Elna Experience 550 Overview
Reliable, functional and easy to use
The Elna eXperience 550 is ideal for beginners and for the more experienced sewer. The eXperience 550 is a versatile machine which can handle any fabric – no matter how tough. So start right here, right now, and create your own personalised wardrobe. Customise it, recycle it, transform it any way you want; your Elna adapts to every mood, every style.
Denim has resisted every fashion cycle for generations; today, fashionistas are recycling and reinterpreting it. Team up with an eXperience 550 and the job’s already half-done.
The eXperience 550 is simple, speedy, responsive and fun to use – and equipped with the very latest technology.
The eXperience 550 is a fresh and inspirational addition to your sewing world.
Drop-In Horizontal Rotary Hook
The bobbin is loaded from above, making it effortless to start sewing and the clear cover enables you to see when the bobbin is running out. The 550 has a handy guide to further facilitate threading.
Compared to conventional lighting, LED bulbs provide a brighter and shadow-free illumination on the eXperience 550. Power-saving and eco-friendly, they are a smarter solution altogether.
Built-In Needle Threader
Just one movement and the needle is threaded! Save precious time and get down to work immediately.
An invaluable feature for sewing tubular items, such as sleeves or trouser hems, as well as for smaller projects and darning.
Stitch Reference Chart
The selection of stitches available is conveniently stored on the right side of the 550EX. Simply choose from the 50 stitches available. Simply use the up and down buttons to enter the desired stitch number and start sewing. Direct stitch selection is also available for the 4 most used utility stitches. Just press one of these buttons and you can start sewing immediately. Adjust the stitch width and length of any stitch easily. Maximum stitch width 7mm and maximum stitch length 5mm.
The backlit LCD screen with easy navigation guides you in the selection of the suitable presser foot and indicates the optimum stitch length and width that are set automatically.
Extra-High Presser Foot Position
Facilitates the positioning of your work when sewing thick fabrics or multiple layers.
No need to have you foot control plugged in to sew. Simply select your desired stitch, lower your foot and push the stop/start button and when you have finished just push the button again and the machine will stop sewing.
Adjust the speed of sewing to suit you needs. If you are a beginner and just want to take things easy or you are doing something more intricate, you can slow the machine down and no matter how heavy you press on the foot control it will only stitch out at the speed you have set the machine to. The machines has a top sewing speed of 700 stitches per minute.
Needle Up/Down Control
Simply press the needle up/down button to lower the needle and you can start sewing and finish with the needle in the down position, which allows you to raise the foot and turn your fabric easily.
Included as a standard accessory with the eXperience 550 for working on large-scale projects.