Brother HC1850 Vs Brother CS6000i Comparison

Brother HC1850 Vs Brother CS6000i Comparison In Detail


When you compare Brother HC1850 and CS6000i, you will see that both these machines are poles apart in features. There is no question about which one is more advanced. Feature wise, HC1850 is ahead of CS6000i. But CS6000i has been the best seller for more than 7 years now. So the comparison becomes interesting. 

Brother HC1850 Vs Brother CS6000i - Major Difference In Features

Both are computerized sewing machines, but slightly different in design. Brother HC1850 is more of a rectangular type machine, whereas CS6000i has more curves on it. Looks really doesn't matter much, it is the performance and features that matter. So let us have a look at that.

Built-in Stitches 

Brother HC1850 is the clear winner with 130 built-in stitches which includes 8 one-step buttonholes. Brother CS6000i comes with only 60 built-in stitches including 7 one-step buttonholes.

Monogramming Font

Another point for Brother HC1850, as it comes with a sewing font for basic monogramming. CS6000i doesn't have a monogramming font.

Machine Weight

HC1850 is just .2 lbs heavier. You won't even feel the difference.

Hard Cover 

Brother CS6000i comes with a hard cover. Hard cover doesn't always come included with HC1850, please check before purchasing.

Above said are the areas where these two machines differ. All other features are the same. 

Side by side comparison

FeatureBrother HC1850Brother CS6000i
TypeComputerizedComputerized
Built-in Stitches13060
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYesYes
Speed Control SliderYesYes
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Buttonhole Styles8 One-step7 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Display and Push ButtonLCD Display and Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYesYes
Stitch Width7mm7mm
Stitch Length5mm5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYesYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes 1No
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNoNo
Drop FeedYesYes
Free ArmYesYes
Motor Power850 stitches/min850 stitches/min
On Board StorageYesYes
Included FeetButtonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Monogramming foot, Zipper foot, Zigzag foot, Blind stitch foot, Button fitting foot, Spring action quilting footButtonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Monogramming foot, Zipper foot, Zigzag foot, Blind stitch foot, Button fitting foot, Walking foot, Spring action quilting foot
Machine Weight13.2 lbs13 lbs
Warranty25 Year Limited25 Year Limited
Twin NeedleYesYes
Automatic Thread CutterNoNo

Editor comment

Performance wise, you can't really tell the difference between Brother HC1850 and CS6000i. Stitch quality of both machines are excellent across different types of fabrics. HC1850 will suit intermediate and advanced sewers as it comes with a lot of stitches and font for monogramming. We feel beginners can be 100% satisfied with Brother CS6000i and its features. CS6000i is an outstanding performer in the beginners category. 

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