Mountbatten Brailler Tutor

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The Mountbatten Brailler Tutor (MBT) is the complete Braille learning centre for children and their teachers/parents/carers. It’s a Brailler, embosser, tactile graphics maker, communication tool and gaming console.

This new model focuses on student-teacher and child-parent interaction and provides many opportunities to learn vocabulary, share tasks, complete assignments, print text files from braille, and engage in fun learning activities.

The MBT is the first and only Bluetooth ® Smart hard-copy Braille device that communicates wirelessly with iOS Bluetooth ® Smart Ready devices.


  • Easy type, comfortable detachable Braille keyboard
  • Menu-driven operation, embedded visual display
  • Synthetic speech output – user switchable languages
  • Fast and quiet Braille embossing – optional ink or laser printers
  • Two-way print and Braille conversions
  • APH patterns series for introducing Braille contractions
  • On-page editing (erase function)
  • Braille graphics capabilities
  • Maths (Nemeth) and music mode
  • USB (PC/MAC) or wireless (iOS/Android) connectivity via Bluetooth to mainstream devices


  • Modern Braille learning tool that can be used to develop awareness of Braille symbols and characters
  • Clear audio response reinforces learning – assists with recognition of Braille characters and symbols and tells the child which commands are being entered.
  • Promotes education through fun, games, and scenarios
  • Facilitates inclusive learning and participation as it allows the child to interact with their teacher/parents/carers/peers – child’s work is displayed on the LCD screen and the option to connect a QWERTY keyboard if you do not know Braille
  • Good for children with multiple disabilities due to the wireless Braille keyboard and an option for one-handed keyboard mode
  • Teaches organization concepts such as planning and time management – using the built-in clock and diary functions that sync to Google Calendar
  • Introduces important concepts about layout (word, lines, paragraphs, and pages), the relationship of Braille to print and phonetics to spelling
  • Introduces the concepts of saving digital files and transferring them between devices.

Technical Specifications

  • Weight – 3.9kg
  • Power – 110-220v output 15-19VDC 5.5Amp, 90W
  • Battery – rechargeable internal Li-ion battery
  • Battery Life – 20 hours standard use, 5 hours or 70 pages embossing
  • Paper – from 80 (office paper) to 140 (Braille paper) GSM
  • Languages – a range of languages and Braille codes
  • Software – MB-Comm for PC
  • App – MBMimic for iOS and MBMimicX for Android are free apps that enhance the power of the MBT and are available from the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store

Achieving Goals

Literacy Skills are basic to all learning, and learning is fundamental to every child’s success. The MBT 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 lifetime of learning.

With its exceptional flexibility and range of functions, the MBT is a solution for meeting ever changing educational and teaching goals. It contains tools that are simply not offered by more traditional devices.

The soft-touch keys enable much earlier engagement with reading and writing than mechanical braillers that are too stiff for young fingers. Engage children earlier in the learning process, provide a platform for pre-writing, pre-literacy, and pre-computer skills, facilitates interaction and inclusive learning – whether you know Braille or not.


Product Dimensions
  • Length40.5 cm

  • Width15.7 cm

  • Height10.25 cm

Package dimensions
  • Weight7.1 kg


  • Warranty2 Years

  • Powered (No / Battery / Electrical)Battery

  • Returnable (Yes / No)Yes

  • Training recommended (Yes / No)Yes

1x Mountbatten Tutor main unit with top cover and reading table attached
1x Mountbatten wireless Braille keyboard
1x AC mains power supply and adaptor
1x User Manual and Quick Start Guide
1x Carry bag

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