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Old 12-21-2010, 09:39 PM   #1
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How's your K1 holding up?

Mine is still functional but the scroll wheel is starting to act up. It's like it has no traction and I have to scroll and scroll to get it to move just a little bit.

Everything else seems to be good.
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Old 12-21-2010, 11:33 PM   #2
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:32 AM   #3
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ours is still fully functional, on a 2nd battery. After Christmas though it may get some rest as the Mrs is getting a K3 from Santy Claus
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Old 12-22-2010, 01:01 AM   #4
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Old 12-22-2010, 03:32 AM   #5
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One of the buttons isn't as reliable. I have a cat who I think resents it and is prone to chewing on the buttons.
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Old 12-22-2010, 08:56 AM   #6
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:12 PM   #7
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Mine is good. I removed a ton of books last night and put books on for the Hubby. He asked me to include books I think he would like. Given that the last time I saw him reading a book was in January, this is kind of a challenge.

Tavi felt sluggish but I am used to the DXG now and I think that is why the K1 feels to be slower. My scroll wheel works fine, Using it made me a bit misty eyed. (grins)
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:15 PM   #8
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:18 PM   #9
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Mine is still functional but the scroll wheel is starting to act up. It's like it has no traction and I have to scroll and scroll to get it to move just a little bit.

Everything else seems to be good.
Mine is working fine.......I guess. Put it back into its 'book box' and haven't looked at it since I got the K3.
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Old 12-22-2010, 12:26 PM   #10
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We have 2, both still in excellent condition. I did recently change the battery in mine (almost 2 and a half years old now). All buttons, and the scroll wheel are fine.
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Old 12-22-2010, 02:39 PM   #11
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ours is still fully functional, on a 2nd battery. After Christmas though it may get some rest as the Mrs is getting a K3 from Santy Claus
Lucky wife!
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Old 12-22-2010, 02:42 PM   #12
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Still working like new - still being used daily for lunch time reading at work.
So you keep your K1 at work? How do you distribute the other 3?

For me:

K1 = long term DRM'd storage and back-up reader
K2 = hack experiments and back-up reader
K3 = main reader

Still looking for a large screen reader though.
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Old 12-22-2010, 02:57 PM   #13
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Old 12-22-2010, 05:55 PM   #14
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