[bct] Re: Braille display

  • From: "Maria" <malyn87@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 23:58:15 -0500

Hi, from one Maria to another; welcome to the list.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Maria L" <raynbo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 1:48 PM
Subject: [bct] Re: Braille display

> Hi there. I am also a new person on the list, I just am really horrible at
> intros.
> I have to agree with your statement about the 18 or 20 cell displays.  I
> a Pacmate 20 cell display at home and a PowerBraille 40 at school, and for
> me, the PB is just way too long.  I am considering buying a Brailliant,
> I actually have the money, and will probably go with the 24 cell model,
> since I think it's a good compromise on length.
> Has anyone ever used these displays?  I've only seen them in prototype and
> am wondering about their reliability etc.
> Great discussions so far.
> Maria
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Pam Quinn" <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 12:12
> Subject: [bct] Re: Braille display
> Actually I'm probably in the minority in that I prefer eighteen cells
> over forty.  More portable, and less tiring to read I think. The
> bookworm with eight cells would have been a little too stilted I
> think, but I would love to have seen one. I have a braille lite 2000,
> and a Braillenote MPower, both eighteen cells. They can both be used
> with the pc as braille displays, and the MPower can be used wirelessly
> as a braille display also.
> Pam

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