Braille n’ Speak Classic

Computer, Handheld

Accession Number: 2014.7.25

Description: a) blue rigid plastic chassis with light gray braille keys and space key and, on the bottom, five black rubber feet; earphone jack and rocker style power switch on right side; power jack and serial and disk drive ports on left side; speaker grill on top at lower right; in silver raised letters cast into chassis on top, "Braille 'n Speak/BLAZIE ENGINEERING"; in raised letters under base, "MADE IN U.S.A./MODEL BS2/BLAZIE ENGINEERING/SERIAL NUMBER APH00003"; (b) black polyester carrying case with zipper closure and cutouts for jacks, two plastic D-rings for shoulder strap; keyboard flap closes with velcro strip, nylon zipper pocket inside flap; two wide nylon webbing belt loops on reverse.

Height: 5

Width: 8.5

Depth: 1.5

Date Made: ca. 1996

Maker: Blazie Engineering

Place of Origin: Forest Hills, MD

Collection: APH Collection

History/Provenance: APH Collection

Credit Line: APH Collection, 2014.7.

Dimension Notes: overall, in case. Unit alone is 8.25 x 4.125 x .875"

Made: Blazie Engineering

Material: PLastic, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021