The ECTACO Partner DF800 is a bilingual German - French electronic talking dictionary and travel audio phrasebook. It features the state-of-the-art German, French speech recognition and highly advanced German and French voice synthesis powered by the latest Text-to-Speech technology. Native-speaker voices for both German and French languages in the Audio Travel PhraseBook section as recorded by professionals. It is French - German; German - French dictionary over 450,000 words. Instant reverse translation, Add new word function allowing to create your own vocabulary, Look-up function, Vector Ultima spell-checker, slang lock, advanced word recognition and MorphoFinder. It is German phonetic transcription. Advanced German and French speech synthesis delivers the pronunciation of any text, not only dictionary entries. Linguistic games: Flash Cards, Pockets, Spell It and Translation Test: expand your vocabulary and improve spelling. The Audio PhraseBook delivers real human-voice output in German and French for over 14,000 pre-recorded phrases. It also provides the different responses you might receive in the ""You May Hear"" section. It gives superb German and French speech recognition. Media Player with MP3 support. Thousands of Audio Books are available to be programmed into this MP3 player. Other functions: currency and metric conversions, world time, daily alarm, calculator. You can easily add other languages electronic dictionaries and audio phrasebooks by acquiring corresponding ECTACO 800 MMC Cards. This device is powered by AC/DC adapter and Li-Polymer rechargeable battery 3.7V, 1400mAh included in the package.