Califone Spirit Card Reader Multimedia Player/Recorder is perfect for group or individual reading activities, literacy, ELD, ESL and other language learning programs. It features shatterproof ABS plastic for durability and safety. It includes a built-in mic that records student responses or projects and band switch tuning control. With its built-in card reader and USB port, the Spirit is made to work with MP3 and WMA as well as CD players, cassette recorders / players and AM/FM radios. This new multimedia player has steel grills that prevent accidental damage to recessed speakers, a top loading CD player tailored for school use and a op-mounted 3.5 mm headphone jack for individual use or group learning volume control.