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User Guide V2.0
PRS-950
Digital Book Reader
©2010 Sony Corporation
4-260-631-12(1)
CONGRATULATIONS
Your Reader Daily Edition™ comes with these
useful features:
Unplug and unwind – with mobile network
or Wi-Fi® connection, you can download
ebooks straight to your Reader™ without a
computer and take your library on the go.
7” e-paper with clear touch screen – all you
need is a soft touch to turn pages, tap to
bookmark, take notes and highlight on a
high quality screen.
Font Zoom – increase or decrease the text
size to your preference, or zoom into images
to take a closer look.
Dictionary and Wikipedia® – simply doubletap a word to read its definition or translate,
learn more from Wikipedia’s website.
Read on. There’s so much more.
Personalize the standby screen with your
favorite picture.
Use the “Collections” feature to keep your library
organized and quickly find the next great book
to read.
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Support
Support for the Reader™ device
First, check “Troubleshooting” ( 142) to resolve the
issue.
Website and contact:
www.sony.com/readersupport
Phone number: 1-866-962-7669
Firmware Updates (System Software)
You may be notified (via an on-screen message) about
firmware updates that are available for your Reader. We
highly recommend that you install the latest firmware in
order to take advantage of improvements and/or
exciting new features for your Reader.
The firmware can be downloaded in one of two ways:
1) Directly to the Reader via a Wi-Fi connection.
2) Through a computer via a USB connection.
When you receive the message select “Download Now”
if the Reader is currently connected to a Wi-Fi network.
Otherwise, you can update the Reader firmware using a
computer.
Please go to the Reader support website at
http://www.sony.com/readersupport for instructions on
how to update the Reader firmware.
Support for the Reader™ Store
Go to the Reader Store Help and Support page:
Tap [Store] at [Home] menu  press OPTIONS  tap
[Help and Support].
For details about the Reader Store, see  35.
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About the User Guide
When using your Reader to view this User Guide,
please note the following instructions.
To use the page links
Tap the page link to jump to the page directly
(e.g.,  5). To return to the previous page, press
OPTIONS  tap [Go to]  [Previous View].
To enlarge a page
See “Zooming in” ( 72).
Screen shots in this manual may be different from the
actual display in the Reader.
To use the link icons
Tap one of the icons located at the bottom of the
page to view either “Table of Contents” or “Index”.
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Useful Features
Mobile network and Wi-Fi®
Connecting to a mobile network ( 35)
Connecting to a Wi-Fi network ( 132)
Reader Store ( 35)
Google Books ( 94)
Annotation
Bookmarking ( 61)
Highlighting Word(s) ( 62)
Handwriting a note ( 63)
Adding a note ( 64)
Synchronizing Reading-related Information
( 66)
Resizing
Adjusting the text size ( 70)
Changing a page mode ( 71)
Zooming in ( 72)
Adjusting Content View ( 75)
Searching
Finding notes within a book ( 67), among
books ( 69)
Searching keywords ( 78)
Searching a book ( 60)
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Jumping to a page ( 80)
Dictionary
When reading a book ( 83)
Using Wikipedia ( 87)
As an application ( 112)
List of previously looked up words ( 86)
Reading Periodicals ( 88)
Browsing website ( 95)
Collection Management
Creating ( 103)
Adding contents ( 104)
Deleting ( 105)
Other Applications
Handwriting ( 113)
Text Memo ( 116)
Picture Viewer ( 118)
Audio Player ( 120)
Supported File Formats ( 169)
Specifications ( 19)
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About the User Guide...............................................4
Useful Features.........................................................5
Chapter 1
Overview
Parts and Controls..................................................................14
Specifications...........................................................................19
Chapter 2
Getting Started
Charging the Reader.............................................................22
Power Saving Tips..................................................................24
Basic Operation
Touch Screen............................................................................27
On-screen keyboard.........................................................30
Home Menu..............................................................................32
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Getting Content
Accessing the Reader™ Store Wirelessly........................35
Creating a Reader™ Store Account...................................38
Making Purchases..................................................................39
OPTIONS menu of the Reader Store................................40
Downloading Content..........................................................41
Accessing the Reader™ Store with your computer....46
Step 1: Installing Reader™ Library...............................48
Step 2: Sign in your account and
purchasing eBooks.........................................................51
Step 3: Transferring your eBooks to your
Reader device...................................................................52
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Reading Content
Reading Books.........................................................................55
OPTIONS Menu.......................................................................57
Annotation................................................................................61
Bookmarking......................................................................61
Highlighting word(s)........................................................62
Handwriting a note..........................................................63
Adding a note.....................................................................64
Synchronizing Reading-related Information................66
Finding a Note.........................................................................67
Searching for notes within a book..............................67
Finding the notes in all contents.................................69
Resizing......................................................................................70
Changing a page mode..................................................71
Zooming in..........................................................................72
Adjusting Content View.......................................................75
Screen Orientation.................................................................77
Searching..................................................................................78
Jumping to a Page.................................................................80
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Using Embedded Dictionaries...........................................83
Listing previously looked up words...........................86
Using Wikipedia......................................................................87
Reading Newspapers / Magazines...................................88
Reading from a Memory Stick™ or SD Card..................91
Network Menu
Network Menu.........................................................................93
Google Books...........................................................................94
Browsing Website...................................................................95
Adding a bookmark..........................................................99
OPTIONS menu of the [Browser] application............ 101
Collections
Collections............................................................................. 103
Creating............................................................................. 103
Adding content............................................................... 104
Deleting a collection..................................................... 105
Removing content......................................................... 106
Managing Content
Deleting Content................................................................. 107
Protecting Content............................................................. 108
Managing Periodicals........................................................ 109
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Applications Menu
Applications Menu.............................................................. 111
Using an embedded dictionary................................ 112
Creating drawings.......................................................... 113
Creating text memos.................................................... 116
Viewing pictures............................................................. 118
Playing audio files.......................................................... 120
Settings
Changing Settings.............................................................. 123
[General Settings]........................................................... 125
[Application Preferences]............................................ 127
[System Management]................................................. 128
[Initialization]................................................................... 130
[Wireless Controls]......................................................... 131
[Wi-Fi Network Settings].............................................. 132
Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting.................................................................. 142
Symptoms......................................................................... 143
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Appendix
Precautions............................................................................ 155
Copyright Notice................................................................. 166
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE................................ 168
Supported File Formats..................................................... 169
System Requirements........................................................ 171
Index........................................................................................ 173
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Chapter 1
Overview...................................................14 - 20
Parts and Controls.....................................................14
Specifications.............................................................19
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Overview
Parts and Controls
Charge/Busy indicator
Power switch
Slide to the right and
release quickly
Stylus
Micro USB connector
WIRELESS switch
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Parts and Controls
Power Switch
To
Power on or wake
up from sleep
mode1
Enter sleep mode
Power off
completely
Action
Slide to the right and release quickly.
Slide and release quickly. The standby
screen2 appears.
When not in sleep mode, slide and
hold for more than 3 seconds. Follow
the instructions on the screen.
Battery consumption is minimized in sleep mode.
For details about [Standby Screen], see  129.
1
2
SIM Card Slot ( 154)
A SIM card is installed to provide wireless
communication. Please do not remove it.
Charge/Busy indicator
Red: Charging in progress
Orange: When booting/shutting down/internal
memory access
Off: Off/Sleep mode/Reader in operation
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Parts and Controls
Memory Stick Duo™
media
SD card
 Mark
 Mark
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ slot
Memory card access indicator
Lights up in orange during memory card access.
SD card slot
Please see  164 regarding memory card usage.
Stylus
For more precise operations, use the supplied stylus.
Insert fully into the holder when not in use.
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Parts and Controls
Touch screen ( 27)
Lightly touch the screen either with a finger or the
supplied stylus to navigate.
Page turn buttons
Press < (previous) or > (next) to turn the page.
Press and hold < or > to turn pages continuously.
Home button ( 32)
Shows the [Home] menu.
Size button ( 70)
Shows a utility to change text size, zoom a page and
select a page mode.
OPTIONS button ( 40, 57, 101, 141)
Shows the menu for relevant optional functions.
Tips
Press OPTIONS to display the clock for 5 seconds.
Pressing and holding OPTIONS for 2 seconds provides the
same function as tapping .
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Parts and Controls
Volume button* ( 122)
Adjusts the volume when playing an audio file.
*A tactile dot on the + button helps with ease of operation.
Headphones jack
Micro USB connector ( 22, 48)
Used for transferring data and charging the Reader by
the supplied USB cable.
RESET hole ( 142)
WIRELESS Switch ( 36, 37, 93)
Set to “ON” when using a mobile network or Wi-Fi
network.
Holes for optional cover attachment
With the same hole in the left top corner of the Reader,
an optional accessory cover can be attached.
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Specifications
Specifications
Model name
PRS-950
Power source
Built-in rechargeable battery: 3.7 V DC
AC adapter: 5.0 V DC, 1,500 mA
USB communication: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant)
Battery life (continuous playback)
Maximum Battery: Approx. 20,000 continuous page turns
when reading only *
*Measured using a text based content in ePub format and a
fully charged battery, consecutive page-turns at
approximately one second per page under the
recommended operating temperature. Actual battery life
may vary based on usage patterns and individual device.
User available capacity
Approx. 1.4 GB after initial setting
Depending on size of pre-loaded excerpts, available memory
capacity may vary.
Operating/charging temperature
41°F to 95°F (5°C to 35°C)
Dimensions (w/h/d)
Approx. 5 1/8 × 7 7/8 × 13/32 inches (128 × 200 × 9.6 mm)
Mass
Approx. 9 6/10 oz. (273 g)
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Specifications
Display:
7.1” (180.98 mm) diagonal electrophoretic display
600 × 1,024 pixel, 0.151 × 0.153 pixel/mm
16-level gray scale
Mobile network:
HSPA/WCDMA
GPRS/EDGE
850/900/1900/2100 MHz
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Wi-Fi:
802.11b / g compliant
Expansion slots
Memory Stick PRO Duo™ slot, SD card slot
Please see  164 regarding memory card usage.
AC Adapter for Reader (PRSA-AC1)
Output: 5.0 V DC, 1,500 mA
Input: 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 0.2 A
Operating/Charging temperature: 41˚F to 95˚F (5˚C to
35˚C)
Dimensions (w/h/d):
Approx. 1 7/16 × 2 7/8 × 1 5/16 inches (Approx. 36 × 70 ×
33 mm)
Mass: Approx. 1.76 oz. (50 g)
USB cable length: Approx. 58 1/8 inches (1.5 m)
Design and specifications are subject to change
without notice.
