Elna Excellence 790 PRO


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eXcellence 790PRO

Semi-Professional Computerized Sewing Machine


Looking for amazing space, prodigious power and unlimited technical and creative possibilities? Here is our all-new eXcellence 790PRO! The breakthrough model that perfectly meets the highest expectations of both sewists and quilters:

  • Flat-bed design inspired by professional machines and full aluminum construction
  • Extra-large sewing area and wide 7″ high-definition, color touch screen
  • Powerful motor giving up to 1300 stitches/min. and strongest needle penetration
  • High-illuminance LED lighting in 4 areas


Experience uniquely smooth, silent and vibration-free operation granted by robustness and stability. Automated functions will assist you to boost perfection, performance and ease-of-use, even with the most ambitious sewing projects:

  • Automatic thread tension adjustment
  • Automatic control of foot pressure with fabric sensor and of presser foot lifter
  • Optical bobbin sensor with advanced monitoring of low thread level
  • Digital needle-plate conversion
  • Independent bobbin winding motor


The overall feeding system has been extensively enhanced and provides higher accuracy and easier control:

  • State-of-the-art feed dog design captures fabric for accurate feeding
  • ADF feeding system with automated dropping of feed dogs when presser foot rises, enables smooth positioning and removal of fabric
  • Fully integrated Dual Feed system with own motor enables better feeding of layers and on-screen balancing
  • Removable Dual Feed Plus feet included


  • Flat bed design
  • Full aluminum body
  • Extra-large sewing space Width 343mm/13.5″ x Height 140mm/5.5″
  • Extra-large 7″ HD color touch screen (H 91.4 × W 152.4 mm)
  • Multi-language, easy navigation display
  • Built-in needle threader Superior System
  • Horizontal rotary hook with top-loading bobbin
  • Optical bobbin thread sensor for low level monitoring
  • Bobbin winder with separate motor
  • Telescopic double spool stand
  • Superior feeding system with ADF automated dropping of feed dogs and state-of-the-art 7-piece feed dog
  • Advanced Dual Feed system with direct on-screen control
  • Dual Feed and Dual Feed Plus system for use of wide and narrow feet
  • Automatic thread tension control
  • Automatic presser foot pressure adjustment
  • Automatic presser foot lifter
  • Extra-high presser foot position
  • Clip-on easy conversion presser foot
  • Automatic one-step needle-plate conversion system
  • Professional HP needle plate, HP and HP2 feet included
  • Adjustable knee lifter
  • Large foot controller
  • Remote thread cutter switch
  • 9 high-illuminance LED lights in 4 areas
  • 3 MB integrated memory
  • USB port
  • Extra-large table with drawer for accessory storage
  • Machine size W 650 × H 371 × D 259 mm
  • Machine weight 17.3 kg


  • Adjustable stitch width maximum 9 mm
  • Adjustable stitch length maximum 5 mm
  • 400 stitch patterns
  • 12 one-step automatic buttonholes, 1 sensor buttonhole
  • Alphabet in 3 fonts (Block, Script, Broadway)
  • Capital letters and numbers available in 9 mm
  • Adjustable sewing speed up to 1300 stitches per min.
  • Pattern combinations including up to 100 stitches
  • Favorite Stitch function to save customized stitch settings
  • Sewing Guide with directions for 22 sewing and quilting tasks
  • Quilt Block Advisor to calculate the size and number of pieces
  • Stitch Composer stitch creation software
  • On-screen help
  • Variable zigzag
  • Stitch tapering function
  • Ruler work function
  • 91 variable needle positions


  • Start / Stop
  • Reverse sewing
  • Automatic lock stitch
  • Up / Down needle position
  • Automatic presser foot lifter
  • Automatic and programmable thread cutter
  • Speed control slider


