Names of machine parts and their functions, The main parts – Brother XR1300 User Manual
KNOWING YOUR SEWING MACHINE ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————
NAMES OF MACHINE PARTS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS
The illustrations in this operation manual may differ from the actual machine.
The main parts
a Bobbin winder (page 15)
This winds the thread onto the bobbin for use as the
b Upper tension-control dial (page 41)
This controls the tension of the upper thread.
c Bobbin-winding thread guide and pre-tension disc
Pass the thread under this thread guide and around the
pre-tension disc when winding the bobbin thread.
d Thread take-up lever (page 25)
e Thread cutter (page 40)
Pass the threads through the thread cutter to cut them.
f Flat bed attachment with accessory compartment
(page 7 and 44)
g Operation buttons (page 9)
The operation buttons differ depending on the sewing
h Operation panel (page 10)
This is used to select the stitch and specify the various
settings. Design and position of the operation panel
differs depending on the sewing machine model.
i Spool pin (page 10, 15 and 23)
This holds the spool of thread.
This is used to manually raise and lower the needle.
k Air vent
This vent allows the air surrounding the motor to
circulate. Do not cover the air vent while the sewing
machine is being used.
l Main power and sewing light switch (page 12)
You can turn the main power and sewing light switch
on and off.
m Jack/socket connector (page 12)
Insert the plug on the power supply cord into the jack/
n Foot controller (page 13)
You can use this to control the sewing speed, and to
start and stop sewing.
o Foot controller jack/socket (page 13)
Plug in the foot controller plug.
p Feed dog position lever (page 55 and 65)
Use the feed dog position lever to lower the feed dogs.
q Presser foot lever (page 23)
This is used to raise and lower the presser foot.
r Thread guide (page 16 and 25)
This is used when winding the thread onto the bobbin
and then threading the machine.
s Thread guide cover (page 17 and 23)
Pass the thread under this thread guide when winding
the bobbin thread and threading the machine.
Carry the sewing machine by its handle when
transporting the machine.