FanFold-D V5 Braille Embosser Production/Departmental


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The FanFold-DV5 Braille Embosser Production/Departmental is a truly affordable high-speed, single-tractor-fed braille printer, and at an affordable price.  Some of the features include:

  • 1000 pages per hour
  • Low noise level
  • Streamlined, simple construction
  • Easy maintenance
  • Intelligent user interface

Traditional High-Speed Fanfold Paper

Continuous fanfold paper is traditionally the most popular format in braille high-volume production printing.  This enables the printing of a full box of paper without the need to monitor.

Noise-canceling design

The noise level of the Fanfold-D V5 is the lowest among high-speed braille printers and has been achieved by:

  • Fully sealed unit including paper in and out bins
  • Installation of mufflers for ventilation
  • Acoustic hood with internal noise-damping hood

Here are some important information and links to review:

Videos and Hot Fix Links

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

Braille Printing Made Easy

FanFold-D V5 Braille Embosser Production/Departmental

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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BrailleApp Printing – How to print standard documentsFanFold-D V5 Braille Embosser Production/Departmental

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 – 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

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

Here are the latest Firmware Updates:

Here’s a helpful comparison chart to help you decide:

FanFold-D V5 Braille Embosser Production/Departmental



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