HappyLink / HappyLAN / Happy BELL

HAPPYLINK, HAPPYLAN and HAPPYBELL are software programs that connect HAPPY embroidery machines to a PC (HAPPYLINK or HAPPYLAN) or to a mobile device, i.e. tablet or smartphone (HAPPYBELL).  These programs are optional and are not required to operate the machines or transfer designs to the machines.  These programs simply allow the user additional ways to operate or monitor HAPPY embroidery machines according to preference.  Listed below are the feature differences between the 3 programs for those choosing which to set up and install.

HAPPYLINK Features

  • Connects by USB cable
  • Can be used with/without USB hub
  • Can connect several machines at once
  • Set up design sequence & settings
  • Perform minor design edits
  • Transfer designs and settings
  • Works with Windows operating system
  • Monitors machine status

HAPPYLAN Features

  • Connects by Network cable
  • Can be used with/without network hub
  • Network many machines at once
  • Set up design sequence & settings
  • Perform minor design edits
  • Combine designs and text
  • Transfer designs and settings
  • Works with Windows operating system
  • Monitors machine status

HAPPYBELL Features

  • Installs on Android operating system
  • Additional hardware: requires wireless bridge
    connected to embroidery machine
  • Monitors machine status anywhere within WIFI range
Manuals
HappyLink 4.01 Manual
PDF MANUAL
 Manual for HAPPYLINK 4.01 in PDF format 
Note: If you already have the CD or have downloaded the install CD, this same manual can be found in a folder called PDF.
HappyLAN 2.01 ManualPDF MANUAL  Manual for HAPPYLAN version 2.01 in PDF format 
Note: If you already have the CD or have downloaded the install CD, this same manual can be found in a folder called PDF.
HappyBELL ManualPDF MANUAL  Manual for HAPPYBELL wireless application in PDF format 
HAPPY BELL APP Use this application to monitor your HAPPY embroidery machine over a wireless connection. This link is the installer for the HAPPY BELL program on Android operating systems.  A link to the PDF manual is listed above.
V.4.03
Installer
Version 4.03 [ COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS XP, VISTA, 7, 8, AND 10 ] HAPPYLINK 4.03  and HAPPYLAN 2.03 –   General Instructions: Download this ZIP file, then extract all of its contents to a folder. Then, browse into the folder and find the application “inst_hpy” and double-click on it to launch.  Install HappyLAN or HappyLINK program from the screen that appears, and if installing HAPPYLINK, install the correct driver for your operating system (ONLY install the correct driver – installing all drivers can result in a conflict).  A PDF manual is included in the folder labeled “PDF” if you need more instructions. NOTE: HAPPYLINK 4.03 is updated from 4.02 to work with the increased design memory capacity in touch screen Happy machines added with firmware 2.00. If you use Happylink and update your touch screen Happy to firmware 2.00, you MUST use Happylink 4.03 or newer.
V.4.02
Installer
Version 4.02 [ COMPATIBLE WITH WINDOWS XP, VISTA, 7, 8, AND 10 ] HAPPYLINK 4.01  and HAPPYLAN 2.01 – NOTE: HAPPYLINK 4.02 improves driver installation and resolves minor issues with color setup and viewing designs.
V.3.13
Installer
HAPPYLINK 3.13 / HAPPYLAN 1.14 HAPPYLINK 3.13  and HAPPYLAN 1.14 –   Previous generation HAPPYLINK and HAPPYLAN programs. Always use the latest version of HAPPYLINK or HAPPYLAN unless otherwise recommended. Older versions of the LINK and LAN programs are kept here primarily for troubleshooting purposes.
HappyLink 3.01 Manual
PDF
GUIDE
Setup for Happy HCS-1201 Voyager 12-needle Embroidery Machine (non touch screen)
PDF Instructions for setting up a USB connection between a current HAPPY HCS Voyager 12-needle embroidery machine, color monitor version.  Procedure is for firmware update 1.16. 
Note: This procedure works with Happylink versions 3.07 and newer.
HappyLink 3.01 Manual
PDF
GUIDE
Setup for Happy HCD-1501 15-needle Embroidery Machine (non touch screen)
PDF Instructions for setting up a USB connection between a current HAPPY HCD-1501 embroidery machine.  Procedure is for fimrware update 1.24.
Note: This procedure works with Happylink versions 3.07 and newer.
NOTE: The drivers in this section are already packaged with the HAPPYLINK installer in the links above. No need to use the files in this section if you’ve already downloaded the installer. This section is primarily useful if only needing to install USB drivers but not HAPPYLINK.
   
USB 32-Bit Drivers
HAPPY USB Drivers for 32-Bit Versions of Windows (except Windows 98)  
These drivers will work on 32-bit versions of Windows 2000, Windows XP, and Windows 7.  Be sure to check your PC to see if your version of Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.
 
USB 64-bit drivers
HAPPY USB Drivers for  64-Bit Versions of WIndows
If you are setting up a USB connection between your HAPPY HCS, HCD or HCR machine and a PC with 64-bit versions Windows 7, and 64-bit versions Windows Vista 64.  (there is actually a 64-bit version of Win XP, too.).  Please check carefully to see if your version of Windows is 32-bit or 64-bit.  NOTE: In addition to these drivers,  you’ll need to do the following to set up a USB connection on a 64-bit Windows PC: for (1) HCS-1201 Voyager, firmware 1.16 or later, and for HCD-1501 or HCR multi-heads, firmware 1.22 or later; (2) also in the embroidery machine, set USB Connection type in MENU…OPTION… machine option.. to “USB-COM” instead of “norxmal”, and (3) Happylink version 3.09 or later, also set to USB-COM in MENU…OPTION and finally (4).  Choose the COM port number (i.e. 1, 2, 3, etc) in Happylink that Windows assigns the Happy machine in the Device Manager.  The Happy machine will appear in the Windows Device Manager as “03 Happy Embroidery Machine”.

Windows 98 Drivers 
Windows 98 drivers
If you are setting up a USB connection between your HAPPY HCS, HCD or HCR machine and a PC with Windows 98, use the drivers shown on the ri