Brother PE770 Vs Janome 350E Comparison

Brother PE770 Vs Janome 350E Comparison In Detail


Brother PE770 and Janome 350E are embroidery only machines aimed at advanced sewers. Feature wise both machines seem to be similar, but still there are some differences to point out. The question we are going to answer here is, which one offers more in value for money spent.

Brother PE770 Vs Janome 350E - Major Feature Differences

Both are embroidery only machines. In US, Brother PE770 is definitely the popular of the two. First of all, let us go through the differences between Brother PE770 and Janome 350E.

Built-in Embroidery Designs 

Brother PE770 has a clear advantage here, with 136 built-in embroidery designs. Janome 350E on the other hand comes with only 100 built-in designs.

Embroidery Area 

The maximum embroidery area on both machines are 5"x7". But Janome 350E is slightly ahead here with two embroidery hoops, the standard 5″ x 4.3″  and the large 5.5″ x 7.9″. Brother PE770 comes with only one, the 5"x7". The Janome machine also has the optional giga hoop with which you can do designs double the size of 5″ x 7″ hoop. Now, this will be a boon for those who want to do large designs.

Monogramming Fonts 

Brother PE770 sweeps away the points here. PE770 has 6 fonts for monogramming whereas 350E has only 3.

USB Connectivity And Built-in Memory 

Both machines come with USB connectivity and built-in memory to store custom designs. Card slot is also present. On PE770 it is an embroidery card slot. Janome 350E on the other hand has an ATA PC card slot. You can import designs from internet on both the machines. Even then .pes embroidery file format supported by Brother PE770 does have more designs online than the .jef file format of Janome machine.

Machine Weight 

Janome 350E is on the heavier side at 30.2 pounds. Brother PE770 on the other hand weighs 27 pounds.

Cover

Brother PE770 comes with a soft cover only, whereas Janome 350E comes with a hard cover.

Side by side comparison

FeatureBrother PE770Janome 350E
TypeEmbroidery OnlyEmbroidery Only
Max Embroidery Area5" x 7"5.5” x 7.9”
Embroidery Hoop1 hoop, 5" x 7"Two, 5.5” x 7.9” and 5” x 4.3”
Embroidery Speed650 Stitches/min650 Stitches/min
Built-in Embroidery Designs136100
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Layout FunctionYesYes
Pattern Rotation1, 10, or 90 DegreesYes
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
USB ConnectivityYesYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Touch ScreenLCD Touch Screen
Embroidery CardYesATA PC Card
Built-in MemoryYesYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes 6Yes, 3
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNoNo
Machine Weight27 lbs30.2 lbs
Automatic Thread CutterYesYes

Editor comment

Janome 350E does have a few more editing options. But still it is not a huge step up from what PE770 has. 

The stitch quality is excellent on both the machines. There is very little to choose between, in terms of performance. Even though both machines are neck on neck in performance, the value for money tag goes to Brother PE770. The Janome 350E on the other hand will suit those who want more customization options.

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