I'm not saying every function could be useable without Voice Guidance on
the Olympus but I reckon 99% certainly could be with a little foreand
practise. Again many functions of the LS-p4 don' t have any Voice
Guidance feedback at all.
On 11/04/2018 1:00 PM, Hamit Campos wrote:
Oh cool. I don't remember if Neal meantioned intro scan. He may have
but just in passing. That sounds like a great feature though. Yeah
like I said with my DM520 I kinda got buy. But it still beeped. But
let me tell ya I got pretty lost when I lost the speach on my IPod
Nanno. I did eventually get speach back though. But it was rough.
On 4/10/2018 10:29 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
That's a difficult question to answer given that I've been using
Voice Guidance myself however I reckon that I'd b able to do most
hthings if the Voice Guidance were disabled.
The Stop button takes you to the home screen for example.
From there pressing the record button once puts you into 'Record
Standby" mode and a further press starts the recording.
Pressing stop at this point stops the recording or pressing enter
stops the recording and plays the recording back.
Remember that Voice Guideance with Olympus recorders is certainly not
perfect thus you have to get used to a few functions working without it.
Turningt the "Intro Scan" function on may well be a very good idea
since the recorder doesn't announce the names of files as you scroll
to know you have the right one you can then hear a couple of seconds
at the beginning of each file as you scroll.
On 11/04/2018 11:41 AM, Hamit Campos wrote:
Ah but then usability is another thing. How well can 1 deal with the
device not speaking? I find that I get lost pretty quick. Mind you I
have used a DM 520 without speach but it did make the on and off
music I think and it did beap. For recording going in and out of
folders I did okayish since ya know it's Olympus. It's a DM. Not
much science there. But something with no sound at all?
Hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm I wander how I'd do. Granted I'm probabaly just
spoiled by blind devices.
On 4/10/2018 6:41 PM, Dane Trethowan wrote:
Yes granted usability comes into the equation but not necessarily
For example a Sony PCM-d50 doesn’t have anything much to aid
accessibility but the recorder is very usable.
On 11 Apr 2018, at 8:26 am, Norma A. Boge <nab...@mchsi.com> wrote:
I believe, as adults, we should decide what to purchase by what we
prefer in terms of features, price, whatever. As a blind person,
my first priority is whether or not I can use the damn thing.
Frankly, I'd like to continue to see specs and real-world use, but
how about how accessible the device is? I'm pretty sure this is a
audio list for blind guys, right??
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