Janome Memory Craft 500E

Now designers can create projects to reflect their personal sense of style with the Memory Craft 500E. It’s easy to personalize, embellish and monogram home décor items, garments and accessories. With 160 built-in embroidery designs and 6 fonts for monogramming, the possibilities are endless. The MC500E has a maximum embroidery size of 7.9”x11” (200 x 280mm) and an extra wide table.

Designs are easily imported through a USB and edited through the machine’s advanced on-screen editing functions. Navigation through all of these features has become easier with the MC500E’s new LCD colour touchscreen.



  • Machine Size – W600 x H330 x D450mm
  • Work Space – 303.5 x 120mm (W x H)
  • Machine Screen – bright backlit LCD colour touch screen
  • Needle Threader – Built-in superior needle threader
  • Built-in Embroidery Designs – 160
  • Built-in Embroidery Fonts – 6 + 2/3 Letter Monogramming, Border & Normal Sew Stitches
  • Embroidery Speed – 400 to 860 stitches per minute
  • Maximum Embroidery Area – 200 x 280mm
  • Maximum Stitches per Design – 200,000
  • Built-in Memory – 3MB
  • Embroidery Unit – bed mounted type
  • Set Menu – personalise the machine functions
  • Automatic Thread Tension – yes
  • Jump Thread Trimming – yes
  • Auto return after thread breakage – yes, on thread breakage, carriage will automatically return to break point
  • Stitch Travel – Yes, every 1, 10, 100 stitches or jump direct to desired point
  • Automatic Thread Cutter – automatically cuts upper & lower thread at the same time, pulling top thread to underside
  • Pattern Trace – yes + double basting trace
  • Easy Set Bobbin – yes
  • Easy Set Bobbin Winder – yes
  • Upper Thread Sensor – yes
  • Bobbin Thread Sensor – yes
  • Presser Foot Lifter Safety Devise – yes
  • Stop/Start Button – yes
  • Lighting – 5 white LED lights in 3 locations to illuminate your work area and give you shadow free sewing
  • Media Type – 2 ports: USB Stick and USB computer cable
  • USB Stick – able to use up to a 16GB
  • Multi Language – 13 languages (English,French,Spanish,German,Dutch,Italian,Swedish,Finnish,Russian,Portuguese,Polish,Japanese,Turkish)
  • Design Resize – Yes, 80% – 120%
  • Rotate – yes, clockwise & counter clockwise in 1° degree and 45° degree increments. Plus, able to rotate large designs in Edit Mode the design will grey out when outside hoop and re-colour when back inside hoop
  • Flip – yes, vertical and horizontal
  • Drag – yes
  • Re-editing Function – yes, able to return design from Ready to Sew Screen back to Edit Screen for re-editing
  • Zoom in the Editing Window – yes, able to zoom in for fine detail when connecting designs or editing
  • Copy and Paste – yes
  • Arcing – yes
  • Combining Designs – yes
  • Sewing Order – yes
  • Adjust the Hoop Position – yes, both vertical and horizontal
  • Grid Line – able to adjust to 10mm, 20mm & 30mm
  • Corner Layout Function– yes
  • Single Colour Sewing – yes, able to sew a multi-coloured design in a single colour without stopping
  • Thread Colour Change – Yes
  • Customising the Display Colours – yes, able to change colours within a design on screen
  • Grouping – yes in Edit Mode able to group 2 or more designs and move them. Plus, you can colour group if 2 or more of same design are to be sewn in a single hooping
  • Computer Software – Embroidery Editor allows you to create using existing designs/lettering/monogramming and save to a USB Stick or send direct to machine via USB cable connection


Please phone us on (07) 3865 8505 if you have any enquiries on this product, or to check our stock levels.