Continuing The Victor Reader Stream

Device File Structure

The device is organized into two “bookcases” – standard and online. Each bookcase has various “bookshelves”. Switch between your bookcases by pressing the Online Features button which is the circular button in the middle of the topmost row of buttons on the front of the device. Switch between bookshelves by pressing the one key.
Standard Bookcase The standard bookcase includes these shelves: Talking Books, Music, Text Files, and Notes
Online Bookcase The online bookcase includes these shelves: Internet Radio, References, and Podcasts

The Standard Bookcase

Talking Books Talking books include files of type DAISY 2.x, NISO Z39.86 (DAISY 3), NIMAS 1.1, and unprotected EPUB.
Music Music includes music files of type 3gp, m4a, m4v, mp2, mp3, mp4, OGG, and wav.
Text Files Text files includes files of type bra, brf, DOCX, fb2, html, rtf, SES3, txt, and xml
Notes Notes are recorded audio files that are either MP3 or WAV

The Online Bookcase

Internet Radio Recorded Internet radio tracks in mp3 or wav format
References From the References bookshelf, the Go To key also allows you to search for Wikipedia and Wiktionary references from a book, or go directly to a specific file.
Podcasts Any of the Stream’s supported audio file types (see Music).

Connecting to WiFi

The steps below cover connecting the Victor Reader to a WiFi network via scanning and connecting. There are other methods for connecting to WiFi, like importing network configuration from file, etc.
Step 1 – Switch to the Online Bookcase.
Step 2 – Press the seven key to open up the menu.
Step 3 – Use the two and eight keys to navigate through the settings menu until you find “Scan for available Connections” and hit the Pound key to confirm.
Step 4 – The network with the best signal strength will be announced first. You can move through available networks by using the two and eight keys. When you’ve located your desired network, press the pound key to confirm.
Step 5 – If your network is public, congratulations, you’ve connected. If it is private and has a password, you’ll be prompted to put in that password. We’ll cover inputting text in the Victor Reader below.

Inputting Text

Inputting text in the Victor Reader is similar to inputting text with a numpad on a telephone. We’ll use the numpad on the Victor Reader and successful key taps to produce letters and characters.
1 Key 1, period, comma, question mark, dash, forward slash, colon, semi colon, single quote, quotes, back slash, less than sign, greater than sign, opening bracket, closing bracket
2 Key a, b, c, 2
3 Key d, e, f, 3
4 Key g, h, i, 4
5 Key j, k, l, 5
6 Key m, n, o, 6
7 Key p, q, r, s, 7
8 Key t, u, v, 8
9 Key w, x, y, z, 9
0 Key space, 0, exclamation mark, at sign, pound sign, dollar sign, percent sign, caret, ampersand, asterisk, opening parenthesis, closing parenthesis, underscore, plus sign, equal sign, Pound Sterling sign, euro, Yen sign
* Key Cancel
# Key Confirm
Rewind Key Delete last character
Fast Forward Key Read current text input

Connecting to a USB Drive

Connecting to USB is fairly straight forward. Use your short USB cable to connect a USB drive to the Victor Reader. You’ll find the corresponding files on that drive added to the appropriate folders under the Standard Bookcase.
However, this doesn’t mean you can simply take any USB drive and access its contents via the Victor Reader. The Victor Reader will only work with a USB drive that has specially named folders. The files in each folder must be of the correct type or they won’t show up in the Victor Reader
Bookshelf Folder Name
DAISY Talking Books $VRDTB
Audible Books $VRAudible
Music $VRMusic
Saved Podcasts $VRPodcasts
Text $VRText
Notes $VRNotes
Radio Recordings $VRInternetRadio

Connecting to the Computer

Step 1 – Turn off your Victor Reader.
Step 2 – Connect your Victor Reader to your PC via the USB charging cable.
Step 3 – Turn on your Victor Reader.
Step 4 – A Windows File Explorer window should open up. Here you’ll find your Victor Reader’s folders. Use Windows Explorer to add, delete, or rename files.
Step 5 – When you’re ready to disconnect, make sure to safely remove hardware by ejecting your USB device from Windows.
Step 6 – Unplug the USB cable from the computer. Your Victor Reader is now off.

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