QBraille XL
40-cell (Hybrid) Refreshable Braille Display


NC, SC, TN Only
The Unique hybrid Blend of a Perkins Keyboard and QWERTY Function Keys!
QBraille XL represents an entirely new type of 40-cell Braille display. Its added function keys replace the need to memorize special command keystrokes, with the intuitively placed function keys found on all QWERTY keyboards. Closing an application with the QBraille XL, means simply pressing the dedicated and familiar Alt+F4 keys.

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QBraille XL

QBraille XL, the best of all worlds!

QBraille XL introduces a new innovation to the Braille display market, offering blind users their natural method of Braille entry combined with intuitive command operation through standard QWERTY keys, while offering the connectivity of Smart Beetle, the applications of Braille EDGE, and many new features. The QBraille XL:

  • Centers around an innovative hybrid keyboard with Braille keys at its center, surrounded by standard QWERTY modifier and function keys in their typical positions.
  • Offers traditional Braille Terminal mode, Keyboard Mode, or Hybrid Mode for traditional screen reader operation, standard keyboard connectivity, or Screen Reader output combined with standard keyboard input.
  • Supports one USB and 6 simultaneous Bluetooth connections, for immediate Braille access to all your devices with a single keystroke.

QBraille XL Key Features

Keyboard Layout:

1. Power
2. Perkins-style Keyboard
3. QWERTY Keyboard Function Keys
4. 40 Braille Cells
5. Standard SD Card Slot
6. USB-C Port
7. Power and Bluetooth Indicator

Primary Features:

High quality 40-cell braille display
Innovative Hybrid keyboard
Write in Braille, Command via QWERTY keys
Seven simultaneous Hybrid connections
Stand-alone notepad and other apps

Flexible and Versatile

QBraille XL offers internal Braille translation of 17 Braille tables for Notepad and keyboard mode entry. Keyboard, Braille and Hybrid Modes are compatible with Windows, Mac, iOS and Android.

Enhance your productivity

Not only is QBraille XL a unique and innovative Braille display, it also helps you manage your daily activities. Enhance your productivity with internal stand-alone applications such as Notepad, DAISY Reader, Calculator, Alarm, Stopwatch, Countdown Timer, and Calendar.

Read and Save

Read and save your documents, DAISY text books and Scheduler data to the SD card. You can use up to 32GB SDHC cards with QBraille XL, enough to store thousands of books and documents for reading on the go. With the Notepad feature, you can Read Braille, text, PDF and Word document files, as well as create and save text and Braille files.

Stay connected all day

Connect QBraille XL to a computer, smart phone, or tablet via Bluetooth and stay connected throughout the day without the need for charging. For even longer operating time, connect via USB and enjoy all the great features while simultaneously charging the unit.


An entirely new type of Braille display, QBraille XL represents all of the best features from our Braille EDGE 40 and Smart Beetle, combined with a full set of “real” QWERTY controls. The groundbreaking combination of Braille and function keys means you no longer need your laptop keyboard. Use the arrow keys to navigate across tables, or use the dedicated control, shift, and arrow keys to quickly select text. Save seconds with every command, minutes with every task, and hours with every project!

Compact Versatility

With 6 Bluetooth channels and 1 USB connection, QBraille XL makes it easier than ever to multi-task like a pro. You can quickly switch between Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android devices for sending emails, performing Google searches, sending a text, or using your favorite app all without lifting your hands. Also included are standard on-board applications you know and love.