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Basic-D V5

  • Basic-D V5 a light-weight embosser
  • Basic-D V5 ports
  • Basic-D V5 control panel
  • Basic-D V5 a tractor-fed embosser
  • The Basic-D web interface

For more than 20 years Basic-D has been the most sold braille embosser in the world. 

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Basic-D V5 specific features

 

The history of Basic-D

Basic-D has been in the front line of braille printers since the introduction. 

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Improvements of Basic-D V5

Basic-D V5 has been updated to support mainstream technology.

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Horizontal and vertical braille printing

Emboss Braille horizontally or vertically 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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Tactile graphics

All Index V5 printers support tactile graphics mixed with braille at the same page. Graphic images are generated by complimentary softwares.
 

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Common features

Control panel

The control panel is the user interface which allows the user to setup and use embosser.

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BrailleApp web interface

Index V5 printers support the BrailleApp user interface. It is probably the most intuative user interface on the market. 
 

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Braille quality

The New Generation V5 solenoids introduced in October 2018, offers an excellent braille quality. The dot hight and form are maintained during hours of continuous printing.

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idB: Index-direct-Braille

idB (Index-direct-Braille) opens the possibility to print standard files without an external braille editor. The file will be translated and formatted within the printer, following the active embosser layout.   

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Acapela synthetic speech

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

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Remote support

Remote support is available on V5 printers when connected to a network with Internet. With remote support the Index support team can "look" inside the printer, check and update the status. 

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Braille forming animation

Below video show how double sided braille is simultaneously produced on an Index printer.

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Ports on Index V5

Index V5 printers include USB port, port for USB memory stick, wired network, WiFi network and Bluetooth. 

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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

Hotfix 2020-06-29 based on Firmware V5 2020-05-18: It upgrades V5 embossers with new functionality and bug fixes.

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Latest Windows 10/8/7 Printer Driver

Manuals

Drivers

Latest Mac OS X Printer Driver

Utilities

Service

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Technical specifications

Braille

Embossing speed cps

140 cps

Single-sided

Double-sided

Vertical printing (booklet)

Adjustable line spacing

Braille font

2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm

Tactile resolution

20 dpi

Forming method

13 solenoids against steel anvils

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

4 years

cps/1000 USD

38

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

63 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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