magnifier||Yes, the set of 3 AcuView Optic Magnifiers™ (1.2, 1.4, 1.6 lens) are supplied with the machine.|
|Adjustable Knee Lifter||Yes, electronic.|
|Variable Zig Zag||Free motion stitching using zig zag stitch. The stitch width is controlled by the knee lift. Great for thread art or creative free motion work.|
|Embroidery Unit||The embroidery unit is a gantry style unit which attaches to the left end of the machine. This unit can also be utilised as an extended work-area; with the touch of a button, you can move the hoop connector to the top of the embroidery arm from its default lowest position.|
|Upper Thread Sensor||Yes|
|Bobbin Thread Sensor||Yes, optical.|
|Real-time Monitoring of needle position during embroidery stitch-out||Yes, able to see on embroidery screen, the needle position as it embroiders a design.|
|Embroidery Hoops||RE46d 280mm x 460mm
SQ28d 280mm x 280mm
RE20d 140mm x 200mm
SQ10d 100mm x 100mm
ASQ27d 270mm x 270mm
|Software & APP’s||PC software is downloadable for Stitch Composer / Screen Saver Tool / Quilt Block Advisor (Windows only).
5 FREE Janome APP’s available from APP Store or Google Play.
(Embroidery-Link, AcuAssist, AcuSketch, AcuSetter & ScreenSaverTool)
|Storage||Janome accessory case.
In the top of the machine.
At the top right back of the machine.
Inside the embroidery table front and rear panels.
|Carry Handle||Short handle folds neatly behind the top cover of the machine + hand holes are built-in on each end of the machine base to safely move the machine.|
|Janome Accessory Carrying Case||Provided with the machine is a Janome branded accessory case with 3 specially moulded trays, to store the majority of the accessories supplied with this machine.|
|Foot Control||Large Style with base to fit supplied thread cutter switch|
|Internal Frame||Rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds|
|Multi-language||15 languages – English, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Norwegian & Czech.|