Octado Dobby Loom

Louet Octado Dobby Loom

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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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)

Assembly Instructions for Octado (download pdf)

Octado Interface (download pdf)

About Louet Looms

Louet Looms finest weaving equipment

Louet offers a finely engineered weaving loom for every weaver.  Louet looms harness 30 years of research and development to meet the needs and myriad desires of today’s weaving enthusiasts. From frame and travel table looms to innovative electronic dobby- floor looms, Louet brings you the quietest, highest-quality and finest looms on the market. The technological and ergonomic advances make weaving with a Louet loom a delightful experience that you can pursue for hours a day with ease.

Many customers have 30 year old Louet looms that are still in use on a daily basis. Invest in quality. Buy a Louet. 

Louet products are known worldwide for their excellence in quality, design and workmanship. Louet [BV], located in Holland, began designing and manufacturing Louet spinning and weaving equipment in 1976. Superior engineering and high-quality workmanship have been the cornerstone of Louet spinning and weaving equipment for the past 30 years and remains very important to this day.

Superior engineering and experience has allowed Louet to design and manufacture numerous wheels, looms and carders that are functionally superior, practical, of excellent quality and offered at a affordable prices. Many of our customers are happy to own more than one Louet product. We stand behind our products to the fullest extent.

All inquiries for Louet equipment outside North America should be directed to Louet BV at www.louet.nl.