1. Introduction

Embroidery machines are the unsung heroes of the textile industry. Today’s blog post is all about the two remarkable single-head embroidery machines – The Highland E-1501 and the Promaker M-1501.

Why do we need to see the comparison between these two machines? The comparison helps the audience to know about these two machines’ features, efficiency, user reviews, purchase experience, and so on. Let’s delve into this.

2. Overview of Highland E-1501 embroidery machine

When it comes to durable and efficient embroidery machines, Highland E-1501 often takes the top of the list. It is a cleverly designed, single-head, 15-needle embroidery machine that sports a solid casting, promising a long-lasting and robust performance. It comes with an array of features including a large embroidery area(500x360mm), auto-thread trimming, and a variety of included hoops. Its easy-to-use touchscreen control panel is noteworthy!

3. Overview of Promaker M-1501 embroidery machine

On the other side of the ring is the Promaker M-1501. This machine adds a touch of class to the embroidery process. Known for its advanced technology, the Promaker M-1501 is a single-head, 15-needle embroidery machine providing optimal speed and exceptional embroidery quality. Features such as the embroidery field (510×360) automatic thread cutter, LCD touch screen, and its ability to connect with a network make it a contender to watch out for.

4. Comparison Between Highland E-1501 vs Promaker M-1501

4.1 Basic Features

Basic Features Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
Number of Needles 15 15
Number of Heads 1 1
Maximum Embroidery Speed 1200SPM 1000SPM
Maximum Embroidery Area 500x360mm 510x360mm
Maximum Storage of Stitches or Designs 100 million 10 million
Machine Size LxWxH with Steel Stand(mm) 350x600x750 750x900x1500
Machine Weight with Steel Stand(kg) 67kg 40kg

Both machines are single-headed with 15 needles and embroidery fields, catering to detailed designs. Promaker M-1501 takes the lead with its maximum speed of 1000 SPM, while Highland E-1501 offers 1200, which makes a difference in production. On the other hand, the Highland e-1501 has more storage than the Promaker, which creates a complex design.

4.2 software features

Software Features Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
Supported File Formats DST, DSB DST, DSB
Number of Fonts 28 90
Number of Pre-set Embroidery Designs unclear unclear
Design Software Wilcom Tesv3.0 software
Language Options English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian English English, Chinese, French, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian

In software comparison ,both machines has similarity.On the flip side, Promaker M-1501 impresses with its TES v3.0 embroidery software and digitizing option.

4.3 Features for Increasing Production Efficiency

Features for Increasing Production Efficiency Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
Automatic Thread Changing yes yes
Automatic Threading yes yes
Automatic Thread Trimming yes yes
Embroidery Positioning Point unclear unclear
LCD Touch Screen Size 10inch 7 inch
embroidery real-time Preview unclear unclear
auto thread break detection yes yes
WiFi Connectivity no no
Automatic Memory Retention unclear unclear

The Highland E-1501 comes with an automatic thread trimmer and auto thread break detection, speeding up the process. Meanwhile, the Promaker M-1501 not only has an auto thread trimmer but also doesn’t have a color change system and auto thread break detection. So the highland has good increasing production.

4.4 Embroidery Production Stability Features

Features of Production stability Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
durability yes yes
Low stitch error detection yes yes
Frame drive system fabric Cotton,denim cotton,denim

Highland E-1501 guarantees stable production with its 5-year warranty, while the Promaker M-1501 offers a 2-year warranty, making the Highland E-1501 the more dependable choice.

4.5 Accessories

Accessories Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
Tubular Hoops Included yes unclear
Cap Attachment Included 400×300 mm laser
Flat Embroidery Included unclear unclear
Others Included
Tubular Hoops (Compatible) MaggieFrame / Pocket Hoop MaggieFrame / Pocket Hoop
Magnetic Hoops (Compatible) MaggieFrame / SewTalent / HoopTalent MaggieFrame / SewTalent / HoopTalent
Others (Compatible) unclear unclear
Laser Engraving Accessories unclear unclear
Extension Table unclear unclear

Highland E-1501 comes with a cap and tubular hoops of different sizes, while Promaker M-1501 comes with an optional Laser positioning marker and wireless network card so, from an expert point of view, highland priority first.

4.6 Convenience of Training / Maintenance / After-sales Service

Features for Increasing Production Efficiency Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
User Manual YES YES
Online Training Videos YES YES
Warranty Terms YES YES

Highland E-1501 offers free training, and the machine’s price is discussed on request. Promaker M-1501 offers pre and post-sales technical support and free software updates. The cost is also provided upon inquiry.

4.7 Price Comparison

Price Comparison Highland E-1501 Promaker M-1501
Price Range 12300 USD 9495 USD
Online Training Videos YES YES
Installment Payment Policy YES YES

5. User reviews and customer support

Users have given a thumbs up to the practical design and good user interface of the Highland E-1501. The speed and efficiency have made it a favored choice among the embroidery community. On the other hand, Promaker M-1501 has impressed users with its high-end technology and classic performance. Its ability to produce detailed embroidery work has made it a must-have for many embroidery enthusiasts.

5.1 User review of Highland E-1501

The Highland 1501C is my first-ever embroidery machine. An artistic friend of mine and I had been discussing opening a screen printing shop. I figured she could print shirts and I could do some minor alterations and sew patches on leather vests. She suggested that I look at embroidery, as there are no other businesses in the area that offer that service. I set out searching for a good machine with good support (because I knew I’d need it). Mesa kept popping up in my research and the Highland had a consistent following. So I purchased my first machine and set out to see what I could do. Long story short, I went from never having punched a stitch before to opening my shop and landing $7k in orders in just 8 weeks.

Jorge from USA 2021/1/11

5.2 user review of Promaker M-1501

The m-1501 is a beautiful workhorse. The delivery, training, and follow up support I experienced were second to none. My machine, like all, required some tweaking to get to a smooth fast state of operations. The service department walked me through every step. Additionally, their training videos are excellent resources.

Jake from USA 2022/1/21

6. Purchase Advice

6.1 Users with a limited budget

If you are more budget-conscious, researching the pricing of both machines would be beneficial in making a decision.

6.2 users who prefer high-end embroidery experiences

If you are interested in having various features and technologies at your fingertips, the highland E-1501 could be your dream come true.

6.3 Users who have needs for specific embroidery functions

If you require specific embroidery functions like caps or tubular hoops, then the Highland E-1501 could be your perfect partner.

7. Compatible MaggieFrame magnetic Hoop Sizes

Both machines are compatible with a wide range of MaggieFrame magnetic hoop sizes, granting users the flexibility to work on various project sizes. However, the specialized range of magnetic hoops, Maggiframe sizes, are available upon request.

8. FAQ

Q: Can I use any brand embroidery thread with these machines?

A: Absolutely! Both Highland and Promaker are compatible with all commercial threads.

Q: How many embroidery designs does the Highland E-1501 come with?

A: 800 designs.

Q: what is the price range of Highland e-1501?

A: Generally 10 to 12 thousand USD.