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The Marathon Brailler is a desk-top Braille printer designed to provide single-sided embossing for individuals who are blind. The user sets printing control parameters with a built-in keypad (no dip switches). Up to 16 different sets of parameters can be stored in the Marathon's permanent memory. Eight pre-programmed sets for popular microcomputer configurations are provided with the system. Control parameters can be verified via a 32-character visual display or in Braille. When used with Braille translation software (extra), the printer is capable of producing grade 2 Braille. This embosser also features a multi-copy function. The unit is housed in a portable attache type carrying case. PAPER: Uses tractor feed paper; widths from 1.5 to 13.5 inches, page lengths of 3 to 14 inches, and paper weights of 20 to 100 pound tag. CPS: Embosses at a speed of 200 characters per second (about 12 pages per minute). POWER: 100V - 260V AC. DIMENSIONS: 21 x 18 x 8 inches. WEIGHT: 75 pounds.
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