Plextalk Pocket PTP1

415.00$ +tx

Read books and review recorded lectures when you want, where you want.


Read books and review recorded lectures when you want, where you want.

This convenient book reader and recorder does not only allow you to playback digital talking books or textbooks, but also to record lectures at school. With a quick key press when recording, you can insert headers and save precious time.

Listen to the web radio stations and podcasts that you are interested in.

Besides the possibility to read digital talking books, the PLEXTALK Pocket, now has a wireless LAN capability, which enables you to download or stream Web Radio and Podcasts even when you are away from your computer. With Web Radio and Podcasts at your fingertips, you can listen to your favorite news programs and music channels wherever, whenever you want.

DAISY/Text Playback

  • The bookmark application allows you to easily navigate through the DAISY book/textbook, as you can go directly to a specific section or page you want to read.
  • Playback speed and tone are adjustable. This way you can customize your study session to a quick review or to fully take the time to comprehend the material.
  • Advanced navigation function by heading, group, page, phrase, bookmark, album, track, level, screen, paragraph, line, sentence, spell, word, character *.
    (* depending on 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, using external USB CD/DVD drive), Audible Format4 (.aa).
  • Bookmarks and voice Bookmarks, maximum 10,000 items.

DAISY recording

  • The one-touch Record key makes recording a piece of cake. When the topic changes in class, you can quickly insert headings that make it easier for you to review what you have recorded.
    Additionally, when holding the record key, you can record voice memos and review these at a later point in time.
  • Equipped with “Voice Memo” capability, the PLEXTALK Pocket makes it fast and easy to record voice memos of up to 1 minute, ensuring that you will never forget phone numbers and other important things.
  • Long-time recording by DAISY format: up to 60 hours on a 2GB SD card by MP3 64kbps mono.
  • Auto gain control.

Plextalk Pocket PTP1

Wireless LAN capability

  • After registration for web radio stations or podcast feeds on the PLEXTALK Pocket, you can listen to news programs and music channels via your home or office network. This way, you are always up to date on any topic you like.
  • “Network folder” to access the SD card from your PC remotely.
  • Setting on the ‘PLEXTALK Transfer for Pocket’ software.

Flexible data management

  • 2GB SD card comes with PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1.
  • Compatible with SDHC to support up to 32GB.
  • Play content on USB flash memory (thumb drive) or USB CD drive with USB 2.0 high speed.
  • Backup function between SD card and USB drive.

Intuitive operation

  • Large and tactile keys.
  • Voice guides for all the key operations and menu items.
  • Key description in Key Describer mode.
  • Built-in user’s guide.

Sleep timer

  • The sleep Timer function allows you to enjoy reading a book in bed and automatically switches off the PLEXTALK Pocket after you fall asleep. This function saves the battery power and guarantees a good night’s sleep for you and your family.

Plextalk Pocket PTP1


  • Operation time by replaceable battery: 10-hour playback, 8-hour MP3 recording.
  • Built-in speaker and microphone.
  • Voice Memo up tp 30 minutes, 200 items.
  • USB charging, 4.5 hours for recharging.
  • AC adapter: AC90-240V 50/60Hz, 4 hours for recharging.


  • With the PLEXTALK Transfer for Pocket software, you can easily transfer DAISY books, text files, audio files, playlists or network settings from your PC to your Pocket.
  • With the PLEXTALK Recording Software (PRS) is a powerful tool to edit what you have recorded on your PLEXTALK Pocket and create DAISY 2.02 books on your PC.


General Specifications

Item Specification
SD Card Slot SD/SDHC card (up to 32GB)
Playable Contents Books conforming to DAISY 2.0, 2.02 or 3.0 standards
Reading Microsoft Word DOC and DOCX, plain text, html, BRL, BRF or DAISY text by text-to-speech
Audio files in MP3, WMA, AMR-WB+, Ogg Vorbis, Wave (PCM) formats and Audible Format 4(.aa).
Music CDs (CD-DA)(External USB CD/DVD drive)
Playable Audio Formats for DAISY Books MP3, AMR-WB+, DAISY ADPCM2, PCM, Ogg Vorbis.
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 (4.4 in)
Width 55 mm (2.2 in)
Height 16 mm (0.6 in)
Weight Approx. 110g (3.9 oz)
Power Consumption (maximum) 20W
Working Temperature and Humidity Celsius from 5 to 40
Humidity from 20% to 80%, no moisture.

Audio Features

Item Specification
(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 150mW
Built-in Microphone Mode Electric condenser microphone

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 Number 5 key)
Search Function Heading, Group, Page, Phrase, Bookmark, Album, Track, Level, Screen, Paragraph, Line, Sentence, Spell, Word, Character
Volume Adjustment 0 to 25 (in increments of 1)
Guide Volume Adjustment -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 13 settings from -6, through 0, to +6 (in increments of 1)
Normal tone is at 0
Approximate Recording time
(for SD card, 2GB)
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 mono 60 hours
DAISY MP3 32kbps mono 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

Item Specification
Type Lithium polymer
Dimensions Length 40 mm
Width 75 mm
Height 20 mm
Capacity 1500 mAh
Charging Time 4 hours approximately
4.5 hours approximately via a USB cable
Operating Time DAISY format, MP3 playing, 10 hours
DAISY format, MP3 recording, 8 hours
Streaming web radio or downloading podcast, 4 hours

Performance Information

Item Specification
USB Transfer Rate 280 Mbps typical

Minimum System Requirements

Item Specification
Operating Systems Windows 2000, XP, Vista or Windows 7

Memory Card Drive Specifications

Item Specification
Card Type SD/SDHC card
File System FAT-32/16

Wireless LAN Specifications

Item Specification
Wireless LAN IEEE802.11b/g

Plextalk Pocket PTP1