Bookeen Cybook Opus eBook Reader - CYBPE10W - CYBPE10W

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Bookeem Opus Plus

by Alroy on 6/15/2010

I have several eBook readers. This one is the best for handling drm PDF ebooks. Those that advertise reflow result in a terrible reading experience. Lines have one word with the sentence continued onto the next line. Some pages are only 1/4 of the page with the novel continued on the next page. The Opus Plus has no reflow thus it looks like a real novel. You turn the reader sideways and adjust the size of print through a percentage choice like Adobe Reader does. However it only shows 1/2 of a page with an arrow symbol at the bottom of every second page. Turn the page one sentence above the arrow and the page moves up to 1/4 of the top of the screen. There is no bad formatting of the paragraph with this reader. Reading Epub is even better. This reader also has the best battery life. You can easily get 3,000 page turns with this reader. I know others say 8,000 page turns but I own the Sony touch reader and I have to charge the battery after about 1,000 page turns. The view of the page on this reader is also the best. Its a white background with a dark print. Its the best of all the readers I have (the eSlick is also as good). Other readers like the Sony touch edition and the Astak Pocket Pro have a grayish background with a lighter print. If you borrow books from a library or you buy DRM PDF books. This is the reader to get. It feels like cheap plastic. But its a sturdy plastic with a very good leather case to protect it when in your purse or knapsack.

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Nice reader with a few flaws

by luvduv on 9/3/2010

I have a few Sony Readers. I got this one because it was on sale and wanted to see if it could conquer the only thing that makes Sony readers imperfect (screen glare). I have to say the reading experience is nice, the fact that you can add fonts and adjust the size is fabulous. And it is so light it's almost scary. My only gripe is the layout takes major getting use to, especially if you put books on a micro-sd card. The only way to see the card itself is to press the "back" button until you see 2 entries Cybook and SD. On a Sony reader, it lists all the books together with an sd symbol next to the books that are on the card. But not here. You have to choose Cybook or SD. I find that sorting doesn't work as expected either, but that could be because of how the files are saved. The reading experience is pleasant though. Otherwise, it's a nice reader (if you get it on sale).

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Product Overview

The Cybook Opus is the newest ebook reading device from the company that has pioneered the ebook reader market since 1998 - Bookeen. This pocket sized reader can be held in one hand and fits perfectly in any purse, briefcase or pocket! It is the lightest on the market -only 5.3 ounces! Over 1,000 books can be stored in its large 1 GB of internal storage memory! The Cybook Opus boasts an impressive 200dpi ePaper screen which provides a paperlike high contrast appearance and ultra-low power consumption on the revolutionary EInk ® Technology. With its accelerometer - screen position can switch from portrait to landscape mode automatically.


Manufacturer Bookeen
Mfg Part# CYBPE10W
SKU 212423222
UPC 370050670172
UPC 14 00370050670172
With the Cybook Opus, you can access more than 200,000 digital contemporary books from hundreds of publisher sources like Random House, Simon & Schuster, Penguin, Harlequin…. These digital books are in AdobeTM secured format (EPUB or PDF), the available catalogue grows very quickly and gain several hundreds titles per month.
Cybook Opus can also read free classical books in HTML, PDF, EPUB or TXT
Cybook supports all these document formats directly and without any conversion. To transfer your documents to the Cybook, you just need to connect your Cybook with your USB cable and copy your data in the Cybook memory. You can also use a microSD card and copy your data in it.
Tech Specs
Black & White 4 levels grey-scale
Daylight readable
E-Ink screen 5 (3 x 4 - 76mm x 101mm)
G-sensor for motion detection
Keys - On/Off; Reset; 5-way navigation; Menu button; Back button; Page forward/page backward
Memory - RAM - 32 MB; Storage (NAND) - 1 GB / MicroSD slot for expanded storage
Micro SD slot for adding optional MicroSD memory cards for expanded storage capabilities / Mini USB slave
OS - Linux 2.6 / Adobe ePUB/PDF Reader / Multi-format reader includes HTML, TXT, JPG, GIF, PNG
Portrait and landscape mode
Rechargeable and replaceable Internal Battery LI-Polymer (1000mAh), 8 000 page flips - 2 weeks battery life average per full charge
Resolution 600 x 800 - 200 dpi
Samsung ARM, 400 MHz processor
The box of the Cybook Opus contains everything you need to get started! - Cybook Opus eBook reading device with rechargeable battery; USB cable; Quick start guide; Black polyurethane-leather protection sleeve
Unit Dimensions - Height 151 mm - 6 x Length 108 mm - 4.2 x Width 10mm - 0.4; Weight 150 g - 5.3 oz
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