Index Basic-D V5 Braille Printer

Basic-D V5 is a small yet powerful braille printer. The utilisation of double-sided fan-folded paper makes this desktop braille embosser great for braille in the classroom, office or at home, all for an attractive low price.

 
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For years, Basic-D has been the most sold braille embosser in the world. It uses fan-folded paper to produce single or double-sided braille.

  • 100 characters per second
  • High-quality single & double-sided braille
  • Print from portable devices
  • Supports Index-direct-Braille (idB)
  • Braille & text labelled interface panel
  • Horizontal and vertical braille printing
  • Multilingual speech feedback
  • Tractor-fed - the most reliable paper feeding method
  • Compact size
  • High resolution tactile graphics (software required)

 

Braille

Embossing speed
    100 cps
Single-sided
    yes
Double-sided
    yes
Vertical printing (booklet)
    yes
Braille font
    2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm
Tactile resolution
    100 dpi
Forming method
    13 solenoids (hammers) against steel anvils

 

Paper

Tractor-fed
    yes
Paper weight
    120-180 g/m2 (80-110 lbs)
Paper width
    3.9-12.8 in
Paper length
    1-17 in
Paper formats
    Adjustable/flexible

 

Measurements

Height
    13 cm (5.12 in)
Width
    52 cm (20.47 in)
Depth
    26 cm (10.24 in)
Net volume
    17.58 dm3 (0.62 ft3)
Net weight
    7.6 kg (16.72 lbs)
Noise level
    80 dB(A)
Noise level with acoustic protection
    60 dB(A)

 

Communication

User interface
    Braille and ink labelled panel with multilingual speech feedback
USB & USB memory stick
    yes
Network  (Wi-Fi & wired)
    yes
Bluetooth
    yes
Supports mobile devices

    yes
Web interface
    yes
Supports idB (learn more about idB)
    yes
Free firmware upgrade
    Via internet always free of charge
Lights feedback
    User interface and embosser
Printer drivers
    Windows, Mac, Linux