The actual rates achieved were as follows: For additional information, see the Global Shipping Programme terms and conditions – opens in a new window or tab. The process proved to be inconsistent. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab Postage: AccessWorld Appliance Accessibility Guide. The Braille Blazer is relatively quiet and perfectly acceptable in an open setting, such as a resource room or while embossing on a table in a carpeted office. These times fell short of the 15 characters per second claimed in the specifications, except for the page of As.

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Press all three buttons at the same time to get into the configuration menu.

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There is no indication of a minimum weight. To the left side of the lid is a paper-advance rocker switch.

Back to American Foundation for the Blind. The files were two full pages of only the letter A 1 braille dot with no spaces, two pages of full cells all six dotstwo pages of an article about Brooklyn from the Seattle Timesand two pages from the beginning of the American Standard Bibleformatted to have a lot more blank space than the Brooklyn article.

It has a useful table of contents, although, unfortunately, page numbers were not included.

However, on the alternating lines, the first 10 cells seemed to be distinctly higher than the last The online manual is clear and comprehensive. First do a total reset. Both are compact and portable.


Users without two-handed manual dexterity may have difficulty operating this device. The specifications give the printing speed as 15 characters per second for interpoint embossed 10 characters per second when printing in single-sided mode.

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However, the page manual was printed while the Blazer was left unattended without jamming. The item may be missing its original packaging, or the original packaging has been opened blaazer is no longer sealed. There were no missing or flatter cells. Four documents were printed on paper.

Here is the dialogue to set up the Braille Blazer, creating a left margin of 2 for binding: Braille Quality The braille cell embossed by the Porta-Thiel has a sharp well-defined feel. Naturally, in a smaller, enclosed work area, the noise level will seem higher. Sometimes crookedness was easy to blszer because the paper crunched up against the plastic guide or was partially protruding at a slant from the back “exit” area.

Petersburg, FL ; phone: The final conclusion is that the highest impact setting works best for this weight of paper. Special Features The Blazer’s built-in speech synthesizer can also be used as a speech synthesizer for your computer.

The Braille Blazer uses voice for the dialogue in its configuration menu system.


This amount is subject to change until you make payment. The Blazer comes with a standard AC power cord and parallel cable.

The Porta-Thiel’s case is metal, most of it a light cream color with dark gray sides and red control buttons. Left margin of two set on the embosser: The item may be a factory second, or a new and unused item with minor defects.

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Although all the braille was readable, once this pattern was noticed, it was a significant distraction. Skip to main content. Sometimes it wasn’t clear until printing began and the paper began to crinkle against one side. The Blazer has been a staple for itinerant teachers and many other professionals who need a rugged, reliable embosser that provides high-quality, consistent braille on the go. When you release the buttons, the Braille Blazer voice asks you if it is okay to reset.

Only one configuration is available—you cannot store more than one setup. The differences you found in the speed test occurred because of the manner in which the Blazer produces braille.