Running the machine, Threading the machine, Important safeguards – SINGER 9124 User Manual

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1. Remove plug from the socket outlet when changing needles, feet, or needle

plates, or when leaving the machine unattended. This eliminates the
possibility of starting the machine by accidentally pressing the speed


2. Before removing the bobbin case, remove plug from the socket outlet.

3. Because of the up and down movement of the needle, you must work

carefully and watch the sewing area when operating the machine.

4. Do not pull the fabric while you are stitching as this may deflect the needle,

causing it to break.

5. Before cleaning your machine, remove plug from the socket outlet.

6. Do not attempt to adjust the motor belt. Contact your nearest Service

Center should any adjustment be required.

7. Before changing light bulb, make sure you have removed plug from socket

outlet. Be sure to replace the face plate which covers the light bulb before
operating the machine.

8. This machine is designed to use a 15-watt maximum light bulb.

9. This machine is double insulated. When servicing, use only identical

replacement parts.

This product is suppressed for radio and television interference with the International

Electro-technical Commission requirements of the CISPR.

Machines for Great Britain and some other countries having similar wiring standards
are shipped from the factory without a plug for connection to the mains. The wires
in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:

Blue: neutral (N) Brown: live (L)

As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance may not correspond
with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows:

The wire which is coloured blue must be connected to the terminal which is marked

with the letter N or coloured black. The wire which is coloured brown must be connected
to the terminal which is marked with the letter L or coloured red. If a 13 Amp. (BS

1363) plug is used, a 3 Amp. fuse must be fitted, or if any other type of plug is used,

a 5 Amp. fuse must be fitted either in the plug or adaptor or at the distribution board.

Neither core is to be connected to the earth terminal of a three-pin plug.

The solid state system assures constant speed as you maintain the same pressure
on the controller when sewing through various fabric thicknesses.


Unwind the air control hose from foot

operated speed controller.

Always be sure air hose is not blocked.

Pressing on the controller, you should
feel a slight air flow from the hose.

Plug this air hose onto the receptacle
above power cord, at the right end of the

Then connect the electrical power cord
plug to your electrical outlet.

NOTE: When not using the machine,
rewind air hose around speed controller
for storage, as shown.
Do not operate machine without material

under the presser foot as this may damage
the feed and the foot.


The machine and the sewing light are turned on and off by the same power switch.

To turn on machine and sewing light, slide

power switch left to "1” position. To turn
off machine and light, slide power switch
to right to “0” position.


To turn on machine and sewing light, press

power switch down at right side. To turn
off machine and light, press power switch
down at left side.

To run the machine, press the speed
controller. The harder you press, the faster
the machine will sew.

To stop the machine from sewing, remove

pressure from speed controller.

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