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Port Connection to Embroidery Machine - Receiving Design

Use this command if you want to receive (download) a design from embroidery machine into Embird via serial communication link.

1 - Run Embird, it will start in "Manager" mode.

2 - Select "Right Panel > Input/Output Operations > Port Connection to Embroidery Machine" menu (Picture No. 1).

1. Select "Right Panel > Input/Output Operations > Port Connection to Embroidery Machine" menu

Select "Right Panel > Input/Output Operations > Port Connection to Embroidery Machine" menu

3 - A dialog box will appear on the screen (Picture No. 2). Choose type of embroidery machine (1). Check the "Serial port" settings - you must choose the port on which there is attached a serial communication cable to your embroidery machine (2) and also the correct baud rate (3).

4 - Now you are ready to receive the design from the embroidery machine. Go to your embroidery machine and let it send the design to communication port connected to PC. Find how to make this operation in the manual for your embroidery machine.

5 - Return to your PC and click "Receive from embroidery machine" button (Picture No. 2).

2. Check serial port settings

Check serial port settings

6 - The serial communication between PC and embroidery machine will start. Embird will receive the bytes of the design sent from embroidery machine and it will show the progress (Picture No. 3).

3. Receive design from embroidery machine

Receive design from embroidery machine

7 - When Embird receives the last byte of the design, it will wait 5 seconds to make sure this is really the end of the data transfer. Then it will offer your a dialog box, in which you can choose the format of the design, which was received and is now going to be saved to your hard disk (Picture No. 4). Click "OK" button to continue.

4. Choose target file format(s)

Choose target file format(s)

8 - In another dialog box you will have to specify the filename for this design. Click "OK" button to continue.

9 - Finally, the received design will be shown on the screen (Picture No. 5).

5. Received design shown in Manager

Received design shown in Manager

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