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 [...]

May 15, 2018: New firmware v. 2.16 posted for all Touchscreen HAPPY machine models

Firmware 2.16 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 2.16 from 2.14: Firmware 2.16 adds the following functions which can optionally be added to the shortcut buttons along the right edge of the drive screen: Job Interrupt [...]

By |2018-06-26T12:01:56-04:00May 15th, 2018|hcd, hcr, journey, singleannouncement, Uncategorized|0 Comments

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 |2017-12-04T16:10:08-04:00October 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 |2017-10-16T14:41:09-04:00October 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 |2018-05-15T09:43:20-04:00July 7th, 2016|multiannouncement, singleannouncement|0 Comments

March 23, 2016: New firmware v. 1.63 posted for HCH, HCS2, HCD2

This firmware update is compatible with the following models: HAPPY HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey models with touch screen controllers. General instructions: (1) Download the ZIP file, which should be named "firmware163_7.inch.zip" to your PC. (2) Extract all contents to a USB thumb drive compatible with your HAPPY touch screen machine.  The result should [...]

By |2016-03-23T17:26:49-04:00March 23rd, 2016|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 |2016-02-26T13:36:23-04:00January 11th, 2016|multiannouncement, news, singleannouncement, software, support|0 Comments

December 18, 2015: New firmware v. 1.60 posted for HCH, HCS2, HCD2

This firmware update is compatible with the following models: HAPPY HCD2-1501, HCS2-1201 Voyager and HCH-701 Journey models with touch screen controllers. General instructions: (1) Download the ZIP file, which should be named "firmware160_7.inch.zip" to your PC. (2) Extract all contents to a USB thumb drive compatible with your HAPPY touch screen machine.  The result should [...]

By |2016-03-23T17:27:13-04:00December 18th, 2015|hcd, journey, singleannouncement, voyager|0 Comments