PenFriend 2 audio labeller
The RNIB PenFriend audio labeller is simple and easy-to-use and enables you to record your own label for a wide range of items in and around the home, at school and work.
- Upgraded design with four easy to use yellow tactile operating buttons that contrast against black casing
- Record your voice onto self-adhesive labels; Mark household items with unique voice labels
- Simple on/off function for recording prevents you from having to hold record button when recording
- The PenFriend 2 is a self-contained system: no computer required
Comes with 4GB internal memory- up to 125 hours of recording, 127 colored labels, 3 magnetic badges (great for using on tins), neck lanyard and 2 AAA batteries.
This audio labeller for the blind and visually impaired lets you label anything and everything with discreet audio labels all in your own voice. Easily record and re-record information using this versatile, pocket-sized, easy-to-use labelling system. You can instantly play back the recordings using the PenFriend 2 – no computer required.
The PenFriend 2 has 4 simple yellow tactile operating buttons that contrast against the black casing of the device. These buttons are designed to make it easier for the blind or visually impaired user to locate and use.
Use to label food/freezer items, film/music collections, household objects. Organise letters and other paperwork. Record shopping lists or leave audio messages, or use it as a portable note-taker at the office or classroom – just record your message and keep track of it by placing the allocated label in a small notebook.
To use, simply allocate one of the coded self-adhesive labels, record and store your message on the PenFriend 2. To play back a recording, make sure that the PenFriend 2 is in the default Recording mode (red light). Touch any label with recordings–you will hear it played back. There is no limit to the length of each message. Auto power-off after 3 mins.
Use the backup features on your computer to save your recordings. See manual for more info.
You can hear a sample of what the PenFriend sounds like below.