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Comply with DAISY

DAISY logo

PTR2 complies with the digital audio book application called DAISY. Various digital audio books can be played. ( Details about DAISY )

Playback function of Music CD and audio file CD/Card.
Not only general Music CD, but also MP3 and Ogg Vorbis burnt into CD or card can be played with PTR2.

Speed search / Navigation

Function keyNumber key

Move to the page immediately that you specified by ten key. By using 2, 4, 6 and 8 key to move between levels, pages , groups and time (by one minute or 10 minutes).


Bookmark key

The maximum 10,000 bookmarks can be put in recorded books or music CDs. Voice bookmarks function, which created by your own voice, is available. Also, Resume bookmark, which is placed where you stopped automatically, is available.

Change of playback speed and tone

Jog switch

The playback speed can be changed from 0.5 to 3 times. Tone can be changed from -6 to 6 step.


Recording Function

Rec keyMicrophone jack

The recording can be done through the built-in microphone, external microphone or line input. As PTR2 accepts the plug-in power type of external microphone or the stereo type of external microphone, and then outside recording is possible through battery operation.

High quality recording in MP3 and PCM

The maximum 90 hours of recording on CD-R(700MB) is possible in DAISY format. The recording mode can be selected from the following seven sound qualities;
PCM 44.1kHz Stereo, PCM 22.05kHz Mono, MP3 256kbps Stereo, MP3 128kbps Stereo, MP3 64kbps Mono, MP3 32kbps Mono, MP3 16kbps Mono

Many Media selection

The maximum 30 minutes of recording (Notepad and Voice bookmark) can be saved in the internal memory. The recordings can be done on CF card (64MB CF card is attached) and CD-R/RW (one CD-R 700MB included in accessories). The recording in music format on the CD-R/RW is possible.


DAISY CD and Music CD can be backed up into CF card and its reverse process is also possible.
Note: CF Card (e.g. 1GB) that has larger capacity than CD (700MB) is required.

Note: PTR2 conforms to SCMS (Serial Copy Management System) standards. This standard regulates the recording and copying of digital signals between digital audio devices, up to 1 generation from the original.


Many editing functions

Menu key

At the Normal mode, section (heading) and page can be set through hearing audio. Cut, copy and paste by section are possible. In Book Creator mode, setting of section level and group can be done, and cut, copy and paste by phrase are possible.

PLEXTALK Recording Software (PRS) for PC is included in accessories.

Recording software

More advanced editing can be done with using the recording software for PC.

Details about PRS .

PRS download.

Safety Design

Shock resistance/ drip-proof

Shock protection

The main body is surrounded by soft plastic material not only to absorb shocks, but also to prevent CD from being scratched when inserting. Also, the main body has the drip-proof structure in order to protect from accidental splash.

We care about environment

The environmental directive called RoHS (The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment directive) will be enforced in EU from July, 2006. PTR2 will be complied by March, 2006.

Two different modes

There are two different modes available in PTR2, Normal mode and Book Creator mode. In Normal mode, you can enjoy recording with easy operation like you do with IC recorder or MD player. In Book Creator mode, you can do the advance recording function such as punch-in and over write recording.

Voice guidance

Voice guidance will guide you to operate all functions. Other information such as elapsed time, remaining time, total time of the audio book, and possible recording time on the media are available on voice guidance. And also key describer function, which you can hear the function of each key is available.

Battery operation

About 8 hours of recording and playback with CF card is possible under battery operation.

Other functions

External CD-R/RW drive and memory card reader

Connecting to PC

By connecting with USB cable (USB1.1) to PC, PTR2 will function as external CD-R/RW drive. Also, by switching USB mode to Card Drive and connecting to PC, PTR2 will work as memory card reader.

Timer function

PTR2 has the internal clock, and then it shuts off by itself at the time you set under the sleep timer function. And also it will power on at the time you set under the power on timer function. By using notepad alarm, notepad will be heard at the time you set.

Calculator function

PTR2 has talking calculator function.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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