Plextalk Linio PTX1

565.00$ +tx

Select and read books of your interest online, you do not have to wait for a CD to be delivered!


Select and read books of your interest online, you do not have to wait for a CD to be delivered! Check and share the latest news and articles from newspapers & magazines.

The PLEXTALK Linio has an internal memory where you can store books, newspapers or magazines. And no computer needed!

Your books are ready to be read online.

Many libraries serving the visually impaired have started an online book distribution service by using the DAISY Online Delivery Protocol (DODP). The DODP allows computer-free online distribution directly to a talking book player.

When you call a library for books of your interest, you will have access to the books using your PLEXTALK Linio. Some libraries or organizations will regularly and automatically distribute newspapers or magazines that you subscribe to on your PLEXTALK Linio.

Store your books into your PLEXTALK Linio

The PLEXTALK Linio has an internal memory where you can store books, newspapers or magazines.

Search books of your interest

You can search and find books of your interest using your PLEXTALK Linio. Type the title name or the author’s name on your Linio and you will get a list of the results. You can also call your library and access the list with the recent published titles you selected.

Note: Service types of online distribution vary depending on libraries. Please check with your library.

Three easy steps to read online books

  • Step 1: Configure network settings of PLEXTALK Linio to connect with your wireless network router or just simply connect via LAN cable without any configuration.
  • Step 2: When the power is on, your books are ready to be read online.
  • Step 3: Select your preferred book by the title key and start reading by the play key.

Portable and hands free

Wireless online access

  • Wireless online access is provided by your Internet connection.

Bluetooth connection

  • Bluetooth connection will be supported so that you can listen to your titles with a wireless headphone.

Rechargeable battery

  • Rechargeable battery is included and you can playback even when the AC adaptor is disconnected.

Carry handle

  • The handle of the optional carry bag allows you to bring the unit with you with one hand.
  • The shoulder strap can be adjusted for your comfort.

Reliable design

High sound quality

  • Hi-Fi speaker is optimized to provide a clear sound, especially for human voices.

Scratch guard

  • The rubber slot-in disc mechanism prevents the disc from scratching when inserting or ejecting CD’s.

Shock resistant

  • Even when dropped from a height of 70 cm, the internal stabilizers and rubber edges absorb shocks, keeping your player up and running.


  • The special rubber keypad offers protection against liquids.

A variety of media

  • Online bookshelf via wireless or wired network connection.
  • USB device like USB flash memory or PLEXTALK Pocket
  • SD card up to 32GB
  • 2GB internal memory (1.4GB user area)
  • CD for DAISY book, audio book, and music!

Plextalk Linio PTX1

Other functions

DAISY/e-Text Playback

  • Advanced navigation functions in heading, group, page, phrase, bookmark, album, track, level, screen, paragraph, line, sentence, spell, word or character. (*Depending on the content)
  • Reading Microsoft Word DOC and DOCX, plain text, html or DAISY text by text-to-speech.
  • Audio files: MP3, unprotected WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM) formats, Music CDs (CD-DA).
  • Bookmarks, maximum 10,000 items.
  • Optimal sound quality in lower and higher speed is guaranteed with the PLEXVoice technology. The playback speed can be changed from 0.5 to 3 times true speed. The tone can be changed from -6 to +6. The tone can be changed from -6 to +6.

Intuitive operation

  • The sleep timer function turns the player automatically off at a set time.
  • Voice guides help the user through all key operations and menu items.
  • Key description mode.
  • Built-in user’s guide in DAISY format.

Removable cover

Flexible data management

  • Supported disk:12cm diameter, Stamped CD, CD-R, CD-RW
  • LAN:10/100Base-TX 1 port, IEEE802.11 b/g
  • Bluetooth Ver2.1+EDR
  • 2GB internal memory
  • Compatible with SDHC to support up to 32GB.
  • Plays content on USB flash memory drives with USB 2.0 high speed.
  • A DAISY CD can be recorded onto a SD card or a USB device and internal memory. Recording between SD card and USB device are also possible.


General Specifications

Item Specification
CD loading Slot loaded
Playable media 12cm diameter, Stamped CD, CD-R, CD-RWNote: 8cm CD and irregularly shaped CDs will cause a malfunction and should not be used.
Internal memory 2GB flash memory (1.4GB user area)
SD card slot SD/SDHC card (maximum storage size: 32GB)
Playable audio formats for DAISY books Books conforming to DAISY 2.0, 2.02 and 3.0 standards
Reading Microsoft Word DOC, plain text, html or DAISY text by text-to-speech
Audio files in MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM) formats
Music CDs (CD-DA)
Recording audio format MPEG1 Layer3: 44100Hz ‐ 32000Hz, 32kbps ‐ 320 kbps
MPEG1 Layer3: 22050Hz ‐ 16000Hz, 8kbps ‐ 160kbps.
Sound output Headphone (Stereo), Built-in speaker (Monaural)
Externally connected terminal USB 2.0 (Type A)
LAN (10/100Base-TX 1 port)
Wireless interface IEEE802.11b/g
Bluetooth Ver2.1+EDR
Electric power source AC adaptor, AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 or 60 Hz
Dimensions (W/L/H) 170 mm x 219 mm x 56 mm
Weight 1.3kg
Accessories Mask cover
AC adaptor
User’s Guide CD
Quick Reference guide
Safety Instructions

Audio Features

Item Specification
(line output)
Compatible impedance 32 ohm unbalanced
Jack 3.5mm diameter stereo mini jack
Built-in speaker Output impedance 4 ohm
Output 2.0W

Main Functions

Item Specification
Guide Voice Gives spoken information about the current operation
Provides key descriptions in Key Describer mode
Speaks menu items
Gives help information (press the Information key)
Search Function DAISY book: Heading, Group, Page, Phrase, Bookmark
Audio: Album, Track, Bookmark
Text file: Screen, Paragraph, Sentence, Word, Character, Bookmark
HTML file: Level, Paragraph, Sentence, Word, Character, Bookmark
Volume adjustment steps 0 to 25 (in increments of 1)
Guide volume adjustment steps -5 to +5 (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 steps 13 settings from -6, through 0, to +6 (in increments of 1)
Normal tone is at 0
Memory function Bookmarks, maximum is 10,000

Battery Specifications

Item Specification
Type of battery Ni-MH
Dimensions Length 53.64 mm
Width 56.68 mm
Height 29.00 mm
Capacity 1,800 mAh
Charging Time 4 hours approximately
Operating Time DAISY format, CD playing, 5 hours
Music CD (CD-DA) format, CD playing, 2 hours
DAISY format, SD card playing, 8 hours