Brother HC1850 Vs Brother XR9500PRW Comparison

Brother HC1850 Vs Brother XR9500PRW Comparison In Detail


Here we are not merely comparing the specs of Brother HC1850 and Brother XR9500PRW rather we are going for an in depth analysis of performance, stitch quality, usability and features.

Brother HC1850 Vs Brother XR9500PRW- Major Feature Differences

Even though both are computerized sewing machines, XR9500PRW comes with a Project Runway branding. Honestly, the Project Runway Branding doesn't make any difference from the point of view of a customer. First of all, let us focus on the features that these two machines differ. Even though the image on top doesn't show a table for Brother XR9500PRW, it does come with one.

Built-in Stitches 

This is where the major difference lies. Brother HC1850 wins the race handsomely with 130 built-in stitches and 8 One-step buttonholes. Brother XR9500PRW has only 100 built-in stitches and 8 one-step buttonholes. HC1850 has 170 stitch functions and XR9500PRW has only 140 of them.

Machine Weight 

Brother XR9500PRW has a clear advantage in terms of portability. It is 3.28 pounds lighter than Brother HC1850, which means XR9500PRW will be a better option for those who want to carry their machines to sewing classes.

Accessories

In the accessories department, Brother HC1850 comes with a Spring Action Quilting foot which is not included with XR9500PRW.

Editor comment

The stitch quality is pretty identical on both machines. As far as ease of use is concerned, both machines are neck on neck. XR9500PRW seems to be quieter than HC1850. Decision making literally comes down to built-in stitches.

Side by side comparison

FeatureBrother HC1850Brother XR9500PRW
TypeComputerizedComputerized
Built-in Stitches130100
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYesYes
Speed Control SliderYesYes
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Buttonhole Styles8 One-step8 One-step
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Display and Push ButtonLCD Push Button
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYesYes
Stitch Width7mm7mm
Stitch Length5mm5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYesYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes 1Yes 1
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNoNo
Drop FeedYesYes
Free ArmYesYes
Motor Power850 stitches/min850 Stitches/min
On Board StorageYesYes
Work LightYes LEDYes LED
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
Machine Weight13.2 lbs9.92 lbs
Warranty25 Year Limited25 Year Limited
Twin Needle CapabilityYesYes
Automatic Thread CutterNoNo
Extension TableYesYes

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