@Harry: I will try that, thanks, though it sounds like a bit more of a hassle. The other method didn't work because Calibre could not get past the DRM.
@ Mike L: You had an Atom based hybrid, so could it be that the processing speeds ruined it for you?
They must have used multicolor LED's and finally realized it. ~ S. attempting to explain the colorful blobs on Kindle Paperwhite screens.