[Nfbc-info] next generation brailler

Mike Freeman k7uij at panix.com
Tue Apr 28 08:48:05 CDT 2009

It's a new design. It is touted as being the next-best thing to sliced bread but when I spoke with Curtis Chong at the R&D meeting in February, he told me he was very unimpressed. Apparently the workmanship isn't that great and materials aren't up to the snuff of the good-old standby.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Volonte" <kenvolonte at comcast.net>
To: "NFB of California List" <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
Date: Tuesday, Apr 21, 2009 12:33:56
Subject: [Nfbc-info] next generation brailler

> Hi listers.   I've just heard of the "next generation Perkins 
> Braillewriter".  Does anyone have one, and is it really that different from 
> my old trusty Brailler that I've had since I was in the second grade?  I 
> know that Perkins came out with an electric Brailler about twenty years ago. 
> Is this a new design, or is it just a marketing issue? 
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