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Old 07-24-2008, 12:42 AM   #1
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Post Finally, an integrated (sorta) PRS505 reading light!

MobileReader porkupan has pointed out to us that Sony has quietly released a PRS505 cover with an integrated "LightWedge" style reading light. I should note here that igorsk found these earlier, but the Waterstone page lacked a picture (and description) so we didn't really know what we were looking at. The picture that porkupan found, really makes it clear, though.

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Make the most of your Reader Digital Book experience with the PRSA-CL1 lighted Reader Digital Book cover. Intended for use with the PRS-505 Reader, this innovative cover and light combo allows you to read in a dimly lit area without disturbing the person next to you. Ideal for home and travel, this Reader accessory features two brightness levels and long battery life.

A convenient solution
Protect your PRS505 with the cover and custom designed light, available all in one accessory.

Long Power life
Maximum 38 hours at the standard brightness level1

2 Brightness levels
Allows you to choose the perfect setting for your reading pleasure.
Some quick specs on it:

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Weights and Measurements
  • Dimensions (Approx.) : 7.0375" x 6" x .97"
  • Weight (Approx.) : 8.47 oz without Reader, 1lb 0.9 oz with Reader (not supplied)

Power
  • Battery Life (Approx.) : Maximum of 38 Hours at standard brightness level1
  • Battery Type : 2 AAA Batteries (First set supplied)

Price (hold on to your hats): $69.99 USD

I suppose that's about the same as the combined price of a cover and a standard LightWedge would be, so it's probably not all that surprising a number.
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