Provided by:

British Wireless for the Blind Fund (BWBF)

Product type
  • Hearing
  • Visual

The British Wireless for the Blind Fund provides the Sonata Plus+ Radio which is easy for blind or partially sighted people to use.

The radio may be available on free loan following an assessment or is available to buy from BWBF Direct.

The Sonata Plus+ is an easy to use internet audio player with a single volume dial and five buttons.

Listening choices are made by following the audible programme guide and pressing 'OK' to select.

Once set up, the unit can be operated by remote control and, as it is also wireless, it can be used anywhere around the home.

A broadband internet connection is required.

The Sonata Plus+ key features include:

  • Special design for easy use by blind and partially sighted people
  • simple operation – five buttons and one dial.Plays audio files, podcasts and live streams
  • audible programming guide
  • bookmark facility
  • SD and USB Playback
  • easy wireless connection (Multiple Passkeys stored)Adjustable speed and pitch

Content includes:

  • radio stations (local, national and international)
  • podcasts
  • local talking newspapers
  • national talking newspapers and magazines (a separate subscription is required for this service)
  • audio books
  • audio programmes for visually impaired people
  • newsletters
  • audio catalogues such as Argos and M&S
0333 323 3880

10 Albion Place
ME14 5DZ