HUSQVARNA VIKING® DESIGNER DIAMOND™ Update

This update is available to all HUSQVARNA VIKING® DESIGNER DIAMOND™ sewing and embroidery machine owners.

HUSQVARNA VIKING® DESIGNER DIAMOND™ update version 9426-6311 (September 26, 2012):

Improvements and additions in this update

Sewing
-
Quick Help improved: When machine is set for free motion there is separate presser foot information for free motion floating and free motion spring action depending on setting.

Embroidery
-
Support for new Small Square Hoop, 80x80.
- The embroidery finished pop up has been simplified. Alternative to return to embroidery edit has been removed to avoid misunderstanding.
- Fabric thickness measurement in embroidery has been improved.
- A hang up situation in embroidery that could occur after long time has been solved.

Happy sewing and embroidering!


For PC users:

How to update with USB cable

If you have not yet installed the Embroidery Machine Communication, insert your Embroidery Machine Communication CD, (5D Organizer, 5D QuickFont) and follow the on-screen instructions.
  1. Click on the link below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
  2. Extract the .exe file to your desktop. Then double click on the .exe file from your desktop to start the Update Wizard. You may get Security Warnings. Click Run to continue.
  3. The DESIGNER DIAMOND™ Update Wizard will start. Follow the instructions on screen.
  4. When the update is complete your DESIGNER DIAMOND™ will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 8 minutes.

How to update with USB embroidery stick
(requires version 8666-6176 or later in the machine)

  1. Click on the link below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
  2. Extract the .exe file to your desktop. Then double click on the .exe file from your desktop to start the Update Wizard. You may get Security Warnings. Click Run to continue.
  3. The DESIGNER DIAMOND™ Update Wizard will start. Follow the instructions on screen and be sure to select "USB embroidery stick" as the update method.
  4. When the USB embroidery stick is prepared the Update Wizard will tell you to move it to your DESIGNER DIAMOND™, start the update and follow the instructions on the Interactive Screen.
  5. When the update is complete your DESIGNER DIAMOND™ will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 13 minutes.
Download update 9426-6311 here (zip-file) >>


For MAC users:
How to update with USB embroidery stick
  1. Click on the link below to download the update file. You need a file compression utility to open the file (WinZip or similar).
  2. Save the file in the root of the USB memory, not in any folder. Make sure no other update file (.clo file) is present in the root of the USB stick.
  3. Insert the USB memory into your DESIGNER DIAMOND™.
  4. Press and hold the Needle Up/Down and the Pattern Restart keys while switching on the machine. Hold the keys until you can read "Firmware Update Mode" on the Interactive Screen.
  5. Follow the instructions on the Interactive Screen.
  6. When the update is complete your DESIGNER DIAMOND™ will automatically restart. Estimated time for the update is 13 minutes.

Download update 9426-6311 here (zip-file) to keep personal files stored in the machine memory >>

Download update 9426-6311 here (zip-file) to also remove personal files from the machine memory >>


Additions to the User's Guide:

Click here to download the additions to the User's Guide for software update 8666-6176, June 2011

Click here to download the additions to the User's Guide for software update 5683-5413, June 2009