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ECTACO jetBook e-Book Reader Burgundy
ECTACO jetBook eBook Reader Burgundy

ECTACO jetBook eBook Reader Burgundy  

Price: £159.95


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Lightweight and super-portable, ECTACO jetBook is the ultimate pocket library. Capable of storing thousands of books in the world's most popular languages, plus music and picture files, it is a universal mobile library for professional, business and leisure reading. With an easy to scan high-resolution 5-inch display and a viewing angle close to 180, it is fully customizable. Even readers who have difficulty seeing print books will benefit from its adjustable text size and font face. And weighing in at only 7,5 ounces, this handy device fits perfectly into the palm of your hand.

When reading, jetBook allows text to be searched and cross-referenced using bookmarks which makes it an excellent choice of format for dictionaries and other reference books.

Readers can begin reading as soon as they download a book without needing to visit a bookstore ever again. And ECTACO jetBook is eco-friendly too, because it doesn't consume the paper, ink, or other resources that are used to produce printed books. Moreover, e-books downloads are always less expensive than the same books on paper; with hundreds of thousand available online for free!

To help you get started, jetBook comes pre-loaded with the CIA World Factbook to make every trip you take more informative and enjoyable. The CIA World Factbook is one of the best geographic resources in the world. It includes comprehensive geographic, economic and political information for over 270 countries.

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jetBook features include:

  • True pocket-sized portability for thousands of eBooks
  • Support for eBook contents in Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian and other European languages
  • Bidirectional dictionaries for certain European languages are available
  • Adobe DRM support
  • Supports books in the new and popular .fb2 format
  • Multilingual interface options that include German!
  • Pre-loaded with CIA World Factbook and a German Dictionary
  • Bookmarks and auto page turn functionality
  • Adjustable font type and size
  • Screen rotation support for both portrait & landscape modes
  • Built-in player that supports background playback
  • The ECTACO jetBook eBook Reader supports .txt, .pdf, .fb2, .jpg, .epub, .mobi, .prc, .rtf and html file formats
  • SD card slot
  • Internal Li-ion polymer battery

Large Screen

jetBook uses a huge, state-of-the-art 5-inch VGA reflective monochrome screen to provide readers with an easily viewed display that is kind on the eyes. The revolutionary display reflects light without the need for backlighting which tires the eyes when reading for long periods. So easy to see and read, jetBook can be used anywhere - in the bright midday sun or the subdued lighting at home.

A Whole Library In Just 7.5 oz.

Weighing an easy to carry 7.5 oz., jetBook is one of the lightest e-books in the world. Slimmer than even a standard paperback, it easily fits in the palm of your hand for an incredibly comfortable reading experience. The built in flash-memory allows you to store your favorite books to read whenever and wherever you like.
An SD slot accepts interchangeable SD cards of up to 2 GB and SDHC cards (purchased separately) of 4 to 16 GB in size so that you can increase your portable library almost without limit. The jetBook only supports cards with FAT file system. All cards with non FAT file system are not supported!

Multilingual Support

jetBook comes complete with its own collection of books pre-installed so you will already have a head start on building your new library. Allowing you to quickly and easily download and add content from different sources, jetBook provides multiple files format support. It is also able to display books in a number of the world's most popular languages including Albanian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Faeroese, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Croatian, Czech, Estonian, Hungarian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovenian and other European languages! In addition, use jetBook to study a new language or communicate while traveling with ECTACO translating Dictionaries. What's more, jetBook is the world's only eBook Reader that includes a German interface option as standard!

Designed For Comfort

jetBook is the most comfortable 'book' you will ever own. Not only is it smaller and lighter than a standard paperback, it also offers numerous different ways for you to read its content. With control buttons located on both its side and face for instant access to all of its advanced features, support for 'portrait' and 'landscape' display modes, adjustable font and type size and a viewing angle that lets you set the book down and still be able to read it, it is truly the world's most easy to read book.

T9 Text Input

jetBook uses the advanced T9 text input method that refers back to its pre-installed dictionaries to complete words as you type them. The comfortable alphanumeric keypad familiar from mobile phones makes entering the word you want quick, easy and accurate.

Bookmarks and Auto Page-turn Functionality

jetBook makes it easy to add bookmarks and find the pages you need instantly. An advanced auto page-turning function makes reading an effortless experience. Set the auto turn to your average reading speed and simply sit back and enjoy your book. Of course you can always switch the page-turning feature off and 'turn' the pages manually as you like.

More than Just a Good Book

jetBook incorporates SD Card expandability (cards available separately) in addition to the built-in 112 MB flash memory so that you can easily store not only a complete library but your favorite music files and pictures too. With its USB mass storage capability, simply connect the jetBook to your PC with a USB cable and add new content or backup what you already have on the device instantly. jetBook displays .jpg, .gif, .png, .bmp formatted images.

Adjustable Typeface and Size

jetBook features a choice of 6 different font sizes and several popular typefaces so that you can customize your reading experience. Even those who have difficulty reading a conventional book will find it easy and enjoyable to read with jetBook.

Screen Rotation Support

jetBook offers a choice of 'landscape' and 'portrait' screen display orientation so that you can use your e-book in the manner you find most comfortable and most suitable to the text you are reading.

Extended Battery Life

jetBook is powered by a special rechargeable Li-ion polymer battery which supplies you with over 20 hours of continuous, active use. That's enough for even the longest plane journey. And with a quick recharge time using an AC/DC adapter or by connecting it to your laptop device via a special USB cable, you will always be ready to read.

What comes with your ECTACO jetBook?

  • Power adapter
  • Dual USB cable
  • Storage Pouch
  • User's Manual
  • Bonus CD

jetBook is fully compatible with both Mac and Windows-based PCs, as well as Linux operated computers



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Detailed informationAutomatic reverse translation
Detailed informationIrregular verbs
Detailed informationNew word recording
Detailed informationElectronic grammar book

Technical
Detailed informationDisplay
Detailed informationTouchscreen
Detailed informationScreen backlight
Detailed informationHeadphones jack
Detailed informationPC connection
Detailed informationAC adapter connection
Detailed informationBattery Li-ion Polymer, 2800mAh (Typical)
Detailed informationDimensions (WxHxD) 4.3x0.5x6.0 in
Detailed informationWeight 7.5 oz

Clock
Detailed informationWorld time
Detailed informationLocal time
Detailed informationDaily alarm
Detailed informationReminder
Dictionary
Detailed informationLexicon
Detailed informationPronunciation
Detailed informationVernacular Expressions
Detailed informationFrequently used phrases

Value pack
Detailed informationExtras & demo software
Detailed informationCompact case No
Detailed information1-year warranty

Calculator
Detailed informationMath calculator
Detailed informationScientific calculator
Detailed informationLoan calculator
Detailed informationGraphing calculator
Detailed informationCurrency conversion
Detailed informationMetric conversion

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ReviewsECTACO Jetbook review by mobileread.com

In March of this year (2008) ECTACO released a new electronic book reading device, the Jetbook. Previously a company that produced electronic translation devices, ECTACO put that experience to good use to design and build their Jetbook...






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