Professional PR680WC 6-needle Embroidery Machine

When you’ve got your sights set on going from home hobbyist to small business owner, choose the easy-to-use Professional PR680WC 6-Needle Embroidery machine to get you there.With six-needle speed and versatility,the PR680WC can handle different sized projects with ease. Create on a generous 300 x 200mm work area and see your designs on the large 26cm built-in high-definition LCD display.View your designs in crisp, vivid colour and really see the detail with the zoom function which goes up 200%. Easily adjust your design by rotating in 0.1-degree, 1-degree, 10-degree, or 90-degree increments. Make something new or add an upcycling touch with any of the built-in embroidery designs.

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Introducing the ultimate embroidery machine for professionals – the Brother Professional PR680WC Embroidery Machine. Packed with an array of easy-to-use features, this 6-Needle powerhouse is the top choice for those ready to take their embroidery game to the next level.

With 763 built-in embroidery designs, 3 monogramming fonts, and 50 lettering fonts, you’ll find the perfect pattern for every order. Stitch out the built-in designs as they are, or unleash your creativity with the design editing features. Additionally, you can customize fonts by adjusting spacing, shuffling colors, or changing thread density to achieve impeccable stitching.

Reduce editing time and minimize mistakes with the built-in stitch simulator, automatic color stitch sequence, basting stitch outline feature, and smart stitch management. The Brother Professional PR680WC ensures an uninterrupted embroidery experience, automatically resuming the design at the exact stitch after a stoppage or power loss.

Achieve precise pattern placement with ease using the largest crosshair pointer on the market. Moreover, nine points can be set, including center, four corners, and four middles, allowing for faster and more accurate positioning of embroidery jobs.

Experience ultimate control over fine tension settings with the upgraded upper thread tension dials and expanded tension range. Say goodbye to puckering on lighter fabrics like satin and organza, as the Brother Professional PR680WC ensures flawless results on a variety of materials.

Get ready to turn your embroidery dreams into reality with the Brother Professional PR680WC Embroidery Machine. Its user-friendly features and superior performance make it a reliable companion for professional embroiderers. From fashion designs to personalized gifts, this machine is designed to exceed your expectations.

Enhance your embroidery business with the Brother Professional PR680WC. Take your creativity to new heights and bring your visions to life with stunning precision. Don’t wait any longer – order yours now and elevate your embroidery game like never before.

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Additional information

Weight 55.2 kg
Dimensions 82 × 76 × 80 cm


  • 102 Built-in Embroidery Designs.
  • 50 Utility Stitches.
  • 3 Built-in Monogramming Font Styles
  • 611 Decorative Alphabet Patterns..
  • 140 Frame Pattern Combinations.
  • 50 Built-in Lettering Fonts.
  • 50 Built-in Utility Stitch Designs.
  • 10 Buttonhole Styles in 3 Sizes.
  • Brother Unique Positioning Function.
  • Expansion of upper thread tension adjustable range.
  • High speed needle bar case movement.
  • Usability improvement functions for business users – admin & safety locks.
  • Shortcut keys for better workflow.
  • Large 26cm built-in HD LCD touchscreen display.
  • 300 x 200mm Embroidery Area.
  • Large crosshair LED needle drop precision pointer for perfect positioning.
  • 6 needles, each with their own customisable settings.
  • Automatic colour change, needle threader and thread trimmer.
  • Industrial acceleration – complete your projects faster.
  • Up to 1000 stitches per minute variable embroidery speed.
  • Wireless LAN connectivity – connect up to 10 machines with optional PE-Design 11 software.
  • My Stitch Monitor mobile app.
  • 25 built-in video tutorials so you can learn as you go.

Features In Depth

  • 6 needles with customisable settings

You can individually customise each of the Brother Professional PR680WC Embroidery Machine’s six needles for speed, colour lock and now, the disengagement of the needle threader – useful when using a thin needle!

  • Thread tension range expansion

We’ve expanded the thread tension range on the Brother Professional PR680WC Embroidery Machine creating a wider range of tension settings. It’s now easier to embroider on difficult fabrics with the correct tension – without distorting or puckering the fabric!

  • 6-needle auto-threading

Make threading simple! With just the touch of a button you can automatically thread each needle in a matter of seconds. For added efficiency this can even be done without a design on the screen!

  • Crosshair LED pointer for perfect needle positioning

See exactly where your needles will drop and ensure perfect pattern placement, so you can position jobs faster and more accurately. Nine points can be set: centre, four corners and four middles.

  • Customisable lighting system

See your work clearly with the four built-in LED lights. With five brightness settings you can find your ideal lighting level. The bright LEDs will illuminate your work with virtually no shadows.

  • Industrial level acceleration

Increase your productivity and efficiency with industry-leading high-speed acceleration! Reach up to 1,000 stitches per minute in seven seconds. Projects will be completed faster, with minimal noise.

