Book Port DT

Loaded with many of the same features as APH's popular hand-held Book Port Plus™, the Book Port DT™ is a desktop-style Digital Talking Book player and recorder. The sleek design includes a large, clear-sounding speaker and easy-to-use controls. 
You choose simple or full-featured! An included, removable mask hides all but essential controls, allowing for very simple operation of Book Port DT. Remove the mask, and you can access all features of this amazing player/recorder.

Book Port DT is ideal for reading Digital Talking Books. Unlike the NLS player, you can also record or edit your own material in Digital Talking Book format. Enjoy listening to internet radio or podcasts for education or entertainment. 
In addition to the features of the Book Port Plus, the Book Port DT offers: 
• National Library Service (NLS) Cartridge slot/USB port  
• Large speaker for whole-room sound; built-in microphone 
• 2GB of memory to backup & store files
• Wi-Fi and wired internet connections
• Separate buttons for tone, speed, next & previous title, information, and sleep timer
• Removable “mask” simplifies controls
• Bluetooth audio and control support
• High-quality text-to-speech reads computer files
• Additional recording capabilities: Record and edit DAISY 2.x or 3.x
• Online support for DAISY
• Rechargeable battery
• Computer not required, but you may opt to transfer content using your computer

Video: Watch a user-made video overview of Book Port DT. 
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Book Port DT Catalog Number: 1-07200-00
Format: Product

Price: $399.00

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What Can I Read on Book Port DT?

  • Digital Talking Books from National Library Service (NLS). These books include both downloaded titles and titles sent in the mail on a cartridge.
  • Digital Talking Books from Learning Ally. You may download titles from their website and listen with the Book Port Plus, or you may order titles on CD. Note: An optional USB-powered CD-ROM drive, available from commercial vendors, is required to play the CD directly from the Book Port DT.
  • Digital Talking Books from
  • Text-based books from various sites on the internet, for example:
  • Books you scan using optical character recognition software

Note: The unit must be authorized through Learning Ally or NLS to play recordings from these organizations. You also need to have an account to use  You can also download books from the NLS BARD website, see

• Book Port DT unit
• Carrying Case
• Rechargeable nickel-metal hydride battery (user-replaceable)
• AC adapter with braille label
• CD-ROM containing software, books, and documentation
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• Quick Start Guide
• One-year limited warranty

Book Port DT dimensions: 6.7 x 8.6 x 2.2 inches, weight approx. 2.8 lbs.


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