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-===== Silver Reed =====+====== Silver Reed ======
  
-**Silver Reed Ltd.** is a japanese knitting machine manufacturer. It's the only company that has not discontinued it's production series of home knitting machines. Silver Reed knitting machines have also been distributed under the labels **Knitmaster**, **Studio** and **Empisal**.+**Silver Reed Ltd.** is a japanese knitting machine manufacturer. It's the only company that has not discontinued it's production series of home knitting machines. Silver Reed knitting machines have also been distributed under the labels **Studio**, **Singer****Empisal** and **[[Knitmaster]]**.
  
-==== Company ====+===== Company =====
  
 //Silver Reed Ltd.// began operations as //Marukoshi Knitting Machines Ltd.// in Tokyo in the 1950s and started the sale of the Model-1 knitting machine in 1952. In 1967 the company name was changed to //Silver Seiko Ltd.//\\ //Silver Reed Ltd.// began operations as //Marukoshi Knitting Machines Ltd.// in Tokyo in the 1950s and started the sale of the Model-1 knitting machine in 1952. In 1967 the company name was changed to //Silver Seiko Ltd.//\\
 It claims to be the first company to sell electronic home knitting machines as early as 1977. Today Silver Seiko has extended its palette to include other home appliances, as well as information equipment and environmental equipment such as air fiters. It claims to be the first company to sell electronic home knitting machines as early as 1977. Today Silver Seiko has extended its palette to include other home appliances, as well as information equipment and environmental equipment such as air fiters.
  
-==== Knitting Machines ====+===== Current Products =====
  
-=== Bulky Gauge (9mm) === +This is an overview of knitting machines and accessories that are currently sold by Silver Reed.
-  * [[Silver Reed SK-155]]+
  
-=== Mid Gauge (7mm) === +====Knitting Machines==== 
-  * [[Silver Reed LK-150]] + 
-  * [[Silver Reed SK-160]] +=== Fine Gauge (3.6mm) === 
-  * [[Silver Reed SK-869]] +  * [[Silver Reed SK-830]] (computer)
  
 === Standard Gauge (4.5mm) === === Standard Gauge (4.5mm) ===
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   * [[Silver Reed SK-840]] (computer)   * [[Silver Reed SK-840]] (computer)
  
-=== Fine Gauge (3.6mm) === +=== Mid Gauge (6.5mm) === 
-  * [[Silver Reed SK-270]] (punch card+  * [[Silver Reed KB-360]] (aka Hands Friend
-  * [[Silver Reed SK-830]] (computer)+  * [[Silver Reed SK-160]] 
 + 
 +==== Accessories ==== 
 +  * [[Designaknit|Designaknit 7]] 
 +  * [[Silver Reed DL-1000]] 
 +  * [[Silver Reed PC-10]] 
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 + 
 +===== Older Products ===== 
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 +Older machines and accessories are not sold by Silver Reed any longer. Nevertheless you may still obtain most of them for reasonable prices at knitting machine trade & repair shops or at Ebay.
  
 ==== Accessories ==== ==== Accessories ====
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 ==== Weblinks ==== ==== Weblinks ====
  
-  * [[http://www.silver-reed.co.jp/company/e-company.html|company history]] +  * [[http://www.silver-reed.co.jp/company/e-company.html|Silver Reed: company history]] 
-  * [[http://www.yarn-store.com/silver_reed_studio_what_fits_what.html| compatibility chart]] +  * [[http://www.silver-reed.jp/category6/lineup1| Silver Reed: current knitting machines]] 
- +  * [[http://www.silver-reed.jp/category6/lineup2| Silver Reed: current accessories]] 
- +  * [[http://www.yarn-store.com/silver_reed_studio_what_fits_what.html|Accessory compatibility chart]]
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