  • Fast and adjustable embroidery

Get a professional finish, even on tricky items and using speciality threads. Embroidery speeds can be reduced to 400 spm for flats, as well as for the cap and cylinder frame.

  • Automatic thread cutter

Cuts upper and lower thread automatically at the end of each colour change on embroidery.

  • Basting function

Apply a basting stitch outline to the perimeter of any design to hold the fabric to the stabiliser. Great for larger fabrics and hard-to-hoop items.

  • 26cm HD LCD touchscreen

Navigate the easy-to-use interface and see your designs in full colour on the crystal clear display – zoom in up to 200%. Fine quality thumbnail preview available for both external and built-in patterns.

  • Expandable library of built in tutorials

Learn as you go with the 25 pre-installed tutorial videos – covering everything from basic operations to embroidery functions. Download more via the WLAN connectivity.

  • Smart stitch management

Check the stitch progress bar to see how much time is left to stitch out each part of the embroidery design. Key in the stitch number to go forward or backward by any number of stitches.

  • Large embroidery area (300 x 200 mm)

Generous embroidery area for just about any project. Includes four embroidery frames: 300 x 200 mm, 180 x 130 mm, 100 x 100 mm and 60 x 40 mm, making it easy to go pro! The PR680WC also includes the Cap frame.

  • New magnetic frames (optional)

Save time with Brother’s new flash magnetic embroidery frames – just hoop and go. Sewing area: 100 x 100 mm and 180 x 130 mm

  • Cylinder arm

Easily embroider hard to reach items such as caps, tote bags, sleeves, trouser legs and much more.

  • Easy embroidery features

Use the built-in touchscreen to convert multi-colour designs to single-colour embroidery. Add registration marks for easy, continuous borders.

  • Colour shuffling 2 function

Get even more colour possibilities with the colour shuffling 2 function. Use the pin graphic function in Random and Gradient modes to ensure your favourite colours are always included in your shuffle.

  • Colour grouping

Save time by selecting multiple regions at a time for editing colour.

  • Intuitive colour management

Customise designs even further by selecting areas of embroidery designs that you wish to skip before you start stitching.

  • Stitch simulator

Minimise mistakes! See your design on screen before a stitch is sewn, with the stitch simulator.

  • Auto-density adjustment

When enlarging designs, the stitch count is automatically recalculated, so your resized design will fit your custom project and maintain stitch quality. Designs can be adjusted from 60% to 200% of the original.

  • Customise designs on screen

There’s no limit to what you can create. Arrange and align text, add an easy appliqué outline, pattern rotation in 0.1, 1, 10, 90 degree increments, add lettering, adjust sizes and combine designs – and much more!

  • Group and ungroup

Selected multiple regions at a time for editing colour. Easily group letters to move all at once, combine designs and edit them as one, or separate design elements and edit pieces individually.

  • Variety of built in embroidery designs

Choose from 102 embroidery patterns, 50 utility stitches, 3 monogram fonts, 611 decorative alphabet patterns, 10 buttonholes in 3 sizes and 140 frame pattern combinations.

  • 53 built-in lettering fonts

Input multiple lines of text or lettering, all with the capability to edit. Rearrange words or phrases, combine selected words, change the style and size of individual letters, and even change the font style of a whole line. Easily align text left, centre or right. Perfect for embroidering multiple line poems, phrases, and wedding announcements.

  • WLAN connectivity and My Stitch Monitor app

With wireless connectivity keep track of your embroidery with the My Stitch Monitor app from your mobile device. Follow the progress of your project, get thread change alerts and know when your embroidery is finished.

  • Connect and grow your work room

With wireless connectivity and Brother’s PE-Design 11 software (additional purchase required), you can link as many as 10 machines without a cable.

  • Wireless image transfer

When connected to your wireless network, send designs wirelessly from your PC to the PR680WC with Design Database Transfer. You can also get machine updates automatically. (Design Database Transfer only compatible with Windows).

  • Administrator and operator lock

Security lock modes and key optimisation let you customise your business’ workflows. Use the shortcut key allows to jump directly to the embroidery screen.

  • Auto resume

The PR680WC will automatically resume the embroidery design at the exact stitch when the machine either stopped or lost power.

  • Three built-in USB ports

A high-speed port for fast design transfers, a second port for machine peripherals, and a third port for computer connectivity.

What's in the box?

Included accessories may differ from the list below depending on the machine model you purchased. For more details on included accessories and their part codes of your machine, refer to the Quick Reference Guide.

