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    ECTACO Partner EC800 - English <-> Chinese Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook

    ECTACO Partner EC800 - English <-> Chinese Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook

    ECTACO Partner EC800 - English <-> Chinese Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook
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    Click here to see a demonstration of the EC800
    Category: Talking bilingual dictionary expandable to include over 50 language combinations
    Language pair: English <-> Chinese; Chinese <-> English; English <-> English
    Speech: English and Chinese for the Dictionary; English and Chinese for the PhraseBook
    Number of words: over 560,000
    Size: 6.6 x 3.9 x 0.9 in
    Weight: 11 oz
    Battery Type: Li-Polymer rechargeable battery (3.7V, 1400mAh), included

    The ECTACO Partner EC800 is a revolutionary, expandable bilingual Dictionary and Travel Audio PhraseBook. With cool modern styling, hi-resolution color touch-display and state-of-the-art linguistic tools it is one of a kind. The massive vocabulary contains over 560,000 words and is one of the biggest around. The inclusion of the most sophisticated and accurate voice facilities available on today's competitive market is the defining feature of this remarkable handheld. It features state-of-the-art English and Chinese Mandarin speech recognition that allows it to fine tune to understand what is said to it. It also features highly advanced English and Chinese voice capabilities powered by the latest TTS (Text-to-Speech) technology and even goes so far as to include crystal-clear native-speaker voice output for both languages in the Audio Travel PhraseBook section as recorded by professionals.

    This intelligent linguistic device is literally packed with information and tools to help you master your foreign language skills for either academic endeavors or travel. It employs the latest language learning technologies that use foreign language Speech Recognition modules, a bilingual Machine Translation system and Text-to-Speech processing.

    Highlights:

    • Color display: the luxury of a hi-res color screen with adjustable color schemes, customizable elements, color-coded parts of speech, samples of use and much more
    • Expandable vocabulary: over 560,000 words already included in the general dictionary - the largest vocabulary base ever! Plus you can easily add more than 50 language combinations available as ECTACO MMC Cards!
    • Advanced English and Chinese speech synthesis.
    • Superb English and Chinese Mandarin speech recognition, allowing the machine to fine-tune to an individual user's voice - an excellent language study tool and source of rewarding infotainment. Test your pronunciation by trying to speak out a phrase in the foreign language and see if the Partner understands you. If it does - then everyone else would understand your speech too!
    • Designed with the real traveler in mind, the Audio PhraseBook is at daily disposal on pleasure or business trips. It delivers real human-voice output in English and Chinese for over 14,000 pre-recorded phrases. It also provides the different responses you might receive in the "You May Hear" section.

    Dictionaries:

    • WordNet Princeton edition English-English dictionary of modern English - over 70,000 head words and details explanations
    • Over 560,000 words in English-Chinese general dictionary
    • Advanced word recognition and MorphoFinder™
    • Custom function "Add new word" allowing to create your own vocabulary and add them to the existing ones
    • Slang lock: function allowing you to include or lock out Chinese and English slang from your dictionaries
    • Look-up function helps you easily navigate through huge vocabulary bases at your disposal
    • Interchangeable MMC/SD cards allow you to add a variety of languages and endless linguistic content from ECTACO, Inc.

    Language-learning:

    • SAT 200 and SAT 5000 vocabularies, helping you to prepare for tough, English-language standard proficiency tests
    • Linguistic games: Flash Cards, Pockets, Spell It, Translation Test: these help you learn at your own pace, expand your vocabulary and improve spelling
    • WordNet Princeton edition English-English dictionary of modern English - over 70,000 head words and details explanations
    • Over 560,000 words in English-Chinese general dictionary, featuring synthesized voice in English and Chinese
    • English phonetic transcription, essential tool for those learning to speak and write properly
    • Vector Ultima™ spell-checker

    Traveling:

    • English <-> Chinese Audio PhraseBook with natural human-recorded speech will help you in a variety of standard everyday situations and activities
    • FlashCards: the classic game that helps you improve your vocabulary while you play.

    And more…

    • Media Player to aid you in study and at play. Thousands of Audio Books are available to be programmed into this player.
    • Currency and metric conversions
    • World Time
    • Daily Alarm
    • Calculator
    • … and more

    This device is powered by AC/DC adapter and rechargeable battery (all included in the standard package)

    ECTACO Partner EC800 is an English <-> Chinese Simplified translating device from the P800 series.

    This product employs the Pinyin system for input of text.

    Pinyin input is a transliteration system that allows you to read and write Chinese using the Latin alphabet. It requires users to enter a series of standard symbol combinations which are then able to be read as an accurate, standardized approximation of the Chinese language. The Pinyin system of input is the most popular and easy to use methods of communicating in Chinese without using hieroglyphs.

    Click here to learn more about this device's enhanced functionality.

    PLEASE NOTE: A New version has been released. Have a look at the ECTACO Partner EC900 - English <-> Chinese Talking Electronic Dictionary and Audio PhraseBook

    This model is normally operated in a silent mode and you will need to press the "Speaker" button or to choose the corresponding option from the menu in order to hear the translation spoken out loud.

    Click here to learn about devices featuring multiple languages


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    Specifications:

    Language
    Detailed informationAdvanced search
    Detailed informationInstant Reverse translation
    Detailed informationSpeech recognition English, Chinese Mandarin
    Detailed informationSpell-checker
    Detailed informationNew word recording

    Technical
    Detailed informationDisplay Touch Sensitive Screen
    Detailed informationScreen backlight
    Detailed informationHeadphones jack
    Detailed informationAC adapter connection
    Detailed informationBattery Li-Polymer rechargeable battery
    Detailed informationDimensions (WxHxD) 6.6 x 3.9 x 0.9 in
    Detailed informationWeight 11 oz

    Clock
    Detailed informationWorld time
    Detailed informationLocal time
    Detailed informationDaily alarm
    Dictionary
    Detailed informationVocabulary 560,000
    Detailed informationVoice English, Chinese Mandarin
    Detailed informationIdioms yes
    Detailed informationCommonly used phrases over 14,000

    Value pack
    Detailed informationSlim case No

    Calculator
    Detailed informationMath calculator
    Detailed informationCurrency conversion
    Detailed informationMetric conversion

    Other features

    This product comes with a limited 90 day warranty.

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    CUSTOMER REVIEWS & TESTIMONIALS
    Our customers are our best referrals! We take pride in helping people understand one another all over the world! Read on and find out how others have overcome language barriers using outstanding Ectaco products, or send us your comments!

    Just can't believe it my replacement EC800 arrived abut 1100 hrs this morning ,that's less than 24 hrs. Wow !! I just now opened, inserted battery, touched the on button, touched the menu screen, touched the clock icon and there in all it's glory is the world. It is now mine to explore with this great looking device as my personal translator. Gene Wright
    Vladimir Dautfest


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