Brother SE400 Vs LB6800PRW

Brother SE400 Vs LB6800PRW Comparison In Detail


Brother SE400 and LB6800PRW are without any doubt two of the best sewing and embroidery machines in the beginners category. You might be surprised with the fact that the actual difference between Brother SE400 and LB6800PRW is very minimal. 

Major Feature Differences Between Brother SE400 and LB6800PRW

Here we will be going the areas where these two machines differ.

Project Runway Branding

LB6800PRW comes with Project Runway Branding. Honestly, the branding doesn't make any difference in features of the two machines.

Rolling Bag

The more apparent difference between SE400 and LB6800PRW is the rolling tote bag that comes with the later. The rolling bag, may not a big deal if you don't move the machine around. The bag will be handy for those who have portability as top priority. It is a beautiful bag by the way.

Side by side comparison

FeatureBrother SE400Brother LB6800PRW
TypeSewing & Embroidery Combo MachineSewing & Embroidery Combo Machine
Max Embroidery Area4" x 4"4" x 4"
Built-in Stitches67 Sewing Stitches67 Sewing Stitches
Embroidery Hoop1 hoop, 4" x 4"1 hoop, 4" x 4"
Sewing Start/Stop ButtonYesYes
Embroidery Speed400 Stitches/min400 Stitches/min
Speed Control SliderYesYes
Built-in Embroidery Designs7070
Automatic Needle ThreaderYesYes
Layout FunctionYesYes
Buttonhole Styles10 One-step10 One-step
Pattern Rotation1, 10, or 90 Degrees1, 10, or 90 Degrees
Top Drop-in BobbinYesYes
USB ConnectivityYesYes
Stitch SelectionLCD Touch DisplayLCD Touch Display
Embroidery CardYesYes
Adjustable Stitch Length/WidthYesYes
Stitch Width7mm7mm
Stitch Length5mm5mm
Programmable Needle Up/DownYesYes
Built-in Monogramming FontYes 5Yes 5
Adjustable Presser Foot PressureNoNo
Drop FeedYesYes
Motor Power710 Stitches/min (For regular sewing)710 Stitches/min (For regular sewing)
On Board StorageYesYes
Work LightYes 1 LEDYes LED
Feed Dog77
Included FeetButtonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Monogramming foot, Zipper foot, Blind Stitch foot, Button Fitting foot, Embroidery footButtonhole foot, Overcasting foot, Zipper foot, Button fitting foot, Monogramming foot, Embroidery foot, Blind stitch foot
Machine Weight13.66 lbs13.66 lbs
Warranty25 Year Limited25 Year Limited

Editor comment

The difference between both the machines comes down to the rolling bag. If you ask us which machine would you buy. We would probably go with Brother SE400 as we don't move the machine around. So the rolling bag doesn't have any purpose for us. If you want the additional portability offered by LB6800PRW, it won't be a bad option either. However, we feel the price is the key in this comparison.

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