Communication Device

Grid Pad 12 by Smartbox

Device Type
Communication Device
Installation Procedure
Operating Method
Touch Screen, Switch Control
& Eye Gaze

Key Features

The Grid Pad 12 by Smartbox is designed for communication all day, every day, using any access method. The most flexible solution for people with complex access and communication needs, the Grid Pad 12 is a dedicated device and has been designed in collaboration with AAC users. A long 15-hour battery life, rugged design with antimicrobial properties and multiple access options ensure you always have your voice.

The award-winning software Grid 3 is included with every Grid Pad. It provides a complete AAC solution for users to communicate with symbols, text or a combination of both. Other features include computer control, a complete suite of accessible apps, interactive learning resources and access to the Smartbox Online Grid portal.

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Features & Benefits

  • Powerful Grid 3 software allows complete environment control
  • High spec computer for fast communication
  • 15 hours battery life (10 hours with eye gaze)
  • Ready for use with eye gaze, switches, touch, and USB devices
  • Shock protection, droppable to 1m 
  • 12.5” full HD tough antiglare touchscreen
  • Remote power button
  • High quality amplified sound
  • Built-in radio and infrared
  • Water-resistant buttons in convenient locations
  • Multi-angle stand and wheelchair mounting
  • Alternative versions and solutions also available

Technical Information

  Pro 11 Pro 13 Pro 18
 Memory  4GB 8GB 8GB
 Hard Drive  128GB 256GB SSD 500GB
 Connectivity  Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Wi-Fi, Bluetooth Wi-fi, Bluetooth
Ports 2xUSB, Mini HDMI 2xUSB 2.0, SD Card Slot 2xUSB 2.0, 1XUSB 3.0, SD Card Slot
Screen Size 11.6" 1080 HD Display 13.3" 1080 Full HD Display 17.3" 1080 Full HD Display
Weight 1kg / 2.2lbs 2.68kg / 5.9lbs 2.7kg / 6lbs
Battery Life Up to 6hrs Up to 8hrs - hot swap battery available Up to 5hrs
Alternative Versions - Specifications 

Grid Pad 11

The smallest of the Grid Pad device is built around a high spec tablet that runs the Windows 10 operating system. Inside the tablet is an Intel Core 1.9 GHz processor, 4GB memory and 128 GB hard disk. The Grid Pad 11 is enclosed by a rugged case that helps protect the device against knocks and bumps and can be used all-day with the 6 hour battery life.

Grid Pad 13
The mid-sized Grid Pad Pro features an extra-long battery life. Built around a rugged 13" tablet that runs Windows 10, Grid 3 performs quickly thanks to the powerful Intel Celeron 1.4 GHz processor, 8GB memory and a 256GB solid-state drive. The Grid Pad 13 includes a spare hot-swappable battery so users can continue using the device even when power is low.

Grid Pad 18
The largest Grid Pad is often used in classrooms or mounted at the home or office, however, it is not suitable for wheelchair mounting. The large screen provides bigger targets that are particularly helpful for those users with access difficulties or visual impairment. This version is built around an 18" tablet with an Intel Quad processor, 8GB of RAM and a 500GB hard disk. 

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