ABOUT THE PRODUCT
Presenting the Luminaire 2 Innov-ís XP2. Now you can enjoy all of the advanced features of the original Luminaire, such as revolutionary StitchVision Technology, plus brilliant new quilting innovations and app-based features available from your mobile devices. Sewing technology has just gone from light years ahead to light years beyond.
- Revolutionary StitchVision Technology - Clearly preview stitches and embroidery designs directly on your fabric with this intelligent projection system. Preview, audition and edit your designs and stitches in a 5" x 3" virtual preview area.
- Guideline Marker Line and Guideline Marker Grid - Project a guideline marker line and marker grid on your fabric, offering you the option of single, double, angled, or grid lines to light your path with precision. Great for creating multiple rows of stitches, parallel stitching, pin tucks, hems, curtain rod pockets, decorative stitches, cross hatch quilting, or smocking.
- Large 10 5/8" x 16" embroidery area - The largest and most advanced embroidery frame that Brother has ever offered. Create larger-than-life embroidery with ease.
- Spring Lever Release Frame - Frame includes rubber plates on both sides for a superior grip on fabric, while an ergonomic spring lever release enables easier, clamp-free hooping. Additional frames include 4" x 4", 5" x 7" and 10 5/8" x 10 5/8" sizes.
- 65 square inches of workspace, 13.1" needle to arm - Handle virtually any project with ease on 65 square inches of workspace. A generous needle to arm distance of 13.1" is our largest ever, providing the capability to fully accommodate a rolled king-sized quilt!
- Built-in embroidery pointer - Displaying a ‘T’ mark in three different colors, the pointer can show the center of your embroidery design as well as the needle drop position on the fabric.
- End Point Sewing Function- Utilizing the built-in camera-like feature in the InnovEye Plus technology, you can now stop your stitch in the perfect place by just placing the Snowball End Point Sewing Sticker on your project.
- Echo quilting - The echo designs follow the contour of the original embroidery and expand outwards, with adjustable spacing to help you customize your designs down to the last detail.
- Expandable library of built-in tutorials - View over 40 enhanced tutorial videos directly on the high-definition LCD display (version 1.2) – with everything from basic operations to embroidery functions.
- Large 10.1” built-in high-definition LCD display with capacitive technology - View your creations in crisp, vivid color and navigate easily with the scrolling menu and large, intuitive icons. The intuitive touch screen works like a tablet with familiar sliding, swiping, scrolling, and pinch-to-zoom for viewing detailed steps, categories, and designs.
- My Stitch Monitor Mobile App- Walk away from your machine and be notified via your iOS or Android™ mobile device when you need to change threads or if your project has finished stitching.
- My Design Snap Mobile App for Image Transfer- Transfer images wirelessly with the My Design Snap mobile app. Simply capture a picture of line art or an illustration with your mobile device. The image is sent to your machine through your wireless network and then converted into embroidery data. Personalization and customization are available in seconds. Snap, send, edit, create.
- Brother-Exclusive ‘Quiltbroidery’ Features- Only the Luminaire 2 XP2 has 5 options of two-color quilting sash designs, which are perfect for eye-catching, colorful borders. Building upon the sensation of the auto-split designs, enjoy 5 hexagon shapes to give you more options, and then choose from either single or triple stitch for quilt sashing your stitches stand out on your projects. We call it 'Quiltbroidery'.
- My Design Center Decorative Fill Options- Enjoy more designs with the Brother-exclusive My Design Center, featuring 42 decorative fill options inspired by geometric shapes, basket weaves, leaves and bubbles.
Luminaire 2 Innov-ís XP2 Combination Sewing, Quilting, and Embroidery Machine
This revolutionary sewing, quilting, embroidery and crafting machine brings light to your world and so much more. StitchVision Technology helps you find virtually perfect stitch positioning* and more precise previews with an intelligent projection of light. Preview and edit designs and stitches directly on your fabric with the 5” x 3” virtual preview area which displays a guideline marker and a grid to create multiple rows of parallel stitching when you need it. With the Luminaire 2 XP2 you get 65 square inches of workspace and a 13.1” needle to arm area that’s perfect for oversized quilts, or if you want to embroider, use the 10 5/8” x 16” frame with over 1,300 built-in embroideries including 192 built-in Disney designs!
