The following cables are available - please consult the table below to see which one(s) are appropriate for your knitting machine(s) or electronic pattern devices.

If you have more than one type of knitting machine which you would like to link to a USB port, depending on the manufacturer and model, you may find it more economical and convenient to use the serial cables with a single USB converter - click here to read about this.

Cable

Machine

Upload Download Interactive Knitting

* SilverLink 1 Serial
(powered by EC1)

 

SK830, SK840, SK860, SK890

N

Row by row downloading with Interactive Knitting

Y

Knitmaster 550, 560, 580

N

Row by row downloading with Interactive Knitting

Y

* SilverLink 2 Serial
(Mains powered)

SK830, SK840, SK860, SK890

N

Row by row downloading with Interactive Knitting

Y

* SilverLink 2 USB
(Mains powered)

SK830, SK840, SK860, SK890

N

Row by row downloading with Interactive Knitting

Y

* SilverLink 3 Serial

 

PE1 Pattern Controller

Y

Download to PE3 from Stitch Designer Screen

N

* SilverLink 3 USB

 

PE1 Pattern Controller

Y

Download to PE3 from Stitch Designer Screen

N

* SilverLink 3 USB Plus

PE1 Pattern Controller

Y

Download to PE3 from Stitch Designer Screen

Y

*** SilverLink 5 USB
(Mains powered)

Knitmaster 560, 580

SK830, SK840, SK860, SK890

N

Pattern downloaded to SL4 box via Interactive Knitting and followed row by row

Y
Operating System * All versions of Windows.
WinNT, Win2000, Win XP or Vista preferred

** All versions of Windows

*** Windows 98SE, Win ME, Win NT4, Win2000,  Win XP and Vista
The SL5 is USB 1.1 compliant and will work with USB 1.1 and USB 2 controllers.