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Chapter 2
Getting Started.........................................22 - 26
Charging the Reader................................................22
Power Saving Tips.....................................................24
Basic Operation........................................27 - 34
Touch Screen..............................................................27
Home Menu................................................................32
Getting Content........................................35 - 53
Accessing the Reader™ Store Wirelessly...........35
Creating a Reader™ Store Account.....................38
Making Purchases.....................................................39
OPTIONS menu of the Reader Store...................40
Downloading Content............................................41
Accessing the Reader™ Store with your
computer.....................................................................46
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Getting Started
Charging the Reader
Charge your Reader by connecting to an AC outlet
using the supplied AC adapter (PRSA-AC1). The time to
completely charge a depleted battery is about 2.5
hours.
1
Connect one end of the supplied USB cable to
the micro USB connector of the Reader, and
the other end to the AC adapter.
2
Connect to an AC outlet.
appears in the status bar during the charge
process. The indicator goes off and
appears
when fully charged.
Charge/Busy indicator
Micro USB connector
AC outlet
AC adapter
Charge/Battery status icon
( 34)
USB cable
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Charging the Reader
Notes
Do not use the supplied USB cable or an AC adapter other
than AC adapter (PRSA-AC1) with the Reader.
Connect the AC adapter to an easily accessible AC outlet.
Should you notice an abnormality in the AC adapter,
disconnect it from the AC outlet.
Tip
The Reader can also be charged by connecting it to your
computer with the supplied USB cable ( 48). The time to
completely charge a depleted battery is about 5 hours.
To check battery status in the status bar ( 33) during
use
Charging battery recommended
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Power Saving Tips
Power Saving Tips
Charging Battery
 To fully charge your Reader, continue
charging until an icon shows completion of
charge ( 22, 48).
 Charging a completely depleted battery will
take about 2.5 hours when connected to the
supplied AC adapter.
Recommended Temperature
Please use your Reader within the recommended
operating temperature range ( 19).
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Power Saving Tips
Operating requiring more power
The following cases may consume more power:
 Using mobile network or Wi-Fi network
 Using the network menu
 Graphics intensive content
 Playing audio files
 Photo slideshow with a short duration
 Using external memory cards
 Frequent insertion and ejection of memory
cards
 An excessive amount of content in a memory
card
 ePub and PDF files partially conforming to
document standard
 Annotation, keyword search and dictionary
search functions
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Power Saving Tips
Tips to save power
 If you do not use the Reader for more than
one day, power off the Reader completely
( 15, 124).
 When the [Browser] application is not in use,
close it by returning to the [Applications] or
[Home] menu.
 Do not leave the Reader uncharged for a
prolonged period of time. This may reduce
the charging capability.
 We recommend the supplied AC adapter. The
performance of any third party charger is not
guaranteed.
 Please keep the Reader at normal
temperature operation ( 19).
 If you do not use mobile network or Wi-Fi, set
the WIRELESS switch to “OFF” ( 18).
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Basic Operation
Touch Screen
You can perform various touch operations with a
finger or the supplied stylus ( 16).
Single tap to select an item:
Double-tap: for bookmarks ( 61), instant dictionary
search ( 83), word search ( 78), highlighting ( 62),
etc.
Example: creating a bookmark ( 61)
Tip
To delete a bookmark, double-tap it.
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Touch Screen
Swiping
In the page view, swiping the screen turns a page. To
change page turn preference, see  126.
Swiping and holding
Swipe and hold the page to turn pages repeatedly.
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Touch Screen
Dragging
In zoom-in mode ( 72), tap and drag to reposition
the displayed page. In the [Handwriting] ( 113)
application or [Create/Edit] function ( 63),
handwriting on the screen can be performed with the
supplied stylus ( 16).
Double-tapping and dragging
Double-tap the first word, drag to the last word slowly
and release to select consecutive words ( 62).
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Touch Screen
On-screen keyboard
The on-screen keyboard is used for many functions.
Tip
The key array of the keyboard varies depending on the
category of the input text (URL, etc.). Note that the input
area may not appear on the keyboard.
Input area
To
Edit
Delete a character
Finish inputting
Insert line feed
Perform at input area
Tap to place the cursor.
to
Tap to place the cursor and tap
delete a character before the cursor.
Tap [OK], [Search], [Done] or [Go].
Tap [Return].
Note
[Return] is only effective in the
multiple line input.
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Touch Screen
To
Switch the keyboard
type
Switch the character
type
Input previously
entered words
Perform at input area
Tap [123] to switch to the symbol
keyboard. To return, tap [Abc].
to switch to the upper-case
Tap
to switch to
keyboard. Tap
additional characters at the symbol
keyboard.
Tap one of previously entered words
shown below the input area.
Notes
Move the cursor
Keyboard history only records
words of 4 to 15 letters. Numbers or
other symbols are excluded.
Keyboard history is not displayed
on the keyboard when using the
[Browser] application.
Tap / to move the cursor in
input area.
To input optional characters
Tapping and holding an applicable character key will
pop up optional characters.
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Home Menu
Home Menu
Press the
menu.
(Home) button to display the [Home]
Last read content
Tap to list book(s) ( 55)
Newly loaded book(s)
Collection list ( 103)
Bookmarks and annotations
( 69)
[Home] menu
Periodicals ( 88)
Reader settings ( 123)
More applications ( 111)
Reader Store ( 35)
Status bar ( 33)
Tip
Book and periodical recommendations, special promotions
and exclusive offers will periodically appear on your Reader’s
[Home] menu ( 44).
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Home Menu
About the status bar ( 32)
Icon
Description
Current status indicator of mobile network
and Wi-Fi network ( 36, 37).
Mobile network (3G) indicator. This
appears when connected to a 3G network.
The Reader is automatically connected to
a 3G network when available.
/
appears when downloading content.
appears when connecting and
downloading a page in the Reader Store or
accessing the network menu.
/
appears when an SSL compatible site is
displayed. The currently displayed site is
encrypted using SSL.
may appear if a part of the displayed
Web page is not SSL compatible.
Current text Size ( 70).
Current page position in landscape mode
( 77).
Current page position indicator when in
either 2 or 3 column split mode ( 71).
Page Indicator. Tap this to jump to another
page ( 80).
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Home Menu
Icon
Description
Current time indicator. Reader shows
current time in the middle of the status bar
for 5 seconds after the OPTIONS button is
pressed and returns to the previous
display (either blank or page indicator).
Volume level indicator. This only appears
when the volume button is pressed ( 18,
122).
An invalid operation.
Audio playback.
Battery status indicator ( 23).
While charging with the supplied AC
appears when fully charged.
adapter.
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Getting Content
Accessing the Reader™ Store
Wirelessly
With a mobile or a Wi-Fi connection you can purchase
and download eBooks and periodicals directly from
the Reader Store. Tap [Store] at [Home] menu. The
[Wi-Fi Set-up] screen appears.
Connect to a Wi-Fi network. Follow
the on-screen set up instructions. For
more details, see  132.
Set up a Wi-Fi network later.
Check the network
status ( 36, 37)
Connect to a mobile network without
connecting to Wi-Fi*. You can set-up a
Wi-Fi network in the [Setting] menu
[Store] later.
*To switch the connection between mobile network and WiFi, see [Wireless Controls] ( 131).
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Accessing the Reader Store Wirelessly
To check the network status
You can verify the wireless status by the wireless status
icon that is displayed in the bottom left of the screen.
Mobile network status
For information on the network coverage area, please
visit: http://www.sony.com/readersupport
Icon
Status
The Reader is connected to the mobile
network. The more bars, the stronger the signal.
The mobile network feature of the Reader is in
standby mode ( 131).
The Reader cannot receive a mobile network
signal. In this state, you cannot access the
Reader Store.
The WIRELESS switch is set to “OFF” ( 18).
Tip
The displayed mobile network status icon varies according
to the [Mobile Network] setting in the [Wireless Controls]
setting ( 131).
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Accessing the Reader Store Wirelessly
Wi-Fi status
For details about the Wi-Fi settings, see  132.
Icon
Status
The Reader is connected to Wi-Fi. The more
bars, the stronger the signal.
The Wi-Fi network feature of the Reader is in
standby mode ( 131).
There is no Wi-Fi access point. In this state, you
cannot access the Reader Store and the
network menu.
The WIRELESS switch is set to “OFF” ( 18).
Tip
The displayed Wi-Fi network status icon varies according to
the [Wi-Fi] setting in the [Wireless Controls] setting ( 131).
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Creating a Reader Store Account
Creating a Reader™ Store Account
In order to purchase and download eBooks or
periodicals, you need to register an account at the
Reader Store, or if you already have a Reader Store
account or Sony Style account, sign in via your e-mail
address and password.
Tap [Create Account]
Enter your e-mail address using the on-screen
keyboard ( 30). The Reader will be associated with
your account in the Reader Store.
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Making Purchases
Making Purchases
Browse the Reader™ Store to find your desired books
and purchase them by following the store instructions.
Return to the top
page of the Reader
Store.
Displays
purchase history
and credit card
information.
Tip
The purchased history can also be displayed by tapping
[Purchased Content] under
[Applications] at [Home]
menu ( 93).
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OPTIONS menu of the Reader Store
OPTIONS menu of the
Reader Store
Pressing the OPTIONS button ( 17) will display the
menu for related supplementary functions.
Item
[Store Home]
[My Account]
[Help and Support]
[Legal Information]
[Refresh Page]
[Continue Reading]
[Now Playing]
[Resume Playing]
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Displays the top page of the Reader
Store.
Displays the [My Account] page.
Displays the Reader Store Help page.
Displays the Reader Store Legal
information page.
Shows the last read page of the content.
Shows the last read page.
Shows the audio player ( 121).
Resumes audio playback ( 121).
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Downloading Content
Downloading Content
Select the eBooks that you wish to purchase, and tap
[Buy Now]. Follow the on-screen instructions to
proceed to the purchasing process.
Tap [Buy Now]
Note
There is a 10MB limit on content downloads when
connecting to the store through the mobile network. To
download content larger than 10MB, please make sure you
have setup a Wi-Fi network connection ( 132).
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Downloading Content
At the end of the eBook purchasing process,
[Download Complete] is displayed in the status bar
and the purchased eBook can be read from the [Home]
menu. Press the (Home) button  tap the thumbnail
of the purchased book. is attached to the newly
purchased book.
For details about reading books, see ( 55).
Subscribing to newspapers/magazines
You can subscribe to newspapers/magazines in the
Reader Store. Go to [Sections] at top page, then tap
[Newspapers] or [Magazines] and follow the store
instructions.
About auto delivery
Once you have subscribed to newspapers/magazines
in the Reader Store, newly published issues will be
delivered to the Reader automatically. To ensure this
process, confirm the following:
The WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” ( 18).
A wireless network is available ( 36).
