[access-uk] Re: plextalk ptr1

Hi Mike

So what are the differences between the ptr1 and ptr2?

I have the specs for the ptr2 but not the 1?

Thanks

 
On 1 Feb 2006 at 18:46, Mike Cassidy wrote:

> Hi listers,
> 
> Having read the spec on PTR2, I'm glad I took up the offer from 
RNIB. The 
> guy with whom I ordered didn't know about PTR2.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Mike
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <gw4nby@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, February 01, 2006 10:47 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: plextalk ptr1
> 
> 
> > Thanks Ray,
> >
> > Interesting that rnib are not mentioning the ptr2.
> >
> > Not sure whether to grab a ptr1 at the reduced price or hang on 
a
> > while.
> >
> >
> > On 31 Jan 2006 at 22:31, Ray's Home wrote:
> >
> >> Interesting question Keith.  Seems Plextor's PTR1 has been 
discontinued, 
> >> but I'll quote from an email I found via Google.  (This 
message dates 
> >> from back in September 2005.)  Interesting the reasons given, 
to Changes 
> >> in EU regulations.  Here's a bit about the PTR2.  I'll follow that 
with 
> >> the PTR discontinuation notice.
> >>
> >> Ray
> >>
> >> Personal emails:  Email me at
> >> mailto:ray-48@xxxxxxxx
> >>
> >>
> >> PTR2, taken from
> >> http://www.plextalk.com/in/ptr2_top.html
> >> PTR2 is designed to be a high quality recorder with the ability 
to
> > create DAISY 2.02, audio only, books and Music CDs. It can 
play
> > DAISY titles, Music CDs and Audio File CDs and CF cards. It 
can
> > be used as a CD-RW or memory card drive when connected to 
a
> > computer. For quicker and easier editing of your DAISY 
content,
> > the PTR2 is supplied with the Plextalk Recording Software 
(PRS).
> > This package gives you all the necessary tools to record, edit 
and
> > finalize your own audio only DAISY 2.02 books.
> >> PTR2 can be operated in 2 main modes called "Normal" 
mode
> > and "Book Creator" mode. You can switch between these 2 
modes
> > at any time. The PTR2 will be supplied with Normal mode set 
as
> > the default. Normal mode gives you a simplified interface and
> > makes the process of creating a recording very straightforward.
> > This mode of operation is ideal for a beginner or for someone 
who
> > wants to make a recording quickly and easily. Some of the 
more
> > advanced recording and editing features are not available to 
you in
> > this mode. Book Creator mode gives you all the necessary 
tools to
> > create a fully structured, audio only, DAISY 2.02 book including
> > insert, punch in and overwrite recording, phrase editing and the
> > ability to set heading levels.
> >>
> >>
> >> Discontinuation of PTR1 (Support to continue)
> >> We are sorry to inform that the sales of PTR1 will be end 
when
> > the current
> >> stock runs out. However the service and repair will be 
continued.
> >> In Europe, from July 1, 2006, a new environmental regulation
> > called ROHS
> >> will be introduced.
> >> (ROHS: The Restriction of Hazardous Substances in electrical
> > and electronic
> >> equipment directive)
> >>
> >> In this directive, no lead contained material or components 
must
> > be used in
> >> the equipment or devise. We have contacted parts suppliers 
to
> > keep the
> >> current PTR1,
> >> but no alternative parts were found. As a result, the design of
> > PTR1 must
> >> be changed.
> >>
> >> The follow-up model called PTR2 complying with RoHS will 
be
> > released before
> >> the end of 2005 and
> >> the product details will be announced around the end of
> > September.
> >>
> >>
> >> -- Unquote --
> >>
> >> Regarding the software upgrade of PTR1, we do apologize 
that
> > we have not
> >> release it recently.
> >> Unfortunately, no new version-up software will be released 
within
> > 2005.
> >> When the date of new software release becomes available, 
the
> > announcement
> >> will be made on our web site.
> >> Thanks for your continuous support of our products.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----- 
> >> From: <gw4nby@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 10:01 PM
> >> Subject: [access-uk] plextalk ptr1
> >>
> >>
> >> | Hi,
> >> |
> >> | Am thinking of taking advantage of the rnib price reduction 
on
> > the
> >> | ptr1 but before I do, I note on some webb pages that the ptr2 
is
> >> | being mentioned.
> >> |
> >> | So, is the ptr2 on sale in the uk?  I have not found any info 
on
> >> | google.
> >> |
> >> | Just thinking this may account for the price drop on the ptr1?
> >> |
> >> | Also, anyone worked out the difference between them?
> >> |
> >> | Thanks
> >> |
> >> |
> >> | Keith Barrett
> >> |
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> >> | Keith Barrett
> >> | e-mail <keith@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> | www.barrettpianos.co.uk
> >> |
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