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 PAC Mate QX400 Notetaker/Accessible Pocket PC

The Pac Mate is Discontinued.


The world's first accessible Pocket PC device, now offers users an integrated Braille option. The new PAC Mate series of personal data assistants with a QWERTY keyboard features a speech-only unit (QX400), an integrated unit with 20 cells of Braille (QX420) and an integrated unit with 40 cells of Braille (QX440).

All the units provide the same direct access to everyday Windows-based desktop data and software applications and use JAWS® for the speech output. Run Pocket PC versions of popular software programs to manage your information internally or sync up and share data with other devices. Surf the Internet and send and receive email with the addition of a modem.

QX420                            QX440


Standard Features

Intel Xscale 400MHz processor; 64 MB RAM; 32 MB Flash ROM; Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery; 12 volt AC adapter/charger; Carrying case and shoulder strap

Input Method

88-Key QWERTY keyboard; Voice recorder

USB On-the-Go – host and peripheral functions – type Mini A/B —12MBS—USB 2.0 compliant; Infrared Port: IrDA standard; 115 KB per second; 2 Compact Flash Type II ports; Speaker: Yes; Microphone: Yes; Headphone Jack: 3.5 mm; Microphone Jack: 2.5 mm; Dual Channel Sound – listen to speech and audio files simultaneously

Power Supply

Lithium Ion Polymer rechargeable battery – 6600 mAH at 7.2v nominal; AC adapter – Universal 100 – 240VAC

Software (preinstalled)

Microsoft® Windows® CE.net 4.2 with PocketPC 2003; JAWS® screen reader; Pocket Outlook (Calendar, Contacts, Tasks, Inbox), Voice Recorder, Notes, Pocket Word, Pocket Excel, Pocket Internet Explorer, File Explorer, Windows Media Player 9 for Pocket PC; Freedom Scientific accessible applications – FSEdit, FSCalc, Stop Watch; Eloquence Speech

Software on CD

Microsoft® ActiveSync® 3.7; Outlook 2002 (e-mail, calendar, contacts and tasks)

Desktop System Requirements For Active Sync

For ActiveSync® 3.7: Microsoft® Windows® 2000, Windows® 98 Second Edition, Windows® ME, Windows NT® or XP with a 486/33DX or higher processor (Pentium® 90 MHz recommended)*; Microsoft Outlook 98 or later required for synchronization to the desktop or portable computer of e-mail, calendar, contacts, tasks, and notes (Microsoft Outlook 2002 recommended); Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 SP1 or later; 12-65 MB available hard disk space (actual requirements will vary based on selection of features and user's current system configuration); Hard disk drive with 12 to 65 MB of available hard disk space (actual requirements will vary based on selection of features and user's system configuration); Infrared port, or USB port (available for Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows 2000, and Windows XP only); CD-ROM drive; VGA graphics card or compatible video graphics adapter at 256 color or higher; Keyboard; Mouse or compatible input device

*Windows NT® 4.0 supported only with a serial to USB sync cable (not included please purchase separately)

System Requirements For Microsoft Outlook 2000 (included)

153MB hard disk space for full implementation; 24MB system RAM recommended

Braille Display Features

20 or 40 cells of refreshable Braille; Whiz Wheels for navigation; Dual Cursor Router Buttons (back row configurable) – Pan forward and back with buttons on left and right – 10 hotkeys in the center; VaribrailleSupport for Line, Structured and Speechbox modes; A to mini B USB cable; Carrying case and shoulder strap

Platforms Supported By Braille Display

Detachable USB powered Braille Display can be used with desktop and laptop PC's; IBM PC or compatible with USB 1.1/USB2.0/USB OTG supported; All PAC Mate models

Operating Systems Supported By Braille Display

Windows 98 SE, Windows Me, Win2k, Windows XP; Windows CE 3.0, Windows CE .NET

Dimensions & Weight QX400

Max. Dimensions: 12.3 in. x 6.27 in. x 1.62 in. (31.24 cm x 15.93 cm x 4.11 cm); Weight: 2 lbs. (.90 kg)

Dimensions & Weight integrated QX420 unit

Max. Dimensions: 12.3 in. x 8.21 in. x 1.62 in. (31.24 cm x 20.85 cm x 4.11 cm); Weight: 3lbs., 12 oz. (1.7 kg)

Dimensions & Weight Integrated QX440 unit

Max. Dimensions: 12.5 in. x 8.21 in. x 1.62 in. (31.75 cm x 20.85 cm x 4.11 cm);
Weight: 4lbs., 3 oz. (1.9 kg)

Dimensions & Weight 20-cell Braille Display only

Max. Dimensions: 4.8 in. x 11 in. x 1.53 in. (12.19cm x 27.94cm x 3.89 cm);
Weight: 1lb., 12 oz. (0.79 kg)

Dimensions & Weight 40-cell Braille Display only

Max. Dimensions: 4.8 in. x 12.5 in. x 1.53 in. (12.19cm x 31.75cm x 3.89 cm);
Weight: 2lbs., 3 oz. (0.99 kg)

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