About the VictorReader Stratus
The Victor Reader Stratus is an audio player that gives users with a print disability a great experience with DAISY books and magazines, audiobooks, music, podcasts, and more. All Victor Reader Stratus models are easy to use, featuring large, tactile, high-contrast keys, a built-in speaker and headphone jack, and self-voicing controls.
Key features of the VictorReader Stratus include:
- Built-in text-to-speech capability
- Compatible with CDs, SD cards and USB flash drives
- Transfer DAISY audio and text from CELA instantly to your reader using Direct to Player feature
- Resume reading where you left off on each book you are reading
- Move through text files by sentence, paragraph, word or even spell words
Two different models are available to borrow:
The Stratus 4 M model has a 4-arrow keypad developed for ideal reading navigation. Place a hold on the VictorReader Stratus 4 M through the catalogue.
The Stratus 12 M model has a 12-key telephone style number pad for direct navigation functions. Place a hold on the VictorReader Stratus 12 M through the catalogue.
Frequently asked questions
What do I need to borrow a VictorReader?
You will need a Brampton Library card in good standing to borrow. Click here to learn how to get a library card.
Where can I borrow a VictorReader?
VictorReaders are made available at all Brampton Library branches. When available, a VictorReader can be borrowed on a first-come, first-served basis. To avoid disappointment, we recommend checking availability before you visit the library.
How long can I keep a VictorReader?
You can borrow a VictorReader for 42 days. If you need the ReaderPen for longer, your loan can be renewed as long as there isn’t a waitlist. You can renew through the online catalogue, or with assistance from Brampton Library staff. We appreciate your cooperation with returning borrowed items in a timely manner.
How do I use the VictorReader?
A user guide in audio CD format is included when you borrow a VictorReader. You can also access the online version of the VictorReader user guide.
User guide for the VictorReader Stratus 4M in English.
User guide for the VictorReader Stratus 12 M in English.
An audio-video tour highlighting key features is also available for the VictorReader Stratus.
Visit this page for frequently asked questions.
Where can I return this kit?
You can return this kit to any Brampton Library branch. VictorReaders will need to be returned in-person to a staff member at a customer service desk during open hours.