The Milestone 212 Ace is a discrete and compact DAISY player and voice recorder, that fits in the palm of your hand.
Featuring buttons with tactile markings, this device was designed for high functionality and ease of use.
It covers 4 main applications:
•Text-to-speech book reader.
The Milestone 212 Ace can speak a wide range of books out loud. It can read DAISY 2.02 and 3.0, National Library Services (NLS) downloads and titles from Audible.com.
The built in text-to-speech function can read out loud any text file saved on the device with various customizable options.
In addition, the Milestone 212 Ace can also play audio files in the most popular formats, including WAV, MP3, AAC (iTunes) and WMA.
The Milestone 212 Ace also doubles as a recording device for quick notes or long lectures.
Users can organize audio and book files on a PC or Mac and then transfer to their Milestone 212 Ace via included USB cable.
The Milestone 212 Ace comes with 2.5 GB of internal memory, as well as an SD card reader for additional storage.
This device is perfect for low vision users, who want to enjoy a book on the go, learn while commuting or for entertainment during workout and chores.
Milestone 212 Ace measures 3.35″ x 2.17″ x 0.55″ and weighs just 1.7 ounces
The 4 main applications.
•Audiobook player – Your private library at the push of a button.
The Milestone 212 Ace’s most popular feature is its audiobook player.
It lets you organize and take your private library with you, wherever you go.
The supported formats include DAISY 2.02 and 3.0, AA/AAX from Audible, EPUB 2.0.1 (unencrypted) and books from NLS and Bookshare.
Copy your audiobooks via USB-connection from PC/Mac to your Milestone 212 Ace and enjoy the content on the go, wherever you are and whenever you want to.
Your Milestone 212 Ace allows you to have your personal library always at your fingertips.
Using compatible SD and SDHC cards of up to 32 GB, the Milestone 212 Ace’s internal memory of 2.5 GB can be expanded, as required.
Options like bookmarks are available, to ensure a seamless navigation through books and folders. The playback speed is easily adjustable, ranging from 50% to 200%.
The voice recorder allows you to leave notes and instantly record voice messages through the internal microphone.
This feature is great if you want to make shopping lists, to do lists, memos or agendas.
You don’t have to ever worry about switching off your Milestone 212 Ace.Even when in sleep mode, the device is ready for use within 3 seconds.
Take your music collection with you, wherever you go.
To use your Milestone 212 Ace for listening to your favorite music, you can do so in the application “audio”.
Music files are alphabetically ordered and can be selected with the navigation buttons.
Your Milestone 212 Ace supports MP3, AAC, WMA, WAV, MP4, M4A and even the audio track of the M4V format.
•Text-to-speech book reader.
Thanks to the integrated speech solution by Acapela, your Milestone 212 Ace allows you to listen to text files, read aloud by authentic and original voices.
Digital text formats like DOC and TXT are spoken crystal clear.
You can turn any written input into speech, producing a natural and pleasant audio result.
The Milestone 212 Ace is the size of a credit card and comes in a sturdy, red casing.
With a capacity of 2.5 GB, Milestone 212 Ace offers a large enough memory to store up to 80 hours of recordings.
Thanks to an optimized boot process, the device is ready for use within 3 seconds.
The battery life is vastly improved. It allows for continuous operation of up to 20 hours and a standby-time of several weeks.
The device comes with a power supply and features a built in headphone jack, microphone connector and Mini-B USB-port.
The USB transfer rate is 5 times faster than the previous model and allows for quick exchange of data between the Milestone 212 Ace and a PC or Mac.
Your recordings are stored as MP3-files and can be copied to either PC or Mac. You can also transfer MP3- and WAV-files to your Milestone 212 Ace and play them back at your leisure.
The device is a versatile, reliable and easy to use media player and also allows for quick voice recording on demand.
The large buttons are easily accessible and allow you to conveniently trigger all essential functions by thumb.
All recorded media is played back loud an clear through either a pair of headphones or the internal speaker.
The device duly performs its task to an audible level, even in noisy environments.
Milestone 212 Ace is compatible with the following hardware extensions:
By using the “Fame” add-on, your Milestone 212 Ace can identify colors and detect sources of light, such as windows.
With the “Milestone CD-Drive”, you can copy your music- and data-CDs directly to the Milestone 212 Ace, without having to use a computer.
•Music: MP3, AAC, M4A, WMA, WAV, MP4, M4V.
•Books: DAISY 2.02 und 3.0, AA/AAX from Audible.com, EPUB 2.0.1 (unencrypted), books from NLS & Bookshare.
•Text-files: TXT & DOC.
•Milestone 212 Ace.
•Power supply unit.
•USB Mini-B cable for connecting to a PC or Mac.