[access-uk] Re: Samsung NC10

  • From: James Scholes <james@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Eleanor Burke <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2008 15:31:16 +0000

Mine has just arrived, but am off out tonight. I've just put it on charge until 
I get home, but I'm impressed so far!

On Monday, December 15, 2008 at 10:22 PM (GMT), Eleanor Burke wrote:
That is interesting to read Jackie, I am very comfortable with the speech. 
Now I would not be listening to music on it, though of course if I was 
travelling then perhaps I would.  Obviously my hearing is not so acute as I 
would not call it 'tinny' at all.

Eleanor
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2008 8:46 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Samsung NC10


> Hi Barbara

> I use it for both JAWS and  music.  I tried hooking it up to my hi-fi
> system at the weekend, just to see if there was any background noise.  I
> found the quality through my system to be very good indeed.  On the
> speakers, JAWS is a bit tinny, and so is music, but you would expect
> that from such small speakers on such a neat device.  But it isn't any
> worse than listening to TALKS or music through a mobile phone's
> speaker(s).

> I'd be more than happy to listen to an audio book, music or work with my
> screen reader using headphones on the NC10 while travelling.

> Go for it!


> Jackie Cairns
> Braille Support Adviser
> Email: jackie.cairns@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sight and Sound Technology
> Welton House North Wing
> Summerhouse Road
> Moulton Park
> Northampton
> NN3 6WD
> Tel: 01604 798024
> Fax: 01604 798090
> Web: www.sightandsound.co.uk

> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Barbara Wilson
> Sent: 15 December 2008 19:16
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Samsung NC10

> Hi All

> I have newly subscribed to this list, though I think I know many current
> users from other lists.

> I have caught up on the netbook thread and am reading some very good
> reviews of the Samsung NC10. I am considering buying a netbook and was
> wondering if the JAWS or Window Eyes users out there could tell me what
> the audio quality is like on this device? I've read excellent reviews at
> Play.com, but none of them mention audio. I guess unless you are using
> it to play music, your average user isn't all that bothered about sound
> quality. However, there's nothing worse than listening to a screen
> reader through inferior, quiet or tiny speakers.

> So I'd read any feedback on the audio with great interest.

> Regards

> Barbara


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