The Brother Professional PR680WC Embroidery Machine ships with the following:

  • Accessory case
  • Needle set × 2
  • Pre-wound bobbin × 6
  • Spool net × 6
  • Seam ripper
  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • Touch pen
  • Needle changing tool (Threader)
  • Needle plate cover
  • Spacer (on machine)
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Standard screwdriver
  • Allen screwdriver
  • 3-way screwdriver
  • Wrench 13 mm × 10 mm
  • Wide cap frame kit (115DO2E7004)
  • Oiler
  • Cleaning brush
  • Weight (L)
  • Spool mat × 6
  • Spool cap × 6
  • USB cable
  • Embroidery frame (extra-large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
  • Embroidery frame (large) 180 mm (W) × 130 mm (H)
  • Embroidery frame (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H)
  • Embroidery frame (small) 60 mm (W) × 40 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (extra-large) 300 mm (W) × 200 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (large) 180 mm (W) × 130 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (medium) 100 mm (W) × 100 mm (H)
  • Embroidery sheet (small) 60 mm (W) × 40 mm (H)
  • Embroidery frame holder A
  • Embroidery frame holder B
  • Power cord
  • Bobbin case (on machine)
  • Bobbin Winder
  • Operation Manual
  • Quick Reference Guide
  • Embroidery Design Guide

Included accessories subject to change without notice.

Technical Information

Hardware Type Electronic, Small Business Use, Professional Embroidery
Number of Needles 6 needles with customisable settings
Skill Level Expert, Intermediate, Small Business Use
Accessory Box Yes
Appliqué Function Yes
Automatic Thread Trimmers Yes
Bobbin Type Vertical

Anytime Access Bobbin Insertion

Bobbin Winder Yes
Built-in Fonts 50 Lettering styles (embroidery)
Built-in Frame Patterns 140
Built-in Monogram Styles 3 Lettering, 15 Frames
Built-in Embroidery Patterns 102 Embroidery Designs
611 Decorative Alphabet Patterns
50 Utility Stitches
Buttonhole Patterns 10 Buttonhole styles in 3 sizes (30)
Colour Grouping Yes, Save time by selecting multiple regions at a time for editing colour.
Colour Shuffling Yes, Choose a new colour scheme for embroidery designs with enhanced functionality
Colour Sort Feature Yes
Computer Connectivity Design Database Transfer App for Windows PC
Wireless Firmware Updates
Wi-Lan Function
Create Multiple Applique Yes, in one hoop
Custom Thread Table Yes
Disengage Needle Threader Yes, Protect the needle threader from misuse when using the professional thin needle (#70 or less)
Display 1280 x 800px Display Resolution, 26cm HD Colour LCD Touch Screen
Drag and Drop Editing Yes
Embroidery Positioning Function Cross hair positioning laser
Embroidery Speed Up to 1,000 spm
Embroidery Area 300mm x 200mm
Exclusive Needle Threader Automatic
Frames Included 100mm x 100mm, 180mm x 130mm, 300mm x 200mm, 60mm x 40mm, Cap Frame
Flexible Thread System Yes, Easy threading prevents thread tangles, knots, and provides stable thread tension
Free Arm Embroidery Yes
Font Editing Functions Align Left, Right, Centre
Multiple Lines
Font Size Selection (L-M-S) Yes
Group/Ungroup • Grouping after line break
• Grouping of Letters and Designs
Individual Needle Attribute Setting Maximum speed, Colour anchor, Needle threader
Industrial Level Acceleration Yes, Complete embroidery designs even faster
Jump Stitch Thread Trimming Yes
LED Thread Indicator Yes, InnovaChrome LED Thread Colour and Monitoring System
Lighting 3 built-in LEDs
Link Capability Link up to 10 machines with the optional PE-Design 11 software and wireless LAN
Live Positioning of Design Yes, View the image of the fabric in the frame directly on the screen and position your pattern easily
Manual Colour Sequence Yes, Set colour sequence by needle number
Multiple Line Text Input Yes, Create multiple lines of embroidery and align it left, right or centre
My Design Centre Features Yes
My Stitch Monitor App Yes
Needle Threading System Automatic
On-screen Editing Add Lettering, Arrange Text, Combine Designs, Resize Designs, Rotate Patterns
Pattern Rotating 0.1; 1, 10, or 90 degrees
On-screen Tutorials 25 Built-in help video tutorials
Optional Extras See Accessories Tab
Quick Set Bobbin Yes
Resume Function Yes
Sewing Speed for Frames 400 – 1,000 spm
Sewing Speed for Caps 400 – 600 spm
Single Colour Sewing Sew any design in a single colour with no interruption, Yes
Smart Stitch Management Forward or Backward/Direct Key Entry
Spool Stands 6
Stitch Select Yes
Stitch Simulator Yes, Let the machine show on the display how it stitches the embroidery pattern
Stitch to Block Yes, The machine automatically recalculates the number of stitches when resizing designs
Table Wide Table Optional
Thread Colour Sorting Yes, Minimise the number of colour changes in multi-colour designs
Thread Sensor Upper and Lower with On/Off
Thread Tension Manual
USB Ports PC and 2x High Speed USB Port.
Import designs from USB flash drive or from a direct PC connection
Utility Stitch Patterns 50
Wireless Compatibility Yes, Wi-LAN Function
Zoom Function 200% in Preview, 1600% in My Design Centre
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