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Flexibility Worldwide

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Operating Systems

STOLL Machine Operating System

Quality up to date

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STOLL Connectivity

Connect flexibility to economy

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STOLL Pattern Software M1plus®

Step by step into the future

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Management Tools

Machine Management Tools

Improved communication with your machine

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Flexibility Worldwide

… with your smartphone or tablet

Flexibility Worldwide

Use your smartphone or tablet to monitor and operate your machine pool or even to manage knitting orders in any place at any time.

Stoll-knit report®2, Order Management Software and the machine user interface are available for smartphones and tablets.

Fast, efficient and without the need of physical presence: Enjoy the advantage to monitor your machine pool with our Stoll-knit report®2. With Order Management Software use the opportunity to distribute your orders in the right instant and with the machine user interface operate your machines independently.


STOLL Pattern Software M1plus®

Step by step into the future

STOLL Software Solutions offers you unique tools which not only considerably simplify your daily work, but also make a perceptible difference in your balance sheets.

We are continuously developing our established pattern software M1plus® to offer you more flexibility with even more options for the user:

With the pattern software M1plus® you are free to create all patterns that you desire going from cut and sew, Fully Fashion to Stoll-knit and wear®, in Intarsia, Stoll-multi gauges®, plating, Stoll-devoré knit®, Plush etc... techniques.

Take advantage of our exclusive cooperation with ENEAS modular graphics system in flat knitting. The option to link ENEAS software packages to the M1plus® offers a high degree of freedom regarding design, fabric simulation and presentation.

  • Individual Programming with M1plus®

    Yarn Carrier Colors
    Module Arrangement
    Color Arrangement
    • Drawing with yarn carrier colors

      Drawing with Yarn Carrier Colors

      Select colors within a color palette with 32 assigned yarn carriers and set them to the desired pattern areas – just in case an automatic calculation is not desirable.

    • Module Arrangement

      Module Arrangement

      Include several modules in one Module Arrangement and predefine their knitting order. The result is the desired transfer row order of each module combination.

    • Color Arrangement

      Color Arrangement

      Predefine a row that is to be separated into several subsequent knitting and transfer rows – e.g. for Intarsia technique and yarn carrier motions. The desired additional rows in the Color Arrangement are inserted while expanding the pattern.

  • ENEAS Software Packages

    Page Studio
    Mask Dip / Change Yarn
    • Shaper


      Generate and graduate shapes simply and quickly with the "Shaper".

    • 3D-Viewer


      Dress a model and have a look at your knit from any view with the "3D-Viewer". An additional package allows the presentation of your designs on a virtual catwalk.

    • Designer


      Transform your draft into pattern rows with the "Designer".

    • Page Studio

      Page Studio

      Prepare your fabric for presentation in a wide range of color variation with the "Page Studio".

    • Mask Dip / Change Yarn

      Mask Dip / Change Yarn

      Vary the coloring of your knitting pattern with "Mask Dip" and display it in various gauges and different yarn types with the "Change Yarn".

  • M1plus® operating modes

    Design Mode
    Technical Mode
    • Design Mode

      The Design Mode offers a compact programming style with the Symbol View. There are no complex calculation processes in the background in the first processing steps.

      Take benefit from numerous implemented automatic functions with the Arrangement Technology and obtain all three available views (Symbol View, Technical View, Fabric View) simultaneously with the processing step "Expansion".

      Symbol View

      Symbol View

      The Symbol View is the most compact representation of your pattern. Knitting data is visualized by clear symbols and colors. In the Design Mode drawing is as easy as in a regular paint program, since no expansion processes are running in the background.

    • Technical Mode

      The Technical Mode of the M1plus® provides full information and all three available views simultaneously from the very first step.

      Symbol View

      The Symbol View is the most compact representation of your pattern. Knitting data is visualized by clear symbols and colors.

      Symbol View

      Fabric View

      The Fabric View immediately provides a realistic presentation of the fabric. This along with the previous control of the knitting order offers the advantage of being able to avoid part of the test fabrics.

      Fabric View

      Technical View

      The Technical View includes all important information for the knitting technique and presents the knitting order with the common symbols.


Tools and Downloads
M1plus®-Brochure PDF

STOLL Connectivity

Connect flexibility to economy

Take real advantage of the computer controlled CMS machines using their networking ability and the various possibilities of communication with the machine. Centralized control will reduce downtimes considerably.

STOLL knitting machines offer options such as USB interface and networking via Ethernet.
In addition, we offer you the possibility of a data transfer technique with Stoll KnitLAN and a central storage option with Network Based Data Storage.

  • Interfaces

    • Ethernet

      The Ethernet connection offers the possibility to connect CMS machines from TC to the latest machine generation to standard networks and quickly transmit large volumes of data.

    • USB-Interface

      Each CMS is equipped with USB interfaces as standard for optimum communication. All peripheral devices that are available in retail stores like USB Memory Stick, USB hard drive, USB Floppy drive, USB CD/DVD drive or USB keyboard are suitable for data exchange.

