LingoPen supports OCR (scanning) and dictionaries in the following languages¹
For more details check product pages.
¹) subject to firmware version.
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.
Make sure the product is charged. Press the On/Off button for three seconds to power on ReaderPen (boot sequence takes about 10 seconds).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Do not run battery completely flat and do not leave product connected to charger when fully charged.
USB-C is a physical specification compatible with the earlier protocols used by the various C-PEN models.
A USB-C to USB-A adapter is however required.
DictionaryPen firmware upgrade
Make sure the reader Pen battery is charged to at least 50%.
Connect the DictionaryPen to your computer and select U-disk mode.
Copy the two files extracted from the downloaded firmware (sysdict.bin & updatesys_7.y.xx.bin) to the C610R drive (if there are two drives pick the large one).
When copying is finished, eject the drive and disconnect it (unplug USB cable).
On the DictionaryPen, navigate to Settings/Software Upgrade and press OK button to select.
Press yes and wait for the upgrade to finish. This may take up to 10 minutes.
Is there a pen that translates?
Please check out LingoPen and DictionaryPen specifications.
This product contains multiple first tier dictionaries translating to/from English.
Warranty and returns
General returns: The general return policy is subject to the policy of the reseller selling the product. If you want to buy and try, check the reseller’s policy prior to making the purchase.
Warranty: Unless otherwise regulated by laws in the country where the product is purchased, 12 months warranty applies.
The warranty does not apply to defects occurring due to normal wear and tear, or if the product has been disassembled and/or altered. Further, as an exception to the general warranty, the battery of the product (if any) is warranted against defects occurring only within the first six (6) months after the product was received¹.
In case of a warranty claim, contact the local reseller.
If preferred, the defect unit can be sent directly to C-PEN for replacement (NOT refund). Customer will then have to cover the shipping cost to C-PEN (located in Sweden, Europe), and C-PEN will cover shipping cost for sending a replacement product to the customer.
In cases where the defect cannot be reproduced, C-PEN will NOT charge any investigation fee, but return shipment to the customer will be charged.
¹ See Battery maintenance for recommendations to maximize battery lifetime.
Which languages are supported?
Please check Product pages / Language section for latest information.