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Meet Megado’s little sister: all the features, but with fewer shafts. Tired of crawling on the floor to tie up treadles? Octado is for you! Louet designs looms that are easy and comfortable to weave with, allowing weavers to sit and enjoy their craft for many hours at a time. A dobby loom allows you to avoid tie-ups and with only 8 shafts, it’s not so intimidating.  Octado has all of the major features its big sister the Megado and has one treadle, light weight treadling and a floating breast beam system.

Our Octado electronic-dobby interfaces with popular weaving software with a USB cable connection.  Compatible software includes: Fiberworks PCW, Patternland, PixieLoom, Weavemaker, Proweave and Weave It. The Octado interface supports both PC and MacIntosh operating platforms.  Design a pattern in your software and send it to your loom to weave!

Available options:

  • Octado 70: 27 5/8” (70cm) weaving width, comes with 600 heddles
  • Octado 90: 35” (90 cm) weaving width, comes with 800 heddles
  • Octado 110: 44” (110 cm) weaving width, comes with 1200 heddles
  • Electronic or mechanical dobby

Features:

  • 8 shafts
  • Easy programming & interface
  • Light treadling of the countermarch shed
  • Made from lacquered beech hardwood
  • Most complex castle section is pre-assembled
  • The Louet floating breast beam, a unique warp tension control system, which allows the weaver to set and check the warp tension each time the warp is advanced

Includes:

  • A shelf
  • 8 harnesses
  • built-in raddle
  • A stainless-steel reed 40-10 (metric
  • Texsolv heddles (330 mm),
  • Lease and tie-up sticks
  • Sixteen warp sticks

Options:

  • Octado 70: 27 5/8” (70cm) weaving width, comes with 600 heddles
  • Octado 90: 35” (90 cm) weaving width, comes with 800 heddles
  • Octado 110: 44” (110 cm) weaving width, comes with 1200 heddles
  • Electronic or mechanical dobby

Accessories:

  • 330 mm heddles (packages of 100)
  • Bench – height adjustable 23-28”
  • 2nd warpbeam
  • Sectional warp kit
  • Electronic Dobby
  • Mechanical Dobby – includes 20 program bars
  • Program bars (packs of 10)
  • Dobby Chain weight
  • Tilting Bench Kit
  • Fly Shuttle Device
  • Fly Shuttle

Dimensions (wxdxh)
Octado 70: 45 1/4″ x 39″ x 50″ (115 x 99 x 127 cm)
Octado 90: 53″ x 39″ x 50” (135 x 99 x 127 cm)
Octado 110: 61″ x 39″ x 50″ (155 x 99 x 127 cm)

Weight

Octado 70: 99 lb (45 kg)

Octado 90: 106 lb (48 kg)

Octado 110: 117 lb (53 kg)

This is a special order item. Please email us for delivery time estimates at info@fibremaven.com. If an item is not in stock it may take 6-12 weeks for delivery from Louet in The Netherlands.  

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