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creative™ 3.0

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Updating your machine

Version release - 113 (2016-05-10)

Improvement in new update

  • Support added for two new metal hoops 240x150M and 100x100M
  • Improved ‘Thread Cutter’ calibration. This new functionality can be activated by a Service Tech to add a cutter calibration at each cut. If not activated by a service tech the cutter of the machine will work the same as it did before this update.
  • Changes to Quick help texts and information texts on all supported languages

Download update release -113 (zip file)

How to update your machine

  1. Download the update software and unzip it to a USB stick. Save the file at the root level, do not place the file in any folder.
  2. Make sure you don’t have any older version of a .clo file on your stick.
  3. Switch off your PFAFF® creative™ 3.0 sewing and embroidery machine. Connect the USB embroidery stick loaded with the new software version to the USB port on your machine.
  4. While pressing and holding the reverse button, turn your machine on.
  5. The update starts automatically and you can release the reverse button when the progress bar appears.

Note: It might take up to one minute before the progress bar appears and you can release the reverse button.

When the update is complete the machine will restart automatically. Check the software version number in the settings menu.

Complimentary software download (for PC computers)

For Windows® 8 and Windows® 7

6D™ Embroidery Machine Communication
The Embroidery Machine Communication module is automatically installed. This is required to send an embroidery to your connected machine. To send to USB stick, use the 6D™ Explorer plug-in.

6D™ QuickFont

Create font files (.vf3) for your embroidery machine from most TrueType® or OpenType® fonts on your computer.

6D™ Explorer Plug-In
View embroideries and design files as thumbnail images in Windows® Explorer. Search for and sort your embroideries with ease. Browse them in different sizes and print a worksheet. Convert your designs to .vp3 format, add trim commands or change thread range.
 

For Windows® XP and Windows® Vista

5D™ Embroidery Software Computer Connection
The Embroidery Machine Communication module is automatically installed. This is required to use the Send To features in any 5D Embroidery System module, and Send Multiple in 5D Organizer.

After installation open the 5D™ Configure Wizard. Select your machine type under MyMachines: PFAFF® creative sensation™ pro (or Type S). Under Send 1 or Send 2 select PFAFF® creative sensation™ pro (or Type S). It is recommended to set the Embroidery Machine Communication module to start automatically when starting Windows.

5D™ QuickFont
Create font files (.vf3) for your embroidery machine from most TrueType® or OpenType® fonts on your computer.

5D™ Organizer
Find your designs and pictures easily. Browse them in different sizes and print a worksheet. Convert your designs to .vp3 format.
 

Complimentary software download (for MAC computers)

FOR MAC OSX YOSEMITE®, MAVERICKS® (ENGLISH ONLY):

TruEmbroidery™ 3 Embroidery Machine Communication
Download and install TruEmbroidery™ 3 Software and TruEmbroidery™ 3 Documentation.
The TruE™ 3 Machine module is automatically installed. This is required to send an embroidery to your connected machine using the Services menu of the TruE™ 3 Finder Plug-In. To send to USB stick, copy and paste or move the embroidery using the TruE™ 3 Finder plug-in.

TruE™ 3 QuickFont
Create font files (.vf3) for your embroidery machine from most TrueType® or OpenType® fonts on your computer.

TruE™ 3 Finder Plug-In
View embroideries and design files as thumbnail images in the Finder. Search for and sort your embroideries with ease. Browse them in different sizes and print a worksheet. Convert your designs to .vp3 format, add trim commands or change thread range.


Important!

  • During the registration process you will be given an option to enter the sewing and embroidery machine(s) you own. This is NOT a product or warranty registration.
  • To download the complimentary software, or to find the latest updates, enter your details to sign in. If you have not previously registered, follow the on-screen instructions.