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Basic-D V5

  • Basic-D V5 a light-weight embosser
  • Basic-D V5 connection interface
  • Basic-D V5 user interface
  • Basic-D V5 a tractor-fed embosser

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

  • Compact size
  • 100 characters per second
  • Print from portable devices
  • Braille and text labeled control panel
  • Tractor-fed: the most reliable paper feeding method​
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attractive user features

 

Over 25 years of experience

Basic-D V5 is a compact and powerful tractor-fed Braille printer as it has always been; but now it's available with new modern features like Wi-fi connection, embossing from USB memory and braille printing from mobile devices. 

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An even better Basic-D

Though the physical appearance has not changed, the Basic-D V5 has been updated to include all the latest Braille techniques and compatibility with mainstream technology.

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Region defined layouts

Select and save region specific layouts or operate using 1-9 layout options including user defined. 

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Horizontal & Vertical Braille printing

Emboss Braille horizontally or vertically (sideways) on the page using the Basic-D V5 Braille embosser. 

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Light to sharpen the design

Light is an important design component in all V5 embossers and a hallmark for its technology level. It both guides the user interface and decorates the embosser.

 

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Common features

An enjoyable user interface

The control panel is a local user interface which allows the user to interact with the braille embosser and provides complete embosser control.

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Emboss & manage from portable devices


Index Braille V5 embossers are compatible with portable devices. With the use of your portable device and Index's own idB (free), endless braille embossing options are available directly from your smart phone, tablet or portable PC.

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Even better braille quality

The V5 solenoids (hammers) offer even better braille dot quality, a longer life cycle, higher embossing speed and lower power consumption.

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idB: Index-direct-Braille

idB is a direct braille printing application built in the V5 braille embosser. It is available free of charge and compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux computers. 

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Affordable price

Full of truly useful features and endless braille embossing opportunities, Index V5 braille embossers  still maintain the most affordable braille printer price comparatively.

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Acapela synthetic speech

In V5 embossers the speech feedback is generated by Acapela synthetic speech. This enables easy feedback when controlling the embosser user interface.  
 

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Remote support

Get Index Braille embosser support from anywhere in the world by simply connecting to our remote support function embedded in the V5 embosser.

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Interpoint Braille

High quality Braille on both sides of the paper, known as interpoint or double-sided braille, is an Index Braille trademark. 

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USB host port

Connect a USB memory stick directly to any Index V5 braille embosser via USB host port to directly print braille documents or back up and restore embosser settings.

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accessories

Acoustic Hood Basic

Acoustic Hood Basic

Table-based hood for home and office use

New and improved Acoustic Hood model for Basic-D, reducing embossing noise levels by more than 90%. NEW: Includes a built-in paper cutter.

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Index Braille Stapler

Index Braille Stapler

A heavy-duty stapler for braille books

The Index Braille Stapler is a heavy-duty stapler in whose design can accommodate for thicker documents such as braille books. It suits nicely braille documents embossed in booklet format using A3 or 11x17" paper, but can be used for any braille documents.

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12" Fanfold paper

12" Fanfold paper

Tractor-fed braille paper

Standard fanfold braille paper suitable for Basic-D. We deliver it when you need it, right from stock.

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Latest Firmware

Latest V5 Firmware

Firmware V5: 2017-07-03 upgrades V5 embossers with support for .bra and .elpp files, Index Braille Labeler and several important bug fixes.

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Manuals

Drivers

Utilities

Service

Admin

Marketing

technical specifications

Braille

Embossing speed cps

100 cps

Single-sided

Double-sided

Vertical printing (booklet)

Adjustable line spacing

Braille font

2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm

Tactile resolution

100 dpi

Forming method

13 solenoids (hammers) against steel anvils

Additional info

  • interpoint [standard braille] and interline [w/ 2.2 mm font] available

Communication

USB

USB memory stick

Wi-Fi network

Wired network

Bluetooth

Supports mobile devices

Printer driver for Windows

Printer driver for Mac

Printer driver for Linux

Web interface

Free firmware upgrade

Supports idB

Electrical

Voltage

100-240 V AC

Power max

140 W

Power stand by

5 W

Eco power down

0.05 W

Switched power supply

General

Price

$3,695.00

Warranty

2 years

cps/1000 USD

27

Produced by

Produced by:
Index Braille
Hantverksvägen 20
954 33 Gammelstad
Sweden
www.indexbraille.com
 

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)

Paper

Tractor-fed

Cut sheet fed

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Paper roll

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Sheet feeder size

Paper weight

120-180 g/m2 (80-110 lbs)

Paper width

100-325 mm (3.9"-12,8")

Paper length

25-431mm (1"-17")

Adjustable paper size

Fixed paper size

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