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Old 30th January 2008, 12:16 AM   #1
mike.007 is offline mike.007  France
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Default Audio device for tourism

We have a small tourist business and want to use some audio players to attract non english speakers . I guess youve seen the units they have in museums etc. where they give hand held units so that people can navigate themselves around the site .
The companies who produce these units are seriously expensive and way out of our league . So I'm wondering if someone has any ideas for a generally available piece of kit (perhaps on ebay!) that could be used /adapted for the same purpose . Idea is you wander around and can push a number button to replay a segment describing where you are . Perhaps up to an hour of recording with up to 50 or so segments .
Max. 4 units so no big business poss. All and any suggestions welcome .

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Old 30th January 2008, 05:12 PM   #2
drummer_Dave is offline drummer_Dave  Canada
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Use an ipod/mp3 player and use the next track/ previous track to select between your recordings....???? just a thought

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Old 30th January 2008, 07:25 PM   #3
mike.007 is offline mike.007  France
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Hi Dave,
Don't have an ipod .! Is it possible to number each track so you can jump backward and forward at will ? How do you dictate the commentary onto the machine ? Any particular model better suited to this type of work?

Sorry for my ignorance !

Thanks . Mike
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