HQ Machine Comparison Chart


HQ Amara

HQ Forte
Infinity
HQ Infinity
Fusion
HQ Fusion
Avante
HQ Avante
Simply Sixteen
Simply Sixteen
Sweet Sixteen
HQ Sweet Sixteen
Throat Space 20″ 24″ 26″ 24″ 18″ 16″ 16″
Easy-Set Tension Available
Easy-Touch Tension w/presets
Stitch Regulation Available with TrueStitch
  Precision Mode Available with TrueStitch
  Cruise Mode Available with TrueStitch
  Basting Stitch 5 Options 5 Options 5 Options 4 Options 4 Options 5 Options
  Stitches per Inch 4-24 4-24 4 to 24 4 to 24 4 to 22 4 to 18 4 to 18
Manual Mode 3 Presets 3 Presets 3 Presets 3 Presets 3 Presets 2 Presets 3 Presets
Lighting
   Light Ring
   Handlebar
   UV LEDs
   Throat
HQ Handi Feet
   Ruler Foot
   Open Toe
   Optional Couching Feet Available Available Available Available Available Available Available
   Echo Feet Available Available Available Available Available Available Available
   Glide Foot Available Available Available Available Available Available Available
Quilt Alarm
Quilt Timer
Stitch Counters
Low-bobbin Estimator
Low-bobbin Alarm
Stitching Speed (stitches per minute) 2,500 SPM 2,500 SPM 3,100 SPM 2,400 SPM 2,200 SPM 1,800 SPM 1,800 SPM
M-Class Bobbin
Needle up/down
Color Touchscreen 7″ 7″
   Front
   Rear Available Available Available
Frame/Table 10′ or 12′ HQ Studio2 Frame 10′ or 12′ HQ Gallery Frame 12′ Gallery Frame 12′ Fusion Frame 12′ or 10′ HQ
Studio Frame
HQ Little Foot FrameTM
(12′ or 10′ Studio Frame)
Sweet Sixteen Table
(Optional HQ Hideaway Table)
Pantograph Laser Available Available Available
Front Handlebars
Front Handlebars Adjustable and Customizable
Micro Handlebars Integrated, Independent Integrated, Independent Integrated Available Available
Rear Handlebars with Controls Available Available Available
Front Power Switch
Thread-break Sensor
Bobbin-thread Cutter
Quilt-view Camera with Quilter’s Eye Technology
Pinpoint Needle Laser
On-screen Handwheel
Warranty (casting/mechanical/electrical) 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr 10yr/5yr/5yr
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