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The new ECTACO Partner DS500 is a bilingual German <-> Spanish translating dictionary and so much more. Designed to let anyone understand and communicate instantly, the DS500 features all the latest programming advances. Containing a massive 176,834 words in its comprehensive vocabulary database plus 14,000 of the most important phrases for immediate communication, the DS500 employs sophisticated TTS (Text-To-Speech) voice synthesis to speak any of its entries aloud so you don't have to. Perfect for anyone just beginning to explore the world of international communication, the DS500 is loaded with the linguistic resources and extras that make all the difference when you need a reliable, portable companion to help make sense of the world in another language.
A Complete Resource
176,834 words that can be instantly translated in either direction make the DS500 the perfect choice for anyone who needs on-the-spot translations between German and Spanish. And an additional 14,000 first-use phrases that can also be spoken aloud make it simple to understand and be understood in almost any commonly encountered situation.
Unlimited Voice Output
Employing the latest TTS speech synthesis to deliver complete pronunciation of all the entries in the DS500 database means that you will always know just how a word should be said. No more trying to sound out a transcription. Just touch a button and let the DS500 do the talking for you. And with unlimited voice output, the device will say anything at all - just enter any word using the comfortable and intuitive keypad and get instant clear and audible pronunciation at the touch of a button.
The user-friendly bilingual interface makes navigating through the volumes of information contained in the DS500 fast and easy. In addition to a choice of German or Spanish display languages, the device also features an advanced Look-up function and a Word Recognition utility plus the award-winning Vector Ultima™ spell-checker to ensure accuracy. An easy to read 255x160 LCD display lets you use the device for hours on end without the fatigue that comes from using other screens.
Loaded with Extras
In addition to all the most indispensable linguistic resources, the DS500 also comes pre-loaded with loads of extras usually found in the most sophisticated business organizers. Use the bilingual World Time utility to stay on schedule no matter where you are and take charge of your finances with the built-in calculator. Currency and metric converters let you make sense of exchange rates and size differences easier than ever before.
The Partner DS500 includes:
- Bilingual German-Spanish Interface
- 176,834 entry bi-directional dictionary
- Advanced German and Spanish TTS speech synthesis pronounces any word
- 14,000 entry Audio PhraseBook enabled with German and Spanish TTS pronunciation
- Instant reverse translation
- Look-up function
- Advanced word recognition
- Vector Ultima™ spell-checker
- Slang Lock feature to exclude slang from translations
- Linguistic games including the ever-popular and effective Hangman
- USA interview utility to help prepare for citizenship exams
- Bilingual World Time clock
- Currency and Metric converters
- Easy to read 255*160 dot LCD screen
- SD card support
- And more…
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.