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Plextalk Pocket Daisy Player

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$310.00
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PTP-1
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Product Description

 

The Pocket  just raised the bar in ultra portable solid-state digital audio recording, and audio book player technology.

 
The Plextalk Pocket is the latest in sold-state digital recorders from Plextor designed for Blind or sighted users from the ground up.  Record in a wide range of DAISY MP3 formats for voice or high quality music applications.  Use the Pocket as an audio note taker and enter audio navigation markers while in record or playback mode and it provides simple audio editing features using DAISY heading and section markers.

Applications include:
DAISY Book Player, Learning Ally formally know as RFB&D, NLS Books, Bookshare Books, Read Text and HTML files with its built-in Text-To-Speech synthesizer. Record Music, Lectures, Meetings, take audio notes and Voice Memo Recorder.  Compatible with DAISY media created with eClipseWriter Pro.

 
PLEXTALK® Pocket Features

  • Stylish, Pocket-size and Lightweight, available in black or white colors
  • DAISY Book Playback compatible with the DAISY 2.02 and DAISY 3 Specifications
  • Numbered or Voice Bookmarks
  • Voice Recording with DAISY Structure
  • Read Text and HTML, MS Word, and DocX contents using Embedded Text-To-Speech Engine
  • Voice Memo-Taking Capability
  • MP3 Music, WAV, WMA, Audible and AMR-WB+ audio playback
  • Support for up to 32GB removable SD cards and compatible USB flash memory
  • Media transfer from USB devices without the use of a PC
  • High Quality built-in Microphone and Speaker
  • Key describer feature
  • Date and Time Clock
  • Sleep Timer
  • Auto Power Off – After 15 min. of inactivity
  • Text-To-Speech Speed and Pitch Controls
  • Audio Playback Speed and Tone Controls
  • Manual and Automatic Record Level Gain Control (AGC)
  • Self-Voicing Record level Meter
  • Monitor Audio While Recording Via Headphones
  • Wi Fi
  • Internet radio
  • Charges via AC adapter or USB

What You Get In The Box

  • 1 PLEXTALK Pocket
  • 1 SD Card 2GB (Note:  The specification of the supplied card may differ from the one specified in the guide.  The SD card will come already inserted in the unit.)
  • 1 AC adaptor
  • 1 Rechargeable battery
  • 1 Set of stereo headphones
  • 1 USB cable (long) for connecting to a computer
  • 1 USB cable (short) for connecting to a USB peripheral
  • 1 Pouch
  • 1 User's Guide CD
  • 1 Quick Reference guide
  • 1 Safety Instruction guide

About recording modes and sound quality

  • When recording, the Pocket gives you the ability to select from 6 recording modes. 
  • Default - for making general recordings and voice recordings where there is relatively low background noise.
  • Conference - for recording environments, such as conferences, lectures and classrooms, where the background noise is expected to be high.
  • Audio - for recording from audio devices such as CD players.
  • Analogue cassette - for recording from analogue cassettes.
  • Radio - for recording from radio broadcasts.
  • Custom - if none of the above options gives you the kind of recording that you want, this recording mode allows you to set all the parameters manually.

Audio input and output:

  • Headphone terminal (Stereo)
  • External microphone /  Line input terminal (Stereo)
  • Built in microphone (Monaural)
  • Built in speaker (Monaural)

The available sound quality settings are as follows:

  • PCM 44.1kHz stereo
  • PCM 22.05kHz mono
  • MP3 256kbps 44.1kHz stereo
  • MP3 128kbps 44.1kHz stereo
  • MP3 64kbps 44.1kHz mono
  • MP3 32kbps 22.05kHz mono

Self-Voicing Media Navigation and Operational Features:

  • Guide voice:
  • Gives spoken information about the current operation
  • Provides key descriptions in Key Describer mode
  • Speaks menu items
  • Gives help information (press the Number 5 key)

Search function:

  • Heading, Page, Time, Bookmark, Group
  • Album, Track, File

Volume adjustment:

  • 0 to 25 (in increments of 1)

Guide volume adjustment:

  • -10 to +10 (in increments of 1)

Play speed adjustment:

  • 11 settings from -2, through 0, to +8 (in increments of 1).
  • Normal speed is at 0.
  • -2 is 0.5 times speed, +4 is double speed, +8 triple speed.

