“World's First” Home-Use Four-Needle Embroidery Machine

We’ve taken everything you love about Janome embroidery and quadrupled the capacity! With our four-needle machine, you can set up your embroidery and move on to other projects while the MB-4S gets it done. The MB-4S is built to work with most embroidery formats, including those used by industry professionals. It is compatible with six industry standard Tajima hoops, as well as the four available Janome hoops to further expand your creative opportunities.

*Available at accredited Janome dealers

Janome MB-4S brochure



MB4-S_1LCDRemote Computer Screen (RCS)

The RCS has a larger viewing area than the original MB-4. You have total set-up and editing control with up to 65,536 colours. The USB stick plugs directly into the RCS for easy design transfer.





MB4-S_2ThreadCutterAutomatic Thread Cutter

The MB-4S automatically cuts jump threads – even between letters – saving you time and hassle.






MB4-S_3BobbinWinderDedicated Bobbin Winding Motor

The independent bobbin winder allows you to wind bobbins while the machine is embroidering – a real time saver.





MB4-S_4ControlUnitSub-Control Panel

Built onto the side of the machine, the sub-control panel allows the MB-4S to be fully functional without the RCS unit attached.





MB4-S_5BiggerBobbins Larger Bobbin

The MB-4S has a larger bobbin than the previous MB-4 type. It can hold 40% more thread so the need to replace the bobbin is reduced.





MB4-S_6HoopsEmbroidery Hoops

Three MB-4 hoops (included) snap in and out easily and provide the embroidery areas most often used in the industry. The MB-4 is also fully compatible with industry standard Tajima hoops.


Machine Size

W365 x H660 x D520mm

Maximum Embroidery Size

Maximum Embroidery Size

RCS – Remote Control Screen

Easy to use 5.7” full colour LCD touch screen

Built-in Designs

50 embroidery designs for all 3 standard hoops

Embroidery Speed

400 to 800 stitches per minute

Independent Bobbin Winder

Able to wind a bobbin while the machine is embroidering

Larger Bobbin

bobbin is 1.4 times larger than a regular bobbin

Stop/Start Button

located on RCS and sub-control panel on machine

Bobbin Winder

as independent motor can wind bobbins while embroidering

Set Menu

Personalise your machine functions and machine lighting via the set menu

Built-in Memory


Needle Plate

has single hole


4 white LED lights located over the needle area to illuminate your work area

Design Transfer

by USB Stick or direct link to PC

Embroidery Format Capability

.jef+, .jef, and .dst

Editing Functions

include enlarge/reduce, rotate, turnover, drag and drop, re-edit, zoom, arc, combine


jump thread trimming


stitch travelling

Auto Return

post thread break


hoop positioning

Thread Brand Selection

includes Janome, Robison-Anton, Madeira and Mettler

Upper Thread



time indicator

Embroidery Area Tracing


Stitch Counter


Standard Hoops

M1: 240 x 200mm M2: 126 x 110mm M3: 50 x 50mm



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803813203 Embroidery Scissor

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