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Index Basic-D V4 Embosser


Index Basic-D V4 Embosser

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Basic-D V4

Basic-D V4 Braille printer front

Basic-D is a success story. The most sold braille embosser in the world is easy to use and easy to like, using fan-folded paper to produce double sided braille.

  • 100 characters/second - fastest embosser in its price range!
  • High quality interpoint Braille
  • Braille labelled and speech guided, multilingual user interface
  • Horizontal and vertical printing
  • Tractor-fed paper - the most reliable paper feeding method

This is Basic-D V4

Basic-D V4 is a small, powerful, portable Braille printer. Its extraordinary performances and competitive price has made Basic-D the most sought after Braille printer in the world. It uses fan-folded paper which is the most commonly used paper style for Braille embossers. Basic-D is stable and capable of continuous embossment.

Double-sided high quality Braille

Interpoint Braille - Braille printed on both sides of the paper - is an Index Braille trademark. Basic-D V4 produces double-sided Braille in which achieves all Braille reading demands, in addition to international standards. The dots are easy to read and do not wear with age. The reliable dot forming technology, compatible in the Basic-D, is healthier for the environment as well as your economics.

Easy user interface

Throw away the manual. Basic D-V4 can guide you through the embossing process with voice activation technology. The perfectly logical user interface is offered with speech guidance, print and Braille; giving the blind and sighted alike, the same advantages. By choice, your preferred spoken language is available found on the front panel of the embosser. A number of additional languages are available online, free of charge, on Index's home page for downloading. 

Meaningful features

Basic-D V4 is complete with useful features. It prints single and double-sided Braille, both horizontally and vertically, producing sharp tactile graphics. It has all the ports necessary, including a service port and drivers compatible with Windows and Mac. Basic-D V4 has an embedded web interface, making it possible to maneuver the embosser via the internet.  



technical specifications


Embossing speed cps

100 cps



Vertical printing (newspaper)

Braille font

2.2, 2.5, 3.2 mm

Tactile resolution

17 dpi

Forming method

13 hammers/anvils



Single sheet feeder


Paper roll


Sheet feeder size


Paper weight


Paper width

130-330 mm

Paper length

1-17 inch



1.8 inch


5.6 inch


2.5 inch

Net volume


Net weight

7.6 kg

Noise level

80 dB(A)

Noise level with acoustic protection

60 dB(A)


User interface

Braille and ink labelled panel with multilingual speech feedback



Serial port


Firmware upgrade

Via internet always free of charge

LED feedback

3 LED on front panel and 4 on back side

Printer drivers

Windows 32/64



100-240 V AC

Power max

140 W

Power stand by

5 W

Eco power down

0.05 W