  • Services

    Network Integration
    STOLL Name Server (SNS)
    • KnitLAN

      KnitLAN is the basic technology for network applications at Stoll. Thanks to high speed and transmission reliability, it provides new options of data transfer. KnitLAN is the basis for your applications between the knitting machines and external systems, similar to "http" for the internet.

      The following applications are already based on the innovative KnitLAN technology:

      • With "Online" you communicate with the individual machines by means of a simple user interface or send, for example, pattern files to any desired machine.
      • MC Shell - this open interface provides possibilities for customized remote control access, e.g. automated control of production.
      • Order Management Software is used for the distribution, control and management of knitting orders. See more information under "Machine Management Tools"
    • Network Integration

      Network Based Data Storage enables the central storage of all relevant data on the network.

      Centralized Pattern Library

      Provide your production with patterns maintaining a central library of patterns with access for all networked machines.

      Software Update Management

      Do you need to update your machine software?
      Provide latest software updates on a central server and prepare all networked machines with automatic updates without interrupting the knitting process.

    • STOLL Name Server (SNS)

      With Stoll Name Server get a centralized database to administrate all networked OKC computer-type machines and Pattern Workstations. The web-based access to the STOLL Name Server shows all entries and you can edit helpful client data properties.
      Networked OKC machines auto-register at the STOLL Name Server. Furthermore, you can add any pattern workstation or file server to the network.


Machine Management Tools

Improved communication with your machine

You want to be able to control your knitting machine and your production even faster, more directly and with further enhanced precision? Then you will want to use the communication channels of the future!
STOLL Machine Management Tools will change and above all simplify daily knitting practices: starting with our service components that help you to control your machine perfectly to the frequently requested linking of machine in small, flexible networks.

Through the cooperation of Stoll-knit report®2, Order Management Software and the communication tools remote control VNC Viewer, the processes around the knitting process are more transparent, more productive and thus, at the end, more cost-efficient.

  • STOLL-knit report®2

    To remain competitive it is imperative to operate your machine pool efficiently and at full capacity. It is also crucial to be able to identify and eliminate the reasons for problems and downtimes promptly.

    Increase the transparency, effectiveness and cost-efficiency of all aspects of the entire knitting process using Stoll-knit report®2.

    Monitor your machine pool via Tablet or smartphone or any PC. It's that easy. A clear graphic presentation of your machine pool instantly provides an exact machine status overview.

    Stay in control with pre-defined database analysis of downtimes, machine status, stop motions, productivity and pattern statistics. Beyond you can create your own statistics.
    Everything is possible with Stoll-knit report®2 – world wide – no matter where you are in the network.

  • Order Management Software

    Make your knitting orders more transparent with the Order Management Software now.
    Use the Order Management System for the distribution, control and management of knitting orders. Generate electronic routing cards (tickets) for example via an ERP system, containing the required production specifications. With these tickets, the work progress is followed up and controlled via the network.

    You are completely free in designing the tickets and you can decide which data elements they should contain.
    Additionally, the Order Management Software enables print out routing slips for knitting orders with a personalized content and layout.
    New feature: Manual or automatic production mode?
    By calling up a ticket, the pattern can now be manually or automatically loaded into the machine.

  • Communication

    Remote Control VNC Viewer
    IE Remote Control
    • Remote Control

      Remote Control VNC Viewer

      Got any technical problems? No problem at all. With the Remote Control VNC Viewer operate and monitor your CMS directly from your M1plus® pattern workstation or any PC or even from a Tablet by remote control. Whenever you want, wherever you are.
      We also provide remote assistance, service, instructions and administrative help.

    • Internet Explorer

      Internet Explorer Remote Control (Machine -> Intranet)

      Internet Explorer makes it possible: access your own intranet sites from the knitting machine, set up a fast connection to further software programs, for example, to the Stoll-knit-report®2 in order to display the status site of all knitting machines or you can display operating instructions and spare parts catalogues directly on the machine.

    • Email-Client


      Use the email client to send log files and messages directly from the networked knitting machine to persons that have to be informed.


Tools and Downloads
STOLL Management Tools PDF

Machine Operating System

Quality up to date

Each flat knitting machine of the same control generation has the same machine operating system.
The machines can be updated in a simple way and free of charge. The updates include knitting technique innovations as well as handling improvements.

  • Always up to date

    Stoll offers regular operating system updates with further developments and knitting technique improvements.
    Profit from the latest know-how our development department and of our customers from all over the world.

  • This simple

    Stoll uses one uniform operating system for all machine types of one control generation. Additionally, use Sintral patterns beyond machine and control generations – for a sustainable pattern development.

  • Almost fully automatic

    Newest features and updates are available via FTP server, by Internet and alternatively on DVD. The update is executed automatically during the next Start.

  • Safe investment

    Each Stoll customer receives machine software updates free of charge!

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