The new compact embroidery machine from TAJIMA, the top manufacturer of embroidery machines that the world's first-class Categorys have confidence in.
Juki Tajima Sai 8 Needle Embroidery Machine
SAI was born from the voices of our customers
Bring color to your world with JUKI SAI by Tajima! With JUKI SAI, embroidery enthusiast and professionals alike will enjoy an 8 needle operation that allows for multi-color creations with fewer thread changes. With the addition of 800 stitches per minute, your designs will quickly become a reality! This model offers high-quality finishing and durability with the production power of an industrial embroidery machine condensed into a compact body.
SAI is a compact embroidery machine packed with Tajima's technology and know-how. We developed it for people considering getting an embroidery machine who want to:
- Make beautiful embroidery just like the professionals!
- Embroider fast and steadily!
- Have a compact machine that can be used in a small shop!
- Have an easy-to-use machine!
- Get a hard working embroidery machine for a small investment!
Tajima has long excelled in the development of techniques and devices that satisfy professional requirements. However, we have had little experience of developing compact products or products where appearance is important, so everything was new for us. After three years, and after repeated trial and error experiments, SAI has finally been completed. This machine is one that we can present to the world with confidence.
Concept and Build
Start embroidering as soon as your SAI arrives
SAI is an all-in-one package enabling you to start your business right away. Just follow your intuition to operate the touch panel, and the embroidery setup is all done. All you have to do now is push the start button. And even better, when you connect it to a PC using the Writer software included, you can embroider names in an instant!
The fantastic operability of not only the machine itself, but also the software, have been developed out of Tajima's design sense that has been honed in the real-world of embroidery. So, switching up to more powerful, higher-level machines is smoothly accomplished. Your initial experience will not be wasted, nor will the development of your business be held up.
8 colors cover nearly 90% of your needs
SAI is an all-in-one package enabling you to start your business right away. Just follow your intuition to operate the touch panel, and the embroidery setup is all done. All you have to do now is push the start button. And even better, when you connect it to a PC using the Writer software included, you can embroider names in an instant! The fantastic operability of not only the machine itself, but also the software, have been developed out of Tajima's design sense that has been honed in the real-world of embroidery. So, switching up to more powerful, higher-level machines is smoothly accomplished. Your initial experience will not be wasted, nor will the development of your business be held up.
Two types of essential embroidery frames are included in the package as standard: Full-size and small. They support production of everything from towels and T-shirts to small accessories.
Wonderfully bold, yet subtle designs
SAI's distinguishing silhouette was created by Toshiyuki Kita, the designer of the first-generation AQUOS that kicked off the history of LCD TVs. He came up with a color and design which fit effortlessly into various environments. For instance, if you run the machine in a location where it is visible from outside your shop, it gives the shop a sense of movement and inspires interest in passers-by.
What's more, we added little twists here and there, such as arranging the thread cones vertically, to achieve the surprisingly compact form. In city centers, in particular, a shop is a valuable space not an inch of which can be wasted. It is a compact machine designed with consideration for your space as well.
Delicate yet solid - mechanism of trust
Tajima has a history of manufacturing embroidery machines for professional use. In developing SAI, we prioritized making sure it had the durability to earn customers' confidence, and making sure it can be used for many years.
The basic mechanism follows the same engineering ideas as Tajima's flagship group of products, which have been successful around the world. For example, we adopted highly durable parts in motors and timing belts so that they endure long periods of use with ease. Besides this, we incorporated functionality that only a specialized manufacturer could, such as a tension indicator, laser marker, anti-dust finishing at the part-level and so on.
Juki Tajima Sai 8 Needle Embroidery Machine Features
With JUKI SAI, it is possible to embroider multi-color designs with few thread changes. With a structure that inherits the high performance of industrial embroidery machines, fine lines, and wide areas can also be beautifully embroidered.
JUKI SAI can complete 800 stitches a minute while maintaining high-speed through various stitch lengths.
6 fonts to create on-board lettering for text and monogram with the touch panel.
Auto Thread Trimming
Auto thread trims in between jumps when changing colors, and at the end of a design for a clean design finish.
Easy and Accurate Design Placement
The laser positioning system makes lining up your start point and tracing your design easier than ever before taking out the guesswork before you stitch.
