Scanning pen

Scanning pen
Take the cover off the pen and press the power button (the button with the red symbol on it) to turn the pen on.








Scanning pen
When the screen says 'Ready to Scan' place the pen at the beginning of the words that you want to hear and, pressing firmly so that the red light comes on, roll the tip of the pen to the end of the words.







Scanning pen controls
Press the ← button once. The sentence will be spoken out, highlighting each word as it's spoken.

Press the → button to move along the sentence word by word. Each word is spoken out.

Press the enter button (button with green coloured ENT) to see the word in large print.

Press the → button to hear the word spelled out.

Press the ↓ button to see the meaning of the word.
Press enter and ↑ ↓ → ← buttons to hear each word of the meaning.

If you want to scan more words press the escape button (ESC) until the screen says 'Ready to Scan'.

Interactive Map

Discover the many treasures in the beautiful V&A galleries, find out where events are happening in the Museum or just check the location of the café, shops, lifts or toilets. Simple to use, the V&A interactive map works on all screen sizes, from your tablet or smartphone to your desktop at home.

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Matchstick Pen

Matchstick Pen

Fun oversized 'matchstick' pen. Ballpoint pen with black ink.…

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Event - Intercultural Tour: The Pen in Islamic Art

Thu 26 March 2015 13:00–14:00

INTERCULTURAL TOUR: The title of this tour is inspired by the very first words of the revelation of the Qur’an, the sacred scripture of Islam: “Read and your Lord is most Bounteous, Who teaches through the Pen.”

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