Melco

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Melco is a manufacturer of single head embroidery machines. The Melco embroidery machine company is based out of USA. Melco is one of the most well-known single head brands in embroidery machine manufacturing.

Melco has also produced a multihead embroidery machines but now only produced single heads.

At one time, Melco had the highest sales number of embroidery machines and continues to sell a large number of embroidery machines.

History, origin and sales

Melco machines are from the USA, Switzerland, and England. Melco machines are generally built very different than the Asian made machines. Melco has made both single heads and multiheads in the past but Melco now primarily has been focusing on single heads.

Other Equipment

Melco also produced Chenille machines

Software Extensions

Melco Condensed CND
Melco Condensed CND
Melco Expanded EXP
Melco Expanded EXP

Embroidery Machines

EMC Series

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The Melco EMC model was one of the longest selling Melco embroidery machines.

The Melco EMC came in 6 needle and 10 needle versions depending on the machine year.

EMC6

The EMC6 machine came in 2 versions. The machine came in a black Tajima Head or the white Melco Head.

EMC6 (Black Tajima Head)
Melco EMC6 Black head
Melco EMC6 Black head

The EMC6 version with Tajima Head was a machine with a white plastic base and a a black embroidery head and arm. This machine did not have trimmer options and had to be connect to the PC to operate. The head of the machine was also more metal based than the more plastic Melco based head.

EMC6M (While Melco Head)

The EMC6M (Melco Head) came in the following versions:

  • EMC6M
  • EMC6MT
  • EMT6MTL

The EMC6M version with Melco Head was a machine with a white plastic base and a white embroidery head and arm. The EMC6M version did not have trimmers and had to be connect to the PC to operate. The head of the machine was also more plastic based than the more metal Tajima head.

The EMC6MT version featured trimmers and had a floppy disk port. These machines can now be upgraded with the Floppy To USB reader.

The EMC6MTL version had all the features of the EMC6MT and a large bobbin.

EMC10

The EMC10 machine is a 10 needle single head Melco embroidery machine manufacture from 1994 - 1998. The machine came with optional trimmers and standard bobbin. The machine came with optional floppy disk drive. These machines can now be upgraded with the Floppy To USB reader.

EMC10/4

The EMC10/4 machine is a 10 needle 4 head Melco embroidery machine manufacture from 1994 - 1998. The machine came with optional trimmers and standard bobbin. The machine came with optional floppy disk drive. These machines can now be upgraded with the Floppy To USB reader.

EMC10/12

The EMC10/12 machine is a 10 needle 12 head Melco embroidery machine manufacture from 1994 - 1998. The machine came with a complete PC system

Melco EMC Specifications

Model Heads Needles EMB Space / Head Max SPM Pwr Cons. Years
EMC6 (Tajima Head) 1 6 emb Space SPM POWEW 1990 - 1992
EMC6M, MT, MTL (Melco Head) 1 6 emb Space SPM POWEW 1992 - 1994
EMC10 1 10 emb Space SPM POWEW 1994 - 1998
EMC10/4 4 10 emb Space SPM POWEW 1994 - 1998
EMC10/12 12 10 emb Space SPM POWEW 1994 - 1998

EMT Series

{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} The EMT series was the first Melco Series with 270 cap compatibility.

EMT 10T

The EMT10T is a single head 10 needle full size Melco embroidery machine.

The machine was built from 1998 - 2002

See video of the Melco EMT 10T

EMT 10/4T

The EMT10/4T is a four head 10 needle multihead Melco embroidery machine.

The machine was built from 1998 - 2002

EMB Series

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The EMB10/6 is the only 6 head embroidery machine made by the Melco Embroidery Machine company

AMAYA Series

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Buying

Melco embroidery machines are very solid embroidery machines. They are more expensive that most all competing models but, they are very solidly built and have a good resell market. There are a lot of embroidery machine technicians available world wide and parts are pretty easy to find even for older models.

Selling

TheEmbroideryWarehouse buys and sells most every make and model of Melco embroidery machines located within the continental USA. They also purchase parts, parts machines, salvage machines and most everything else related to embroidery equipment.

Repairs

USB Upgrade

Some Melco machines cannot be upgraded to USB because some Melco machines are NETWORK only.

See also

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