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Everest-D V5

  • Everest-D V5: cut sheet-fed braille printer
  • Everest-D cut sheet-feeder
  • Everest-D V5: user interface
  • Ports on Everest-D V5
  • The BrailleApp web interface

Everest-D is the most popular sheet-fed Braille embosser in the world, since 1992. It is a stable printer, supporting heavy braille printing. 



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Everest-D V5 specific features

Market leading since 1992

The sheet-feeder used in Everst-D is owned by Index Braille. This is why it is fine-tuned for best function oneavy braille paper. The Everest supports a paper width of up to 297 mm and user defined paper sizes. 

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Improvements in Everest-D V5

The Everest-D V5 has been updated to include all the latests Braille techniques and compatibility with mainstream technology.

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The Everest sheet-feeder

Braille on cut-sheet paper is the future. The sheet-feeder of Everest-D is optimized to support heavy braille paper.

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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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Optimized maintaining

All mechanical systems need maintaining. With Index embossers it is minimized to:
  • Cleaning the paper sensors from paper dust
  • Rubbing up the pick up rollers in Everest-D and BrailleBox
  • Cleaning paper dust from the solenoids
  • Upgrading the embosser firmware

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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4 Years Warranty

The Index Braille printers comes with a 4 years warranty. Should the products fail during the warranty period Index Braille will send spare parts including shipping charges and instructions free of charge. 

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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

Via the remote support portal Index team and the distributors have access to selected Index V5 printers. The V5 printer should be connected to a network and upgraded to latest firmware. 

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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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Acoustic Hood Everest

Acoustic Hood Everest

Table-based hood for home and office use

The new and improved Acoustic Hood model for Everest-D; providing a 90% noise level reduction when embossing with your Index braille embosser.

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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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Paper A3 160 gsm

Paper A3 160 gsm

Cut-sheet A3 paper 160 gsm

Heavy paper suited for Braille books and any other document embossed using booklet format.

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Paper A4 160 gsm

Paper A4 160 gsm

Cut-sheet A4 paper 160 gsm

Heavy paper for embossing with A4 paper on Everest-D. We deliver the paper when you need it - right from stock.

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Latest Firmware

Latest Windows 10/8/7 Printer Driver



Latest Mac OS X Printer Driver





Technical specification


Embossing speed cps

140 cps



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



USB memory stick

Wi-Fi network

Wired network


Supports mobile devices

Printer driver for Windows

Printer driver for Mac

Printer driver for Linux

Web interface

Free firmware upgrade

Supports idB



100-240 V AC

Power max

140 W

Power stand by

5 W

Eco power down

0.05 W

Switched power supply





4 years

cps/1000 USD


Produced by

Produced by:
Index Braille
Hantverksvägen 20
954 33 Gammelstad



45 cm (17.72 in)


56 cm (22.05 in)


18 cm (7.09 in)

Net volume

45.36 dm3 (1.6 ft3)

Net weight

12 kg (26.4 lbs)

Noise level

80 dB(A)

Noise level with acoustic protection

60 dB(A)




Cut sheet fed

Paper roll


Sheet feeder size

50 pages

Paper weight

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

Paper width

130-297 mm (5.1"-11.7")

Paper length

120-590 mm (4.7"-23.2")

Adjustable paper size

Fixed paper size