Audio auto-repeating device and method

  • US 5,477,487 A
  • Filed: 08/22/1994
  • Issued: 12/19/1995
  • Est. Priority Date: 08/22/1994
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A device for repeating an audible segment for use in an audio apparatus wherein an output circuit is receptive of an audio signal for converting the audio signal into audible sounds, the device comprising:

  • a memory receptive of an audio signal for continuously storing a predetermined time segment thereof and for reading out a stored audio signal segment at an output thereof; and

    a manually actuatable switch operative upon manual actuation by a user for maintaining the storage of said predetermined time segment of the audio signal by said memory immediately before the manual actuation and for reading out the stored audio signal at least once after said manual actuation; and

    circuitry for directing the read out stored audio signal to the output circuit.

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