Tone adjustment:

  • 13 settings from -6, through 0, to +6 (in increments of 1)
  •  Normal tone is at 0

General Hardware Specifications

Note:  Shinano Kenshi reserves the right to modify the products specification at any time without prior notice.

Playable contents:

  • Books conforming to DAISY 2.0, 2.02 and 3.0 standards
  • Audio files in MP3, AMR-WB+ and Wave (PCM) formats
  • Music CDs (CD-DA) (External USB CD/DVD drive)

Playable audio formats for DAISY books:

  • MP3, AMR-WB+, DAISY ADPCM2, PCM.

Recording methods:

  • DAISY 2.02

Recording audio formats for DAISY 2.02:

  • PCM 44.1kHz Stereo
  • PCM 22.05kHz Mono
  • MP3 256kbps Stereo
  • MP3 128kbps Stereo
  • MP3 64kbps Mono
  • MP3 32kbps Mono

Recording audio formats for Voice Memo:

  • MP3 32kbps Mono

Audio input and output:

  • Headphone terminal (Stereo)
  • External microphone/ Line input terminal (Stereo)
  • Built in microphone (Monaural)
  • Built in speaker (Monaural)

Externally connected terminal:

  • USB 2.0
  • USB OTG (USB bus power)

Clock precision: Approximately 60 seconds per month

Electric Power Source: AC adaptor, AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 or 60 Hz

Dimensions and weight:

  •  Length 112 mm
  •  Width 55 mm
  •  Height 16 mm
  •  Weight Approx.  110g

Power consumption (maximum):  20W

Working temperature and humidity:

  •  Fahrenheit from 40 to 104
  •  Celsius from 5 to 40
  •  Humidity from 20% to 80%, no moisture.

Audio features:

  • Headphones (line output):
  • Compatible impedance 32 ohm unbalanced
  • Jack 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
  • External Microphone (Plug –in power):
  • Input impedance 2.2k ohm unbalanced
  • Jack 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
  • Line Input:
  • Input impedance 20k ohm unbalanced
  • Jack 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
  • Built In Speaker:
  • Output impedance 8 ohm
  • Output voltage 150mW
  • Built-in Microphone:
  • Mode Electric condenser microphone
  • Recording time (for SD card, 2GB):
  •             (Note:  All times are approximate)
  • Music CD (CD-DA) 80 minutes
  • DAISY PCM 44.1kHz stereo 3 hours
  • DAISY PCM 22.05kHz mono 12 hours
  • DAISY MP3 256kbps stereo 15 hours
  • DAISY MP3 128kbps stereo 30 hours
  • DAISY MP3 64kbps monaural 60 hours
  • DAISY MP3 32kbps monaural 120 hours
  • Recording level adjustment:
  • Select input between External Microphone and Line input
  • 0 to 20 (in increments of 1)
  • Available Auto Gain Control (AGC)
  • Memory function:
  • Bookmarks and voice Bookmarks, maximum is 10000
  • Voice Bookmarks, Total 30 minutes recording
  • Voice Memo, Total 30 minutes recording, 200 items

Battery specifications: Type: Lithium polymer

  • Dimensions: Length 40 mm, Width 75 mm, Height 20 mm
  • Capacity:  1500 mAh
  • Charging time:  4 hours approximately
  • Operating time: up to 10 hours on full charge
  • DAISY format, MP3 recording, 8 hours
  • DAISY format, MP3 playing, 10 hours
  • Note:  All times are approximate
  • Note:  The charging time and operating time vary depending on the ambient temperature and working conditions.

Performance and Compatibility:
USB Transfer rate: 280 Mbps typical

Minimum system requirements:

  • Operating systems:  Windows XP or Vista

Memory Card Drive Specifications:
Card type:  SD/SDHC card

  • File system:  FAT-32/16

 

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Warranty Information

Two year manufacturer's limited warranty

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