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PAC Mate Omni BX400


Product Category
Personal Digital Assistants (Braille)

Product Description
Portable PDA with a braille keyboard. A detachable braille display can be added. Includes JAWS for Windows CE for speech output and Windows Mobile 6.0 with Pocket versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer plus Calendar, E-mail, Contacts, FSEdit (braille word processor), FSCalc (financial and scientific calculator), MediaPlayer and other applications. Full desktop synchronization through ActiveSync.

Manufacturer
Freedom Scientific

Task
  • Browsing the Internet
  • Calculating
  • Keeping Appointments/Calendar
  • Listening to Music
  • Note taking
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Telecommunications
  • Telling Time
  • Word Processing
Manufacturer's Suggested Price
$2,395

Warranty
One-year warranty against manufacturing defects.

Maintenance/Technical Support
E-mail and telephone support available, Mon.-Fri., 8:30 AM-7:00 PM, EST.

Technical Support (E-mail)
hardwaresupport@freedomfcientific.com

Technical Support (Phone)
(727) 803-8600

Documentation Format
  • Audio
  • Electronic
  • Print
Documentation Language
  • English (American)
Product Evaluation
The Next Generation: A Review of Personal Digital Assistants, Part 2

Operating System
Windows CE

Interface/Port
  • Bluetooth
  • Compact Flash Slot
  • Ethernet
  • Flash Memory slot
  • Headphone Connector
  • Infrared port
  • Microphone Jack
  • USB Port
  • Wireless
Power Supply/Connection
  • 105-125 VAC
  • 210-250 VAC
  • AC Adaptor
  • Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery
Compatible Software
  • Microsoft Word
Battery Gauge
Yes

Keyboard Type
  • Braille Keyboard
Case Style
Nylon case; Leather case optional.

Cells
  • 40
Output Devices
  • Speech
Speech Output
Yes

Available with Braille Display
Yes

One-handed Mode
Yes

Internal Modem
No

Dimensions
4.87" x 11" x 1.93"

Size - Weight
1 lb. 13 oz.

Languages
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • English (American)
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
Accessories (Included)
  • AC Adaptor
  • Battery Charger
  • Carrying Case
  • Clock (Talking)
  • Datebook
  • E-mail Capabilities
  • Headphones/Earphones
  • Media Player
  • Phone Book
  • Power Adaptor
  • Rechargeable Battery
  • Scientific Calculator
  • Screen Reader Capability
  • Speech Synthesizer
  • USB Cables
  • Web Browser
  • Word Processor
Battery Type
  • Lithium Ion
File Types Played
  • BRF
  • DAISY
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • MP3
  • text
  • WAV

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