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Downloading Content
When a new issue is delivered to the Reader, it will be
displayed in the [Home] menu. You can also find the
issue from the [Periodicals] list and [Collections] list.
Most recent delivered issues
Newly purchased book
Opens the [Collections] list ( 103)
Opens the [Periodicals] list ( 88)
Notes
If you miss any new issues while the wireless feature is off,
download them from the [My Account] page in the Reader
Store, where previous issues are available.
While the Reader is connected to your computer via USB,
the wireless network feature (including auto delivery
feature) is unavailable.
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Downloading Content
Reader Store notifications
You will automatically receive updates like book and
periodical recommendations, special promotions and
exclusive offers from the Reader Store on your [Home]
menu.
To ensure this process, confirm the following:
The WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” ( 18).
A wireless network is available ( 36).
Close the Reader Store Notifications window
Display the overview of the book
in the Reader Store
Displays the previous or next three selections.
You can get up to 12 selections.
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Downloading Content
Notes
To turn the [Reader Store Notifications] “On” or “Off”, go to
[Settings]  [General Settings]  [Reader Store
Notifications].
When you close the [Reader Store Notifications] window,
your current recommendations will not be displayed the
next time you go to the [Home] menu. However, the
window will be displayed again when the Reader Store
sends you new recommendations.
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Accessing the Reader Store with your computer
Accessing the Reader™ Store
with your computer
Reader™ Store
Reader™ Library
Reader™ device
Sony Reader™ Library will allow you to shop and
manage eBooks and other content purchased from the
Reader Store.
Reader Library can also be used to manage eBooks
from other sources such as your local public library or
Google Books. For more details, check the Reader Store
home page.
To help manage your eBooks, you need to sign in same
account with your Reader device.
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Accessing the Reader Store with your computer
Installing Reader Library on to your PC or Mac is as
easy as these 3 simple steps.
Step 1: Installing Reader™ Library ( 48)
Step 2: Sign in your account and purchasing
eBooks ( 51)
Step 3: Transferring your eBooks to your Reader
device ( 52)
Each of these steps is described in more detail in the
next section.
Reader Library has many helpful features. For more
information, refer to the Reader Library [Help] menu.
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Step 1: Installing Reader™ Library
1
Connect your Reader device to your computer
using the supplied USB cable.
Ensure that your Reader device is turned on, your
computer is switched on, connected to the
Internet, and you have Administrator access.
Charging battery
To an AC
outlet
USB cable (supplied)
Status indicator while connecting your computer
Icon and message
[Charging battery]
Status
Charging in progress. The battery
icon does not indicate remaining
battery power during charging.
[Charging complete] Fully charged
[Charging stopped]
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charging its battery. Follow the
on-screen instructions.
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Notes
2
The Reader device only charges when the connected
computer is powered on.
The wireless feature is unavailable while the Reader
device is connected via USB.
The Reader device cannot be operated when
connected to a computer via USB.
Internet connection is required.
The screen will appear after about 5 minutes if charging
starts with a completely depleted battery of the Reader
device.
Your computer needs to meet minimum system
requirements for Reader Library. For details, see
“System Requirements” ( 171).
For Windows users, go to the “Start” menu and
click “My Computer” (or “Computer” for
Windows Vista and Windows 7 users). Then
double-click the “SETTING” drive and then
double-click “Setup Reader Library for
Windows”.
To install on Macintosh computers:
When your Reader device is connected to your Mac,
“SETTING” and “READER” will appear on the
desktop. Double-click the “SETTING” drive and then
double-click “Setup Reader Library for Mac”.
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3
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete
the installation of Reader Library.
A shortcut to Reader Library will be added to your
computer desktop (Windows only). Reader Library
may start automatically depending on which
option you choose just before finishing the
installation. If Reader Library does not start
automatically, double-click the shortcut to start
Reader Library.
You can navigate around the different sections of
Reader Library using the navigation menu on the
left-hand side. When your Reader device is
connected to your computer, you will see [Reader]
appear in the list.
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Step 2: Sign in your account and
purchasing eBooks
1
Visit Reader Store and sign in your account.
Click [eBook Store] in the left-hand menu
within Reader Library.
 Sign in your account on the Reader Store.
Click the [Sign in] link. Follow the on-screen
instructions to sign in your Reader Store
account.
Note
If you do not have a Reader Store account, click
[Register] to create an account.
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2
Purchase and download eBooks.
Once you sign in your account, you can purchase
eBooks, subscribe to periodicals and search over
one million titles from Google Books. You can also
borrow eBooks from your local public libraries. For
details, refer to the home page of Reader Store. All
purchased eBooks, subscribed periodicals and free
downloads can be found in the [Library] section in
the left-hand menu within Reader Library.
Step 3: Transferring your eBooks to
your Reader device
1
Click [Library] in the left-hand menu within
Reader Library.
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2
Click on the eBook that you wish to transfer
and drag-and-drop it to [Reader] in the lefthand menu.
3
After a few moments, your eBook will be
transferred.
If the Reader Library does not function as expected,
refer to “Troubleshooting” in the Reader Library
[Help] menu.
4
Close Reader Library and disconnect your
Reader device from the computer.
Once Reader Library has closed, the on-screen
message on your Reader device will change from
[Do not disconnect] to [USB connected].
Once you see [USB connected], it is safe to
disconnect your Reader device from your computer.
For more details about the Reader Library, refer to
the Reader Library [Help] menu.
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Chapter 3
Reading Content..............................................55
Network Menu.................................................93
Collections..................................................... 103
Managing Content........................................ 107
Applications Menu....................................... 111
Settings......................................................... 123
Troubleshooting........................................... 142
Appendix....................................................... 155
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Reading Content
Reading Books
Tap [Books] at [Home] menu to view a book list. Tap
a desired book to open.
Tap to previous page
Tap to change sorting order
Title
Date of
transfer
to Reader
Conditional icon
display
Tap to open a book
Scroll bar
Tips
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
To transfer eBooks to the Reader, please see  52.
The [Page Sync] function synchronizes bookmarks, typed
notes and current page number across your compatible
reading devices like handhelds ( 66).
Conditional icon
Icon
/
Condition
Newly transferred or unread content.
Protected content ( 108).
Content on a memory card ( 91).
Days to the expiration date. [Expired] is
displayed when a book has expired.
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Reading Books
Operation at page view
Swipe the screen to turn the page
Double-tap
to bookmark
: Handwritten
memo. Tap to
show its
thumbnail. Tap
the thumbnail to
display in full size.
: An added
note.
Tap to view the
added note.
Double-tap to open Tap to jump to
dictionary/search/ another page
add highlight
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OPTIONS Menu
OPTIONS Menu
Pressing the OPTIONS button ( 17) will display the
menu for related supplementary functions.
The OPTIONS menu displayed in Reader Store and the
[Browser] application is different. For details, see
“OPTIONS menu of the Reader Store” ( 40) and
“OPTIONS menu of the [Browser] application” ( 101).
Items in the OPTIONS menu
The following items are listed in alphabetical order.
When displaying the OPTIONS menu, not all items
listed below will be shown in any given circumstance.
Item
[Add Content],
[Add to Collection]
[Add Bookmark]
[Adjust View]
Description/Reference page
Adds content to a collection ( 104).
Creates a bookmark on the page ( 61).
Adjusts how content is displayed
( 75).
[Add to Right]/[Remove from Right]:
[Bookmark]
Creates/Deletes a bookmark on the
right page in the [Two Page View]
mode ( 71).
[Add to Left]/[Remove from Left]:
Creates/Deletes a bookmark on the
left page in the [Two Page View] mode
( 71).
[Capture Screenshot] Captures a screenshot of a drawing
being display ( 115).
[Change Dictionary] Shows a list of dictionaries to select.
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OPTIONS Menu
Item
[Continue Reading]
[Delete Book],
[Delete Drawing],
[Delete Issue],
[Delete Memo]
[Delete Audio],
[Delete Books],
[Delete Collections],
[Delete Drawings],
[Delete Issues],
[Delete Memos],
[Delete Notes],
[Delete Pictures]
[Delete Word Logs]
[Go to]
[Info]
[Manage
Subscription]
[New Collection],
[New Drawing],
[New Memo]
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Description/Reference page
Shows the last read page of the content.
Deletes the currently-viewed book,
drawing, issue or text memo from the
Reader.
Selects and deletes audio, books,
collections, drawings, issues, text
memos, notes or pictures from the
Reader ( 107).
Selects and deletes previous
dictionary word searches ( 86).
[Previous View]: Jumps to the
previously viewed page ( 82).
[History]: Navigates previouslyviewed pages ( 82).
[Select Page]: Jumps to another page
( 80).
[Table of Contents]: Displays the
table of contents.
Displays the content information.
Sets to delete issues automatically (
109).
Creates a new collection ( 103),
a drawing ( 113) or a text memo
( 116).
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OPTIONS Menu
Item
[Notes]
[Now Playing]
[Orientation]
[Page Sync]
[Previous View]
Description/Reference page
[List]: Displays the [Notes] list in the
content ( 67).
[Create/Edit]: Shows tools to
bookmark, highlight, handwrite and
remove annotations ( 63).
[Hide]/[Show]: Toggles annotations
displayed ( 82).
Shows audio player ( 121).
Toggles the screen orientation either
in portrait or landscape mode ( 77).
Retrieves the latest reading-related
information ( 66).
Returns to the previously viewed
page.
Protects audio, books, drawings,
issues, text memos or pictures from
accidental deletion ( 108).
[Protect Audio],
[Protect Books],
[Protect Drawings],
[Protect Issues],
[Protect Memos],
[Protect Pictures]
[Remove Bookmark] Deletes the bookmark on the page
( 61).
Removes content from a collection
[Remove Content]
( 106).
[Rename Collection] Changes the collection name ( 104).
[Repeat]
Sets repeat play of audio files ( 122).
[Resume Playing]
Resumes audio playback ( 122).
[Return to List]
Shows content list.
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OPTIONS Menu
Item
[Search]
Description/Reference page
Searches for either content title or
words in the contents with the
keyword inputted by on-screen
keyboard ( 79).
[Select Standby Screen] Selects pictures for the standby screen
( 119).
Plays all audio files in a random order
[Shuffle On]/
( 122).
[Shuffle Off ]
Starts/Stops a slideshow of pictures
[Slideshow On]/
( 118).
[Slideshow Off ]
[Sort:]
Changes sort order of the list ( 55).
[View:]
Changes the appearance of the list.
[Word Logs: Book], Either within a book or a periodical,
[Word Logs: Periodical] shows a list of the last 100 words
previously searched in the dictionary
( 86).
[Word Logs: Dictionary] Within a dictionary, shows a list of the
last 100 words previously searched
( 86).
Displays the previous/next OPTIONS
/
menu.
