Braille ‘n Speak

Computer, Handheld

Accession Number: 2015.20.5

Description: (a) sand colored rigid plastic chassis with black braille keys and a space key and, on the bottom, five black rubber rests; earphone jack and rocker style power switch on right side; power jack and two serial ports on left side; speaker grill on top at lower right; in black 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 2M00371"; (b) black plastic AC adapter/power charger, labeled "Condor/model D12-10-1000; (c) black soft leather carrying case with zipper closure and cutouts for jacks, black nylon webbing shoulder strap is spring hooked to two black plastic D-rings; keyboard flap closes with velcro strip, zipper pocket inside flap; two wide belt loops on reverse.

Height: 5

Width: 8.5

Depth: 1.5

Date Made: ca. 1990

Maker: Blazie Engineering

Place of Origin: Forest Hills, MD

Credit Line: Gift of Linda Gissoni, 2015.20.

Subjects: Assistive technology Braille Computers Electronic aids Speech

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

Made: Blazie Engineering

Material: Plastic, leather, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021