The new book player everyone is talking about… An advanced multi-player with OCR for books, music, documents, podcasts, recording, DAISY and more!
Blaze ET sets a new standard for portable DAISY players. For the first time, blind and visually impaired consumers have access to pocket-sized book players integrated with OCR text-to-speech to capture and read aloud hardcopy printed documents on-demand.
Access Books, Music, Printed Text and More
Blaze ET features a numeric keypad as well as several built-in apps including Calculator, Memo and Dictionary. Both Blaze ET and Blaze EZ play audio books and music files from their internal memory or your SD card and connect through built-in Wi-Fi to access online media, podcasts and internet radio. They support more than 20 file formats including formats from BookShare, NLS and Learning Ally, and also play your favorite music or podcasts. Create high-quality recordings using the internal microphone, external stereo microphone or stereo line-in, and enjoy live radio using the built-in FM Radio.
Stand-alone, single-button OCR capture and read
Use Blaze ET to OCR capture a menu, magazine article, library book, and more – all at the touch of a single button. The built-in auto-focus camera ensures a high-quality image for accurate OCR and text-to-speech.
Advanced, and yet easy-to-use controls and file system
Easy to find buttons for music, radio, books, OCR and recording give single touch access to each of these popular features. A familiar numeric keypad allows for more advance marking and navigation of files, and easy access controls on the side of the unit allow users to adjust pitch, rate and volume on the fly.
Play DAISY, music and audio book files
Blaze ET can read and play a variety of file including DAISY, TXT, BRL, MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, AAC, AVI, FLAC, 3GP, MPG, M4A, TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, XML, DOC, DOCX, PDF, EPUB, FB2, PDF, and more…
Use the built-in WiFi in Blaze ET to access online DAISY, e-books, podcasts, internet radio and more.
Record high-quality audio from internal microphone, external micrphone (not included) or stereo line-in.
Storage: 16GB Flash Memory
Interface: SD Card Slot (Supports SDHC)
Connectivity: 802.11n (802.11a/b/n) 2.4GHz only / Bluetooth 3.0
OCR Camera for Capture, Save and Read
Supported File Types
Media Player: MP3, MP4, WAV, WMA, WMV, OGG, ASF, ACC, AVI, FLAC, 3GP, MPG, M4A
DAISY Player: DAISY 2.0 / 2.02 / 3.0, XML DAISY, NIMAS 1.1, NLS, Learning Ally, Bookshare.org, Serotek(samnet), Open Library
Boot Reader: TXT, RTF, HTML, HTM, XML, DOC, DOCX, PDF, EPUB, FB2
FM Radio and Web Radio
Online DAISY and Podcast
Voice Recorder (MP3, WAV, DAISY), Alarm and Sleep Timber, Color Reader, Calculator, Memo
File Manager (copy and paste, file zip and unzip)
Size and Weight
Width: 58.9 mm (2.32 inches)
Height: 116.7 mm (4.59 inches)
Depth: 16.3 mm (0.64 inches)
Weight: 138 g (0.30 lbs)
Power and Battery
Replaceable Lithium‑Polymer battery
Charging via USB to computer system or power adapter
More than 12 hours battery life and 3 hours charging time
Optional Premium Pack (OCR Stand, Cradle, Spare Battery, AC Adapter)