IBRA Braillewriter


Accession Number: 2015.7

Description: Red plastic chassis with carrying handle attached to back beneath built-in paper table; fixed black plastic diebox with angled front that arches over the paper roller assembly; seven gray plastic braille keys, slightly splayed; space bar extends out in middle and has sliding locking lever on its key-bar; aluminum label mounted above keyboard on diebox, "IBRA Centro Nazionale Tiflotecnico 101 E562"; back space key is mounted to right of keyboard, extending from the cupped keyboard tray; bright aluminum and black plastic carriage; main lower paper roller is black plastic and has a spring loaded bright aluminum paper clamp inset down its length; smaller diameter black rubber paper roller is mounted above and slightly behind the main roller; nickel plated steel carriage release on right side of carriage; toothed aluminum margin set bar on back of carriage with two black plastic sets; brass plated carriage return bell mounted inside chassis under carriage; four foam pads on base.

Height: 4.75

Width: 15

Depth: 10.5

Date Made: ca. 2005

Maker: Centro Nazionale Tiflotecnico

Place of Origin: Italy

Subjects: Assistive technology Braillewriters Mechanical writing Braille

Dimension Notes: Weighs 7.5 lbs.

Made: Centro Nazionale Tiflotecnico

Material: Plastic, aluminum, steel

Updated: 03/08/2016