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The latest Index V5 user manual 2017-03-09
Including V5 Basic-D, Everest-D and BrailleBox
Include Basic-D, Everest-D, BrailleBox and FanFold-D.
Index Printer Driver 8.5.3 for Windows 11/10/8/7 contains new features to aid in using Index Braille Printers on Windows
Printer Driver 1.3.0 with support for Index direct Braille for Mac OS X 11.0 (Big Sur)
Previous Mac OS X Printer Driver Release Notes
Linux Printer Driver 1.3.0 for Index Braille Printers with support for Index direct Braille for Linux (64 bit)
Linux Printer driver 1.2.2 for Index Braille Printers with support for Index direct Braille for Linux - i386
Supports Index embossers V5, V4 & V3 including FanFold-D. Printer driver for Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10.
Supports Basic-D, Everest-D V3-V5, BrailleBox V4-V5
Supports Index embossers V4 & V3. Printer driver for Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10. This version fixes a problem on Windows 8.x where the printer prints garbage each time the printer is connected to the computer.
Supports Index embossers V5, V4 & V3. Printer driver for Windows Vista, Windows 7, 8 and 10. This version adds support for .docx and .rtf formats on Windows.
Index embossers V4, and V3 printer driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.
32-bit driver for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7, 64-bit for Windows 7.
Driver for Mac Operating system OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 for V3 embossers.
This is a raw-driver and not intended for use with e.g. TextEdit application.
Current firmware version: 2023 October 24th
Update file for type 1365 and for update with USB media
Update file for type 1366 and for update with USB media
Firmware 1.5.5 upgrades Japanese braille line distances, updates the ssh daemon to remove known vulnerabilities and contains important bug fixes.
Made by Altix.
Including Slovak G1 text-to-Braille file. Download it to the V4 embosser with embosser utility.
IbPrint is a drag-and-drop icon for sending files to the embosser directly.
Index direct Braille allows users to right click on Word and PDF files to emboss them directly in Windows, without the need for a braille editor.
IndexPrint is a drag and drop application for OS X to send preformatted braille documents (.brf, .brl or .txt) and firmware files (.ibe) to the V4 embosser. Tested on OS X version 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8.
Embosser head files adjust the behavior of the embosser depending on the hammers inside the embossing head. On the embossing head there is a label with the hammers batch number.
By sending this file (after editing the text) to your Index V3 or V4 embosser with IbPrint you may emboss tactile graphic letter fonts.
The Braille Table Viewer is used to inspect a braille table generated by Embosser Utility 5. The file extension for a braille table file is *.ebc.
Use the embosser utility program to upgrade and personalize your Index V3 or V2 Embosser.
Please note, as of September 25th, 2012 this alignment sensor is integrated and built into the PCB main board of the Braille Box.
The Speech Tool V4 is used to make local speech feedback for V4 Index Embossers. It supports the models Basic-D V4, Everest-D V4, Braille Box V4 and Braille & Print.
Braille Labeler is a freeware for making braille labels for CD's, books, boxes, pharmaceutical bottles etc. Simply type the text, position it on the label, translate it to braille and emboss.
V4 embossers are not supported.
This BRLED V2 is used to edit and transfer own braille tables to Index embossers V2.
Embosser Utility for WinBraille 4 installations. Should also be used for Windows 2000.
Complete montage instructions.
Step-by-step instructions for dismantling a Basic V3.
step-by-step instructions for dismantling an Everest or 4x4 PRO V3.
How to replace solenoid driver transistors and resistors on Index V4/V5.
Instructions: With the 3D viewer you may explore the embosser
This file is used to adjust the distance between left side and the embossing heads
This file is necessary for adjusting the embosser head position for instances in which it hits the paper edge.
This file is used for when installing a new main board in which the serial number does not correspond to the embosser label.
The power on the embossing head motors found in Braille Boxes delivered before the summer of 2012 ran quite low. The effect may result in vertical alignment issues between the embossing heads. This may be solved by sending the "config_braill_box.ibe" file to the embosser via IbPrint. After the file is transferred all setup parameters is set to factory default.
This file change the Braille Box embossing head movements so two heads moves in one direction and the third in the other direction.
This file change the Braille Box embossing head movements so all three heads moves in the same direction.
This file fix the issue that DBT gives one line more per page than V4 up to 1.4.x firmware.
The paper arms are now re-designed to avoid the risk of the paper getting stuck in the inner paper guide (arm) front hinge. This hardware improvement is implemented in all new Braille Boxes s/n 54320 and above.
The montage of the pick-up motor on BrailleBox V5 has been made with sligtly too long screews. To solve this potential issue is recommended to ad washers to the two screws. S/n 6549 and above has correct screw length.
Declaration of Conformity for type 1366 of Index Basic-D V5 and Index Everest-D V5
TactileView .bpx download able files for embossing tactile graphic samples.
In JPEG, PNG and EPS format