Talking bilingual dictionary expandable to include over 50 language combinations
German and Spanish speech recognition; German and Spanish for the Dictionary; German and Spanish for the PhraseBook
Number of words:
6.6 x 3.9 x 0.9 in
Li-Polymer rechargeable battery (3.7V, 1400mAh), included
The ECTACO Partner Dictionary and Travel Audio PhraseBook DS800 is the most popular and powerful bilingual travel companion available. With its sleek modern design, hi-res colour touch-screen and state-of-the-art language tools, it is truly in a class of its own. The exhaustive vocabulary features an extensive dictionary with more than 330,000entries. Yet the most remarkable feature of this sophisticated handheld is the inclusion of the most advanced voice facilities in the world. As you would expect from the industry leaders, this unique device features both an advanced speaker independent speech recognition system and highly advanced German and Spanish voice capabilities powered by the latest TTS (Text-to-Speech) technology. This allows for numerous learning and communication options available to frequent travellers and students alike. This impressive Audio Travel PhraseBook even goes as far as to include crystal-clear professionally narrated native-speaker voices for both languages in its arsenal of tools to help you get the most out of using another language. Smart, flexible and responsive in the extreme, this new-generation handheld is virtually packed with information and utilities that help you to maximise your foreign language skills for business, educational or leisure needs.
Colour display: a hi-resolution colour screen with adjustable colour schemes that displays colour-coded parts of speech, samples of use and much more
Expandable vocabulary: over 330,000words are included in the general and specialized dictionaries – our largest vocabulary ever! Easily add more than 50 other language pairs available as ECTACO MMC Cards!
Advanced German and Spanish speech synthesis provides the pronunciation of any word you input or find
Instant reverse translation
State-of-the-art German and Spanish speech recognition. As an additional advantage of this function you may even test your pronunciation against the machine's speech-recognition module.
Designed for the serious traveller, the Audio PhraseBook is useful for both leisure or business trips. It provides real human voice output in German and Spanish for over 14,000 travel-related phrases. It also displays the usual responses you might receive in the 'You May Hear' section
Over 330,000entries in the German-Spanish general dictionary
Synthesized German and Spanish TTS voice output
Advanced word recognition and MorphoFinder™
Custom 'Add new word' function allows users to create and add personal vocabulary to existing dictionaries
Slang lock allows users to exclude slang from translations
Advanced search functions helps to navigate quickly and easily through the massive database
Replaceable MMC/SD cards allow the addition of a variety of language pairs and exclusive linguistic content from ECTACO, Inc.
SAT 200 vocabularies help in preparation for these US standard proficiency tests
Language-learning games: Flash Cards, Pockets, Spell It, an a Translation Test all let users learn at their own pace, while expanding vocabulary and improving spelling
Over 330,000 words in the German-Spanish general dictionary, featuring synthesized German and Spanish voice
Phonetic transcription helps learners to speak and write properly
Vector Ultima™ is an award-winning spell-checker
German <-> Spanish Audio PhraseBook with natural, native-speaker narration of thousands of travel-related phrases
FlashCards is a classic language-learning game that lets you improve your vocabulary while you play!
Media Player - to help you at study and in play. Thousands of Audio Books are currently available to be stored in this player.
Currency and metric conversions
This device is powered by rechargeable battery and AC/DC adapter (both included in the standard package)
ECTACO Partner DS800 is an German <-> Spanish translating device from the P800 series.
This model is normally operated in a silent mode and you will need to press the "Speaker" button or to choose the corresponding option from the menu in order to hear the translation spoken out loud.
For a full list of contents of the User Manual (English) see below:
MultiMedia Card (MMC)
Display and Main Menu
Opening and Closing Applications
Pronunciation of Words and Sentences
How to Use the Dictionaries
Adding Entries to Flash Cards
Parts of Speech, Gender Labels, Abbreviations
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