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ReaderPen Secure firmware upgrade

No upgrades currently available!

Register your ReaderPen Secure to be notified when upgrades are released.

 

 


The device (LingoPen)

  1. Power On/Off & Back button: Press 3 seconds to power device on or off. Press briefly to use as cancel function in the user interface
  2. OK button: When a dialog box or options list pops up, press this button to confirm the operation.
  3. Up/Down/Left/Right: Press buttons to move focus or cursor.
  4. Scan Trigger: When scanning, the Scan Trigger is automatically pressed to activate scanning.
  5. Screen: The device’s display screen.
  6. Speaker: Used for audio output. Muted when headphones are connected.
  7. Mic: To record voice memos.
  8. Menu button: Press this button to display context menu (like mouse right click on PC) settings when available.
  9. Scanning window: Frames the text to be scanned.
  10. Headphone jack: A standard 3.5 mm headphone jack. Speaker is muted when headphones are connected.
  11. Micro USB connector: Used for charging the battery and connecting to USB Host. To charge, connect to USB charger or computer USB port.
  12. Reset button: Pressing this button resets the device. It is recommended to use this button only when the device cannot be turned off properly.

 


Scan to File (LingoPen)

Scan to File is a function allowing the user to capture notes, quotes, or excerpts from books and papers. The text is stored in txt files in the built-in memory and can be re-accessed at any time.

It is also possible to select single words and have them looked up in the embedded dictionaries.

Finally the files can be uploaded to a computer.

Check supported languages.


First use (LingoPen)

LingoPen and DictionaryPen areself-contained products that work both stand-alone and connected to a computer.

They can be used to scan and store text, look up words definition in dictionaries, listen to word pronunciations (DictionaryPen) or full text (LingoPen), and record voice memos.

Additionally, it can double as USB disk and keyboard.

But before getting started, read and watch below.

 

Power on

Make sure the product is charged. Press the On/Off button for three seconds to power on ReaderPen (boot sequence takes about 10 seconds).

Left/Right Hand

Select whether to use the product with left or right hand. Enter SettingsLeft/Right-Handed to select. Press OK to confirm and then Back to get back to Main menu.

To continue, check How to scan, and Scan to File, Dictionary, and Recorder.

 


LingoPen firmware upgrade

NOTE: it is important that the steps below are followed and that compatibility is secured prior to making any upgrade.
AN UPGRADE CAN NOT BE REVERTED!

 

Check HERE for firmware history.

 

In order to upgrade you’ll need…

Your LingoPen

A micro-USB cable (included in the LingoPen gift box)

A computer (MAC, Windows or Linux)

Current software version of your LingoPen

Go to Settings\System Information\Version and check Software version

 

Upgrade instructions & information

Upgrades are incremental which means that you may have to upgrade several times to reach latest. Each upgrade may take 10-30 minutes subject to how much new stuff we have included.

Before starting the upgrade, connect LingoPen to a computer in U-disk mode and verify available disk space to be more than 2GB.

 

To get started, click on the tab below that shows your LingoPen’s current software version.

 

My LingoPen has version 7.0.01

Your LingoPen is possible to upgrade to version 7.2.01

To proceed, download THIS upgrade file.

Save the downloaded .zip

Right click and Open the zip file to view the content.

Select Extract all content.

Connect LingoPen to your computer in U-disk mode.

Copy updatesys_7.7.01.BIN and sysdict.BIN to LingoPen U-disk.

Eject LingoPen U-disk and disconnect it from the computer USB.

Navigate to Settings\Software Upgrade on LingoPen. Select Yes to confirm to upgrade.

When upgrade is done, LingoPen reboots and you are good to go.

 


 

 

 


 

 


How do I know if my TS1 is the original or the new G2 version?

Windows

Connect the TS1 to a USB port on your Windows PC

Start Device Manager (tap Windows button on the keyboard and start typing Device Manager and the option will show up)

Expand entry Cameras and check subentry. It will say either TS1 or TS1 rev2

TS1 G2 in device manager

 

Does ExamReader work with a computer?

No, ExamReader is a “closed system” and only works stand-alone. This is a requirement to have the product allowed for use in exams.

 


Does DictionaryPen or LingoPen work with a computer?

Yes it does.
It is possible to connect DictionaryPen to almost any computer, phone or tablet supporting USB Host (in principle all computers) or USB OTG.

Check the video below for more information about functionality.


Does ReaderPen (Secure) work with a computer?

Yes it does.
It is possible to connect ReaderPen and ReaderPen Secure to almost any computer, phone or tablet supporting USB Host (in principle all computers) or USB OTG.

Check the video below for more information about functionality.


Battery maintenance

Maximizing battery life

Avoid extreme ambient temperatures

Your device is designed to perform well in a wide range of ambient temperatures, with 62° to 72° F (16° to 22° C) as the ideal comfort zone. It’s especially important to avoid exposing your device to ambient temperatures higher than 95° F (35° C), which can permanently damage battery capacity.

Store it half-charged when storing long term

If you want to store your device long term (e.g. summer breaks), two key factors will affect the overall health of your battery: the environmental temperature and the percentage of charge on the battery when it’s powered down for storage. Therefore, we recommend the following:

• Do not fully charge or discharge the battery – charge to around 50%.
• Power down the device.
• Store in a cool moist-free environment less than 90° F (32° C).
• Top up charge to 50% every 3 months.

During regular use

Do not run battery completely flat and do not leave product connected to charger when fully charged.