  • 21 presser feet:
    • Standard A
    • Rolled Hem D
    • Zipper E
    • Invisible Zipper Z
    • Satin Stitch F
    • Open-toe Satin Stitch F2
    • Blind Hem G
    • Overlock M
    • ¼” Seam O
    • ¼” Seam (without quilting guide O)
    • Free-Motion Quilting:
      • Closed-toe QC
      • Open-toe QO
      • Open-toe Zigzag QV
      • Ruler Work QR
      • Variable Zigzag QZ
    • Closed-toe Darning PD-H
    • Open-toe Darning PDH,
    • Automatic Buttonhole R (with stabilizer plate)
    • Button Sewing T
    • Dual Feed AD (wide type)
    • Dual Feed Plus HP2 (narrow type)
    • Professional Grade 1/4” Seam HP
  • 3 needle plates:
    • Standard
    • Straight Stitch
    • Professional Grade HP
  • Others:
    • Button Shank Plate
    • Quilting Guide Bar
    • Bobbins
    • Seam Ripper
    • Needle Set
    • Lint Brush
    • Spool Holders:
      • Small
      • Large
      • Special
    • Spool Rests
    • Spool Nets
    • Screwdriver
    • Touch Panel Stylus
  •  Knee lifter
  •  Large foot controller and thread cutter switch
  • Extra-wide extension table with accessory drawer
  • Accessory case
  • Semi-hard fabric cover
  • PC Application Pack:
    • Stitch Composer software
    • Quilt Block Advisor
    • Screen Saver

Quick Comparison Chart

Machine: eXcellence 790PRO eXcellence 780+ eXcellence 720PRO eXcellence 710
Computerized/Mechanical Computerized Computerized Computerized Computerized
Speed 1300 SPM 1,060 SPM 1200 SPM 1000 SPM
Bobbin System Drop In 15 Class Drop In 15 Class Drop In 15 Class Drop In 15 Class
Maximum Stitch Width 9mm 9mm 9mm 9mm
Maximum Stitch Length 5mm 5mm 5mm 5mm
Number Of Stitches 400 + 3 Alphabet Fonts 350 + 4 Alphabet Fonts 200 + 3 Alphabet Fonts 170 + 4 Alphabet Fonts
Feed Dog System 7 Piece 7 Piece 7 Piece 7 Piece
Upper Feed Dual Feed with Digital Adjustment Dual Feed Manual Adjustment Dual Feed Manual Adjustment Dual Feed Manual Adjustment
Bobbin Winder Dedicated Motor Auto declutch bobbin winder Dedicated Motor Auto declutch bobbin winder
Tension Adjustment Automatic/Digital Automatic/Digital Manual Knob Manual Dial
Needle Positions 91 91 91 91
Presser Foot Pressure Adjustment Automatic/Digital Automatic/Digital Manual Knob Manual Dial
Sewing Space  343mm/13.5″ x  140mm/5.5″ 280mm/11″ x 120mm/4.75″ 255mm/10″ x 120mm/4.75″ 280mm/11″ x 120mm/4.75″
Needle Plate One Touch Release: Straight Stitch,  Zig Zag, & Professional Grade Plate Included One Touch Release: Straight Stitch,  Zig Zag, & Professional Grade Plate Included One Touch Release: Straight Stitch,  Zig Zag, & Professional Grade Plate Included One Touch Release: Straight Stitch & Zig Zag Included
Free Arm Flat Bed Yes Flat Bed Yes
Knee Lift Automatic Programable or Bar Automatic Programable or Bar Bar Included Bar Included
Extension Table Included Included Included Not Included
Lighting 9 LED lights in 4 areas 9 LED lights in 4 areas + Retractable high light 6 LED in 3 Locations 5 LED lights in 3 areas
Needle Threader Yes Yes Yes Yes
Needle Up/Down Button Yes Yes Yes Yes
Presser Foot Lift Automatic & Manual Lever (Rear) Automatic & Manual Lever (Rear) Manual Lever (Rear) Manual Lever (Rear)
Speed Control Yes Yes Yes Yes
Start/Stop Button Yes Yes Yes Yes
Thread Cutter Yes, Button or Pedal (included) activated Yes, Button or Pedal (included) activated Yes, Button or Pedal (optional) activated Yes, Button or Pedal (optional) activated
Direct Stitch Selection On Screen Menu On Screen Menu 10 Programable in Mode 1 4 Dedicated
Automatic Lock Stitch Yes Yes Yes Yes
Number Of Buttonhole Stitches 12 Automatic, 1 Sensor 11 One Step 9 One Step 10 Automatic
Attachment Storage External Case & Table Drawer External Case & Bed Extension External Case Machine Top, & 3 Compartment Bed Extension
Cover/Case Semi Rigid Semi Rigid Soft Cover Semi Rigid

Additional information

Weight 39 lbs
Dimensions 26 × 16 × 21 in