BrailleBox V5 Production Braille Embosser


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The Braille Box V5 Production Braille Embosser is a perfect fit for any braille production setting. It is designed with both performance and style in mind. The Braille Box V5 has a small footprint that fits on most desks, and with amazing noise-canceling properties, the Braille Box V5 is regarded as one of the quietest high production braille embossers on the market. 

  • Speed – Braille Box V5 speed is 300 characters per second – this is the fastest production embosser at this price point
  • Capacity – Braille Box V5 can hold up to 400 sheets at a time – High capacity production
  • Paper – Braille Box V5 can support 11″x17″ braille sizes and uses large cut-sheet paper
  • Quality – Braille Box V5 graphics are tactile high resolution, and double-sided.
  • Formatting – Braille Box V5 offers seamless book printing, and magazine format embossing is automatic
  • Connectivity – Braille Box V5 connects wirelessly, using onboard Bluetooth and wifi.
  • Quiet – Braille Box V5 is the quietest production quality braille embosser resulting from a case that absorbs sounds

Braille Box V5 is a contemporary masterpiece for Index Braille and the production braille embossing market. The Braille Box V5 has set the new standard for high-speed braille production and for high volume braille production printing on cut sheet paper. This is a braille embosser that fulfills user needs in a way that no braille printer has ever done before. 

Packed with meaningful features, Braille Box V5 delivers so much more than competitor production braille embossers at 300 characters per second.

Loaded with cutting-edge technology, Braille Box V5 is smaller; lighter, more affordable, and easier to operate for both sighted and visually impaired users with the braille and ink printed interface panel. 

In a braille production environment where speed is essential, you can be assured the Braille Box V5 from Index is a perfect fit! Embossing at 300CPS this double-sided braille embosser uses large, cut- sheet paper to emboss magazine format automatically taking the busy work out of braille book production. 

This modern solution for braille production is flexible and works great in any environment! With an embedded web interface this embosser works great for users who prefer to navigate the printer over the internet and its easy new user interface also makes it great for users who prefer to control the embosser at the machine itself.

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The Index BrailleApp is a game-changer of Braille editors. It is included free-of-charge, for an unlimited number of users in all Index V5 printers.

  • Braille editor with Previewing, editing and saving of the braille document
  • Braille layout monitoring, selection and editing
  • Monitoring of the embosser, status, update, network, Bluetooth and USB memory stick
  • Communication setup, network and Bluetooth

Index BrailleApp is available in all Index V5 printers, connected to a LAN and upgraded to the latest firmware.

Braille Printing Made Easy

BrailleBox V5 Production Braille Embosser

By using the BrailleApp and any V5 printer a standard document may be printed in braille without additional software or braille knowledge.

Index BrailleApp

  • Index BrailleApp is available in all Index V5 printers, connected to a LAN and upgraded to the latest firmware.
  • Supports literary and contracted braille in more than 150 languages (Liblouis table)
  • Intuitive setup. The BrailleApp uses the translation and formatting parameters defined by the printer’s active layout.
  • Easy to use, no license or registration is required.
  • Supports operating systems such as Windows, iOS, Android, Linux, Unix.
  • Supports standard browsers such as Internet Chrome, Safari, Firefox.

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How to print standard documents

  • Select the browse button in the BrailleApp home page. Select your standard file (.doc, docx, pdf, ePub).
  • Press “preview”. Now the braille text will be presented on your screen,
    • Braille presentation is default. It can be edited by six-key-entry where f=1, d=2, s=3, j=4, k=5 and l=6 or any dot combination.
    • MIT Ascii. In this window the braille text is presented as corresponding standard American text. The braille document may be edited with a standard keyboard.
    • Text representation is generated with the back translation in Liblouis. The text window cannot be edited.
  • To print, go to Braille representation, select number of copies/range and print.
  • The edited braille file may be saved.

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Braille Labels

BrailleBox V5 Production Braille Embosser

Label printing features in the BrailleApp:

  • Setup of user defined label including size, margins, position, number of labels etc.
  • Printing of single and double sided labels
  • Supports Index V5 printers

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BrailleBox V5 Production Braille Embosser

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Weight and size
  • Net size HxWxD: 22x28x35 inches
  • Net weight: 143.4 pounds
  • Noise level: 60 dB

    Paper characteristics
  • Paper type: Cut sheet paper
  • Paper weight: 120-180 gsm
  • Supported paper sizes: A3, 11.5x11 inches, 11x17 inches
  • Paper tray volume: Holds up to 400 sheets

    Braille characteristics
  • Embossing speed: 300 CPS
  • Braille cell: 6 or 8 dots
  • Max characters per line: 48, depending on paper size
  • Tactile graphics resolution: Up to 50 DPI (minimum distance between dots 1.5 mm)
  • Interfaces
  • User interface: Multiple speech feedback with LED backlit keys labeled in ink and braille
  • USB: USB 2.0 standard
  • Network: 100 MB standard TCP/IP
  • Serial interface: 9-pin female
  • Headphone jack: Standard 3.5 mm
  • Web interface: Embedded, for embosser status monitoring, setup and service
  • Wireless: Supports standard wifi and Bluetooth

  • Temperature: 59-104 F
  • Humidity: 10-90% non-condensing

  • Voltage: 100-240 V AC
  • Power usage (maximum): 400 W
  • Power usage (standby): 5 W
  • Eco power down: 1 W maximum
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