Baby Lock Solaris 2

Solaris 2's built-in IQ Visionary projector displays stitches and embroidery designs directly on the fabric. Resize, move or make other adjustments with the touch of a wireless stylus - all while seeing it happen in real-time before you sew it out. Perfect placement is achieved every time!

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  • Precise Embroidery Placement
  • Perfect Sewing Placement
  • IQ Intuition AND IQ Designer App
  • Auto-Split of Large Quilt Borders
  • End Point Setting for Sewing
  • Add Quilting to Embroidery Patterns
  • Camera Detecting Buttonhole Foot
  • 13" to the RIght of the Needle
  • Needle Plate with Push Button Release
  • Built-In Designs, Fonts, Decorative Fills, and Utility Stitches
  • Embroidery Couching

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Baby Lock Solaris 2

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Technology Features

• WXGA IPS TFT LCD Color Touch Screen Technology

• Shows 16,777,216 colors

 Measures 10.1" diagonally (800 x 1280 pixels)

 Displays Clock and Date

• 3x faster processing speed

• Mpeg-4 movie/video play function

 Video display size 6.2" diagonally

 Exclusive 1GB Memory Storage for video

• IQ VisionaryTM Projector

• Projects your embroidery design in a 3" x 5" (7.6 cm x 12.7 cm) area

• Advance and select stiches from projection using the Dual Function Stylus

• Select background color from projection using Dual Function Stylus

• Set width, length and left/right shift

• Projection of Guide Beam, Grid and Needle Beam for precision alignment of stitches

o Main and Sub line Options

o 3 Color Options (Red, White, Green)

o Line length and single point options

o Horizontal and vertical position options

o 45, 60 and 90 Degree angles

o Grid adjustable up to from 5mm to 30mm (3/16" x 1-3/16")

o 4 adjustment levels on projection light

• NeedleCam™ Digital Camera for embroidery and sewing positioning with faster scanning.

• Precise Touch Positioning™ using NeedleCam

• Camera detecting buttonhole foot with stabilization plate

 Creates up to 45mm buttonhole

• IQTM Designer with paper holding frame for image scanning

 LCD screen size can be enlarged to 1280 x 800 pixels

• Will automatically create an embroidery pattern from a JPEG image

 Drawing area is 3-3/4" x 5-11/16" (96mm x 145mm)

o 90 Preloaded open, closed and region shapes

o Able to select different line colors and fill colors

o 18 Different stitch patterns: running, bean, satin, no outline, chainstitch, blanket, blindhem, candlewicking and 10 decorative stitch outlines

o 45 Different fill patterns: regular fill, no fill, stipple, and 42 decorative pattern fills

o Duplicate and paste editing preloaded shapes

o Adjust line, fill and stippling width, length and density properties

o Light fill or regular fill for decorative fill patterns

o Undersewing options

o Undo and Redo options

o Outline stamp shape creation for Trapunto techniques

• 2 scanning modes

o Fine - For illustrations

o Standard - For line drawings

• Enhanced Stadium Lighting for 13" area of brighter true color LED lighting on the needle and work area with 5 settings

• 2 (Type A) USB 2.0 drives to connect a mouse, Flash drives, and CD-ROM drives

• SD Card Slot

• Wireless Wi-LAN Function data transfer technology (Requires Palette 11 version software and/or free Intuition Positioning App)

• NeverMiss™ Automatic Advanced Threading System

• Digital Dual-Feed System ensures utmost fabric control when feeding layers or difficult fabric types

• Advanced Pivoting Feature and Automatic Fabric Sensor System

• Automatic sensors

o Thread tension control makes tension adjustments for accurate stitches

o Upper and lower thread sensors on/off

o Upper and lower thread sensors to alert when threads run out

o On-screen hoop sensor to recommend size of hoop

• Embroidery and sewing speed up to 1,050 spm

• Precise tracking system on embroidery carriage

• Resume mode for Embroidery and IQ Designer

• Programmable shutoff capabilities

• Eco power mode


Embroidery Capabilities

• 865 Embroidery designs built-in including

o 355 Baby Lock exclusives

o 35 Sewlebrity designs

o 15 Buttonhole embroidery designs in 5 sizes (75 total)

o 15 Buttonhole embroidery frame designs

o 244 Large decorative stitch designs

o 30 Quilting Border Patterns in 3 categories

o 40 Couching patterns

• 140 Frame combinations

• 32 font styles including

o Extra-large striped alphabet and characters (100 total)

o Extra-large block alphabet and characters (100 total)

o Exclusive script alphabet and characters (70 total)

o Large floral block alphabet (64 total)

o Large vine alphabet (60 total)

o Greek alphabet (24 total)

• Embroiders up to 10 5/8" x 16" (272mm x 408mm) embroidery field

• 10 5/8" x 16" hoop has new locking mechanism and silicone side grips for slip-free fabric support

• Memory capacity approximately 10MB

• Reads embroidery designs with a stitch capacity of up to 750,000 stitches per design and 127 color changes

