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Simple Music Player for dementia and alzheimers specification

Specification - Overview

’Simple Music Player’ is an MP3 (and other formats) player which comes in three versions: Red, Green and Burr-Walnut. They are functionally identical so they all operate in the same way. The intention is for the player to be installed and left powered on, allowing the user to operate it at will without any other requirement than to lift or lower the lid to start or stop the music.
The only other control available to the regular user is a large button which skips onto the next tune when pressed.
Their construction is highly durable consisting of a strong wooden enclosure with a high strength plastic covering. The loudspeaker grille is cloth finished but reinforced with a steel mesh to avoid any damage to the speaker. Rubber feet ensure that the player does not slip. It can be wiped down with a damp cloth if required.
’Simple Music Player’ can be used anywhere in the world and is configured to suit your national power supply at point of order.

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The player has been designed with the minimum of controls and has been extensively tested as well as trialled by the Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (now ’Designability’).
On the back panel there are additional facilities for particular personal requirements. If headphones are required, then the green socket accepts a stereo jack-plug. (Note: headphones can be extremely loud and cause hearing damage)
For people with dexterity problems rather than dementia related conditions the ’ON/OFF’ control and ’NEXT TUNE’ buttons can be over-ridden by means of remote switches plugged into the two available sockets (note: the lid has to be closed for these controls to work).

Specification - Technical

  • Dimensions: 300mm x 190mm x 110mm
  • Weight: 1.7kg
  • Colour: Available in Red, Green, and Burr-Walnut effect
  • Memory capacity: 4GB minimum (about 1500 - 2000 songs)
  • Music upload: via USB connection (cable provided) compatible with Microsoft Windows, Apple ios and Linux
  • Music format: MP3, MPEG4, WMA, WAV, AAC files (Note: not M4P files)
  • User controls: ON/OFF and NEXT TRACK
  • Presetable controls: Volume control on the base of device
  • Ancillary controls: User controls can be mimicked using remote switches via the back panel
  • Headphone socket: Yes
  • Power requirements: Local mains supply - factory configured to your country’s standard
  • Power consumption: less than 700mA at 9V
  • Amplifier: 6W Class D mono audio amplifier
  • Speaker: 4ohm 90mm diameter high-quality circular cone
  • Cleaning: Wipe down with a damp cloth (not waterproof)
  • Country of Origin: Made in Wales, United Kingdom


Note:E2L Limited reserves the right to change the specification at any time.

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SMPGreen

green simple music player for dementia
A popular choice, green is a calm colour, available from our online store
02

SMPWalnut

burr walnut simple music player for dementia
A special version in burr walnut effect to go with dark wood decor. Special edition
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SMPRed

red simple music player for dementia
This ’Retro-red’ version strikes familiarity with radios of the 1960’s. Online Store