NLS Operations Alert
DATE : June 28, 2010
TO : Network Libraries
FROM : NLS/BPH Quality Assurance Section
Subject : Battery charge in DTB machines
The NLS Quality Assurance Section is currently evaluating digital talking-book
machines (DTBM) received from the manufacturer Shinano-Kenshi. Due to high summer
temperatures, many of the machines are reporting lower-than-normal remaining battery charge.
Libraries should not return DTBMs for warranty repair simply because they report this lower
For more information about this matter please refer to Machines and Accessories 10-2, April 9, 2010.
For more information contact:
Head, Quality Assurance Section
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