Romeo 60 Single-Sided Braille Embosser


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The next generation of braille embossers is here, and it’s all grown up, performing beautifully in school, work, and home settings. The new Romeo and Juliet continue to maintain their reputation for providing high-quality braille, but they now have a new, modern platform.

The most convenient braille embossers on the market

You can send files from your iPad® or other mobile device using Bluetooth. With the built-in UEB (replacement for Grade 2) contracted braille translator and Firebird, Romeo and Juliet can support all your brailling needs. Your students can even send files directly from HumanWare’s BrailleNote™ Touch. It’s one-step printing at its best!

Romeo embosses single-sided, while Juliet supports double-sided and interpoint braille. Both products are proudly built and supported in the USA.

Romeo and Juliet are the only braille printers that produce high-quality braille text and graphics over Wi-Fi and Bluetooth at an affordable price. With Romeo and Juliet, there is truly a happy ending!

Works seamlessly with BrailleNote Touch

Braille users are embracing the new BrailleNote Touch, which combines the simplicity and accessibility of a note taker with the power and efficiency of a modern smartphone or tablet. Users can type using the traditional braille keyboard or on the TouchBraille screen, providing visual feedback for sighted teachers, students, and co-workers.

With BrailleNote Touch, users can create and edit documents in the classroom, at the office, or at home. And now they can send these documents directly to Romeo and Juliet with a simple command over Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

This is truly one-step braille production at its best.

Tactile Graphics with Firebird

Now everyone can produce tactile graphics at an affordable price. Firebird extends Romeo and Juliet’s ease of use, so anyone can produce graphics at 50 dpi. Just import files or draw what you need, and then print. It’s that easy.

On the BrailleNote Touch, use KeyGraphics, our special graphical tool, to print images directly, without needing extra calibrations. In keeping with HumanWare’s compatibility, this can be used by teachers or family members with the BrailleNote for quick drawings.

Quick Overview

  • Unsurpassed braille quality, for easy and confident reading
  • Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled, so you can send files from a computer, iPad or other iOS devices, Android device, etc.
  • Firebird tactile graphics software included, so you can handle all your brailling needs in one device
  • Sideways and booklet printing styles, so you can print newspapers and magazines and retaining formatting
  • UEB contracted braille translator built in, making it easy to produce braille documents quickly
  • Adjustable braille dot height for individual reading preferences
  • American English speech, designed specifically for the US market
  • Lighted control panel with speech and braille and tactile labels, making it easy for both blind and sighted users

Here are the latest Firmware Updates:

View the complete Romeo/Juliet video tutorial below-

Learn how to emboss from a thumb drive-

Untangling the Mysteries of Graphic Embossers

HumanWare has published their latest webinar “Untangling the Mysteries of Graphic Embossers.” Watch this webinar presented by tactile graphics expert, Lucia Hasty ( You will learn:

  • What makes a good tactile graphic?
  • What is DPI and how does it affect the quality of the graphic?
  • What’s new in the free Firebirdgraphicsoftware for Enabling embossers?


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

Romeo 60 Single-Sided Braille Embosser

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Characters per second: 60
Braille dot: ETC 40y Supreme US Quality Dot
Oone-sided/two-sided: Single Sided
Interpoint: no
Paper Form: Tractor Fed
Paper Tray Capacity: N.A.
Paper Width: 1 to 13
Paper Length: 1 to 24
Horizontal and Vertical Braille?: yes
Side-Ways Mode: yes
Booklet Format//4 pages+line (Magazine): 2 pages / sheet
Pages-Per-Hour (PPH announced): 204
Pages-Per-Hour (PPH In Practice):
Tactile DPI: 50
Dot Heights: 2
Production embosser (24h-on-24h): yes. Dot accuracy during long hours.
Ink: no
Automatic Translator built-in // Direct Print: yes
Translate DOC's files: Auto! Just send them to the embosser
Translate PDF's files: Auto! Just send them to the embosser
Translate TXT's files: Auto! Just send them to the embosser
PC Translation Software included: No need. Old Tech.

PC Graphical Software included: yes. FOC
USB: yes
USB Memory Stick: yes
Network TCP/IP: yes
Bluetooth: yes
Wi-Fi network (wireless): yes
Web Direct Print: yes
Mobile Platform Direct Print: yes
Braille in control panel: yes
Backlighted control panel: yes
Speech Feedback: yes
Remote Speech Feedback Thru Bluetooth: yes
HQ-TTS: USA High-Quality TTS
End-user alerts: HQ voiced + Back Lighted
Support: Windows, MAC, Linux
Size: width (Inches): 20.5, depth (Inches): 10.2, height (Inches): 5.1
net volume (cubic foot): 0.62
weight (lbs): 16.3
gross volume (cubic foot): 2.15
Gross Weight (lbs): 23.6
Voltage: 100-240 V
Independent switched power supply: yes
Max Power Consumption: 140 W
Power in Standby: 5 W
Power Auto Shutdown: 0,05 W
Noise level: 80 dB(A)
Noise Level Inside Enclosures: 60 dB(A)
Warranty: 1 year

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