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Braille Printer design schematic

Posted by candtalan 
Braille Printer design schematic
February 01, 2012 11:34AM
I am in the process of building a Prusa like 3D printer in the TVRepRap group, and for various reasons a Braille Printer came to mind when I read that commercial such printers are very expensive. Good value I am sure but I know if was blind I would be pretty careful with my budget.

Many of the techniques and processes for my 3D printer are useful I believe for an economical Braille printer, so I considered as many aspects and details as I could at this stage, and I wanted to put this information up somewhere useful to encourage others who may be able to use their resources faster than I can. I have a family member with failing sight but they are not yet needing to use braille.

I attach here a design schematic in open office / libre office drawing file.
I would be happy to answer any questions and to help further any subsequent work.

(meanwhile, I have not yet built my 3D printer....)
Attachments:
open | download - braille-print.odg (30.7 KB)
Re: Braille Printer design schematic
February 02, 2012 06:03AM
This is being discussed in my local tvreprap group so I thought a link might be useful (googlegroups)
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in group:
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More explanation is available. Apologies for the initial lack of details.
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