Unit dimensions (LxWxH): 48 inches by 20 inches by 48 inches
Needle: DB X 1, sizes 9-18
110V with quiet servo motor
The Juki DDL-5550N is a single-needle, straight stitch, industrial sewing machine. Manufactured in Japan by Juki, a world leader in sewing quality and technology, this machine is perfect for sewing light to medium weight fabrics (not intended for leather or other heavy materials). With engineering for reduced vibration and noise, the Juki DDL-5550N is optimized for comfortable operation. With the addition of a servo sewing motor, this unit is whisper quiet and ideal for in-home use. This item is sold as a complete unit, which includes the machine head, table, stand, motor, sewing light, drawer, and all necessary components installed and ready to sew. ***Please be advised that this is industrial equipment. Minor blemishes and scratches on the table and legs may occur during the production process, and these do not indicate any defect or deficiency in the operation of the unit. ***Table color may vary depending on availability.
Standard Juki 90-day
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
We've now had this machine for a year and a few months...
I was a parachute rigger in the Army for 3 years and one of our many jobs was repairing parachutes using 'light duty' machines that are similar to this one. We had Brothers, Consew, and Singer machines and all were basically the same duty and purpose as this one. Between all of those machines, I prefer the Juki that I ordered here. I realize that the ones we used in the Army were a decade old or more but even after adjusting/repairing our old machines, they never ran as smooth as this one does.
Now, if you are wanting a machine that does zig-zag stitches or anything else besides a great straight stitch, this is not the machine for you. This is a straight stitch only but let me tell you... It is probably the greatest straight stitch that you could get. If you use one at home for things like quilting or other projects that only require straight stitches, you will never go back to your little home...
I would normally be hesitant about making such a big purchase without trying it out first, but I've used a very similar model at the sewing studio I go to and already knew it was a great machine. This particular model is made in Japan whereas the 8700 is made in China. I figured for $100 more I couldn't go wrong with the Japanese made model. I specifically bought this machine from Amazon because it comes fully assembled at no extra cost (a lot of other online retailers charge you extra for shipping an assembled machine). I'm pretty handy, but there are so many little parts to put together I didn't want to bother assembling it myself.
It comes on a pallet and you should have moving help as it is extremely heavy. I hired some movers to bring it upstairs to my sewing room. All you have to do is screw on the thread holder, add oil and plug it in- it is ready to sew! I will also add that it comes with a pack of needles, a bobbin, bobbin case, two screwdrivers and a bottle of...
My first own sewing machine is a home sewing machine, but this machine is way better, the stitch quality, the hold of the fabric and the accuracy of the tension, home sewing machine cant be this good. It is definitely worth investing on. It come well in package for safety, its really hard to take them apart from the big screw on the planks but its worth it. I would have given it 5 starts if the light is working on the table, i think its broken, the light is placed on the sewing machine and plug to the sewing machine, when i use my table light to plug to the sewing machine it works so I'm pretty sure it arrive defective . otherwise its great! Its not very clear how to open up the machine to pour the solution in so its pretty tricky unless you know what to do, have to think yourself where to unscrew.
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