Thread Detection System
Detects any thread breakage in any of the 8 upper threads or an under thread during operation. The machine will automatically stop when thread breakage is detected.
Easy to Operate Touch Panel
Even those new to the art of embroidery will quickly adapt to the 3 ˝” x 6” full-color user-friendly touch panel when preparing the machine to embroider.
Perfect fit for any home studio, small business specialty markets, or mobile embroidery business. Handles allow for easy lifting, portability, and tabletop readiness.
Slim Cylinder Free Arm
A slim cylinder makes it possible to embroider on small objects. Socks, gloves, and pockets are no longer a struggle.
Two sets of each frame are included to facilitate production time. As the machine embroiders, you have the ability to set up the following product for production.
Bright LED bulbs provide exceptional lighting to a 12” x 8” sewing field.
Includes Tajima Writer Plus, a digitizer software for Windows with built-in design templates and easy LAN machine connection capability.
More than 200 designs and 31 fonts pre-installed with an additional 1,000 embroidery designs by Pulse.
Thread tension is easy to gauge
Middle Thread Guide to make threading easier
Embroidery positioning is easy to check
Thread-break sensor mechanism with anti-dust protection
7 inch-wide TFT LCD
Japanese, English, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French, German, Russian, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai (13 languages in total)
|Max Sewing Speed
||Tubular Frame: 800rpm Cap Frame: 800rpm
||22” W x 26” H x 23” D
||6” Full Color Touch Screen Display
||200mm x 300mm (7.8 inch x 11.8 inch)
||100120V200240V(50/60Hz)(UL specification: 120V only)
|Machine Footprint Dimensions and Weight
||15" x 19 1/2"; 80 lbs.
- (2) 200mm x 300mm Frame
- (2) 100mm x 100mm Frame
Optional Accessories Add-on:
- (2) Cap Frame
- (1) Cap Driver
- (1) Mounting Jig
- (1) 200mm x 300mm Frame
- (1) 100mm x 100mm Frame
Types of Frames
Two types of essential embroidery frames are included in the package as standard: Full-size and small. They support production of everything from towels and T-shirts to small accessories. In addition, various embroidery frames that can be used for cap, T-shirt sleeve, pocket, bag, shoes, socks and wristband etc. are prepared as optional products. Options can be used according to your preferences.
Software - Tajima Writer PLUS Included
Tajima Writer PLUS converts text to embroidery data, or creates embroidery data by combining registered designs and text. Editing tasks like changing the color of embroidery threads, position adjustments etc., and thread color management in synch with the machine are also possible. By connecting Tamija Writer PLUS and SAI via a LAN, the created embroidery data can be transmitted directly to SAI, and it can start embroidering right away.
- Transmit designs to SAI from a PC (Writer PLUS) via a LAN connection
- Creation of embroidery text data(Number of fonts: 31 alphabet fonts)
* Some languages fonts are available as standard
- Registration of existing embroidery data
- Embroidery combining text and registered data
- Size changes and position adjustment of text and registered data
- Color changes to text and registered data
- Data for more than 1300 designs are pre-installed
Available from the SAI Users' Site
Tajima Writer PLUS can be downloaded from the SAI Users' Site, an exclusive site for our users that have purchased a SAI. Information including an ID and password provided at the time the SAI is purchased is required in order to access the SAI Users' Site. Tutorials and manuals for Tajima Writer PLUS can also be downloaded from this site.
Example of Writer PLUS's basic operation
Select a design template
Select the desired layout from the templates.
Select a design
Select the desired design from the design gallery. Design size can be changed and position can be adjusted.
Enter the text you want to embroider, and select the font and size. An image of the text will appear on the left side of the screen.
Select the colors
Visualize the finished product and select the colors.
Transmit data to SAI
When the embroidery data is complete, transmit the data to SAI. Now, all the sewing machine has to do is read the pattern and start the embroidery.
* Prior setup of the LAN connection is required.
Optional Thread Tension Guage
Tajima thread tension gauge tool enables embroiderers to measure and adjust top thread tension on both commercial and home machines. The tension gauge is hooked to the top thread from the presser foot and by pulling on the thread the embroiderer can determine the tension the embroidery machine is exerting on the thread. The embroiderer can then adjust top tension until the desired level of embroidery thread tension has been attained.