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Janome MB-4

Remote Computer Screen (RCS)
LED Lights
Automatic Thread Cutter
Dedicated Built-in Bobbin Winding Motor
On Board Control
Link Directly to PC The on-board USB slave port allows you to connect directly to your PC with Digitizer MB software, sold separately.
Embroidery Hoops: Three MB-4 hoops (included) snap in and out easily and provide the embroidery areas most often used in the industry. The MB-4 is also fully compatible with industry-standard Tajima hoops.
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"World's First" Home-Use Four-Needle Embroidery Machine

We've taken everything you love about Janome embroidery and quadrupled the capacity! With our four needle machine, you can set up your embroidery and move on to other projects while the MB-4 gets it done. The MB-4 is built to work with most embroidery formats, including those used by industry professionals. It is compatible with six industry-standard Tajima hoops, as well as the four available Janome hoops to further expand your creative opportunities.


Backlit LCD screen
Auto thread cutter
USB memory key compatible
ATA PC card port and USB port (Host) on RCS; USB port on MB-4
Compatible with Janome software
Embroidery speed up to 800spm
Built-in designs: 50
Fonts: 10
Monogramming: 2 & 3 letter
Expanded built-in memory
Change colors to favorite thread: Janome, Robison-Anton, Madeira, Mettler
Drag & Drop editing for easy placement
Embroidery design resize 80% - 120% by 1%
Rotate in 1 and 90 degree increments (clockwise / counter clockwise)
Flip vertically and horizontally
Standard hoops:
M1: 9.46" x 7.88" (240mm x 200mm)
M2: 5" x 4.3" (126mm x 110mm)
M3: 50mm x 50mm
Embroidery area tracing
MY SET screen controls for contrast, in/cm, designation, and other customization
Zoom in and out
Multi-language selection
Stitch-out time indicator
Stitch counter
Upper thread and presser foot sensors
Manual thread tension control
Ball bearing precision 




Start Your Own Embroidery Business

Tips for starting your own embroidery business


You love embroidery, and you’re good at it. You also want to work from home and set your own hours – all while fulfilling your creative potential. Why not start your own embroidery business? Janome offers machines and products that make it easy to fulfill your dream of owning your own business. Read on to see our tips and advice for getting started in this lucrative industry.
1. Choose the machine that is right for you
The Janome MB-4 was created to give you professional-quality results for a fraction of the cost of an industrial model. This compact yet powerful multi-needle embroidery machine will fit easily into your home, so you can start your business right away.
The MB-4 also offers easy expansion. Designs are edited and stored on a computer module that attaches to the machine, called a Remote Computer Screen (RCS) - the same RCS can be used on multiple machines.
Talk to your Janome dealer, and ask for a machine demo. You’ll be amazed at how easy it is to use this professional embroidery machine.


2. Digitizing Logos
You will probably want to offer digitizing services to your clients – this means that they can bring you an image of their logo, and you can turn it into a file that can be stitched by the machine. Janome’s Digitizer MB software will allow you to do this.
Talk to your local Janome dealer to find out what classes are available for machine and software use.
3. Accessorize!
Three hoops are included with the MB-4, sized in the most common configurations for the embroidery industry. Janome also offers a wide range of optional hoops, so that you can have the right tool for any embroidery job.
Other accessories that you will need for your new business include thread, stabilizer, alternate embroidery designs, and needles. You can find these and more in Janome’s Business in a Box. This valuable accessory item can be purchased at your local Janome dealer, and includes everything you need to get your embroidery business up and running.
4. Promote yourself

The MB-4 is the lightest, most compact multi-needle embroidery machine available. This means you can take your embroidery business with you. Promote yourself at local soccer games by making personalized t-shirts and sweatshirts and hats (yes ... there's a hoop for that); let your local businesses know you can put their company logo on shirts, bags, jackets and more; visit local trade shows or craft fairs; you could even do an event for a local clothing store: "Buy a Pair of Jeans, Get Free Pocket Embroidery" - the store owner gets a great promotion and you get visibility. The list goes on and on; the MB-4 makes it all possible.

You'll also want to create business cards with your contact information and pass them out freely. Develop a website or blog so customers can find information about your services online. Start an email ist, and send potential customers information on a regular basis; you may include gift ideas or promotional pricing in these emails. 




C Schwegel
I just love the MB4, it just keeps on going. Easy to use.
Rachele Emberton
This machine is a great machine for beginners because its easy to use and does great work!
Gwenna Doty
Love my little work horse!!
Janome MB4 is a GREAT machine and VERY easy to learn to operate.
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