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SARA Scanning and Reading Appliance


Product Category
Optical Character Recognition Systems

Product Type
  • Hardware
Product Description
Stand-alone reading machine that allows users to scan and read books, bills, magazines and other documents. Reads in 29 human-sounding voices, 19 language dialects and 12 languages. An optional display screen or a television screen may be used to magnify text and customize background color schemes. The majority of the buttons are big and colorful with tactile shapes that differentiate one from another.

Manufacturer
Freedom Scientific

Distributed by
Freedom Scientific

Distributor Contact
www.freedomscientific.com/

Distributor Telephone
(800) 444-4443

Task
  • Reading Electronic Books and Other Material
  • Reading Print
Suggested Price
$2,395.00

Warranty
30-day money-back satisfaction guarantee and limited one-year warranty against manufacturing defects.

Maintenance/Technical Support
Telephone and e-mail support available.

Technical Support (E-mail)
HardwareSupport@FreedomScientific.com

Technical Support (Phone)
(727) 803-8600, Mon-Fri, 8:30 A.M.-7:00 P.M., EST


Documentation Format
  • Audio
  • Electronic
  • Large Print
Documentation Language
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English (American)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Swedish
Self-contained Unit
Yes

Available Hard Disk Space Required


Interface/Port
  • Ethernet
  • Headphone Connector
  • USB Port
Memory Requirement


Power Supply/Connection
  • 110/220 AC Current
  • AC Adaptor
Output Devices
  • Monitors
  • Speech
Scanner Type
  • Flat-Bed
Converts Scanned Text to MP3 Files
No

Recognizes and Reads PDF Files
No

Searches Online for e-Books
No

Skill Level
  • Advanced
  • Beginner
  • Intermediate
Dimensions
20" x 3.5" x 12"

Size - Weight
18 lbs.

Languages
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Dutch (Belgian)
  • English (American)
  • English (Australian)
  • English (British)
  • Finnish
  • French
  • French Canadian
  • German
  • Italian
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish (Castilian)
  • Spanish (Latin American)
  • Swedish
Accessories (Included)
  • AC Adaptor
  • Headphones/Earphones
  • Speech Synthesizer
File Types Played
  • DAISY
  • Microsoft Word
  • MP3
  • text
  • WAV
  • WMA
Year First Available
2005

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