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Old 06-14-2010, 08:42 AM   #1
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PDF Reader - maybe eSlick - UK

Hi, I am looking for a eReader that handles PDF's well and have come across the eSlick from Foxit.

Any ideas if there are similar products available in the UK or where to purchase the eSlick within the UK or EU?

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Old 06-14-2010, 08:14 PM   #2
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PocketBook has the best PDF handling in 5" and 6" EInk devices. See the "PDF Capabilities" row in the E-book Reader Matrix.

That isn't to say that even PocketBook has a "good" PDF capability. EInk is limited for PDFs, because it can't refresh fast enough to pan around the page.
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Hi Wallcraft

Does the Cool-ER have similar support it seems to be a similar device also a OEM from Netronix

http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=86934

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Forget the eSlick, it's a dud.

And to be honest, a 6" eink reader is not going to do for PDF.
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Can you tell me why it's a dud?

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the cool-er does not have anywhere's near the level of odf support that PocketBook offers.

Boox 60/ Bebook Neo also have excellent PDF support which includes selection zoom AND PAN that works just fine. The Irex DR800 has selection zoom and pan but the panning is not as good- my opinion- as that found on the Boox/Neo.
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Where can I get a Pocketbook 301 in the UK?
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Can you tell me why it's a dud?
The firmware is not all that good. Plus it is too limited.
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So suggest I go with a Pocketbook 301? Is Green Reader a good company to deal with?

Externally it looks no different to the Cool-er
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the hardware is similar as its coming from the same factory- Netronix. I personally feel the PocketBook version is more robust than the Cool-er version and the rubberized finish is easier to hold.
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