For years Basic-D has been the most sold braille embosser in the world. It uses fanfold paper to produce single or double-sided braille.
- Compact size
- 120 characters per second
- Support BrailleApp printing, editing and monitoring
- Braille and text labeled control panel
- Tractor-fed: the most reliable paper feeding method
Over 25 years of experience
Basic-D V5 is a compact and powerful tractor-fed Braille printer as it has always been; but now it's available with new modern features like Wi-fi connection, embossing from USB memory and braille printing from mobile devices.
An even better Basic-D
Though the physical appearance has not changed, the Basic-D V5 has been updated to include all the latest Braille techniques and compatibility with mainstream technology.
Region defined layouts
Select and save region specific layouts or operate using 1-9 layout options including user defined.
Horizontal & Vertical Braille printing
Emboss Braille horizontally or vertically (sideways) on the page using the Basic-D V5 Braille embosser.
Light to sharpen the design
Light is an important design component in all V5 embossers and a hallmark for its technology level. It both guides the user interface and decorates the embosser.
An enjoyable user interface
The control panel is a local user interface which allows the user to interact with the braille embosser and provides complete embosser control.
BrailleApp printing and more
Index V5 printers supports the use of the BrailleApp. The BrailleApp is available when the V5 printer is connected to your LAN, simply type the IP addess of your printer in the serach window of the browser. The BrailleApp is now presented on PC's, mobile pones, pads and adapted to the screen size.
- Supports all major operation systems, Windows, iOS, Android, Linux and Unix
- Print braille from standard files (docx, doc, pdf, literary or contracted braille)
- Edit the translated braille file in six-key braille characters or MIT ASCII
- Manage Braille layout
- Manage printer communication, USB, WiFi, Bluetooth
- Monitor printer status icons, update, Bluetooth, WiFi, Wired network, USM memory on the printer and printe status.
Even better braille qualityThe V5 solenoids (hammers) offer even better braille dot quality, a longer life cycle, possibility to increase printing speed and lower power consumption.
idB: Index-direct-BrailleidB is a direct braille printing application built in the V5 braille embosser. It is available free of charge and compatible with Windows, Mac and Linux computers.
Full of truly useful features and endless braille embossing opportunities, Index V5 braille embossers still maintain the most affordable braille printer price comparatively.
Acapela synthetic speech
In V5 embossers the speech feedback is generated by Acapela synthetic speech. This enables easy feedback when controlling the embosser user interface.
Get Index Braille embosser support from anywhere in the world by simply connecting to our remote support function embedded in the V5 embosser.
High quality Braille on both sides of the paper, known as interpoint or double-sided braille, is an Index Braille trademark.
USB host port
Connect a USB memory stick directly to any Index V5 braille embosser via USB host port to directly print braille documents or back up and restore embosser settings.
Embossing speed cps
Vertical printing (booklet)
Adjustable line spacing
2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm
13 solenoids (hammers) against steel anvils
- interpoint [standard braille] and interline [w/ 2.2 mm font] available
USB memory stick
Supports mobile devices
Printer driver for Windows
Printer driver for Mac
Printer driver for Linux
Free firmware upgrade
100-240 V AC
Power stand by
Eco power down
Switched power supply
954 33 Gammelstad
13 cm (5.12 in)
52 cm (20.47 in)
26 cm (10.24 in)
17.58 dm3 (0.62 ft3)
7.6 kg (16.72 lbs)
Noise level with acoustic protection
63 dB(A) Paper
Cut sheet fed
Sheet feeder size
120-180 g/m2 (80-110 lbs)
100-325 mm (3.9"-12,8")
Adjustable paper size
Fixed paper size
|Manufactured By||Index Braille|
|Product Size||Height 13 cm (5.12 in) Width 52 cm (20.47 in) Depth 26 cm (10.24 in)|
|Product Weight||7.6 kg (16.72 lbs)|