Tip
Pressing and holding the OPTIONS button for 2 seconds is
the same as tapping or pressing OPTIONS  tapping
[Return to List].
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Annotation
Annotation
Bookmarks, typed notes and current page number can
synchronize with your compatible reading devices like
handhelds by the [Page Sync] function ( 66).
Bookmarking
Creating:
– Double-tap the upper right corner of page ( 27).
When the pages are displayed in [Two Page View]
mode, the bookmark can be created by doubletapping the left corner of the left page.
– From the OPTIONS menu: [Add Bookmark] or
[Bookmark] ( 57)
– From the OPTIONS menu: [Notes]  [Create/Edit]
( 63)
Deleting: Double-tap a bookmark.
Tip
About other methods to delete all bookmarks, see  68.
Adding a note in a bookmark: See  64.
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Annotation
Highlighting word(s)
Highlighting at page view:
– A word: Double-tap a word and tap to highlight.
– Consecutive words: Double-tap and drag ( 29),
and tap to highlight.
– From the OPTIONS menu: [Notes]  [Create/Edit] (
63).
Quit
Marker
– Highlighting can be done in the OPTIONS menu:
[Notes]  [Create/Edit] ( 63).
Deleting:
– From the OPTIONS menu: [Notes]  [Create/Edit]
( 63).
Tip
About other methods to delete all highlights, see  68.
Adding a note in a highlight: See  64.
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Annotation
Handwriting a note
Press OPTIONS  tap [Notes]  [Create/Edit] 
a stylus or finger to draw a line.
 use
Eraser
Marker
Bookmark
Pen
Auto save and quit
Lists notes in the
content ( 67)
Deleting a drawn line/highlight: Tap
across the drawn line or highlight.
Tip
and stroke
About other methods to delete all handwritten memos, see  68.
Notes
While writing, make sure that you are not touching another
area on the screen – this could affect the notes that you
write with the stylus or your finger.
To ensure your notes are correctly saved, do not handwrite
notes too close to the edge of the screen.
If you experience difficulties when handwriting or drawing
on your Reader:
–avoid applying excessive pressure to the screen.
–try not to handwrite or draw too quickly.
–the notes functionality is not designed for very detailed
drawings or for writing small characters.
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Annotation
Adding a note
1
Tap a bookmark or highlighted word  [by
Drawing] or [by Keyboard].
To enter a handwritten note, tap [by Drawing].
Pen
Quit
Drawing area
Eraser
To enter a memo with typed in text ( 30), tap [by
Keyboard].
Note
When adding a note to the highlighted text in [Create/
Edit], unselect any annotation tool icon and then tap the
highlight.
2
Enter a note  tap [Done].
will be attached to the bookmark or highlight
( 56). To view the added note, tap the bookmark
or highlight with the attached note.
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Annotation
Notes
While writing, make sure that you are not touching another
area on the screen – this could affect the notes that you
write with the stylus or your finger.
To ensure your notes are correctly saved, do not handwrite
notes too close to the edge of the drawing area.
If you experience difficulties when handwriting or drawing
on your Reader:
–avoid applying excessive pressure to the screen.
–try not to handwrite or draw too quickly.
–the notes functionality is not designed for very detailed
drawings or for writing small characters.
To edit a note
Tap a bookmark or highlight with
note  tap [Done].
 [Edit]  edit a
To delete a note
Tap a bookmark or highlight with
Tip
 [Delete]  [Yes].
About other methods to delete all notes, see  68.
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Synchronizing Reading-related Information
Synchronizing Readingrelated Information
The [Page Sync] function synchronizes bookmarks,
typed notes and current page across your compatible
reading devices like handhelds.
To turn on the [Page Sync] feature, confirm the
following:
The [Page Sync] is set to [On] at [Application
Preferences] ( 127).
The WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” ( 18).
A wireless network is available ( 36).
To retrieve the latest reading-related information to
the currently-reading book
In the page view, press OPTIONS  tap [Page Sync].
Tip
Compatible reading devices are updated with the latest
bookmarks, typed notes and current page when the Reader
enters sleep mode.
Note
Handwritten notes attached to bookmarks or highlights
cannot be synced since not all devices support handwriting.
However, if information is synced to the Reader from a
compatible device, existing handwritten notes in the Reader
will not be overwritten.
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Finding a Note
Finding a Note
Searching for notes within a book
1
Press OPTIONS  tap [Notes]  [List].
A list of all the bookmarks, highlights, and
handwritten notes in the current book appears.
Tap to change sort type
Headline
Annotated page number
Types of note ( 68)
Tip
2
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
Tap a note.
The page containing the selected note is displayed.
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Finding a Note
Icons and types of note in the [Notes] list
Icon
Types of note
Bookmark
Bookmark with a handwritten note
Bookmark with a text note
Highlight
Highlight with a handwritten note
Highlight with a text note
Handwritten memo
Tip
You can set to merge the notes of the Reader and Reader
Library when synchronizing. For further instructions, refer to
Reader Library Help.
To delete notes
In the [Notes] list, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Notes]  tap
the check box of each note(s) to be deleted  [Done]  [Yes].
To delete all notes
In the [Notes] list, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Notes] 
press OPTIONS  tap [Select All]  [Done]  [Yes].
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Finding a Note
Finding the notes in all contents
1
Tap [All Notes] at [Home] menu.
A list of all the bookmarks, highlights, and
handwritten notes in all contents appears.
Tap to change sort type
Headline
Annotated date/Book or
Periodical title/Issue date/
Annotated page number
Types of note ( 68)
Tip
2
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
Tap a note on the list.
The page containing the selected note is displayed.
To delete notes in all contents
In the [All Notes] list, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete
Notes]  tap the check box of each notes to be deleted
 [Done]  [Yes].
To delete all notes in all contents
In the [All Notes] list, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete
Notes]  press OPTIONS  tap [Select All]  [Done] 
[Yes].
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Resizing
Resizing
Press
( 17) for re-sizing.
Quit
Text sizes
Size indicator
Adjusting the text size: Select desired text size then
close window.
Notes
When you view PDF files in a size other than [S], the
following may occur.
[S] size is the default font size. If another size is selected,
text size may not change correctly.
Functions such as highlighting, searching, or temporary
word selection may not work correctly.
The table and graphics may not be correctly displayed.
A page containing only images cannot be resized.
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Resizing
Changing a page mode
A page can be magnified by selecting the page mode.
1
2
Press
 tap [Page Mode].
Tap a desired item from the following.
[Page Mode] menu
[Page Mode] item
[Original]
[Margin Cut]1
[2-Column Split]2
[3-Column Split] 2
[Full Page]
[Two Page View]3
Description
Displays the original page layout.
Removes the margins.
Displays the page in numerical order
by dividing the page into four.
Displays the page in numerical order
by dividing the page into six.
Expands the page to a full page.
The pages are displayed horizontally,
side by side.
Depending on the content, you may not be able to enlarge
a page.
2
[2-Column Split] and [3-Column Split] are only effective
when the screen is in portrait mode.
3
[Two Page View] is available only in the landscape
(horizontal) mode. When selecting [Two Page View] in the
portrait (vertical) mode, the screen orientation is switched
to the landscape (horizontal) mode automatically.
1
Note
In order to attach a handwritten memo, the page mode
needs to be restored to [Original].
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Resizing
Zooming in
The current page in view can be magnified. Also, the
magnification can be locked so that the desired setting
can be maintained. This feature is useful when reading
a book containing scanned images.
1
Press
 tap [ Zoom In].
Tip
Pressing and > simultaneously at the page view screen
instantly magnifies the page by 10%.
2
Drag the zoom slider, or tap + or – of the zoom
bar repeatedly until the page is zoomed to the
desired scale.
Zoom in
Zoom slider
Zoom out to the original size
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Resizing
Zooming a specified image or column to the
screen size
While in zoom-in mode, double-tap an image or
column which you wish to magnify. The image or
column size is magnified automatically to fit the screen
size, and the magnification is locked.
Tip
When in zoom-in mode, you may move to the next/previous
page in zoom lock ([ Lock]) mode.
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Resizing
Using the zoom-in mode
Tap
To
Switch the screen orientation.
Fit the page height to the screen height.
[
Lock]
[
Unlock]
/ / / *
Fit the page width to the screen width.
Lock the zoom ratio and the magnified
area. The book can be read as it is.
Return to the zoom-in mode.
To keep the zoom locked screen, press
to quit. When opening the book next time
the zoom locked screen will be restored.
Scroll the page. You can also scroll the page
by dragging or tap on a page where you
want to zoom in.
Check which part of the page is displayed.
Return to original view.
*Displays when in zoom-in mode.
Note
In zoom-in mode, page links are not available.
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Adjusting Content View
Adjusting Content View
A page that is hard to read, such as a scanned or color
converted document, can be made more readable by
adjusting the brightness and contrast.
1
2
Press OPTIONS  tap [Adjust View].
Tap the desired item from the following.
Item
[Original]
[Saturated]
[Details]
[Brighter]
[Darker]
[Custom]
3
Description
Displays the page in the original quality.
Improves readability by emphasizing
contrast.
Backlight compensation; brings up
details in a dark area.
Increases the brightness.
Decreases the brightness.
Custom setting mode ( 76).
Tap to apply the setting and exit.
The change will only be stored in the content being
adjusted. Select [Original] when it is necessary to
restore the default setting.
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Adjusting Content View
Custom setting mode
1
Tap  drag the slider, or tap or
repeatedly until the page is adjusted to the
desired brightness and contrast.
Slider
Restores the value of
previous custom settings.
2
Tap to apply the setting and exit.
The change will only be stored in the content being
adjusted. Select [Original] ( 75) when it is
necessary to restore the default setting.
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Screen Orientation
Screen Orientation
The screen orientation can be switched to either
portrait (vertical) or landscape (horizontal) mode by
selecting [Orientation] in any OPTIONS menu.
To change the direction of screen rotation, see [Screen
Orientation] ( 126).
Portrait
Landscape
Position indicator
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Searching
Searching
By selecting a word(s)
To select a word, double-tap a desired word at page
view.
To select consecutive words, see “Double-tapping
and dragging” ( 29).
The following screen will appear.
Quit
Search
To cancel, tap
and tap anywhere on the page view.
To search the selected word(s), tap
.
The search result screen will appear. The results are
highlighted on the page.
To cancel, tap
To navigate, tap
next result.
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Searching
From the on-screen keyboard
1
Press OPTIONS  tap [Search]  input a word
using the on-screen keyboard ( 30)  tap
[Search].
The search result screen will appear. The results are
highlighted on the page.
2
Tap
or
to move to the previous/next
result.
To cancel, tap and quit.
Tip
Before searching, a selected word can be modified.
