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Booksense T50 Portable Daisy Player

Manufactured by Hims Co Ltd

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Daisy player with multiple functions.


  • compatible with a wide range of formats including all types of DAISY formats such as Ansi/Niso, NLS, Bookshare, Nimas and MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, FLAC, 3GP and Audible-co-uk files
  • built-in text-to-speech engine with adjustable reading speed and audible announcement of the spelling of words
  • integral speaker and headphone jack
  • push-button time and date function
  • microphone to record in MP3 or WAV format, microphone socket for external microphone
  • detachable battery providing up to 12 hours continuous use
  • 2GB SD memory card
  • mains charger, USB cable, carry bag and lanyard

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Product dimensions

Built in text-to-speech synthesiser for converting text files into speech Standard
Variable speed playback Standard
Saves or writes to a SD card (SD); CDR or RW compact disc (CD); or Compact Flash card (CF) SD
USB port to transfer books from computer or memory stick Standard
MP3 player Standard
Voice recorder Standard
DAISY player Standard
Height 2 cm
Length 11 cm
Width 5 cm

Manufacturer's contact details

Hims Co Ltd
Republic of Korea

Help and advice

DAISY books can be obtained on CDs, DVDs, memory cards, memory sticks or downloaded. The book can be played on a standalone DAISY player, or by using DAISY software on a computer. Users of DAISY books can navigate through the recording/book by sections, sub-sections, chapter or pages. Bookmarks can be inserted at any point, and there is a 'resume' option which continues playback from the point the reader last reached, (rather than going back to the beginning which is what happens with conventional CDs).1,2

For details on DAISY software refer to the RNIB's guide).

Note that some CD players can play the audio content of a DAISY audio CD but that they will not give any of the navigation, bookmarking or other advanced features.

RNIB's Talking Book Service offers over 18,000 audio books, on DAISY CD paid for by annual subscription and delivered postage-free. They offer a DAISY player on loan for an additional subscription. Alternatively, if you wish to purchase a DAISY player read the RNIB guides to the DAISY format and Buy a DAISY player from RNIB.

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