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Keep braille at your fingertips anytime, anywhere, with the Mantis Q40 which is a first-of-its-kind Bluetooth keyboard and 40-cell refreshable braille display from HumanWare and APH. With the Mantis, students and professionals no longer need to choose between a keyboard or a braille device. The refreshable braille below the keyboard provides a multi-modal braille complement to the screen reader, making it easier to participate in and succeed at school or at work.
Weight is 772 grams.
40 Braille cells with cursor keys.
WI-FI 802.11 b/g/n, supporting 2.4ghz only.
16Gb Internal storage.
Maximum 64 GB.
USB Host Type A connector.
Removable battery with 15 hrs autonomy.
All-in-one, full-size QWERTY laptop-style keyboard and built-in 40-cell refreshable braille display, students and professionals no longer need to sacrifice the use of braille when using a keyboard.
Supports up to 5 Bluetooth connections, along with one USB connection.
Functions as another device's keyboard when connected via USB or Bluetooth; functions as a stand-alone device when not connected.
Online library access such as Bookshare.
Toggles between QWERTY and Perkins-style input when using the onboard smart applications only. Does not apply when connected to a host device.
At the same time a professional or a student is typing on the Mantis, the refreshable braille below the keyboard is providing a multi-modal braille complement to the screen reader, making it easier to participate in and succeed at school or at work.
Pair the Mantis Q40 with your screen reader and computer, smart phone or tablet or other devices that support Braille such as the Apple Watch or Apple TV.
As you type on the Mantis' comfortable laptop sized keys, the refreshable braille line below the keyboard simultaneously provides braille reinforcement to your chosen screen reader via a Bluetooth or USB connection.
Use on the go as an autonomous all-in-one braille reader and notepad.
Mantis Q40 includes onboard memory and Editor application allowing you to make, save and share quick notes on the move.
Simple smart and easy to use.
The keyboard is thin, lightweight and can easily fit in a laptop bag or backpack, providing ease of use for the user. Make the most of your time; Mantis' Book Reader application allows you to open and read work documents, school assignments and the latest novel from your favourite author, in crisp refreshable braille.
Please noteThis product is non-returnable unless faulty.
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MaterialThin, lightweight material
Powered (No / Battery / Electrical)Electrical
Returnable (Yes / No)No
Training recommended (Yes / No)No
In the boxBack to product details
1 x Mantis Q40
1 x USB-C charging cable with power supply (works with any USB charger, but may charge slower)
1 x Green TPU case
1 x User Guide (stored on device)
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Product demonstration video of Mantis Q40