Double-tap a word  press OPTIONS  tap [Search]  modify
the word in the input area of the on-screen keyboard  tap
[Search].
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Jumping to a Page
Jumping to a Page
By using the slider
Tap the page number shown in the status bar  drag
the slider, or tap a point on the page jump bar.
Quit
Page jump bar
Slider
Page number
Tip
Jumping to a page can be done from the OPTIONS menu.
Press OPTIONS  tap [Go to]  [Select Page].
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Jumping to a Page
By page number
Tap the page number shown in the status bar  [Enter
Page #]  tap the number keys to input a page number
 [Go]. You will jump to the specified page.
Input area
(Delete) key
If the input page number exceeds the number of
pages in the book, the Reader will show the last page.
If 0 is input, the first page will be displayed.
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Jumping to a Page
By tapping a link
The link appears highlighted on the page view. Tap the
link to jump to the linked page.
Links to Websites are highlighted and can be accessed
by tapping on the highlighted area. Note that you can
connect to Websites only when the Reader is
connected to a Wireless network. For details on
browsing Websites, see  95, 132.
Tip
When jumped with a hyperlink to Reader Store, the last read
page of the content can be displayed as follows:
Press OPTIONS  tap [Continue Reading].
Note
If a hyperlink is covered with highlighting, press OPTIONS 
tap [Notes]  [Hide] to hide highlighting.
Returning to the previously displayed page
Press OPTIONS  tap [Go to]  [Previous View].
Jump to viewed pages
Press OPTIONS  tap [Go to]  [History] 
(previous view) or
(next view)  .
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Using Embedded Dictionaries
Using Embedded Dictionaries
An instant search for a meaning or translation is
possible with the embedded dictionaries.
1
Double-tap a word.
The headline of the word definition is displayed.
Dictionary
Candidates
words ( 85)
Definition area
Title of
current
dictionary
Tips
Tap  to switch and search in another dictionary.
Reader comes with 12 embedded dictionaries.
–2 English language dictionaries
–10 Translation dictionaries
An English word can be translated to French, German,
Spanish, Italian or Dutch, or vice versa.
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Using Embedded Dictionaries
2
Tap or the definition area.
The definition is displayed in the dictionary viewer.
To go to the next page, either swipe the screen or
press < > (Page Turn) buttons ( 17).
Definition area
(Keyboard) ( 85)
Tips
Double-tapping a word in the definition area will look up
the selected word in the same dictionary. To return to the
previously viewed definition page, press OPTIONS  tap
[Previous View].
From the OPTIONS menu, the following functions can be
done.
–Changing to another dictionary and searching again.
–Listing previously looked up words in the selected
dictionary ( 86).
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Using Embedded Dictionaries
To list words with same head letters as previously
entered words
Tap or
.
The list of candidate words changes dynamically
whenever the word in the input area is modified.
Listed candidate words
Number of entries and
page number/total pages
Scrolls the page
Input area
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Using Embedded Dictionaries
Listing previously looked up words
1
At page view, press OPTIONS  tap [Word
Logs: Book].
The looked up words are listed in the order of most
recently looked up.
Word and definition
2
Tap a desired word.
To delete word logs
Press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Word Logs]  tap the
check box of each word to be deleted  [Done]  [Yes].
To delete all word logs
Press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Word Logs]  press
OPTIONS  tap [Select All]  [Done]  [Yes].
Tip
A list of looked up words within a dictionary can be also
viewed by pressing OPTIONS  tap [Word Logs: Dictionary]
when viewing the definition area ( 84) or the candidate
word list ( 85).
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Using Wikipedia
Using Wikipedia
A word or text can be searched for using Wikipedia
(only when connected to a Wi-Fi network).
1
Double-tap a word.
The headline of the word definition is displayed.
Wikipedia
2
Tap .
The Wikipedia page is opened by using the
[Browser] application. For details, see “Browsing
Website” ( 95).
Tip
Wikipedia can be used only when connected to a Wi-Fi
network.
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Reading Newspapers / Magazines
Reading Newspapers /
Magazines
You can read newspapers/magazines from
[Periodicals] in the [Home] menu.
1
Tap
[Periodicals] at [Home] menu.
Most recent delivered issue
Opens the [Periodicals] list
Tip
If you want to read the most recently delivered issue, tap
[New Delivery] and read the issue.
2
Tap a desired periodical to go to issue list.
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Reading Newspapers / Magazines
3
Tap a desired issue in the list.
Tap to previous page
Tap to change sorting order
Issue date
Front page
headline
Conditional icon
display ( 55)
Tap to open an issue
Scroll bar
Tip
4
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
Use the navigation bar to read.
Operations on a section
Previous section
Return to the first page
Next section
Operations on an article
Previous article
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Return to the first page
of the section
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Reading Newspapers / Magazines
Tips
Annotations can be added ( 61).
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
To delete an issue(s)
Tap [Periodicals] at [Home] menu  tap a periodical to
go to issue list  press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Issues].
To delete, refer to the example instructions for deleting
books in “Deleting Content” ( 107). To protect, refer
to the example instructions for protecting books in
“Protecting Content” ( 108).
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Reading from a Memory Stick™ or SD Card
Reading from a Memory
Stick™ or SD Card
You can transfer purchased content on your computer
to a memory card by using Reader Library. The content
on a memory card can be read by inserting it into the
Reader’s memory card slot ( 16).
For details transferring content to a memory card, refer
to Reader Library Help.
Please see  164 regarding memory card usage.
Tips
If there is not enough free space on the Reader memory, it
can be transferred to a memory card by using Reader
Library.
You can group desired content on a memory card as a
collection. For details about collections, see  103 or refer
to Reader Library Help.
Note
The Reader cannot transfer content to memory cards
directly. Use Reader Library to transfer content.
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Reading from a Memory Stick™ or SD Card
Reading books on a memory card
Tap [Books] at [Home] menu to view a book list, Tap
a book with the
/
icon to open.
Content on SD card
Content on Memory Stick
Duo™ media
Tap to open a book
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Network Menu
Network Menu
Tap
[Applications] at [Home] menu.
Before accessing a website, confirm the following:
The WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” ( 18).
A wireless network is available ( 37).
Access and download public
domain books from Google Books.
Browse Websites optimized for Reader
and sites of your choice.
View and download contents
you’ve purchased from the Reader
Store ( 39).
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Google Books
Google Books
You can choose from over one million free public
domain titles from Google.
The Google Books site can be accessed from the
Reader when connected to a Wi-Fi network ( 132).
Tap
[Google Books] under [Applications] at
[Home] menu.
Browse Google Books at the Reader Store.
Tip
You must be sign in to the Reader Store before you can
access Google Books. See “Accessing the Reader Store
wirelessly” ( 35).
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Browsing Website
Browsing Website
Websites can be browsed only when connected to a
Wi-Fi network ( 132).
Note
The Internet Browser is optimized to read the text based web
sites.
It does not support media plug-ins (ex. Flash etc), file
downloads, or zoom navigation.
The Internet Browser may not support all Wi-Fi access points
or websites. Functionality and display capabilities may be
limited. Sony makes no representations or warranties
regarding the links to and/or the use of any websites or the
availability of content at any such websites.
1
Tap [Browser] under
[Home] menu.
2
Tap the link of the desired website in the
browse home page using the supplied stylus.
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95
Browsing Website
3
Browsing website.
Tips
Drag the screen to scroll content.
Press < (back) or > (next) to turn the Web page.
Press to change text size.
There are useful functions in the OPTION menu. For
details, see  101.
Note
Tapping the indicator bar is the invalid operation.
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Browsing Website
4
Close the web browser. Press , or press
OPTIONS  tap [Continue Reading].
Note
Battery consumption increases if the Internet Browser is
left open. Close the Internet Browser after use.
Capturing a screenshot
Your Reader allows you to capture a screenshot of the
Website you’re viewing and store the image as a
picture file.
To do this, navigate to a Website of your choice and
then tap OPTIONS  [Capture Screenshot].
You can view your captured screenshots by going to
[Applications]  [Pictures].
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Browsing Website
To display a website by inputting its URL directly
1
In the browse home page or Web page view,
press OPTIONS.
2
3
Tap [Input Address].
Input the URL of the desired website  tap
[OK].
Input area
OK
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Browsing Website
Adding a bookmark
1
To add a Web page view to Web bookmark,
press OPTIONS.
2
Tap [Add to Bookmarks]  [OK].
To display website by selecting Web bookmarks
1
In the browse home page or Web page view,
press OPTIONS  tap [View Bookmarks].
2
Tap the bookmark of the desired website.
To edit the content of Web bookmark
1
In the Web bookmarks page view, press
OPTIONS  tap [View Bookmarks].
2
3
Press OPTIONS  tap [Edit Bookmarks].
4
After editing, tap [OK].
Tap the desired bookmark  tap an item to
edit.
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Browsing Website
To delete a Web bookmark
1
In the Web bookmarks page view, press
OPTIONS  tap [View Bookmarks].
2
3
Press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Bookmarks].
4
Tap [Done]  [Yes].
Tap the check box of each bookmark to be
deleted.
Tip
You can remove all bookmarks. To delete all bookmarks,
press OPTIONS after step 2 above  tap [Select All]  [Done]
 [Yes].
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OPTIONS menu of the [Browser] application
OPTIONS menu of the
[Browser] application
Pressing the OPTIONS button ( 17) will display the
menu for related supplementary functions.
Item
[Browse Home]
Description/Reference page
Returns to the browse home page (
95).
[Add to Bookmarks] Adds currently displayed website to
the bookmark ( 99).
[View Bookmarks]
Displays the Web bookmarks ( 99).
Input the URL by on-screen keyboard
[Input Address]
( 98).
[Refresh Page]
Refresh the display of currently
displayed website.
[Stop]
Stops loading the Web page.
[Capture Screenshot] Captures a screenshot of the Website
being displayed ( 97).
[Page Info]
Displays the information of the
currently displayed website.
[Legal Information] Displays the Legal Information page
of the currently displayed website.
[Continue Reading] Shows the last read page of the
content and existing the Internet
Browser.
Edits the contents of selected Web
[Edit Bookmarks]
bookmarks ( 99).
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OPTIONS menu of the [Browser] application
Item
Description/Reference page
[Delete Bookmarks] Deletes the Web bookmark selected
( 100).
[Now Playing]
Shows the audio player ( 121).
[Resume Playing]
Resumes audio playback ( 122).
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Collections
Collections
Creating
You can group desired content in your Reader as a
collection.
1
Tap [Collections] at [Home] menu  [New
Collection].
[New Collection]
Tip
Press OPTIONS  tap [New Collection] to create a
collection.
2
Enter the collection name using the on-screen
keyboard ( 30)  tap [OK].
