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Time to Upgrade your V or Vmax !

Tip of the Month :   June 2011

It is time to upgrade your software on your V or Vmax.  The latest software release includes:

  • Smart Text Entry
  • Smart Zoom feature
  • Smart Highlight
  • Mouse Over (setting for the mouse pause and eye tracking selection methods)
  • New warning for low battery
  • Increase in custom recording time to 10 minutes
  • New backlight timeout options
  • Updated Bluetooth Devices menu
  • Updated Wireless Network menu
  • New Photo Album Browser menu
  • New Camera menu
  • Option for photos to be included in backup
  • Change in the Select a Symbol menu to include Photo Album Browser

For more detailed information on these changes and upgrades please download the full Realease Notes from http://dynavoxsys.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5505/kw/release%20notes

Instructions for doing your upgrade:

To check which version you are running

  • Select (click on) the Main Menu button in the title bar
  • Select Help
  • Select About (this will give you this dialogue box showing the Version Info.  If your version info says 1.07.1 then you are running the correct software.  If your version info says anything else then you will need to do an upgrade).

To upgrade your Series 5 software

  • Ensure your device is connected to the internet and the power supply is plugged in
  • Select (click on) the Main Menu button in the title bar
  • Select Setup
  • Select System Settings
  • Select DynaVox Upgrade (your upgrade will now be downloaded automatically, it may take around ½ hour to complete)

NOTE: Don’t forget to upgrade your editing software as well !

If you need any support or are unable to do your upgrade for any reason please contact TalkLink and we can support you through this process.

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Having been associated with TalkLink for over 7 years through my daughter who uses an AAC device I have always been passionate about encouraging and supporting other people to use their devices to their maximum potential.

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  1. Leesa

    Just thought I would mention that all the kids who came to KiwiChat camp have had their devices upgraded. We did this at camp.

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