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 [...]

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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 [...]

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

June 16, 2015: New firmware v. 1.40 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 "firmware140_hcd2_hcs2_hch.zip" to your PC. (2) Extract all contents to a USB thumb drive compatible with your HAPPY touch screen machine.  The result should [...]

By |2016-02-26T13:34:49-04:00June 16th, 2015|hcd, journey, news, singleannouncement, voyager|0 Comments

Legacy Presser Foot System

Diagram of Voyager's presser foot guide system If the presser foot seems to be unusually loose (a lot of sideways movement and swiveling), even if the presser foot is tightly secured onto the shaft, the small c-shaped guide may be bent or broken. Newer model Voyagers have heavier duty, silver-colored guide that helps prevent this. [...]

By |2015-11-10T15:55:29-04:00September 18th, 2014|legacy, support, voyager|0 Comments