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Digital Embroidery Machine

MANUFACTURER Brother (manufacturer's website)
MODEL Entrepreneur® Pro PR1000e
AVAILABILITY Information available upon request
RESTRICTIONS Directly supervised or custodian use only.
TRAINING Training is required to use this item and we can arrange this if needed.
CUSTODIAN Dr. William Whittow
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SITE West Park


A 10-needle digital embroidery machine with a large 14" x 8" embroidery area and automatic needle threading. This can embroider metallic threads in order to make embroidered antennas with a matter of minutes. The software allows the stitch direction, pattern and density to be controlled.


  • 10-needle embroidery machine with easy Eyelet Threading System, a large 14" x 8" embroidery area and automatic needle threading
  • Large colorful 4.4" x 7.3" Advanced Super View (ASV) HD LCD touch screen display by Sharp® Corporation
  • InnovEye® Technology and Snowman® Embroidery Positioning Marker
  • InnovaChrome™ LED Thread Color System simplifies thread color setup and provides status cues
  • 110 built-in designs; 28 size-adjustable fonts, plus frames and decorative frames and decorative alphabet designs.
  • Includes BONUS PE-DESIGN® Next Upgrade software* for linking machines, advanced editing and additional designs (Customers must have PE-DESIGN® 5.0 or above software in order to use the included PE-DESIGN® NEXT Upgrade software)
  • Included extra-large work table
  • Optional Upgrade Kit (PRPUGK1) with scanning, Color Shuffling™, Auto Density Adjustment and more (Available for additional purchase)


Basic Features

LCD Size (Horizontal x Vertical) inches4.4" x 7.3" Advanced Super View (ASV) HD LCD Touch Screen Display with 176˚ viewing angle
Display (Number of Colors)16.7+ million colors
On-Screen HelpYes; on-screen tutorials, with videos and diagrams
Built-in LanguagesYes
Zoom FunctionUp to 200% actual size
On-Screen EditingRotate, mirror image, move, copy, enlarge/reduce, letter spacing, thread density, and group/ungroup edit functions
Realistic PreviewYes
LightingRunway® Lighting with 5 LED lights (equivalent to 35 standard bulbs) and 5 Customizable Brightness Settings
Number of Needles10
Number of Spools10
Needle Threading SystemAutomatic, for all 10 needles
Thread TensionEyelet threading system for consistent thread tension
Eyelet Threading SystemYes, provides consistent tension
Thread AnchorYes
InnovaChrome™ LED Thread Color SystemYes (improved)
Number of LED lights with On/Off Modes10
Correct Thread Color IndicationImproved LEDs provide brighter, more uniform colors and are able to display more than 300 colors for visual indication of correct thread color
Light and Audio Cues to Alert Thread ChangeYes
Light and Audio Cues to Alert Thread BreakageYes
Light and Audio Cues to Alert Finished DesignsYes
Thread SensorYes, upper and bobbin threads
Thread Sensor On/OffYes
Color Palette300 Colors
Automatic Thread CutterYes, all 10 needles
Quick-Set™ BobbinVertical, auto thread delivery
Built-in Memory1.7MB; Save up to 500,000 Stitches to Memory
Full USB3
Computer Connectivity with Update CapabilityYes
Mouse Capability by USBYes
Media TypeSeveral Media via USB, Embroidery Card (via Card Reader)

Embroidery Features

Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y)14" x 8" with included frame
Maximum Embroidery Speed (Stitches Per Minute)Up to 1000
Embroidery Speed - Frames400 to 1000 spm
Embroidery Speed - Caps400 to 600 spm
Speed AdjustmentAdjust needle speed from 400 to 1000 spm (frame); 400 to 600 spm (caps)
Link Multiple Machines to ComputerWith included PE-Design® NEXT Upgrade Software.
Status Monitoring on Computer ScreenWith included PE-Design® NEXT Upgrade Software.
Minimize Thread ChangesWith included PE-Design® NEXT Upgrade Software.
Cap Frame CapabilityOptional wide cap and standard cap frames, drivers and mounting jigs available
Thread WiperYes
Resume FunctionYes
Trial Position/Layout FunctionYes
Built-in Border Function & DesignsYes
Appliqué Creator FunctionYes
Automatic Feed Thread CuttingYes
Curving Text on Screen EditingYes
Space Reduction among Embroidery AlphabetsYes
Pattern Rotating1, 10 or 90 Degrees
Drag and Drop EditingYes
Print and Stitch™ TechnologyYes
Programmable Monochrome EmbroideryYes
Compatible with Brother Embroidery SoftwareYes. Includes PE-DESIGN® Next Upgrade software.
Software UpgradesYes
iBroidery®.com - ReadyYes. See www.iBroidery.com for compatible designs


Machine Dimensions (H x W x D)31" H x 20.1875" W x 23.1875" D
Machine Weight92 lbs.
Compatible Media (requires separate purchase)Secure Digital (SD) Card, CompactFlash, Memory Stick, Smart Media, MultiMediaCard (MMC), xD-Picture Card, USB Flash Drive (USB Flash Memory), USB Floppy Disk Drive, USB CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW drives (reading only)

Item ID #2322.

Last Updated: 10th May, 2013

Digital Embroidery Machine