[nabs-l] Comparing Braille Embossers

Haben Girma habnkid at aol.com
Wed Jun 17 06:02:00 UTC 2009


Thanks Dave!

David Andrews wrote:
> That is an Everest, and the feed stuff can be unreliable.  The Basic D 
> is a tractor-fed embosser and more reliable.
>
> Dave
>
> At 08:30 PM 6/15/2009, you wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I actually have an Index Braille embosser, and they are slightly 
>> temperamental. It is not a tractor-feed embosser, meaning that you 
>> place individual sheets of paper into a tray. Sometimes you need to 
>> be careful with the machine pulling in more than one sheet of paper, 
>> but I believe the hardware has improved in the past 8 years. The 
>> embosser is quick, but relatively noisy, especially when you stand 
>> next to it. However, you  can get a rather expensive sound cabinet. 
>> You can email me off-list if you have more questions about it, 
>> although keep in mind that I am not an embosser expert by any means.
>> Hope this helps,
>> David
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Haben Girma <habnkid at aol.com>
>> Sent: Monday, June 15, 2009 7:12 PM
>> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list 
>> <nabs-l at nfbnet.org>
>> Subject: [nabs-l] Comparing Braille Embossers
>>
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I'm interested in finding a quiet and fast embosser with which to emboss
>> textbooks for college. I hear that the Tiger embossers are among the
>> quietest, but I can't find out exactly how quiet they are. Does anyone
>> know how the noise level of the Tiger embossers compares to the Juliet
>> Pro 60? I'm also interested in the Index Basic D since it is very
>> portable, but I'm not sure whether it can handle large print jobs. Also,
>> a review by IBTC in 2001 states that Index embossers are temperamental
>> and prone to jamming and breaking. Is that still the case in 2009?
>>
>> thanks,
>> Haben
>>
>>
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