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FAQ List

1. Playback

  • Q.1-1

    Can Plextalk PTR1 play MP3 music?

  • A.1-1

    PTR1 plays MP3 files and supports variable bit rate.

  • MPEG1 Layer3 32kbps~320kbps VBR
  • MPEG2 Layer3 8kbps~160kbps VBR

  • Q.1-2

    Does Plextalk PTR1 support a standard .m3u playlist?

  • A.1-2

    Yes, it does. However, PTR1 can not support multiple playlists in same folder or the root directory. When you have several playlists, please put a playlist in each folder.

  • Q.1-3

    Will I lose my place if I turn off my Plextalk player?

  • A.1-3

    The Plextalk PTR1 will automatically bookmark and remember your place where you turn off or remove CDs.

2. Bookmark

  • Q.2-1

    How many bookmarks can be stored?

  • A.2-1

    You can store up to 10,000 bookmarks or 30 minutes voice-bookmarks.

  • Q.2-2

    What is maximum number of bookmarks to input?

  • A.2-2

    The maximum number is 65000. If you input 65001 or above, the bookmark will not be placed.

3. Battery

  • Q.3-1

    What is the battery life?

  • A.3-1

    Playing Daisy CD – Approx. 4 hours, Recording Daisy on CD – Approx 2 hours

  • Playback CD-DA disc – Approx. 2 hours, Recording CD-DA on CD – Approx 2.5 hours.

  • Q.3-2

    What is the battery life for flash memory?

  • A.3-2

    Recording/Playback card – Approx. 6 hours.

  • Q.3-3

    What is the battery life for 1GB Micro Drive?

  • A.3-3

    Playing – Approx. 5 hours, Recording – Approx 4 hours

  • Q.3-4

    How long to be full charged?

  • A.3-4

    It takes max 4 hours (Normal 3.5 hours). You cannot overcharge the battery.

  • Q.3-5

    What is type of battery?

  • A.3-5


  • Q.3-6

    What is battery charge life with machine off?

  • A.3-6

    Approximately 1 month

4. Recording

  • Q.4-1

    How long can be recorded on the single CD?

  • A.4-1

    You can record up to 80 hours on the single CD.

  • Q.4-2

    How long does it take backup? (PC card)

  • A.4-2

    Daisy backup (600MB)
    CD to PC card: 10 min
    PC Card to CD: 20 min

  • MP3 Music backup (70 min)
    CD to PC card: 45 min
    PC Card to CD: 30 min
  • Music backup (70 min)
    CD to PC card: 20 min
    PC Card to CD: 20 min
    * Measured by IBM’s 1GB Microdrive

5. Other

  • Q.5-1

    How long can I record each notepad?

  • A.5-1

    You can record up to 1 minute and automatically stop.

  • Q.5-2

    What is “Clear All Setting” in the control panel?

  • A.5-2

    When you execute “Clear All Setting”, the setting will be the factory default setting.

    • – Default to the recording and volume setting
    • – Delete all bookmarks
    • – Delete all notepads
    • – Delete ON timer

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