Fundraising

We are looking at organising a number of fundraising events in order to purchase the following printer.  This is with the aim of producing documents that contain tactile graphics for blind and partially sighted people to understand visual layout.
If you feel able to assist in this fundraising objective to raise in the region of £4,000; please contact me or one of the committee members.

Introducing Phoenix, the World’s first multi-function Braille and Tactile Graphics
System.
Imagine the ability to scan your pictures, graphs and charts into your computer and with a few clicks of the mouse, emboss those images in high definition tactile graphics without compromising the quality of your Braille text.
This is now possible with the Phoenix Embosser and Firebird Software Suite (included with the Phoenix) available from Enabling Technologies!
The Phoenix is our ninth generation of Braille embossing technology that combines our durable and legendary Romeo Braille Dot with a proprietary 25 DPI tactile graphics embossing system. All in one embosser! Now, there is no longer a need to settle for poor quality Braille text to achieve high definition tactile graphics, as is the case with most other products on the market.
The Firebird Software Suite, included with the Phoenix, is a comprehensive set of productivity tools that powers the Phoenix Embosser. The Firebird Software Suite includes the Firebird Transcriber that is a high quality, intuitive Braille translator and the Firebird Graphics Editor that provides you with a comprehensive list of automatic tools to effortlessly create tactile graphic images. (The Phoenix Embosser is also compatible with your existing Braille translator).
The Phoenix Embosser employs two separate embossing heads. One embossing head produces high quality single sided standard LOC Braille AND Dynamic Braille Scaling (DBS). In addition to producing LOC Braille, DBS will allow you to produce Braille in other formats including Jumbo, Petite, CA sign, and Marburg.
One embossing head produces super high resolution Braille graphics up to 25 DPI.
The Phoenix comes with a limited factory warranty* of one-year or 75,000 pages, USB
cable, line cord, Quick Setup Guide, CD-ROM with user manual, printer driver, Firebird
Software Suite, User Interface Application, toll-free customer support and/or email
support. Annual Service Maintenance Agreements (SMA) for the Phoenix are also available for purchase.