Comparing Brother SE600 and Janome HD3000

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Consumer Score
In comparison:
Brother SE600 ranks #23 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Consumer Score
In comparison:
Janome HD3000 ranks #38 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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8.9
Great
Brother SE600: Buy | Customer Reviews
Janome HD3000: Buy | Customer Reviews

Experts recommend Janome HD3000 more than Brother SE600

As of 2 Oct 2022, experts prefer Janome HD3000 over Brother SE600, but both Sewing Machines have solid expert endorsements.

As per this month's meta ranking, Janome HD3000 received 2 recommendations: from Crafts Selection (28 Aug 2022) and Sewing Spot (13 Feb 2022). Brother SE600 was also endorsed 2 times: by Good Housekeeping (7 Sep 2022) and Crafts Selection (28 Aug 2022). However, experts generally ranked Brother SE600 lower than Janome HD3000 in their articles, which caused it to rank lower in ReviewFinder ranking.

Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
money.com
Good Housekeeping
marthastewart.com
The Strategist
Business Insider
Wirecutter
Crafts Selection
Today
Sewing Spot
The Spruce
22
-14 $489
Janome HD3000
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-
-
-
-
-
9
-
9
-
24
-1 $400
Brother SE600
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10
-
-
-
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11
-
-
-

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About our ranking methodology

Endorsement summary:

  • On 28 Aug 2022 Crafts Selection ranked Janome HD3000 as #9 and Brother SE600 as #11
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #9 out of 16 Janome HD3000
    Best Sewing Machine For Heavy Fabrics
    ... ... ...
    #11 out of 16 Brother SE600
    Best Sewing Machine For Embroidery
    ... ... ...
  • On 7 Sep 2022 Good Housekeeping ranked Brother SE600 as #10
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #10 out of 12 Brother SE600
    Best Sewing Machine For Embroidery
    ... ... ...
  • On 13 Feb 2022 Sewing Spot ranked Janome HD3000 as #9
    Rank Sewing Machine Comment
    ... ... ...
    #9 out of 10 Janome HD3000
    Perfect for Leathers
    ... ... ...

Verdict

After counting and adding up the 90 expert endorsements of the May rankings, Janome HD3000 outranks Brother SE600. This is not to say that Brother SE600 is a bad option. Like Janome HD3000, it is recommended by experts, but less.

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Customers like Brother SE600 somewhat more

At ReviewFinder we prefer to focus on professional product reviews, because customer reviews can be disproportionately affected by unrelated factors such as delivery, specific seller listing problems, and, of course, fake reviews. With that said, below is the summary of consumer sentiment.

Brother SE600
Janome HD3000
Consumer score (CS) is a normalized computed representation of customers' sentiment towards a product.
CS of 10 is similar to a 4.8 star review, CS of 0 is similar to a 2 star review.

Brother SE600, the cheaper option, tends to get more favorable reviews than Janome HD3000.

As can be seen in the chart above, median best-selling sewing machine receives a consumer score of 8.3 (great). Both Brother SE600 and Janome HD3000 receive customer reviews that average out above that median threshold.

Brother SE600
In comparison:
Brother SE600 ranks #23 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.3
Amazing
Janome HD3000
In comparison:
Janome HD3000 ranks #38 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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8.9
Great
Median best-selling Sewing Machine
In comparison:
Singer 3221 ranks #58 out of 114. It is in the top 20%.
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8.3
Great





Brother SE600 is more popular than Janome HD3000

It's fairly safe to say that Brother SE600 is a more popular sewing machine than Janome HD3000, based on its 3,000+ reviews. Popularity is determined based on product sales. Note that older and cheaper products tend to sell more.


To consider

Customers who view Brother SE600 and Janome HD3000 often consider Singer Quantum Stylist 9960, a more popular, pricier option.
Table: Top compared alternatives for Brother SE600 and Janome HD3000
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 $432
In comparison:
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960 ranks #34 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.1
Great
4 expert recommendations More Popular
Janome HD3000 $489
In comparison:
Janome HD3000 ranks #38 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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8.9
Great
2 expert recommendations
Janome 4120QDC $799
In comparison:
Janome 4120QDC ranks #4 out of 114. It is in the top 10%.
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9.6
Amazing
2 expert recommendations Better Reviews
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen below, Janome HD3000 outranks Brother SE600 by 2 positions. This indicates that, as of 2 Oct 2022, Janome HD3000 is more critically acclaimed than Brother SE600.
Rank Change Price Sewing Machine
money.com
Good Housekeeping
marthastewart.com
The Strategist
Business Insider
Wirecutter
Crafts Selection
Today
Sewing Spot
The Spruce
1
- $432
Singer Quantum Stylist 9960
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3
-
-
1
5
1
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2
- $230
Singer Stylist 7258
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-
-
-
-
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4
-
7
1
3
- $130
Brother XM2701
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-
8
-
-
-
6
-
4
8
4
+1 $220
Singer Heavy Duty 4452
3
5
-
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [21]

94
Total expert reviews: 21
  • with a score: 3
  • without a score: 18
Highest score by onlinesewingmachine.com
97
Average score based on 21 reviews
94
Lowest score by SewingYourStyle
92

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20

Expert reviews [20]

93
Total expert reviews: 20
  • with a score: 4
  • without a score: 16
Highest score by SewingYourStyle
97
Average score based on 20 reviews
93
Lowest score by Sewing From Home
88

Score distribution:

80-100
60-80
40-60
20-40
0-20
Brother SE600: Buy | Customer Reviews
Janome HD3000: Buy | Customer Reviews
From Seller:
  • 80 Built-in designs: The SE600 comes with 80 built-in designs and 6 embroidery lettering fonts for personalizing your projects
  • Automatic needle threader and drop-in top bobbin: This sewing and embroidery combo machine includes an automatic needle threader that perfectly pushes the thread through the needle and a convenient, jam resistant drop-in top bobbin
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From Seller:
  • Built-in Needle Threader
  • Reverse Stitch Lever
  • Snap-on Presser Feet
  • Foot Pressure Adjustment
  • 8 Stitches, 1 One-step Buttonhole
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Brother SE600 is a very popular and one of the most expensive options. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother Embroidery PE535 or Janome MOD-19 .

Brother SE600 is $200.01 more expensive than an average sewing machine ($199.98).

Janome HD3000 is a popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling sewing machines and has a couple of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as Brother 2340CV or Juki HZL-LB5100 .

Janome HD3000 is $289.02 more expensive than the average sewing machine ($199.98).

Brother SE600: Buy | Customer Reviews
Janome HD3000: Buy | Customer Reviews

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