Commercial Digital Book Players

Compatible With BARD
01/04/2012
(Listed in no particular order)

1.) Braille Plus Mobile Manager – produced by American Printing House for the Blind (no longer in their product catalog; specs are from previous lists)

(www.aph.org)
Size = 3.35” x 5.1” x .975”
Weight = 7.4 oz

2) Book Port Plus — produced by American Printing House for the Blind
(www.aph.org)
Size= 2.2” x 4.4” x 0.6”
weight : 3.9 oz

3) Icon – produced by Levelstar (“no available products” on the website)
(www.levelstar.com)
Size = 3.35” x 2.13” x .55”
Weight = 1.7 oz

4) Victor Reader Stream – produced by HumanWare
(www.humanware.com)
Size = 4.6” x 2.6” x .9”
Weight = 6 oz

5) Victor Reader Stratus – produced by HumanWare (also plays CDs)
(www.humanware.com)
Size = 8.7” x 8.5” x 1.9”
Weight = 2.1 lbs

6) Apex Braille Note/Voice Note – produced by HumanWare (could not find it on the website—several Voice Notes & Braille Notes were there, but none said they worked with BARD)
(www.humanware.com)
Size = .78” x 9.61” x 5.63”
Weight = 1.35 lb.

7) BookSense – produced by HIMS
(www.hims-inc.com)
Size = 4.25” x 1.85” x 0.73”
Weight = 4 oz

8) BookSense DS – produced by HIMS
(www.hims-inc.com)
Size= 1.77” x 3.82” x .63”
Weight = .14 lb

9) BookSense XT –produced by HIMS
(www.hims-inc.com)
No specifications given on the website, but it looks the same size as the other BookSense players)

10) Braille Sense OnHand-produced by HIMS
(www.hims-inc.com)
Size =6.77” x 3.54” x 1.07”
Weight=.93 lb

10) PlexTalk Pocket PTP1– produced by Plextor
(www.plextalk.com)
Size = 4.4” x 2.2” x .6”
Weight = 3.9 oz

11) Plextalk PTN2—produced by PlexTalk
(www.plextalk.com)
Size= 6.69” x 8.62” x 2.2”
Weight=2.87 lbs

12 and 13) Milestone 212 and Milestone 312—produced by Bones, Inc
(www.bones.ch )
Size=3.35” x 2.13” x 0.55”
Weight=1.7 oz
Per user manual per James Gleason