Astak 6 inch MENTOR (WHITE)
*** An Excellent Gift Idea ***
**Ships with FREE Stylish Leather Case + FREE AC Charger + FREE USB Cable**
An amazing ereader for book lovers and reading fans. The 6inch MENTOR uses the most advanced E-ink technology so you can read even under sun/bright light conditions and suffer no glare. It is compatible with PC and MAC OS alike. Sleek and smooth, it is easy to switch between vertical or horizontal (i.e., portrait vs landscape) views while reading your eBooks, and it supports 3 different fonts and upto 8 font sizes.
The Mentor ereader is extremely portable, light (175grams only!) and it supports open-format eBooks (TXT, PDF, MOBI, FB2, HTML/HTM, PRC and EPUB). This slim personal gadget is highly energy efficient (~8000 page turns on one charge or 2 months of continuous reading at a rate of 80pages per day), and it also has a smart auto-power off to further extend the battery lifetime. It supports SD cards up to 4GB and the built-in 512MB flash memory is capable of storing ~400 eBooks, so you can carry your entire library of eBooks and MP3 audio everywhere in one lightweight package. Plus, it has an in-built Sudoku game. Package comes with **FREE** protective carrying case, an AC power charger and a USB cable - $80 value accessories. While all ereaders can charge through usb cables, the AC power adapter can cut the charging time to half.
Other interesting features of the Mentor include: add/delete/save bookmarks as you read; a quick Go to Page functionality allows you to quickly navigate through ebooks; you can enjoy listening to your favorite MP3 while reading.
Languages supported include: English, Deutsch, French, Espanol, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Japanese.
Contains Reader® Mobile technology by Adobe Systems Incorporated.
******* Comes with a 1 yr. manufacturer's supplied warranty *******
|E-Ink display reduces eye strain and enables easy reading in bright light environments.|
|Sleek design, thin and light. Feels great in your hand!|
|Supports "reflow" of PDF documents.|
|One-touch of a button to change between horizontal and vertical views.|
|Removable and replaceable battery.|
|Thousands of pages on a single charge.|
|Environmentally friendly! Reduces paper waste, less toxic paper by-products.|
|Easy to find files using the "SORT" function|
|One-touch of a button to get back to the main menu.|
|SUDOKU game included.|
|Simple, clean, circular keypad.|
|Supports open format and multi-formatted eBooks.|
See the 6inch MENTOR Live in this video clip. This was an interview at the yearly international book exhibition. Please note that Moon Technologies is the distributor of Netronix Inc. ebook readers in Canada.
and if you want to get a better idea about the user interface on the MENTOR ereader, please check this one. Please note that MENTOR ereaders are the second set of devices shown in ths clip.
Where to Get eBooks From For Mentor?
The MENTOR supports many open formats like HTML, Txt, PRC, PalmDoc and PDF and MOBI. These formats are commonly found on Internet and can be easily generated by many text editors. All these files support font resizing except PDF files which can be zoomed. So you can almost read any digital document.
You can find e-books in many places and at varying costs -- Project Gutenberg http://www.gutenberg.org/catalog/ and www.gutenberg.ca/ has over 25,000 copyright-free e-books available for you at no charge. Mentor would make for an impressive gift for gadget and book lovers alike!
Contemporary Files: Additionally, the MENTOR supports the MobipocketTM secured eBook format. This encrypted format enables the MENTOR user to get access to one of the biggest catalogues of contemporary copyrighted titles with publishers like Random House, Penguin, Simon & Schuster or Harlequin. You will find more than 200 eBook retailers on the web which propose MobipocketTM files.
Copying Files to the Mentor eReader: Connect the Mentor with the USB cable to any host computer and drag and drop your files. That's it, your new content is in the Mentor, ready to be displayed. No software installation, no synchronization process, no file conversion and most of all the MENTOR is compatible with any kind of host computer (Windows®, Linux, Mac®).