Purchasing a Third-Party
NLS-Compatible Player

At present, the 15 NLS compatible, accessible, commercial devices for playing NLS downloadable books are as follows:

1. APH Book Port Plus

Size = 3.35" x 5.1" x .975"
Weight = 7.4 oz

2. APH Braille Plus Mobile Manager

Size= 2.2" x 4.4" x 0.6"
Weight : 3.9 oz

3. Apple iOS 4.3 or later devices

BARD Mobile can be used on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with iOS 4.3 or later.

4. HIMS BookSense

Size = 4.25" x 1.85" x 0.73"
Weight = 4 oz

5. HIMS BookSense DS

6. HIMS BookSense XT

7. HIMS Sense Notetakers

8. Humanware Apex BrailleNote/VoiceNote

9. Humanware Victor Reader Stratus

10. Humanware Victor Reader Stream

Size = 4.6" x 2.6" x .9"
Weight = 6 oz

11. LevelStar Icon (no longer manufactured but may be available used)

Size = 3.35" x 2.13" x .55"
Weight = 1.7 oz

12. Milestone 212

13. Milestone 312

No information on size on website, but pictures show it fitting in the palm of an adult's hand.

14. PLEXTALK Pocket PTP1

Size = 4.4" x 2.2" x .6"
Weight = 3.9 oz

15. PLEXTALK PTN2

Size= 6.69" x 8.62" x 2.2"
Weight=2.87 lbs

Please be aware that in providing this information to our patrons we are not endorsing or recommending these products or suppliers. We will provide similar information on other devices or suppliers as we become aware of them.