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Old 03-11-2008, 04:08 AM   #31
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Yes, the case really is essential for the Gen3, whereas the case you get with the Sony is perfectly adequate. For me personally, though, (as a former Sony owner) the Gen3 really is worth paying the extra for. Others may of course feel differently.
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:24 AM   #32
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For ALL eink readers, a case is essential to keep them protected.
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It arrived today! It already had a charge - although I've not worked out yet if there's a battery indicator on it, and it was already loaded with a few demos and a few free books and even a few images.

I've turned off the flash refresh, and I'm only seeing a tiny amount of ghosting, which I have to really concentrate on to see.

Thanks for all the help, not just in this thread in choosing my device. I'm very happy
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Old 03-28-2008, 03:20 AM   #34
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The battery meter is at the bottom of the library screen. I'd recommend that you give it a full charge; until you do, the battery meter won't read at all accurately.
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The battery meter is at the bottom of the library screen. I'd recommend that you give it a full charge; until you do, the battery meter won't read at all accurately.
Yep. I should have edited my post. I quickly found out how to tell the charge on the battery, and it's now had a full charge. I hadn't ordered a light yet, I've now ordered the "bug light" (at least I think it's the same one!) from an Amazon merchant. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Mighty-Brigh...6709257&sr=8-1

Once that's in, I can read books in the dark. So far no issues at all.
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Old 03-28-2008, 09:44 AM   #36
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But if you have a light, you're not reading in the dark any more, are you?
Hmm. Fair point, I've cancelled the orders.

Can anyone recommend a night vision attachment for the Cybook? :P
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Search the forum for the term "bug light". That will give you a good light. Or search for "ear light". Either will do quite well.
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Sorry I was being sarcastic :P I ordered the Bug Light as it says in post 35. One week later and the batteries are still going. I may have gone over the top when I ordered 12x 1000 mAh AAA batteries for it :P
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They're rechargable. eBay. I bought a UniRoss X-Press 700 battery charger, which came with 4 1000 mAh NI-MH batteries, and I paid a bit extra to get the guy to put in another 8. Came to about 23 quid I think.
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