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C-Pen ReaderPen

SKU: C610R
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C-Pen ReaderPen

The C-Pen Reader pen scanner is a major technological breakthrough for anyone learning English, Spanish or French and is a life-saver for those who suffer from reading difficulties such as dyslexia. The C-Pen Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text aloud with an English, Spanish or French human-like digital voice.

The internal dictionary puts the power of the Collins English Dictionary (30th Anniversary Edition Tenth edition) or Oxford French and Spanish Dictionaries in your hands. Simply pass the nib across a word and it instantly displays the definition and reads it aloud. It is also a scanner for capturing lines of text and uploading to a PC or Mac, making it ideal for students, teachers and professionals to capture essential information.

The pen is half the size of other portable pen scanners on the market and at 50g is half the weight. Importantly this means it can be used by a younger generation of learners making this learning tool suitable for children (age 6+) and adults. This is the only portable line scanner on the market that is truly portable and requires no computer; however, when wanting to use with a computer is compatible with PC, Mac, Linux & Chromebooks. There is no software required, just connect the pen up to a computer with a USB cable and it appears as an external hard drive. Other features include a built-in voice recorder with playback.

As well as promoting Independent Reading this pen features

hear words & lines of text read aloud
a Collins English Dictionary
Oxford French and Spanish Dictionaries
scan, store & transfer to a PC or Mac (1GB of storage & downloads to a computer like using a USB key - no software required)
scan direct to the cursor on a computer
a voice recorder
free future upgrades
available in a class set of ten pens


OCR Engine: C-Pen Reader contains a high accuracy OCR that enables you to capture and save quotes and other text of interest instantly. The text is saved in text files which is then easily transferred to your computer. Extremely handy if you are a student or a researcher or if you just want to save some text of interest. Simply use the pen to scan a word, a paragraph, or why not full pages.

Text to speech: Use C-Pen Reader to read printed text for you! C-Pen Reader features a high quality naturally speaking American or British English, Spanish and French voices. Use it to listen to pronunciations or to help you read in general. Why not really benefit from the OCR and capture larger amount of text which C-Pen Reader reads for you while you follow the text in the text book visually? More senses = better learning. It´s easier than you think!

Dictionary: Not sure about a word? C-Pen Reader contains high quality electronic dictionaries. Capture the word(s) and they are located in the dictionary for you. It´s an instant experience. C-Pen Reader also remembers the words that you have looked up and keep the history available for you.

Voice memos: Aside from everything else C-Pen Reader can do it also features a microphone (and of course speaker and headphones connector) allowing you to record audio. Like voice memos. The audio files are saved in the device so they can be retrieved and listened to any time. You can also upload the audio files to your computer. It´s convenient!

USB drive: C-Pen Reader also doubles as a USB drive. 1GB user space is available. Most likely enough to store a backup of your documents or other important files. Connect it to a USB port on your MAC, Windows or Linux computer.

Interfaces: C-Pen Reader uses a standard micro USB connector for charging and connecting to computers, and a standard 3.5 mm connector for your favourite headphones

Compact: The C-Pen Reader is small, portable, and lightweight making it easy to carry with you anywhere you like to read.


C-Pen Reader Specifications

Screen: OLED 256x64
CPU: 600MHz
Memory: 4GB (OS 3G, User 1G)
USB: USB 2.0 High speed / Micro USB
Earphone 3.5mm
Battery: 1,200mAh
Scan Font Size Range: 6.5 - 22 pt
Electronic Dictionaries: Collin English 30th Anniversary Dictionary 10th Edition (156,120 words)
Diccionario Oxford Pocket para estudiantes de ingles 4th edition
Oxford Spanish Dictionary 4th edition
Oxford-Hachette French Dictionary 4th edition
Dictionnaire Oxford Poche pour apprendre l’anglais
Extracted Content: Extracted text saved as a .txt file
File System: FATFAT32NTFS
Menu Languages: English
Certifications: CE RoHS FCC
Size Dimensions: 135x33x19mm / 5.3x1.3x0.7 inches
Weight: 50g / 1.7oz

Package Contents

C610R Reader pen
Carry Case
USB Cable
Instruction Manual

Boost ReaderPen notes with Connect Desktop app

Warranty: Products are warranted against defects for 1 year from date of purchase.
Support: Free support is available.

SKU: C610R

The impact of using a ReaderPen on year 10 learners in a multicultural urban school


C-Pens are amazing! In the world of AT, this is a tool everyone needs. Within minutes’ students and teachers are using the pens to read worksheets, vocabulary words, bus schedules and even cake mix boxes. My students love the fact that the pen is small and doesn’t make them look different. Thanks for making such as great tool. 
— K. White, Assistive Technology Specialist, Wisconsin USA - June 2016

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