Janome MC9480QCP - Janome Sewing Solutions

Janome MC9480QCP

  • Needle threader
  • trimming
  • AccuFeed Flex
  • ASR (Stitch Regulator)

Original price was: $6,999.00.Current price is: $5,995.00.

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The Horizon Memory Craft 9480QC Professional is the second model in the Janome range to have A.S.R. Accurate Stitch Regulator. The A.S.R. feet are supplied standard with the machine; using the A.S.R. Ruler Work foot with ruler work templates gives a professional finish to your quilted projects. You can never have enough light, this model gives you plenty with lighting in 4 locations including a retractable light, which lights the needle area, day and night. The large flat high definition colour touch screen is easy to navigate, and to be more user friendly, the screen has been angled towards the user. The 400 built-in stitches are set out in their stitch families, there is a quick reference chart located in the lid of the machine. Customise each stitch including buttonholes then save them as a favourite stitch. Sewing Applications gives you a variety of pre-set stitch functions, ready to sew zips, blind hem, sewing on buttons, quilting, patchwork and lots more. Quilters and designers will appreciate the AcuFeed™ Flex Layered Fabric Feeding System, the Automatic Presser Foot Lift and the Electronic Automatic Tension Control. To personalize your sewing, you can create your own stitches using the Stitch Composer Software (windows only) supplied as a download to machine owners. The Janome AcuSpark2 App is like a digital instruction book with information on feet, stitches & techniques. Use the QR reader in the App to scan the QR code on the machine screen for more information. Available FREE from the App Store or Google Play.


Work Space 280mm or 11 inches
Sewing Speed up to 1060 stitches per minute
Pivot Function Yes
Easy Change Needle Plate Yes
Machine Screen High-Def Colour FTF LCD Touch Screen
Built-in Stitches 400
Stitch Width 9mm
Buttonholes 11
Stitch Tapering Function Yes
Needle Positions 91
Presser Foot Lift Button Yes
Foot Pressure Yes, electronic automatic control
Needle Threader Yes, Superior Needle Threader V2
Upper Feed Device AcuFeed Flex (removable dual feed system – twin type & single type)
Lighting 9 white bright LED lights including retractable light
Machine Ports 1 USB port
Standard Sewing Feet 25 including the 4 x A.S.R. Feet
Extra Wide Table Yes
Built-in Memory 3MB
Machine Size W535 x H326 x D243mm
Weight 13.7 Kg
Free Arm Length 10″, 254mm much longer than a standard machine
Embossed Measures Yes, on the sewing bed
Quick Reference Stitch Chart in the lid of the machine or select Stitch Chart icon on machine screen to view stitches within their families.
Stitch Length up to 5mm
Speed Control Slide Yes
Stitch Elongation Yes, up to x5
Favourite Stitch Yes (edit stitch and save it)
Mirror Image Stitches Yes, horizontally & vertically
Startover Function Yes, if you start stitching and what to reposition, press startover icon and stitch will reset back to the beginning.
Bobbin Winder Yes, wind bobbin without unthreading using second spool pin.
Settings Mode personalize your machine functions via the Settings Mode.
Fonts/Alphabets 7 – Block, Script, Broadway, 9mm Capital, Cyrillic, Hiragana, Katakana
AcuFeed Balance Dial Yes, when AcuFeed is engaged turn balance dial to adjust feed if fabric layers are not feeding evenly top and bottom.
Drop Feed Yes via switch on right-hand end of machine. Also, has a sensor, machine will advise if needs lowering or raising.
Superior Plus Feed System 7 piece new design feed dog; no more fabric slipping, puckering and shifting
Needle Plate has patented needle plate markings for precision sewing with needle drop position, angle marks and sewing guides in front of the sewing foot. 3 needle plates supplied with machine: 9mm ZigZag, Straight Stitch & Professional grade HP
Thread Cutter automatic programmable thread cutter; cuts top & bobbin thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside.
Start/Stop Button can sew without foot control. Press and hold button when starting to sew, machine sews slowly, release button for machine to sew at set speed. Near end of stitching to finish off press & hold start/stop button & machine will sew slow.
Needle Up/Down Button you can memorise this function, needle can remain in down position in fabric when stop sewing or in up position.
Auto Lock-off Stitch Button locks off your stitch at the push of a button
Lock Button a safety function which locks the machine, activate when threading, changing the needle or changing sewing foot
Reverse Button Yes
Cloth Guide Yes, manually controlled. Slots at back of machine bed when extra wide table attached to machine.
Magnifier optional accessory, set of 3 AcuView magnifiers™ (1.2, 1.4, 1.6 lens)
Adjustable Knee Lifter raises/lowers the sewing foot, allowing both hands to be free on your work
Variable Zig Zag free motion stitching with a straight stitch transitioning into a zig zag stitch, being controlled by the knee lifter.
Upper Thread Sensor Yes
Bobbin Thread Sensor Yes
Software Stitch Composer (windows only – download for owners)
Storage large accessory box gives you front, rear and under the free arm storage
Carry Handle long handle slots neatly around the top of machine
Accessory Case Yes, clear accessory box (empty) and A.S.R. Accessory case including 4 x A.S.R. Feet, both are Janome branded.
Foot Control Large style with base plate. Attach foot control and thread trimmer switch to base plate. All supplied with machine.
Internal Frame rigid die-cast aluminium frame for stable sewing at high speeds
Multi-Language 16 languages: English, Japanese, French, Spanish, German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Danish, Norwegian & Czech.

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