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AVL K-Series Computer Dobby Weaving Loom

The world's most advanced handloom for complex weaving

So you’re a complex weaver? Great! Then you value equipment that gives you precision over your creativity without causing distractions. You also appreciate the ergonomic design and intuitive interfaces that let you maintain focus on what’s most important - your art.

Honouring AVL’s tradition of innovation, the K-Series introduces new and improved technologies and designs that offer unmatched creative potential. For the first time, treadling 40 shafts are not just made possible, it’s made easy. Warp movement works with you as you weave, and adjustments come with the tap of a button. Connecting your laptop, tablet, or phone is straightforward and instant. Technology assists where it needs to and the weavers’ touch is left to shine.

We are an Australian retailer able to provide sales and support. Contact us today for a quote and details on the ordering process.  

Highlights of the K-Series Computer Dobby Loom

  • Compu-Dobby®

    • Built-in loom control via a web browser. No software or driver installations are needed.

    • WiFi, USB connect-ability.

    • Built-in pattern storage. Save designs on the Compu-Dobby.

    • Advanced diagnostics to prevent downtime. No more surprises!

    • Easily connect to a laptop, tablet, or phone for loom control. 

  • Countermarch Dobby

    • Centre-shedding means bigger sheds for easier weaving.

    • Dobby equals no crawling under the loom for tie-ups or remembering complicated treadling sequences.

    • Perfectly balanced to ensure light-touch treadling up to 40 harnesses.

    • No lift-assist necessary.

    • Again, treadling is light! Weaving hours on end is a walk in the park. 

  • Digital tension and advancing systems

    • Digital dynamic warp tension and cloth advance systems.

    • Adjustments are made at the press of a button.

    • Digital control means continuous weaving without interruptions. A project can be woven from start to finish without pausing to advance or adjust tension. 

  • Ergonomics

    • Small footprint - easy to work around and perfect for home or studio.

    • The beam cover protects the arms from scratching on the sticky breast beam.

    • Adjustable bench with height and seat-tilt adjustability for comfort.

    • Built-in shelf for handy convenience.

    • Our quietest Compu-Dobby® ever. Keep your partners and pets happy!

Features of the K-Series Computer Dobby Loom

  • Weaving Width

    • 24", 32" or 40"

  • Harnesses

    • 8, 16, 24, 32 or 40 harnesses

    • Polyester (standard) or metal heddles (optional) -- 17.25".

    • 50, 75, and 100 Heddles/Harnesses for 24”, 32”, and 40” looms respectively.

    • Unique heddle bar construction for easy movement and addition/removal

  • Beater

    • Standard bottom swing beater

    • Stainless steel reed: 6, 8, 10, 12 or 15 Dent (please specify at time of order)

  • Warp Beams

    • Digitally controlled, dynamic warp tension

    • 1/2-Yard Sectional Warp Beam with hoops for 2" sections (standard)

    • Plain Warp Beam (optional)

    • 2nd Warp Beam, 1/2-Yard or Plain (optional)

    • Compatible with a raddle, Warping Wheel, or track & mount system for a tension box

  • Rotary Temples (optional)

    • Keep cloth from drawing in

    • Ring temples rotate as your cloth advances. No need to stop and reset
  • Construction

    • Unique, high-strength joinery creates a rigid structure for perfect work

    • Kiln-dried ash hardwood construction will last more than a lifetime

  • Support

    • Illustrated Instruction Manual (printed and online) with photos

    • Lifetime email/phone support (for original purchaser)

    • Standard AVL Warranty. See Appendix

K-Series Computer Dobby Loom Specifications

61 cm (24") Specification

  • Height: 53” (135 cm)
  • Overall Width with Compu-Dobby & Warp Beam Handle: 46 ½” (118 cm)
  • Length with a sectional beam: 58” (148 cm)
  • Footprint: 48” x 37 ½” (122 x 95 cm)
  • Weight: 291 lbs (132 kgs)

76 cm (32") Specification

  • Height: 53” (135 cm)
  • Overall Width with Compu-Dobby & Warp Beam Handle: 54 ½” (139 cm)
  • Length with a sectional beam: 58” (148 cm)
  • Footprint: 48” x 45 ½” (122 x 116 cm)
  • Weight: 343 lbs (155.6 kgs)

102 cm (40") Specification

  • Height: 53” (135 cm)
  • Overall Width with Compu-Dobby & Warp Beam Handle: 62 ½” (159 cm)
  • Length with a sectional beam: 58” (148 cm)
  • Footprint: 48” x 53 ½” (122 x 136 cm)
  • Weight: 395 lbs (179.2 kgs)

 

K-Series Computer Dobby Loom Included Accessories

K-Series Computer Dobby Loom Optional Accessories

AVL Rotary Temples

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