3
Tap [Internal Memory], [Memory Stick™] or [SD
Card] to select where you want to create the
collection  tap [OK].
A new collection is created in the [Collections] list.
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Collections
Tip
You can create/sync a collection by Reader Library. For
details, refer to the Reader Library Help.
To change a collection name
In the [Collections] list, tap the collection  press
OPTIONS  tap [Rename Collection]  enter a new
collection name using the on-screen keyboard  tap
[OK].
Adding content
From the collections
Note
Only content in the same physical location as the selected
collection can be added.
1
Tap [Collections] at [Home] menu  tap a
created collection.
2
Press OPTIONS  tap [Add Content]  [Books]
or [Periodicals].
In the periodical list, select a periodical and then
select issues.
3
Tap the thumbnail of a desired content 
[Done].
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Collections
From either the books or issues list
1
In the books or issues list, press OPTIONS  tap
[Add to Collection].
2
In the collection list, tap a collection you want
to add the content.
3
Tap the thumbnail of the desired content 
[Done].
You can check added content in the collection list.
Tip
To select all books or issues, press OPTIONS in the [Add
Books] or [Add Issues] list  tap [Select All].
Deleting a collection
Even if you delete a collection, all content in the
collection will remain undeleted on the Reader.
1
2
3
Tap
[Collections] at [Home] menu.
Press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Collections].
Tap the check box of each collection to be
deleted  [Done]  [Yes].
Tip
Also, you can delete a collection using Reader Library. For
details, refer to the Reader Library Help.
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Collections
Removing content
Even if you delete content in a collection, the
remaining content will be left on the Reader.
1
Tap [Collections] at [Home] menu  tap a
collection.
2
3
Press OPTIONS  tap [Remove Content].
Tap the thumbnail of each content to be
deleted  [Done]  [Yes].
Tips
To select all content, press OPTIONS after step 2 above 
tap [Select All].
[Periodicals],
When you delete content in [Books] or
corresponding content is also deleted from relevant
collections.
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Managing Content
Deleting Content
Example: [Books] list
1
Tap [Books]  press OPTIONS  tap [Delete
Books].
To delete: tap a book thumbnail with the blank
check box.
To delete all: press OPTIONS  tap [Select All].
To undelete: tap a book thumbnail with a checked
check box.
To unselect all: press OPTIONS  tap [Unselect All].
2
Tap [Done]  [Yes].
Selected number of items
(Protect)
Check box
Tip
You can also delete the currently viewed book. Press
OPTIONS in the page view  tap [Delete Book]  [Yes].
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Protecting Content
Protecting Content
Protecting content will keep you from unintentionally
deleting content.
Example: [Books] list
1
Tap [Books]  press OPTIONS  tap [Protect
Books].
To protect: tap a book thumbnail with .
To protect all: press OPTIONS  tap [Protect All].
To unprotect: tap a book thumbnail with .
To unprotect all: press OPTIONS  tap [Unprotect
All].
2
Tap [Done].
Selected number of items
(Unprotect)
(Protect)
Note
This protection feature works only on the Reader. Protected
content may still be deleted via your computer.
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Managing Periodicals
Managing Periodicals
In the issue list, you can keep only recent issues and
delete previous issues automatically.
1
Tap [Periodicals] at [Home] menu  tap a
periodical.
2
Press OPTIONS  tap [Manage Subscription].
The management dialog appears.
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Managing Periodicals
3
Tap the desired setting  [Save]
Tips
If you want to delete extra issues immediately, tap
[Delete extra issue(s) now.]  [Save]  [Yes].
If you have issues that you do not want to delete,
protect them using [Protect Issues] in the OPTIONS
menu ( 108).
Note
You cannot manage periodicals on memory cards via the
Reader.
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Applications Menu
Applications Menu
The [Applications] menu provides useful functions,
such as listening to music while reading a book,
creating a memo, and more.
Tap [Applications] at [Home] menu.
Access and download public domain
books from Google Books ( 94)
Browse Websites optimized for Reader
and sites of your choice ( 95)
View and download contents you’ve
purchased from the Reader Store ( 39)
Look up words in the dictionary ( 112)
Write handwritten notes or draw
pictures ( 113)
Type notes ( 116)
View stored pictures ( 118)
Listen to music ( 120)
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Applications Menu
Using an embedded dictionary
1
Tap [Dictionary] under [Applications] at
[Home] menu.
The name of the currently selected dictionary is
shown at the top of the screen. To switch to another
dictionary, press OPTIONS  tap [Change Dictionary].
2
Input a word using the on-screen keyboard
( 30)  tap a candidate word.
The definition is displayed in-full in the dictionary
viewer ( 84).
To list words with same head letters as the inputted
word
Tap
(keyboard).
To list previously looked up words
Press OPTIONS  tap [Word Logs: Dictionary]. To delete
word logs, see  86.
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Applications Menu
Creating drawings
1
Tap [Handwriting] under
[Home] menu.
2
Tap [New Drawing].
[Applications] at
[New Drawing]
Tip
Press OPTIONS  tap [New Drawing] to create a drawing.
3
Draw in the drawing area with the supplied
stylus or your finger  tap [Done].
To erase a line, tap  tap or stroke a part of the
line.
Pen
Eraser
Quit
Drawing area
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Applications Menu
Tips
If you tap [New], the current drawing is saved, and a new
drawing editor opens.
Newly created drawings will be saved only in the internal
memory.
Notes
While writing, make sure that you are not touching another
area on the screen – this could affect the notes that you
write with the stylus or your finger.
To ensure your notes are correctly saved, do not handwrite
notes too close to the edge of the drawing area.
If you experience difficulties when handwriting or drawing
on your Reader:
–avoid applying excessive pressure to the screen.
–try not to handwrite or draw too quickly.
–the notes functionality is not designed for very detailed
drawings or for writing small characters.
Viewing/editing created drawings
After step 1 ( 113), tap a drawing thumbnail to view.
Tap [Edit] and follow step 3 ( 113).
Tip
To delete the currently viewed drawing, press OPTIONS  tap
[Delete Drawing].
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Applications Menu
Capturing a screenshot
Your Reader allows you to capture a screenshot of the
drawing you’re viewing and store the image as a
picture file.
To do this, view a drawing of your choice and then tap
OPTIONS  [Capture Screenshot].
You can view your captured screenshots by going to
[Applications]  [Pictures].
To delete/protect a drawing(s)
Tap [Handwriting] under [Applications] at [Home]
menu, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Drawings] or
[Protect Drawings].
To delete, follow the instruction after tapping [Delete
Books] in “Deleting Content” ( 107).
To protect, follow the instruction after tapping
[Protect Books] in “Protecting Content” ( 108).
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Applications Menu
Creating text memos
1
Tap [Text Memo] under
[Home] menu.
2
Tap [New Memo].
[Applications] at
[New Memo]
Tip
3
Press OPTIONS  tap [New Memo] to create a text memo.
Enter text in the input area using the on-screen
keyboard ( 30)  Tap [Done].
Tips
If you tap [New], the current text memo is saved, and a new
text memo editor opens.
Newly created text memos will be saved only in the
internal memory.
Viewing/editing text memos
After step 1 above, tap a memo to view. Tap [Edit] and
follow the step 3 above.
Tip
To delete the currently viewed memo, press OPTIONS  tap
[Delete Memo].
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Applications Menu
To delete/protect a text memo in the list
Tap [Text Memo] under [Applications] at [Home]
menu, press OPTIONS  tap [Delete Memos] or
[Protect Memos].
To delete, refer to the example instructions for
deleting books in “Deleting Content” ( 107).
To protect, refer to the example instructions for
protecting books in “Protecting Content” ( 108).
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Applications Menu
Viewing pictures
You can view pictures stored in either internal memory
or a memory card. Also, you can set your favorite
pictures to the standby screen.
1
Tap [Pictures] under
[Home] menu.
2
Tap a thumbnail of desired picture on the list.
[Applications] at
Tips
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
See “Supported File Formats” ( 169).
To transfer pictures to the Reader using Reader Library,
refer to Reader Library Help.
To set slideshow
Press OPTIONS  tap [Slideshow On].
To set the duration of a slideshow, see [Slideshow] of
[Application Preferences] ( 127).
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Applications Menu
To set as a standby screen
In the [Pictures] list, press OPTIONS  [Select Standby
Screen]  tap the thumbnail of candidate picture  tap
[Done].
The [Standby Screen] setting is configured from the
[Settings] menu ( 129).
Tip
When two pictures or more have been selected, the
displayed picture is rotated every time the Reader enters the
sleep mode ( 15).
To zoom in a picture
Press
Tip
( 17) to switch to the zoom-in mode.
Double-tap where you wish to zoom in further. The doubletapped area will be shown centered automatically after
zooming in.
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Applications Menu
Playing audio files
You can enjoy audio files with optional headphones.
1
Tap [Audio] under
menu.
2
3
Tap a desired album to go to the audio list.
[Applications] at [Home]
Tap a desired audio file, and play an audio file.
The playback screen appears ( 121).
Tips
Please see  57 regarding OPTIONS menu.
See “Supported File Formats” ( 169).
To transfer audio files to the Reader using Reader Library,
refer to Reader Library Help.
Note
An album or an audio file with cover art information can only
display its thumbnail in the album list.
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Applications Menu
Playback screen operations
Cover art
Repeat icon
Shuffle icon
Play/pause
Playback progress bar
Playback
position
Skip to the
Skip to the
beginning of the beginning of the
previous (or current next audio file
if played more than
3 seconds from the
beginning) audio
file
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Playback icon appears
during playback
Volume indicator
121
Applications Menu
To
Pause/stop a song
Resume playback
Skip to the previous/
next track
Skip to the
beginning of the
previous (or current)
audio file/beginning
of the next audio file
Fast-reverse/
fast-forward an
audio file
Control the volume
Repeat songs
Shuffle songs
Mute playback
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Tap .
Tap .
Swipe the playback screen.
Tap /.
Note
Skips to the beginning of the current
audio file if played more than 3
seconds from the beginning.
Drag the playback position indicator,
or tap on the playback progress bar.
Press the volume button. The volume
indicator will appear in the status bar.
Press OPTIONS  tap [Repeat]  tap
[Off ], [One Song] or [All Songs].
: Repeat one song
: Repeat all songs in the album
Press OPTIONS  tap [Shuffle On] or
[Shuffle Off ].
: Shuffle play in the album
Press and hold the volume button. To
resume, press the volume button
again.
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Settings
Changing Settings
Tap
[Settings] at [Home] menu.
