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Index Basic-D V5 Embosser

High-quality, wireless braille and graphics

The Basic-D V5 is simply one of the most popular portable embossers in the world. It produces single or double-sided braille on continuous fanfold paper at speeds up to 140 characters per second.


How does this product change your life?

The Basic-D V5 is a compact, high-performance, single- or double-sided braille embosser using the most reliable paper feed method. You can convert Word and PDF documents into contracted braille in an instant, in over 140 languages. Your files can be sent via Bluetooth or wirelessly from a computer or mobile device of your choice.

Basic-D V5 offers an intelligent interface and features high-quality Acapela adaptive speech to guide you in twenty languages. Its control panel is designed to be usable by both visually impaired and sighted users. Portable, reliable and affordable, your Basic-D V5 offers you nothing less than the best braille printing capabilities in the world.


Functional specifications
  • Embossing speed cps 140 cps
  • Supports double and single-sided (interpoint)
  • Tractor feed paper form
  • Translates DOCX, PDF and TXT files
  • Emboss from mobile platforms
  • Direct embossing using Direct Print, no additional translation software required
  • Emboss directly from a USB thumb drive
  • Built-in braille translator
  • Web application

Supported Languages
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Russian
  • Swedish
  • Spanish
  • Portuguese
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Japanese
  • Turkish
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Greek
  • Finnish
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Chinese
Physical specifications
  • Dimensions: 52.1 x 25.9 x 38.4 cm (20.5 x 10.2 x 5.1’’)
  • Weight: 7.26 kg (16.7 lbs)
  • Technical specifications
  • Vertical printing (newspaper)
  • Braille font 2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm
  • Tactile resolution 50 dpi
  • Forming method 13 hammers/anvils
  • Tractor-fed
  • Sheet feeder size
  • Paper weight 120-180 g/m2 (80-110 lbs)
  • Paper width 5-13 in
  • Paper length 1-17 in
  • Paper formats adjustable
  • Noise level 80 dB(A)
  • Noise level with acoustic protection 60 dB(A)
  • Braille and ink labeled panel with multilingual speech feedback
  • Firmware upgrade via internet always free of charge
  • LED feedback 3 LED on the front panel and 4 on the backside
  • Printer drivers Windows 32/64 bit
  • Voltage 100-240 V AC

What's in the box?

  • Basic-D V5 braille embosser
  • User manual
  • Index USB memory stick
  • Power cord
  • USB cord
  • External power supply


2-year warranty

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