How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Talking GPS eBook Player with Google Home Bluetooth Smart Speakers

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator, eBook player, podcatcher, and web radio can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through it. We thus, demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to a Google Home smart speakers with Bluetooth capability. Bluetooth Pairing Instructions … Continue reading How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Talking GPS eBook Player with Google Home Bluetooth Smart Speakers



How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Player with a Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Speaker

The Victor Reader Trek portable eBook player, pod catcher, can connect to most any Bluetooth speaker, allowing you to listen to  podcasts, books, recorded notes, and streaming internet radio through that wireless speaker. We demonstrate here how to pair the Trek to the popular Harman Kardon Cortana Invoke Bluetooth Smart Speaker Bluetooth speaker.  Note that … Continue reading How to Pair the Victor Reader Trek Player with a Harman Kardon Invoke Bluetooth Speaker



How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and eBook Player

The Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator and eBook Player media player offers access numerous GPS wireless capabilities. Like with the Victor Reader Stream 2, you can download firmware updates directly to it without a personal computer, play Internet radio stations, download talking books directly from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS), get National … Continue reading How to Change Wi-Fi Network on Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and eBook Player



How to Unpair the Victor Reader Trek eBook Reader from a Bluetooth Speaker

When you no longer wish your Victor Reader Trek eBook reader to route its audio output through to a Bluetooth speaker, you may break the Bluetooth connection by following any one of the steps listed next.  We of course, assume here that your Trek is currently paired with a Bluetooth speaker. 1. Power off the … Continue reading How to Unpair the Victor Reader Trek eBook Reader from a Bluetooth Speaker



USB Wall Charger Specs for the Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player

First, the USB wall charger that ships with the Victor Reader Trek model 513 VRC talking GPS navigator is a common five volt switching power supply. Externally, it features a female USB A type power connector that supports a detachable USB cable.  Plus, the US version of this wall adapter sports a standard 120v AC … Continue reading USB Wall Charger Specs for the Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player



HumanWare Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player Picture Gallery

Here we offer our pictures of the Victor Reader Trek GPS navigator and eBook player from HumanWare, that we recently obtained for review. Original Packaging and Included Accessories Pictures   Pictures of the Front, Back, Top, and Bottom of the Trek           Pictures of the Rechargeable Battery   USB AC Wall … Continue reading HumanWare Victor Reader Trek GPS Navigator and DAISY Book Player Picture Gallery



AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player

The power adapter shipped with the original Victor Reader Stream model 303 talking book player is a typical five volt switching power supply, that features a male barrel style power connector on one end of a thick, six foot, non detachable cord.  The US version of this power supply sports a standard 120v AC two … Continue reading AC Power Adapter Specs for the Original Victor Reader Stream 303 Talking Book Player



Changing Wireless Network on Victor Reader Stream New Generation

The Victor Reader Stream New Generation media player adds numerous wireless capabilities to the Victor Reader technology set. You can download firmware updates directly to it without a personal computer, play Internet radio stations, download talking books directly from the National Library Service for the Blind (NLS), get National Federation for the Blind (NFB) News Line … Continue reading Changing Wireless Network on Victor Reader Stream New Generation



Victor Reader Stream First Generation Gripes

The first generation (original) version of HumanWare’s  Victor Reader Stream   portable player is great. But it has a couple shortcomings that surprised me. Disadvantages, Problems, Cons, and Limitations Very slow USB port.  For one, its USB port behaves as, and transfers data as slowly as a USB1.1 port, even though USB 2.0 has been the standard since around … Continue reading Victor Reader Stream First Generation Gripes



Solving WiFi Connect Problems, Victor Reader Stream, New Generation

The New Generation of the Victor Reader Stream, the second version of this already useful blind friendly talking book and media player, taps into a whole new realm of audio and textual media, from the web. Victor Reader has now been Internet enabled, via wireless connectivity through standard WiFi.   Firmware releases since 2013, have added … Continue reading Solving WiFi Connect Problems, Victor Reader Stream, New Generation