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Old 06-22-2007, 04:02 PM   #1
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The sony reader and PDF files. A short review with rasterfarian

A member here asked me to write a quick review on how the Reader handles his PDF-files.

The result are here: http://hightech.afmag.net/pdf-and-the-sony-reader.html

As you might expect, the quality of the reader's PDF-reading capabilities is very bad, especially if the format of the book is as weird as the given PDF (wide).

I've also made pics of the same content, but then after processing it with rasterfarian. It's quite a difference
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Old 06-22-2007, 05:11 PM   #2
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Funny to see you're using the total page counter that I made.
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Old 06-22-2007, 05:35 PM   #3
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Funny to see you're using the total page counter that I made.
yeah. I wanted to see how many pages the reader can do so I can write some finite info on it, too bad I didn't have the chance. Because of the tests with memorysticks and sd-cards, the reader gets recharged everytime...
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Old 06-22-2007, 06:00 PM   #4
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The difference is impressive!
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Old 06-23-2007, 10:35 PM   #5
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I just noticed in the phots that the clock is displaying a 240hour tim. Mine displays in 12 hour with am/pm. How do you switch between the two?
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Old 06-23-2007, 11:55 PM   #6
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From the main menu, select the "Settings" menu, then "About." You'll see a message about the clock next to the battery symbol. Press the "0" key to step through the settings.
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Old 06-25-2007, 11:06 AM   #7
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The Reader has a clock?! How come mine doesn't?
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Old 06-25-2007, 12:14 PM   #8
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you need to flash it with this http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10900
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Old 06-25-2007, 03:32 PM   #9
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Another set of samples:
http://hightech.afmag.net/the-sony-r...fs-part-2.html
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Ah, if you could teach us how to do it, it would be fabulous!
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Ah, if you could teach us how to do it, it would be fabulous!
Well, I just simply throw the pdf through rasterfarian http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?p=77408

Nothing much to teach actually..
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