April 23, 2019: v. 2.17 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Firmware 2.17 is posted for all current touch screen model HAPPY machines, including single-head models HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey, and all current touchscreen multi-head models. New Features in 2.17 from 2.16: Firmware 2.17 adds the following functions: Additional column for custom shortcuts: This option doubles the space that the operator has to put favorite shortcuts on [...]

HAPPY’s Tireless Quest for Perfection: Ongoing Updates

HAPPYJapan's unending efforts to improve their product is one of the brand's greatest strengths: Long after the machines are released for sale, the company continues innovate and test, as well as take suggestions from the field, and respond with updates that are immediately made available for existing owners.  While this is a natural process for [...]

By | October 18th, 2017|announcements, general education, Happy machine features, hcd, hcr, hcr 2, hcr 4, hcr 4x, hcr 6x, hcr 8, hcr6, journey, legacy, multiannouncement, news, singleannouncement, voyager|Comments Off on HAPPY’s Tireless Quest for Perfection: Ongoing Updates

October 16, 2017: New Firmware v.214 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Firmware 2.14 is posted for all current touch screen model HAPPY machines, including single-head models HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey, and all current HCR3 touchscreen multi-head models (2, 4, 6, 8, 12 head and stretched field versions). This update encompasses features from previous (but not published) firmware 2.12 and firmware 2.13. Feature list is [...]

By | October 16th, 2017|announcements, Happy machine features, multiannouncement, singleannouncement|Comments Off on October 16, 2017: New Firmware v.214 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Sept. 19, 2016: New firmware v. 2.11 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Firmware 2.11 is posted for all current touch screen model HAPPY machines, including single-head models HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey, and all current touchscreen multi-head models.  This update encompasses features from previous (but not published) firmware 2.10 and firmware 2.11, so they're summarized below. New Features in 2.10 from 2.00 There are several new features included [...]

May 24, 2016: New firmware v. 2.00 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Firmware 2.10 is posted for all current touch screen model HAPPY machines, including single-head models HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey, and all current touchscreen multi-head models. New Features in 2.00 from 1.63: On thread break detection, machine now displays needle number where thread break occurred Increase in design capacity from 250 designs to 999 designs. General Instructions [...]

By | July 7th, 2016|multiannouncement, singleannouncement|0 Comments

January 11, 2016: HAPPYLINK 4.02, HAPPYLAN 2.02 POSTED

HAPPY has released an improved version of HAPPYLINK, 4.02. It improves driver installation (smoother installation through the Windows Driver Signing procedure), as well as resolving minor issues with color setup and viewability of designs onscreen while sending them to the machine. . Click HERE to go to the HAPPYLINK support page to download the update. [...]

By | January 11th, 2016|multiannouncement, news, singleannouncement, software, support|0 Comments

December 18, 2015: New firmware v. 1.62 posted for HAPPY HCR2 multi-head embroidery machines

This firmware update is compatible with all HAPPY multi-head HCR2-series embroidery machines with the 10.5" color touch screen, including the HCR2-series 2-head, 4-head, 4-head stretch, 6-head, 6-head stretch and 8-head embroidery machines. General instructions: (1) Download the ZIP file, which should be named "firmware162_hcr2_10inch.zip" to your PC. (2) Extract all contents to a USB thumb [...]

By | December 18th, 2015|multiannouncement|0 Comments

Update 1.36 for HCR2 multi-heads with 11″ touchscreen

Update 1.36 for HCR2 multi-heads with 11" touchscreen Link updated August 25, 2014. Contains important maintnenance mode and frame drive updates.  Contact support to install.

By | September 12th, 2014|multiannouncement|0 Comments