• Color Visualizer with favorite color selections

• WXGA IPS TFT Color LCD Touch Screen shows

o Design placement using drag/drop and slide/scroll/pinch capacitive capabilities

o Enhanced Realistic Preview

o Screen brightness with 6 settings

o Design previews can be enlarged 400%

o Needle positioning grid and hoop selections

o Needle position image can be enlarged 200%

o Estimated embroidery time display and stitch count

o Embroidery progress bar

o Stitch simulator

o Needle advancement (1, 10, 100, or 1000 stitch increments)

o Measurements displayed in inches or metrics

o Color separation

o Thread color indicator

o On-screen hoop size indicator

o Low bobbin thread indicator with option to sew reinforcing stitches in embroidery mode

o 300 color names

o Screen saver customization

o Thumbnail images in 3 viewing sizes, defaults at 150%

• 9-Point trial check points

• Starting point key for instant alignment of characters or patterns


Features and Specifications

• Automatic drop feed on screen

• Lock key for Utility and Decorative stitches

• Reinforcement priority settings

• Lateral and diagonal feeding

• Variable needle positions

• Fully automatic built-in darning

• Twin needle settings


Convenient Sewing Features

• Larger sewing bed and workspace with 13.1" to the right of the needle

• Frosted surface finish on machine bed

• Convenient one-touch buttons for

o Start/Stop

o Reverse sewing

o Reinforcement key

o Needle up/down

o Thread cutter

o Automatic presser foot lift

o Automatic needle threading

• Sewing speed control doubles as width control

• Quick-Set, Top-Loading bobbin with sensor

• Quick-Set Independent bobbin winding system with

o 5 Adjustable speed settings

o 5 Variable bobbin filling settings

• One finger removable needle plate for easy access cleaning

• Ergonomic 3-position, adjustable knee lift with extra high presser foot lift - 10mm Automatic and 13mm Manual

• Programmable 3-step needle up/down

• Adjustable volume with 5 settings

• Automatic thread cutter (with on/off capability)

• Needle plate with scale in inches and centimeters and additional guideline markings

• Free arm

• Foldable king two-spool thread stand attaches magnetically to machine lid

• Two accessory storage compartments in sewing tray

• Enhanced Accessory Storage Box with 3 interchangeable trays

• Compatible with optional Multi-Function Foot Control


Instruction and Help Resources

• Built-in Instructions and Reference Manual

• Built-in Operational Guide with up to 40 help topics and 42 built-in videos

• Built-in Sewing Application Guide

• Built-in Help Messages

• Embroidery Stitch Count System – SCS

• Capability to save settings screen images


Downloadable Software

• Your Solaris will stay current with future upgrades/updates via USB or WLAN connection.


Additional Information

• Language conversion capabilities (12 languages)

• Machine Hoop required space clearance 32" from front to back

• Warranty (25 years limited, 10 years parts, 5 years computer circuit, 5 years electrical, 1 year labor)

• Alternate bobbin case for pre-wound bobbins

• Customize embroidery pattern and thumbnail background colors (66 options)

• On-screen grid

• Cuts jump stitches (with on/off capability)

• Embroidery frame clearance setting for easy bobbin changes

• Embroider without removing the foot control

• Compatible with optional W+ Needle Beam Foot and mouse


Embroidery Editing Capabilities

• Combine embroidery designs on screen

• Character/text array function

• Character spacing

• Multi-line text with justification options

• Character insert and group edit capabilities

• Change fonts on letters or words after the design is set

• 0.1°, 1°, 10°, and 90° pattern rotation

• Enhanced design enlargement (up to 200%) and reduction (down to 60%) capabilities

• Design duplication

• Multiple design selection capabilities

• Automatic appliqué

• Automatic basting

• Add automatic stippling, echo stitching, and decorative fill patterns around embroidery designs

o Set the distance, spacing and frame size

• Mirror imaging

• Change color selections within designs

• Enhanced color sorting to optimize sewing order

• Monochrome option for embroidery designs

• Programmable custom thread color selection

• 14 Major thread brands color palettes built-in


Advanced Sewing Capabilities

• 864 Built-in stitches including

o 154 Utility including 15 one-step buttonhole styles and 1 four-step custom buttonhole

o 527 Decorative

o 79 Decorative satin

o 20 Satin

o 21 Cross

o 63 Combinable Utility stitches

o 3 Hand-look Quilting

• 4 Built-in alphabets

• 30 Quilting stitches offer 57 needle position options

• Stitch length 0.0mm - 5.0mm

• 2 Basting stitch options: Regular 5mm and free-motion

• Maximum Utility stitch width 7mm

• Utility stitch editing capabilities

• 5 Memory settings for each Utility stitch

• Decorative stitch editing capabilities

o Edit and combine Character Decorative stitches

o Character/Decorative stitch memory equaling 1MB

o Satin stitch elongation

o Mirror-image

o Back to the beginning key

o Single and repeat mode

o Length width proportional linking key

• Sew Utility and Decorative stitches while embroidery arm is attached

• Specify end-point for stitch line with capability to end with a completed pattern