Bookworm 8-cell refreshable braille display

Display, Refreshable Braille

Accession Number: 2014.7.6

Description: (a) dark blue plastic handheld refreshable braille display; sliding blue cover reveals eight 8-dot braille cells in curved recess, with two black buttons on opposite side of curve; cover is labeled, "Handy Tech"; nine pin male jack on front of case; compartment for four AA batteries on base, also label reading, "Handy Tech Elektonic GmbH/Made in Germany/Braille Display/ Type BOOKWORM Ser-Nr.: BKW/A3-99138"; (b) black plastic case with hinged lid secured with two red plastic latches with gray foam cushion in base and pink plastic paperwork envelope in lid; (c) AC-DC power transformer with 9-pin female jack; (d) cable with two 9-pin female jacks; (e) Bookworm User Manual by Arkenstone, Inc.; (f) Handy Tech warranty card.

Height: 3.125

Width: 13

Depth: 11

Date Made: ca. 1997

Maker: Arkenstone

Place of Origin: Horb-Nordstetten, Germany

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2014.7.

Subjects: Assistive technology Braille Computers Reading devices

Dimension Notes: (b) case, overall; (a) is 7.25 x 1.5 x 3.375"

Made: Handy Tech Elektronik GmbH; Arkenstone, Inc.

Material: Plastic, aluminum, steel

Updated: 02/15/2021