NLS Model DS1 Digital Talking Book Player

Player, Audio

Accession Number: 2012.18

Description: Rectilinear dark charcoal gray plastic chassis with rounded edges; pull-out white plastic carrying handle on front beneath mouth of white-lined cartridge slot; round speaker grill on top, flanked by two sets of arrow buttons, left set labeled "Tone," right set labeled "Speed"; raised line below speaker; set of colored buttons below raised line; red button labeled "Power"; white crescent moon-shaped button labeled "Sleep"; rectangular green button labeled "Play/Stop" flanked by white arrow-shaped buttons labeled "RW" and "FF"; paired of vertically arranged yellow arrow=shaped buttons labeled "Volume"; seal of Library of Congress embossed above "LIBRARY OF CONGRESS/NATIONAL LIBRARY SERVICE FOR THE BLIND AND PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED"; headphone and USB jacks on right side of chassis; black plastic power cord in recess on back of chassis; four rubber feet and battery compartment on base; label above cord recess, "DS1-0239232/09.10"; USB auxiliary cable.

Height: 2

Width: 6.125

Depth: 9

Date Made: 2010

Place of Origin: Japan

Credit Line: Museum Purchase, 2012.18.

Subjects: Talking book machines Talking books Blind persons

Dimension Notes: overall

Made: National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Material: Plastic; steel, copper, aluminum

Updated: 02/15/2021