Our telephones are currently down, we are working to resolve the issue. We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for your patience.

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. 

Make this website talk

Make this website talk
Back to Top