Electric Perkins Brailler

Product Type: 
Primary device
Manufacturer Name: 
Approximate Cost: $1,030.00

Product Description: 

The Electric Perkins Brailler reduces key force requirements to produce quality braille, allowing a person who has weak fingers, whose hands are not fully functional, or who has arthritis to braille quicker and more comfortably.

Main Features: 

  • Electric power cord.
  • Key Force of ~0.37kg, roughly a 70% reduction over the Classic Perkins Brailler.
  • Full right and left margin adjustments to accommodate any paper size and line centering.
  • Round paper-feed knobs to enable easy paper loading and unloading.
  • Metal carrying handle.
  • An audible bell sounds seven spaces before the end of line.
  • Carriage release, full horizontal movement between margin stops.
  • Includes user manual in both print and braille.
  • Includes leather dust cover.

Primary Specifications: 

  • Keypad: Ergonomic design.
  • Dot height: .019 in (.5 mm).
  • Dot diameter: .057 (1.4 mm).
  • Dot spacing: .09 in (2.3 mm).
  • Character spacing: .24 in (6 mm).
  • Line spacing: .4 in (10 mm).
  • Weight: 10.6 lb (4.8 kg).
  • Paper size maximum: 11.5 x 14 in (29.2 x 35.6 cm).
  • Recommended paper weight: 90 lb.
  • Braille produced by the Perkins Brailler conforms to the American National Library Service for the Blind Size and Spacing Standard.

Options & Accessories: 

  • Available in gray and blue.

Accessories are available for purchase for this product(s). These include, but are not limited to: 

  • Extension keys.

More Information: 

See manufacturer's website.