[General Settings] ( 125)
[Date and Time]
[Time Zone]
[Date and Time Format]
[Page Turn Preference]
[Menu Language]
[Keyboard]
[Screen Orientation]
[Reader Store Notifications]
[Application Preferences] ( 127)
[Dictionary]
[Slideshow]
[Page Sync]
[System Management] ( 128)
[Power Management]
[Device Lock]
[Standby Screen]
[Check for Updates]
[Initialization] ( 130)
[Restore Defaults]
[Clear Keyboard History]
[Format Memory]
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Changing Settings
[Wireless Controls] ( 131)
Switches mobile network and Wi-Fi, and sets wireless
standby.
[Wi-Fi Network Settings] ( 132)
Sets the detailed settings of Wi-Fi.
[About]
Displays system and legal information of the Reader.
[Device Shutdown]
Shuts down (power off ) the Reader completely.
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Changing Settings
[General Settings]
[Date and Time]
Tap a field to change.
Input a number by tapping the numeric key pad.
Tap [OK] to apply the change.
Tip
When you access the Reader Store or connect the Reader to
your computer, the date and time of the Reader will be
automatically synchronized with that of the Reader Store or
your computer, based on the time zone setting of the
Reader.
[Time Zone]
Sets the time zone and daylight saving time of the
Reader. You need to configure this setting in initial
settings, or after restoring the default settings using
[Restore Defaults] ( 130).
Tip
If your region applies daylight saving time, check [Daylight
Saving Time].
Note
If you have not set the appropriate time zone, periodicals
may not be delivered at the expected time.
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Changing Settings
[Date and Time Format]
Tap [Month-Day-Year] or [Day-Month-Year] to select
the date format.
Tap [12 hour] or [24 hour] to select the time format.
Tap [OK] to apply the changes.
[Page Turn Preference]
Sets the swiping direction to turn pages forward.
Swiping to left is default setting.
[Menu Language]
Selects the language of the Reader’s menu and
messages.
[Keyboard]
Selects a preferred on-screen keyboard.
[Screen Orientation]
Sets the direction to rotate when changing from
portrait to landscape mode.
[Reader Store Notifications]
Allows your Reader to display recommendations from
the Reader Store ( 44).
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Changing Settings
[Application Preferences]
[Dictionary]
Selects a default dictionary to use.
[Slideshow]
Sets the slideshow on/off and its duration up to 60
seconds.
Note
Slideshow may take a longer time to display depending on
the size of picture.
[Page Sync]
Sets to synchronize bookmarks, typed notes and
current page number across your compatible reading
devices like handhelds ( 66).
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Changing Settings
[System Management]
[Power Management]
Power management helps avoid unnecessary battery
consumption.
Power management operates as follows:
After 10 minutes of inactivity, the Reader enters the
sleep mode automatically and battery consumption
is minimized.
After three* days of inactivity, the Reader
automatically shuts down and stops consuming
battery power.
*If battery power is at a low level, the Reader will shut down
after 60 minutes of inactivity.
Note
The Reader does not enter sleep mode after 10 minutes of
inactivity even if [Power Management] is set to [On], when:
– connected to a computer using the supplied USB cable
– charging with the supplied AC adapter
– playing an audio file or viewing a slideshow of pictures
Tip
in the status bar indicates the Reader is playing audio.
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Changing Settings
[Device Lock]
Locks the Reader by setting a pass code.
Tap [On] to set a pass code.
Input a 4-digit number by tapping the numeric key
pad.
Tap [OK] to lock the Reader.
To unlock, input the pass code and tap [OK]. Then
tap [Off ] to unlock the Reader, and tap [OK].
Notes
[0000] is the factory setting.
You are recommended to make a note of your password
and keep it in a safe place separate from the Reader.
If you forget your password, contact your Sony Customer
Support ( 3); however, note that in unlocking your
device, all content on it will be erased.
When the [Device Lock] setting is activated, the Reader will
not be recognized by your computer, please set to [Off ]
before connecting.
[Standby Screen]
Sets the standby screen during the sleep mode. [Off ]
displays nothing in the sleep mode.
[Show picture]: Set [On] to show the selected
pictures on the standby screen. For details on setting
the pictures, see “To set as a standby screen” ( 119).
[Show message]: Set [On] to show messages on the
standby screen.
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[Check for Update]
Manually performs a check of the latest firmware
version available for your Reader.
Note
Your Reader will also automatically check for the latest
firmware updates.
[Initialization]
[Restore Defaults]
Restores the Reader to its default settings.
You will need to perform the initial settings after
restoring.
[Clear Keyboard History]
Deletes predictive words for the on-screen keyboard.
[Format Memory]
Formats the internal memory of the Reader or an
inserted memory card. Formatting will erase all the
contents in the selected storage.
Tip
Before formatting, make sure to backup data you wish to
keep to your computer via Reader Library. Note that
protected content will also be deleted by formatting.
Note
When any memory is formatted, audio file playback and
content download stop, and the wireless network is shut
down.
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Changing Settings
[Wireless Controls]
[Mobile Network]
[Wi-Fi]
Sets mobile network and Wi-Fi to on/off individually.
When set to [Off ], the selected network is always
disabled. [On] is set by default. Tap [OK] to apply the
change.
Note
[Mobile Network] and [Wi-Fi] cannot both be set to [Off ]. If
you want to disconnect from the connection of both mobile
network and Wi-Fi, set the WIRELESS switch to “OFF”.
[Wireless Standby]
Wireless standby helps avoid unnecessary battery
consumption caused by wireless communication. [On]
is set by default. If you do not perform any wireless
operations for more than 10 minutes, the wireless
feature automatically enters standby mode. During
standby mode, you can receive periodicals while
minimizing battery consumption. Tap [OK] to apply the
change.
Notes
Accessing the Reader Store and the network menu from
wireless standby mode takes more time than accessing
when the Reader is connected to the wireless network.
If you deactivate wireless standby, the Reader retains
wireless connection at all times, resulting in higher battery
consumption.
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[Wi-Fi Network Settings]
Reader can connect to the following Wi-Fi networks.
Your Home Wi-Fi networks
Public Wi-Fi networks, such as at coffee shops, hotels,
or libraries.
Standard
Security
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IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
Following are the security methods
supported:
WEP (Open System), WEP (Shared Key),
WPA-PSK(TKIP), WPA-PSK(AES),
WPA2-PSK(TKIP), WPA2-PSK(AES)
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Changing Settings
On the [Wi-Fi Network Settings] screen, configured
access points and access points that are installed
within the communication range of the Reader are
displayed on a list.
Tap to configure a new access
point manually ( 138, 139)
Tap to search the surrounding
access point again
Access points list
Check the network status ( 37)
Icons in the access points list
Icon
Description
Tap to edit the setting of the access
point manually.
The signal strength of the access point.
The access point is set to use a security
method.
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Changing Settings
To connect a new access point from the access points
list
If you connect to an access point where is not
displayed, simply tap the access point in the list to
connect to it.
To connect to an access point where is displayed
1
Tap a new access point from the access points
list.
Access points list
SSID and the security method are set automatically,
simply by entering the encryption key.
READER-HOME
READER-HOME
READER-HOME
Tap to enter the
encryption key
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2
Tap [Encryption Key]  enter the encryption
key using the on-screen keyboard  tap [OK].
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Changing Settings
3
Tap [Connect] to return to the [Wi-Fi Network
Settings] screen, and start connection to the
access point.
When and [Connected] appear, your Reader is
now connected to a Wi-Fi Network.
Connected access point
Status of the access point in the access points list
Messages
[Configured]
[Connected]
Status
Configured access point
Currently connected access point. While
connecting, [Connecting] appears. A check
mark and [Connected] appear when the
Reader connects to the access point.
[Invalid
The access point configuration is invalid.
Configuration] Confirm the settings of the access point.
Also, in the public Wi-Fi network, you need
to log in by using [Browser] application.
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Tips
An access point, once configured, can be connected simply
by tapping it on the list.
From the OPTIONS menu, you can change the order of the
access points in the list, delete the configured access point,
etc, ( 141).
To change the settings of the access point, or change the
( 139).
connection name, tap
Notes
For the necessary settings to connect to a Wi-Fi, ask the
administrator of the network (at school) or the public
Internet access service provider.
If you do not know the encryption key (also called a WEP/
WPA key or network key) for the access point, consult the
administrator of the network or the public Internet access
service provider.
You can configure up to 20 access points.
If the access point is set to use a WEP (Shared Key) of the
security method, tap
 [Security Method]  [WEP
(Shared Key)]  [OK]  [Connect], and connect to the
access point again.
Do not change [Wi-Fi Advanced Settings] unless the
administrator of the access point indicates otherwise, as
the network may not operate correctly.
Reader does not support security systems customized in
some access points. For details, refer to the operations
guide for the access point.
Some public Wi-Fi services require log-in by using the
[Browser] application.
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Changing Settings
To configure a new access point using the WPS (Wi-Fi
protected Setup) feature
The setting of the wireless LAN router supported WPS
feature is easy to configure.
Tap [Create New Connection]  tap the desired setting
method.
There are 2 ways to configure the access point. Follow
the on-screen setup instructions.
[WPS Push-Button Configuration]: Connects the
WPS-compliant access point by using the pushbutton method.
[WPS PIN Method]: Connects to the WPS-compliant
access point using the PIN method.
Note
If you begin a new configuration using the Push-Button or
PIN method during connection to a Wi-Fi network, the
connection will be terminated.
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To configure a new access point manually
An access point not displayed in the access points list
(such as an access point used with an unbroadcast
SSID) can be configured manually.
Tap [Create New Connection]  [Manual Registration]
 enter the SSID of the access point and setup other
necessary settings.
Item
[Connection
Name]
Description
The connection name can be changed if
necessary.
Enter the connection name using the
on-screen keyboard  tap [OK].
[SSID]
Enter the SSID of the access point using
the on-screen keyboard  tap [OK].
[Security Method] Tap the security method type of the
access point  tap [OK].
[Encryption Key] Enter the encryption key (also called a
WEP/WPA key or network key) using the
on-screen keyboard  tap [OK].
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Item
[Wi-Fi Advanced
Settings]
Description
[IP Address]: IP address is assigned to
the Reader. Tap [Auto] to set
automatically by using DHCP when the
access point supports DHCP.
To set manually, tap [Manual]  a field
to change. Input a number by numeric
key pad  tap [OK].
[DNS]: Enter the IP address of DNS
Server by numeric key pad  tap [OK].
[Proxy]: Address and port number of
the proxy server. When using a proxy
server, tap [On], enter the IP address and
port number by numeric key pad  tap
[OK].
After configuration of the access point, tap [Connect]
to return to the [Wi-Fi Network Settings] screen, and
start connection to the access point. To confirm the
connection status of the access point, see  136.
Note
If you do not know the information of the access point,
consult the administrator of the network or the public
Internet access service provider.
