Elinfa Digicassette and adapter

Computer, Desktop

Accession Number: 1992.283a-b

Description: Digicassette "records and stores braille characters on magnetic tape cassette from braille keyboard; plays back braille onto a twelve cell refreshable braille display; operates with optional adaptable electronic calculators, typewriter, or a computer interface; also records and plays back auditory information as a standard cassette tape recorder/player. It was available through Elinfa, Inc., Washington, D.C. Device weighs 4 lbs., includes character by character correction, a touch operated switch for reading board, uses 120 volts AC and/or rechargeable nickel-cadmium batteries. Adapter for the digicassette allows operation with electronic calculators, typewriters or computers. a - digicassette b - adapter

Date Made: ca. 1979

Place of Origin: France

Credit Line: Gift of George Peabody College for Teachers, 1992.283

Subjects: Braille Tape players/recorders Assistive technology

Dimension Notes: 2 x 9 x 8 in. recorder .

Made: Tretiakoff, Oleg; Murac Micromatic

Updated: 07/23/2015