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Index Basic-D Embosser

Product Description

Basic-D is one of few portable Braille embossers. Its light-weight, compact design and competitive price makes it truly unique.

Price:  $5,850.00  AUD

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Basic-D V4 is a small, powerful, portable Braille printer. Its extraordinary performances and competitive price has made Basic-D the most sought after Braille printer in the world. It uses fan-folded paper which is the most commonly used paper style for Braille embossers. Basic-D is stable and capable of continuous embosser.


Double-sided high quality Braille.

Interpoint Braille - Braille printed on both sides of the paper - is an Index Braille trademark. Basic-D V4 produces double-sided Braille in which achieves all Braille reading demands, in addition to international standards. The dots are easy to read and do not wear with age. The reliable dot forming technology compatible in the Basic-D is better for the environment and saves you money.


Easy user interface.

No need for a manual. Basic D-V4 can guide users through the embossing process using on-board speech guidance and the easy-to-follow user interface. Detailed instructions are also available in print and braille providing options for all users. You can choose your preferred spoken language from the front panel of the embosser and find additional language options available by download from the Index website.


Meaningful features.

Basic-D V4 is complete with useful features; it prints single and double-sided Braille, both horizontally and vertically producing sharp tactile graphics. Basic-D comes equipped with USB, serial and network ports for easy connectivity, as well as, a service port compatible with an embedded web interface in order to maneuver the embosser via the internet. Not to mention that Basic-D V4 has printer drivers to support embossing from Windows PC and Macs!


Even better embossers.

Index version 4 (V4) Braille embossers are easier to use than ever; with a longer lifespan, simpler servicing options and much more. Basic V4 boasts the best Braille technology available, and will continue to do so in its leading segment, for years to come. Read more on the Index website here.


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* Most of our products have a 30 day money back guarantee from date of invoice excluding software.
* Optical magnifiers and lighting equipment have a 14 day money back guarantee from date of invoice.
* Products must be returned undamaged and in their original condition. Any software products must be unopened.
* Free Tech support will be provided free of charge within the warranty period of the product.


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)


Warranty: 2 years


Embossing speed cps: 100 cps

Single-sided: Yes

Double-sided: Yes

Vertical printing (newspaper): Yes

Braille font: 2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm

Tactile resolution: 50 dpi

Forming method: 13 hammers/anvils


Tractor-fed: Yes

Single sheet feeder: No

Paper roll: No

Paper weight: 120-180 g/m2 (80-110 lbs)

Paper width: 5-13 in

Paper length: 1-17 in

Paper formats: Adjustable


User interface: Braille and ink labelled panel with multilingual speech feedback

USB: Yes

Network: Yes

Serial port: Yes

Web: Yes

Firmware upgrade: Via internet always free of charge

LED feedback: 3 LED on front panel and 4 on back side

Printer drivers: Windows 32/64


Voltage: 100-240 V AC

Power max: 140 W

Power stand by: 5 W

Eco power down: 0.05 W



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