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  • Braille Edge 40
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Braille EDGE 40

$2,795.00

5.00 out of 5 based on 9 customer ratings
(9 customer reviews )

Braille EDGE 40 is not only the most reliable, high-performance refreshable Braille display, it also helps you manage your daily activities. Create and save notes, or read books and documents with the notepad. Use the scheduler to remind you of important dates. Use the alarm to remind you of upcoming appointments, and take advantage of the built-in calculator, stopwatch and countdown timer.

Product Description

The most powerful and versatile Braille display, with the features of a basic Notetaker!

Manage Your Daily Life!

Braille EDGE 40 is not only the most reliable, high-performance refreshable Braille display, it also helps you manage your daily activities. Create and save notes, or read books and documents with the notepad. Use the scheduler to remind you of important dates. Use the alarm to remind you of upcoming appointments, and take advantage of the built-in calculator, stopwatch and countdown timer.

User-friendly Function Keys!

Braille EDGE 40 contains 2 four-way navigation keys and 8 function keys (Escape, Tab, Control, Alt, Shift, Insert, Windows and Applications) combining the convenience of entering text in Braille with the intuitive functionality of a PC keyboard.

Choose Your Language!

Braille EDGE 40 next to a laptop image

Braille EDGE 40 offers the convenience and flexibility of multiple languages including English, Spanish, French, German and Italian.

Stay Connected All Day!

Connect Braille EDGE 40 to a computer or PDA via Bluetooth and stay connected throughout the day without the need for charging. For even longer run time, connect via USB and enjoy all the great features of Braille EDGE 40 while simultaneously charging the unit.

Read & Save!

Read and save your data to the SD card. You can use up to 32GB SDHC cards with Braille EDGE 40, enough to carry thousands of books and documents with you for reading on the go.

Download Braille EDGE 40 Brochure (PDF)

Want to learn more: Read Scott Davert’s Review of Braille EDGE 40
from the NFB’s AT Blog.

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Additional Information

Weight 1.73 lbs
Dimensions 12.2 x 4 x .9 in
Model #

B40K

Braille Display

40 cells

Keyboard Type

Perkins-style

Supported File Types

DOC, DOCX, BRF, TXT, RTF

Battery

Average 20 hours battery life (rechargeable)

Flash Memory

SD card (SDHC) up to 32GB

Interface

USB, Bluetooth

Applications

7 applications available: Notepad, Scheduler, Alarm, Calculator, Clock, Stop Watch, Countdown Timer

Compatibility

JAWS, Window-Eyes, SuperNova, System Access, NVDA, Voice-Over for Mac and iOS, BrailleBack for Android, Mobile Speak, TALKS

Warranty

Two-years limited parts & labor warranty

Downloads

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9 reviews for Braille EDGE 40

  1. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    I love using it with my iPhone.I truly love Twitterrific using the Braille EDGE. I love using it with my iPhone. As I have cochlear implants, it makes my life so much easier. - Linda, via Twitter

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  2. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    Best Braille terminal I've ever encountered.Best Braille terminal I've ever encountered. Lovely action on Braille keys. - Ian, via Twitter

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  3. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    I take it everywhere and love it in church to have the hymnalsI love my Edge, I take it everywhere and love it in church to have the hymnals in it. - Erin, via Twitter

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  4. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    I have the Braille EDGE. It is awesome.I have the Braille EDGE. It is awesome. - Shannon, via Twitter

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  5. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    Braille EDGE better than Bard Mobile AppI find reading Braille books with the Bard Mobile app a bit wonky. I'll use the Braille EDGE notepad instead. I won't lose my place. - Erin, via Twitter

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  6. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    Configuring Braille Edge is almost too simple.Configuring the Braille Edge for JAWS 15 was almost too simple. Very nice streamlined process. - Erin, via Twitter

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  7. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    I would give my left arm for a Braille EDGE Braille display.Yadiel, via Twitter

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  8. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    No pairing hassles. Just amazing!Braille EDGE 40 works flawlessly with iPhone! No pairing hassles. Just amazing! - Paula, via Twitter

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  9. michele@hims-inc.com
    5 out of 5

    Great for reading books from BookshareI just spent the last hour or so reading a .brf file from Bookshare on my new Braille Edge 40. They make a wonderful combination.

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