The Mountbatten Learning System has been designed for children who need braille. It is a fun and inclusive introduction to braille literacy and provides a solid foundation for a life-time of learning. It is suitable for the very first stages of Braille instruction through to high school and beyond. Features include: Correcting and Erasing, Variety of paper types can be used; Ergonomically designed keyboard; Page formatting; Writing to memory; Graphics mode and one-handed mode; Digitised speech; Assignable function keys; Synthetic speech and Note-taker (including editing), file transfer to and from PC. Memory size (kilobytes), 400; Memory size (Braille pages) 600.
The Mountbatten Learning System has been designed to introduce students to Braille literacy in a fun and inclusive manner. Its versatility as both a teaching and a writing tool makes the Mountbatten the ideal choice for students of all ages, from pre-school children at the very early stages of Braille instruction to high school students looking for an efficient way to produce mathematical equations and other Braille materials.
With Key features:
Develops awareness of Braille symbols and characters by utilising audio response to reinforce which commands are being entered
The ergonomic keyboard facilitates literacy activities and spontaneous play for young children, long before they are physically able to use traditional mechanical Braille writers
Simple editing functions for correcting and erasing
Develops technology concepts and Braille reading and writing as life skills
Assists with inclusion and participation. The students work is displayed on the Mimic screen
Can be used as a graphics embosser
MIMic visual display - an LCD display allows easy supervision by sighted teachers and can store up to 32 pages of Braille
MB COMM - Free software for the PC to transfer files between the Mountbatten Braille Learning System and the PC
There are currently 2 different models of the Mountbatten Brailler, please see the Comparison Chart attached.