[access-uk] Re: book courier, victor stream, milestone??

Ray, My Victor reader plays TNAUK recordings and so does my personal MP3 cd
player though the navigation isn't possible on the latter.

CW
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Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 11:48 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: book courier, victor stream, milestone??


> One other thing I didn't mention Karen re. the Currier, is that it
> does play TNAUK recordings, and to my knowledge - which isn't
> exhaustive! - it is the only portable player that does.
>
> I'd have thought for anyone who's got a Currier, or a Book Port, it is
> questionable as to whether it is worth changing players.
>
> I'm a first time buyer in this field, hence my interest.
>
> From Ray
> I can be contacted off-list at:
> mailto:ray-48@xxxxxxxx
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> Behalf
> Of Karen Burgess
> Sent: 16 July 2007 11:30PM
>
>
> hi ray
>
> i do have a book courier and use it quite a bit especially when
> travelling.
> when reading the info on the stream i just couldnt' see any advantage
> to
> what the courier could do which was why i was asking.
>
> kaz
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Ray's Home" <rays-home@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 16, 2007 11:21 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: book courier, victor stream, milestone??
>
>
> > Karen, maybe you know all you need to about the Milestone and the
> Book
> > Currier, but Brian Hartgen's page at:
> >
> > http://www.hartgen.org/portable.html
> > I did post some info here some time ago about the latest firmware
> > upgrade for the Milestone which appears to make it a better DAISY
> > player than it used to be.
> >
> > contains a good summary of these players.
> >
> > No doubt Brian will be reviewing the Victor Stream soon, but in the
> > meantime it does strike me that for some the stream's very small
> size
> > will be attractive.  On the features front it can also speed up
> DAISY
> > books like many of the CD players can.  It should also support
> Audible
> > books in the near future through a firmware upgrade.
> >
> > If all this wasn't enough there is also now the Vi-Player joining
> the
> > fray, which Calibre seem to have some association with.  This will
> > apparantly be demonstrated in the reading room at Sight
> >
> > Cheers,Village.
> >
> >
> > From Ray
> > I can be contacted off-list at:
> > mailto:ray-48@xxxxxxxx
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > Behalf
> > Of Karen Burgess
> >
> >
> > hi all
> >
> > i've been reading with interest the information on the lis about the
> > new
> > victor stream and find myself very confused.  What is the advantage
> > over
> > this new piece of equipment compared to the book courier or the
> > milestone?
> >
> > tia
> >
> > kaz
> >
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