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Old 06-01-2009, 05:00 PM   #1
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Hi,
I'm a gadget enthusiast and I want to buy an ereader, but here's the catch.
I live in Colombia, most of my books are technical/engineering books (lots of graphs). I also have 2 column articles in PDF(with more graphs). The price is a very important issue.
I just want to read the PDFs, but any extra option (dictionary, MP3, etc) is welcome.

Thanks for any advice.
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Old 06-01-2009, 05:03 PM   #2
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Welcome to MobileRead, quichi!

We have many knowledgeable people here, and I"m you'll get much friendly advice.

In the meantime, enjoy the forums and take adavantage of the free books offered here......no device except your computer needed to read!
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Old 06-12-2009, 06:46 PM   #3
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Hi,
I'm a gadget enthusiast and I want to buy an ereader, but here's the catch.
I live in Colombia, most of my books are technical/engineering books (lots of graphs). I also have 2 column articles in PDF(with more graphs). The price is a very important issue.
I just want to read the PDFs, but any extra option (dictionary, MP3, etc) is welcome.

Thanks for any advice.
To read PDFs not specifically formatted for your device, you need a device with at least an 8" screen (though it might still be too small for some documents) or, preferably, a 10" screen. I believe this leaves you (presently) with the iRex Digital Reader as your best choice... but it seems like a few 10" screen devices are due out before the end of the year. Maybe worth to wait and see?

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Old 06-12-2009, 06:51 PM   #4
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Somebody is selling an iRex Digital Reader here:

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=48155

You can check out the specs here:

http://wiki.mobileread.com/wiki/IRex_Digital_Reader

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Old 06-13-2009, 06:58 PM   #5
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Hola quichi, como estas?



The small 6 inch ebook readers are not good for displaying A4 PDFs especially with 2 columns and graphs.


Have a look at the Irex Iliad and the Kindle DX forums , im sure if you have a pdf with no copyright someone would be more than happy to test it out on their reader.
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Old 06-19-2009, 11:35 AM   #6
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Thanks for the advice .....I'm thinking in the ASTAK 9'. It will come out latter this year (I hope so), and looks pretty good. If it at least comes with the specs of the EZ Reader PRO 5', I'm happy.
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