1201 Echo Embroidery Machine
MESA has discontinued production of the 1201 Echo. We have left this page intact for our customers who may be looking at a pre-owned embroidery machine.
- Unbreakable reciprocators with patent-pending RPS Reciprocator Protection System
- Quick Change Cap System
- Largest cap sewing area - sews closer to the brim than any other machine in its class
- Sewing field size 360x210mm (14.2 x 8.3 inches)
- Touch-screen Control Panel 8" Color LCD
- 16 Million Stitch Memory capacity
- 400 Design Memory
- Automatic Thread Trimmer
- Automatic Color Change
- Automatic Thread Break Detection
- Design/data ports: USB
- Laser Light for Design Tracing
- Built In Energy Saving Workspace Lights
- One-touch Design Trace
- Stitch Filtering
- 110v single phase power (standard wall plug)
- Built In Noise Reduction Technology
- Memory Retention After Shut Down
- Included hoops: (2) 5x4", (2) 9x5.5", (2) 12x8", (2) 14x8"
With the high definition touch-screen LCD control panel editing & design previewing is easy. Features such as satin width adjustment & the Sixteen Million Stitch Memory give you the ability to create flawless embroidery at any size!
- Control Panel features a 7" Touch-Screen Color LCD Display
- User-friendly menu makes it easy to read and quickly identify production information
- On-screen prompts guide you through every step of the process
- 1 USB Port for loading designs from USB flash drives
- Key-type User Interface for ease of operation
- One-Touch Designs Tracing - easily trace the design to ensure accurate placement before ever sewing a stitch by simply pressing a button
- Scale size of designs up or down
- Manual/automatic offset - frame can easily be returned to the previous position by selecting the option, or set to automatically return to the previous offset position when a job is completed
- Rotate or Mirror Image
- Origin Return - easily return to the starting point of the design
- Floating - Moves frame forward or backward through design without stitching
USB Drive Design Transfer
USB flash drives are inexpensive, portable and convenient. The USB flash drive allows the operator to transfer one design or hundreds to the machine quickly and easily.
Quick Change Cap & Hooping System
Save precious time with the Quick Change Cap & Hooping System, which allows changing from caps to flats in seconds. No tools required - just snap it in.
RPS Reciprocator Protection System
With the new patent-pending RPS Reciprocator Protection System you never have to worry about your business being down because you struck a hoop. With other embroidery machines, striking a hoop can easily break the plastic reciprocator, making your machine unusable until repaired, possibly for days if you cannot do the repair yourself.
This revolutionary unbreakable reciprocator is metal, not plastic, and therefore cannot be broken by simply striking a hoop with the needle. Instead of breaking an expensive part of your machine, a small plastic post will break off, which can easily and inexpensively be replaced. When this post is broken, it puts that one needle out of order, instead of the entire sewing head. By reprogramming the color to another needle (and re-hooping the garment so you don't strike the hoop again) you are back in business! You can then repair the RPS system at your convenience.
Watch this video to see how fast and easy it is to get back up and running after a hard hoop strike that would put other embroidery machines down for repairs.
Highland Embroidery Machine Warranty
Five year limited warranty coverage for your Highland embroidery machine. The RPS reciprocator includes a lifetime warranty.
Service and Support
Expert 800 Phone Support is included with every purchase of new equipment or software. The mission of our friendly and patient support staff is to get you back up and running as quickly as possible, saving you time and money, and most support calls are actually resolved over the phone. If your issue cannot be resolved by phone, factory trained technicians are available for on-site service. Visit our website for answers to frequently asked questions, or step-by-step instructions for many tasks.
Training is included with each machine and software purchase from MESA. Single-head embroidery machine prices include training at a MESA training center or one-on-one online video conference training. Full-size multi-head embroidery machine prices include onsite training at customer's location. Onsite training may also be purchased with single head machines. Visit our training page or ask your sales representative for more details.
What Our Customers Say
My Highland C5 embroidery machine is awesome. This is not my first embroidery machine. My first one was a different brand. At first I was scared to buy a different brand (Highland) but now that i did buy it I am very happy not only is it faster than my other one, it is also more quiet. It is a little bit smaller than my other but has the same embroidery field. Keith at Mesa is great l have called him on sundays and he always answers. Were else will you get that kind of service? When i am ready for machine number three i will definitely be getting another Highland.
MESA has thousands of satisfied customers ranging from part-time embroiderers who work from home to large companies with many machines. Read more testimonials about MESA's products and services.
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Frequently Asked Questions
The patented Quick Change Cap & Hooping System saves time and trouble every time you change from smaller Chest size hoops to larger full chest or Jacket Back hoops. And even more important, it is the fastest and easiest system for changing from tubular hoops to cap frames. No tools, screws, bolts, or nuts required. Just remove the tubular hoop, snap in the cap driver and you are ready to go. In addition, the new Quick Change Cap Driver uses a linear guide rail with a 60 mm linear bearing on the x axis, and a 50 mm cylindrical bearing on the Y access, ensuring the highest possible accuracy and quality even when embroidering intricate cap designs.
What is the benefit of Multi-Tasking?
While your machine is embroidering, you have the ability to set up your next job, which can save a significant amount of time. Set up names with the onboard lettering, load in your next file and color sequence, input or delete designs into memory or edit designs, all right on the machine.
What is the benefit of on board lettering?
On most other machines, each name must be created on a computer and then saved to a USB memory stick, then the stick must be put into the machine and the file read into the machines memory. When using onboard lettering, just type in the letters, preview, and sew - much more efficient when embroidering a series of names.
What about networking machines?
Highland has the highest features available in networking; from the ability to send designs, to reviewing each machine for efficiency with comprehensive production and machine delay reports.
What about service?
Highland brings you all the best options in service for your Highland machine. MESA is the exclusive distributor for Highland Embroidery machines so we can assure excellent service for our customers. MESA has independent certified technicians all over the nation to provide quick and efficient service should the need arise.