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Centre the Needle Plate

  • 1. . Centre the needle plate as best you can by feel and by eye.
  • 2. Lower the needle to its bottom-most rotation.

    •This can be done manually by pressing the e-stop and rotating the z-shaft to control the decent of the needle.
    • OR by going to Tools > Maintenance > and the Head Timing tab. Then clicking on Bottom Centre.

WARNING: This will bring the needle down very quickly.

Video Demonstration:

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Melco Centre the Needle Plate
  • 3. With the needle lowered, loosen the screws securing the needle plate, and center the hole in the needle plate around the needle.

For EMT16X

Melco Centre the Needle Plate

For EMT16, EMT16 PLUS, & most previous models

Melco Centre the Needle Plate
  • 4. Tighten the screws securing the needle plate.
  • 5. Depending on the method used to lower the needle, raise it back up by releasing the E-stop or clicking on Head Up and OK.
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