Luxury Combination Comparison Chart
|THE Dream Machine 2 Innov-ís XV8550D||Luminaire Innov-ís XP1||Luminaire Innov-ís XP2|
|Needle to Arm||11.25"||11.25"||13.1"||13.1"|
|LCD SIze (Horizontal x Vertical) Inches||10.1" (5.3"x8.5")||10.1" (5.3"x8.5")||10.1" Capacitive (5.3"x8.5")||10.1" Capacitive (5.3"x8.5")|
|Lighting||10" LED||10" LED||13" Full Spectrum||13" Full Spectrum|
|Easy Bobbin Winding||One level||One level||5 level adjustments||5 level adjustments|
|2-Spool Thread Stand||Removable (must remove cover)||Removable (must remove cover)||Foldable (magnetic); attaches to cover||Foldable (magnetic); attaches to cover|
|Stylus||One Style||One Style||Dual Purpose||Dual Purpose|
|Needle Plate||2 screws to remove||2 screws to remove||Quick-action release||Quick-action release|
|Bed of Machine||Smooth, glossy surface||Smooth, glossy surface||Textured non-glare||Textured non-glare|
|Automatic Thread Cutter||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Manual||Printed Manual (non-updateable)||Printed Manual (non-updateable)||On-screen viewing (updateable)||On-screen viewing (updateable)|
|Needle Threading System||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic||Automatic|
|Accessory Box||2 trays for feet||2 trays for feet||3 trays for feet, room for MuVit foot and buttonhole foot||3 trays for feet, room for MuVit foot and buttonhole foot|
|WLAN||Enabled; works with My Design Snap mobile app, PE-DESIGN||N/A (available through BES4)||Enabled; auto-updated when connected; works with PE-DESIGN||Enabled; auto-updated when connected; works with My Design Snap mobile app, PE-DESIGN|
|My Design Snap Mobile App||✓||N/A||N/A||Image transfer only|
|My Stitch Monitor Mobile App||N/A||N/A||✓ with upgrade||✓|
|Auto Firmware Update||N/A||N/A||✓||✓|
|Maximum Embroidery Area (X x Y)||9 1/2" x 14"||9 1/2" x 14"||10 5/8" x 16"||10 5/8" x 16"|
|Standard Included Frames||4 (9.5" x 14", 9.5" x 9.5", 5" x 7", 4" x 4")||5 (9.5" x 14", 8" x 12", 9.5" x 9.5", 5" x 7", 4" x 4")||4 (10 5/8" x 16", 9.5" x 9.5", 5" x 7", 4" x 4")||4 (10 5/8" x 16", 10 5/8" x 10 5/8", 5" x 7", 4" x 4")|
|Total Built-in Embroidery Designs||727||982||1,157 (75 additional with upgrade)||1,322|
|Built-in Disney Designs||101||166||192||192|
|Built-in Frame Designs||140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns)||140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns)||140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns)||140 (10 shapes x 14 stitch patterns)|
|Built-in Embroidery Lettering Fonts||24||22||24||24|
|Background Scanning||My Design Snap mobile app, mobile device, and specialty hoops||Built-in camera||Built-in camera - scanning 4x faster than XV8550D||Built-in camera - scanning 4x faster than XV8550D|
|Embroidery Positioning||Snowman Embroidery Positioning Maker, My Design Snap mobile app, mobile device, and specialty hoops||Background scan, Snowman Embroidery Positioning Marker||Background scan, Snowman Embroidery Positioning Marker||Background scan, Snowman Embroidery Positioning Marker|
|Auto Stippling||✓||✓||✓||Inner fill available (doughnut shape)|
|Echo Stitching||N/A||N/A||✓||Inner fill available (doughnut shape)|
|Auto Decorative Fill Function||N/A||N/A||N/A||Inner fill available (doughnut shape)|
|Thumbnail Size||Two sizes (available in settings)||Two sizes (available in settings)||Stretch and pinch on screen||Stretch and pinch on screen|
|Decorative Sashing||N/A||N/A||Auto and enhanced; 10 decorative motifs before upgrade and 15 after upgrade||Auto and enhanced; 30 decorative motifs which include 20 regular sashing patterns, 5 (two color) sashing patterns and 5 hexagon sashing patterns|
|Couching||N/A||N/A||40 built-in embroidery patterns (after upgrade)||40 built-in embroidery patterns|
|My Design Center||Accessible from embroidery menu; 10 decorative fill patterns||Accessible from embroidery menu; 10 decorative fill patterns||Accessible from embroidery menu; 30 decorative fill patterns (plus 6 with upgrade)||Accessible from embroidery menu; 42 decorative fill patterns, enhanced embroidery editing including 18 options of random shift and up to 400% magnification (zoom)|
|Changing Bobbin While Embroidering||N/A||N/A||Tie off bobbin thread before removing hoop||Tie off bobbin thread before removing hoop|
Sewing & Quilting
|Built-in Sewing Stitches||727||726||821 (3 additional with upgrade)||824|
|Disney Decorative Stitches||N/A||N/A||10||10|
|Maximum Sewing Speed (Stitches per Minute)||1,050 spm||1,050 spm||1,050 spm||1,050 spm|
|Stitch Choice||Viewable on the LCD||Viewable on the LCD||Projected onto the machine bed/on fabric||Projected onto the machine bed/on fabric|
|Laser Guide||Viewable on the LCD display and fabric||Viewable on the LCD display and fabric||N/A||N/A|
|Projector Guide||N/A||N/A||Viewable on the LCD display and fabric||Viewable on the LCD display and fabric|
|Guide Line Marker||Line||Line||Line, angle, grid and dual; three colors available||Line, angle, grid and dual; three colors available|
|End Point Sewing Function||N/A||Available with Sensor Pen||N/A||✓|
|My Custom Stitch Feature||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Buttonhole||Lever-type buttonhole foot||Lever-type buttonhole foot||Camera-detected buttonhole foot with stabilizer plate included||Camera-detected buttonhole foot with stabilizer plate included|
|Combining Stitches||Edit or add anywhere in combo||Edit or add anywhere in combo||Edit or add anywhere in combo; link length maintains aspect ratio; select all - adjust entire combo||Edit or add anywhere in combo; link length maintains aspect ratio; select all - adjust entire combo|