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White® 3300

Specifications  
Sewing Area: 98mm (3.86") x 98mm (3.86")
Needle Type:
Bobbin Type: Style L
Read Formats: PES 
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Madia R.

I just got this w3300 machine that does not have a foot pedal that i need to buy but don’t know where it connects.to the machine

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Jorge R.

Hi Everyone, I am Jorge and I just registered at this site. I want to provide a firm and categorical answer regarding this machine a White w3300. This is an EMBROIDERY-ONLY machine, so you can not sew or quilt anything, just embroidery. This machine is the same as the Brother PE100, PE150, PE150V, PE170D, PE180D, PE200, to the Bernina Deco Deco 500, Deco, 600, Deco 650, to the BabyLock Accent, Espree, Espree 2, BL60E, and Simplicity SE1. SE2. SE3. This machine does not use a foot pedal, only the Start/Stop button to do all start and stop operations. The programming and pattern or motiff selection is performed by using a touch screen. The embroidery format, as well as all the accessories for the Brother machines work on this one. These machines are quite old, from the late 1990's to the mid 2000's. They have a very large embroidery field, up to 5 x 7, but they are very well built, just old and maybe obsolete, but when properly serviced, they do marvels!!!!! I had made Free Standing 3-D embroidery motiffs from OESD like the # 12646's.

A lady here Heather B. has two links on her post, the second one take you to a web site that provides the full list of machines under which the Brother PE-150 was sold, a list similar to mine. I have the w3300 and the Bernina deco 600, and their parts are fully interchangeable. I bought the Bernina at a pawn shop for 20.00 USD, and the White at another pawn shop for 55.00 USD, both here in Houston Texas, and I took them to local dealers that told me they were working perfectly, just needed basic timing check-out and oiling. So be aware of the price and condition of the machine so you are not scammed. The software you can use comes only on dedicated cards for the machines. There are no USB ports, or connections to connect to a computer. These machines are from the Windows 98, Vista, 2000, XP era, so you will have problems finding software for them, and if you find it, is expensive. I am buying mine from OESD, and they have marvels!!!! These machines will not embroider anything that is not suited to their hoop sizes, and in theory they can detect the size of the hoop attached to them, but I have not found how to enable that.

You may find more info if you search for the Instruction Manual for the Brother PE-150 at https://www.manualslib.com/manual/355772/Brother-P...

Well, I hope you find this helpful for what you are looking for. Everything can be found in the internet, that is how I found my own stuff in an inexpensive way!!!!

Jorge

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sherry f.

thank you great info.I have a brother pe 150. I was looking for cards didnt know which others would fit it.

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Kylee S.

Hi, Sherry! We are so glad you found the information on this page helpful. We recommend the Ultimate Box Plus and a Type I Ultimate Card for your machine. While we do carry the Ultimate Box Plus, we are closing out this product line. So if you would like both items, we recommend ordering through www.vikant-emb.com.

Have a wonderful day!

-Kylee Shaffer

info@embroidery.com

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Debbie M.

Jorge - you seem to be very knowledgeable. Can you do 5 x 7 patterns on the white 3300?

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Jorge R.

Hi Miss. Debbie,

I don't know because my w3300 never worked, I got it broken and have it for replacement parts for my Deco 600. And as Heather said previously most of these machines is that almost all of them only embroider in fields up to 4x4, and very few do 5x7 like the Deco 600 and Deco 650, and it depends on how old or new the model is. Newer models can do 5x7, but older ones only go to 4x4. I was lucky that mine is kind of "new", and can do 5x7. The link I posted for the Brother PE-150 gives you FREE manuals that you can download or print yourself. That is from where I am getting mine. I just got an used Bernina Artista 630e, an Artista 200, and a 730e, and all their manuals i got were from that site. All of them to my surprised can do embroidery using a mega hoop that is 400mm x 150 mm, or 16 x 6!!!!! They recognize the hoop on their internal systems!!!! Obviously, you are not supposed to print them for your own. I am using my Deco 600 just for Free Standing 3D lace embroidery. The machine is excellent, but difficult to get more designs specific to it due to the card limitation. But newer Berninas like those I mentioned above, and I think the Artista 180 too, have USB connectivity, and recognize any thumb drive, but can only access designs of up to 16 Mb......

Hope this helps somewhat, and good luck with your embroidery!!!!

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Heather B.

I'm not Jorge, Debbie, but I do show that the White 3300 has a maximum 4"x4" sewing area, so 5"x7" designs are not possible according to our information.

~Heather
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Kirsten S.

Hi Madia,

Cynthia is correct -- you don't need a foot pedal for this machine. This machine so far as I'm aware doesn't come with a foot pedal, or any place to attach one. It does hooped embroidery only,and that is done with buttons included on the machine. The machine does not have the ability to do free-motion embroidery or sewing. Heather's suggestion to consult the manual is a good one. The machine doesn't sew, but when it comes to computerized embroidery, it can do a lot!

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Cynthia R.

You don’t need a foot to operate this machine

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Heather B.

Hi, Madia. I'd recommend referring to your user manual for information on that. If you don't have one, I found one online you can purchase:

https://www.sewingpartsonline.com/instruction-manual-white-3300.aspx?

~Heather
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sharon j.

I was thinking of upgrading my machine to one that will do at least a 5x7 design. Was wondering though why my machine has two larger hoops if you can only do 4x4 designs. I don't use the machine as much as I should . Any suggestions. It works fine but would rather be able to do some larger designs.

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Heather B.

Hi Sharon. Machines come with a maximum sewing area which is not changed regardless of having a larger hoop. When you're picking your new machine, make sure you know that maximum sewing area and not just the hoop sizes. The good news is that new machines are having bigger and bigger sewing areas, so it's very common these days to have the ability to embroider very large designs.

~Heather
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Estelle C.

HI, Heather. I've been told that the WHITE 3300 is mechanically the same as some Brother Models. Which ones? I need this information to get replacement hoops. All of mine are broken. :-(

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Heather B.

I'm sorry but I don't know what Brother models they would be. I was able to find a couple of hoops online that do list as being compatible with the White 3300, if that is helpful:

https://www.amazon.com/Small-Embroidery-White-W3300-W4400/dp/B009GPMXLY
https://www.sewforless.com/item/Small_Hoop_2in_x_2in_Embroidery_Machine_Hoop_SA416_EF13P/4178/c329

~Heather
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