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ReadingPen TS

ReadingPen TS




  • Displays up to five lines of text on a high resolution touch-screen.
  • Scans single words or full lines of text.
  • Displays selected word in large font to enable easier, clearer viewing.
  • Displays definitions, synonyms and translations of the scanned text on the LCD screen.
  • Spells out scanned words, highlighting individual letters.
  • Displays syllabic division of selected word or phrasal verb (most products).
  • Audio word pronunciation with text-to-speech (TTS) technology using built-in speaker or earphones.
  • USB connectivity enabling transfer of text to the Pen from the PC. Transferred text can be read aloud and words can be defined using the installed dictionaries.
  • History option enabling review of the last 80 looked up words.
  • Ability to download the History list to the PC for further review.
  • Recognition of a wide range of printed font types and sizes (6-22 points - up to 8mm), including inverted text on contrasting backgrounds (except red on white, white on red, blue on black and black on blue).
  • Recognition and automatic merging of hyphenated text.
  • Virtual keyboard for manual word insertion or text editing (using the included stylus).
  • Auto-complete function when inserting words using the virtual keyboard.
  • Interactive games for practicing and enhancing vocabulary using the reviewed words list (History) or entire dictionary list (not available in all products).
  • Right/left handed support.
  • Auto shut-off feature to preserve battery life.

System requirements::

Windows XP/Vista/7
Internet connection (for software installation)
Free USB port


Technical Specifications




ARM7 TDMI, 16 bit, 80 MHz

Memory SRAM
64 K x 16 bit
4MB minimum (depending on product)
Socket for flash memory cards 4MB/8MB/16MB

Display Information

Touch Screen Monochromatic FSTN

Resolution: 208 x 65

Size: 61mm x 20mm / 2.4" x 0.8"


Navigation Switch (Enter, Up, Down, Left, Right)

Push Button - Power/ESC

Optical Scanner

128 pixels linear array image sensor
400 DPI resolution


Built-in speaker, earphone socket (available with most versions).

USB1.1 (models with communication)

Internal Power
External Power


2 x 1.5V AAA Alkaline batteries
USB cable connected to PC (models with communication)

Size (L x W x H)

7" x 1.62" x 1.3" (177.5 mm x 41.5 mm x 33 mm)


77 grams (2.716 oz.) without batteries

100 grams (3.527 oz.) with batteries


CE, RoHS, UL, FCC class B

Operating Temperature Range

0°C - 40°C



ReadingPen TS