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OPTIONS menu of [Wi-Fi Network Settings]
Pressing the OPTIONS button ( 17) will display the
menu for related supplementary functions.
When displaying the OPTIONS menu, not all items
listed below will be shown in every given
circumstance.
Item
[Delete Wi-Fi
Networks]
[Change Order]
Description/Reference page
Deletes the selected access point.
[Move to Top]: Moves up the order of
the selected access points in the list.
[Move to Bottom]: Moves down the
order of the selected access points in
the list.
[Connection Details] Displays the connection information
of the current Wi-Fi network.
[Now Playing]
Shows the audio player ( 121).
[Resume Playing]
Resumes audio playback ( 121).
Toggles the screen orientation either
[Orientation]
in portrait or landscape mode ( 77).
Note
A currently connected access point cannot be deleted.
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Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting
If the Reader does not function as expected, try the
following steps to resolve the issue.
1
Reset the Reader by pressing the RESET hole
( 18) with a small pin or clip  after 5
seconds, slide the power switch to restart the
Reader.
The content and settings stored on the Reader are
not affected by resetting.
Notes
The bookmarks, highlights, handwritten memos, or the
setting information may be deleted by resetting.
The screen will not change after pressing the RESET
hole. Slide the power switch to restart the Reader.
Do not push the RESET hole with a breakable point,
such as the graphite of a mechanical pencil. It can
cause the RESET hole to be blocked.
2
3
Check the symptoms list ( 143).
4
Look for information on the support websites
( 3).
If it is an issue regarding Reader Library, check
for information in Reader Library Help.
For issues regarding the Reader Store, check with
[Help and Support] ( 3).
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Symptoms
Power
Battery cannot charge.
Charge the battery within the temperature range of 41°F
to 95°F (5°C to 35°C) ( 19).
Battery life seems short.
The operating temperature is below 41°F (5°C). This is due
to the battery characteristics and not a malfunction.
The Reader is discharged automatically even when not in
use for a prolonged period. It is recommended that you
charge the Reader again before turning on the Reader.
The battery has not been given enough time to charge
turn to
. (The
fully. Charge the Reader until
charge icon does not indicate remaining battery power
during charging.)
By sliding the power switch, the Reader enters sleep
mode in which the battery power is consumed slightly. To
minimize battery consumption, before entering the sleep
mode, slide and hold the power switch for more than 3
seconds to shut down the Reader.
 in the status bar indicates the Reader is playing an
audio which consumes the battery power. Go to the
playback screen and pause playback if necessary.
The Reader does not enter the sleep mode after 10
minutes of inactivity even if [Power Management] is set
to [On], when:
– connected to a computer using the supplied USB cable
– charging with the supplied AC adapter
– playing an audio file or viewing a slideshow of pictures
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When you are out of the network coverage area for a
while, slide the WIRELESS switch to “OFF” ( 18). Battery
life can be extended by turning off the wireless feature.
Battery consumption may increase when using the
[Browser] application. When the [Browser] application is
not in use, close it by returning to the [Applications] or
[Home] menu.
The Reader cannot turn on.
Moisture condensation may have occurred. Wait for a few
hours and then turn on the Reader.
Battery power has been fully depleted. After charging the
Reader by connecting to the supplied AC adapter and
waiting for about one minute, slide the power switch to
turn on the Reader.
Or after charging the Reader by connecting to your
computer using the supplied USB cable for about 5
minutes, the Reader is turned on automatically ( 48).
Screen
Display takes a long time to appear.
In cold temperatures it may take time for the display to
appear. This is due to the display characteristics and not a
malfunction.
It may take a few moments for the Reader start-up screen
to appear after a reset or shutdown.
The screen is frozen.
Reset the Reader by pressing the RESET hole. Then, after
5 seconds slide the power switch to turn on the Reader
again ( 142).
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Touch operation is not effective.
If condensation occurs in the touch screen, or dust
attaches to the touch screen, it may cause a malfunction.
For details, see “On Cleaning” ( 164).
If any objects are placed on the touch screen, it may
cause a malfunction. When not in use, leave the Reader in
sleep mode, or shut it down.
A page in the Reader Store is not displayed properly.
The wireless connection may have been interrupted.
Make sure the WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” and a
wireless network is available ( 36), then refresh the
page using [Refresh Page] in the OPTIONS menu ( 40).
Wireless feature
You cannot access the Reader Store.
Check that the WIRELESS switch is set to “ON”.
You are out of the network coverage area. To check the
wireless status, see the wireless status icon in the status
bar ( 36).
You cannot find a purchased book on the Reader.
The wireless connection may have been interrupted
while you were downloading the book. Go to the [My
Account] page in the Reader Store to re-download the
book.
You have not received the latest periodical
The Reader may have been outside the network coverage
area when the issue was delivered. Go to the [My
Account] page in the Reader Store to re-download the
past issue(s).
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Tip
If you cannot find a solution from the above, go to [Help and
Support] from the OPTIONS menu in the Reader Store ( 3).
Wi-Fi connection
The Reader will not connect to a Wi-Fi network.
Check that the WIRELESS switch is set to “ON” and [Wi-Fi]
is set to [On] in the [Wireless Controls] setting ( 131).
Refresh to a Wi-Fi network manually ( 133).
Check if extra settings are required to connect to the WiFi network, such as encryption key (WEP/WPA), fixed IP
address, or proxy setting ( 139).
The access point uses 152-bit encryption key. WEP of the
Reader does not support 152-bit encryption key.
WEP key automatic recognition may not be correct.
Select the encryption method type of the access point
manually ( 137).
The access point you want to use is set to make its SSID
invisible to users. In this case, the access point may not
be shown on the Wi-Fi network access point list. Enter the
SSID manually ( 139).
When using the [Browser] application, some public Wi-Fi
access points require you to enter a user ID and password
by using the Internet browser. Check the public Wi-Fi
service you intend to connect to.
The access point of the Wi-Fi network may be using a
security protection system not supported by the Reader.
Consult with the administrator of your network.
The access point may filter access by MAC address. Check
the MAC address in the [About] screen of the [Settings]
menu ( 124), then register the MAC address with the
access point to connect to the Wi-Fi.
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The Wi-Fi network settings of the access point are not
correct. Adjust the settings as described in the manuals
that came with the access point and in any information
provided by the administrator of the Wi-Fi.
The Reader is too far from the access point. Move the
Reader closer to the access point.
Obstacles such as walls metal, or concrete between the
Reader and access point may adversely affect the
connection. Try moving the Reader to a different location.
There is other equipment nearby using the 2.4 GHz
frequency band (such as a cordless phone, a microwave
oven, or Bluetooth computer equipment). Move the
equipment away or turn it off.
The Wi-Fi service is temporarily not available or degraded.
Check with the administrator of your Wi-Fi service for the
status.
You are positioned within a Wi-Fi network and it is available, but the
icon of the [Wi-Fi Network Settings] screen indicates no signal
strength.
The Wi-Fi status is renewed when the [Wi-Fi Network
Settings] screen is brought up or [Refresh Network List] is
tapped. Select [Refresh Network List] on the [Wi-Fi
Network Settings] screen.
The access point you intend to connect to does not appear in the
[Wi-Fi Network Settings] screen.
The access point you want to use is set to make its SSID
invisible to users. In this case, the access point may not
be shown on the Wi-Fi network access point list. Enter the
SSID manually ( 139).
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The antenna icon indicates sufficient signal strength, but the
Reader cannot connect to the Internet.
The server you attempted to connect to may be currently
unavailable. Wait for a while and try again.
Internet browser
A particular Web page is not displayed correctly.
Due to the vast range of standards and technologies
used to design Web pages, it is not possible to guarantee
that all pages will be displayed correctly.
Even when increasing the text size, characters is not enlarged.
When the text size is specified on the website, the text
size is not changed even the text size is adjusted on the
Reader device.
Cannot scroll lists on the Internet browser.
Drag the parts of Web page other than the indicator bar,
and scroll Web contents.
Reading contents
A book cannot be read.
If the book has an expiration date, confirm whether the
book has already been expired ( 55).
A book that has been transferred from your computer cannot be read.
Either the Reader, your computer, or both may not have
been authorized. Using the Reader Library, go to the [My
Account] page in the Reader Store and authorize the
Reader and your computer.
You may have tried to read the content owned by
another user. The content owned by another user may
not have been authorized.
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The authorization data may have been damaged as a
result of shutting down while reading a content. Deauthorize your computer and the Reader, then authorize
again via Reader Library. Refer to Reader Library Help for
further information.
The book may be protected by unsupported digital rights
management. Check the book source for compatibility.
The book may contain an unsupported file format. Check
the file format compatibility ( 169).
[Continue Reading] does not work, or bookmarks are missing.
If the file status has changed (such as in the following
cases), data on [Continue Reading] or notes may be
deleted.
A Text/RTF/PDF file is edited.
A book purchased with an authorized Reader is read on
another de-authorized Reader by memory card transfer.
You cannot find a transferred book.
Protected content on the Reader can be deleted if it is
deleted from your computer after being connected. It is
recommended to manage content using Reader Library.
Books being transferred to the Reader by synchronization
are deleted automatically if the same books are deleted
in Reader Library before synchronization. For details, refer
to Reader Library Help.
Do not delete folders or files from any of the “database”
folders in the Reader. The content or notes may be
deleted.
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Troubleshooting
Playing audio files
An audio file cannot play back.
Audio files that are not supported by the Reader cannot
be played. For details on supported audio files, see
“Supported File Formats” ( 169).
Sound output is not audible.
Increase the volume if it is set too low ( 18).
If sound is not output through headphones, make sure
the headphone plug is firmly inserted in the headphone
jack ( 18).
Viewing pictures
A picture cannot be displayed.
Picture files that are not supported by the Reader cannot
be viewed. For details on supported picture files, see
“Supported File Formats” ( 169).
A large file size of a picture may not be displayable, and
its file will not appear in the list. Delete the picture file
using Reader Library.
Connection to the computer
The Reader cannot be operated.
The Reader cannot be operated when connected to a
computer via USB.
The Reader cannot be charged using a computer
If [Charging stopped] is displayed on the screen, follow
the on-screen instructions ( 48).
Make sure your computer is turned on and connected to
the Reader with the supplied USB cable.
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The Reader cannot be recognized by your computer.
A USB hub or USB extension cable is used for the
connection. Connection via an extension cable or USB
hub is not guaranteed. Connect the USB cable directly to
the computer.
Disconnect the USB cable from the Reader, then
reconnect it after a while.
If the Reader is locked, it will not be recognized by your
computer , set [Device Lock] to [Off ] ( 129).
While the Reader is connected to a computer, do not turn
on, restart, wake up from sleep mode, or shut down the
computer. Doing so may make the Reader
unrecognizable by the computer. Disconnect the Reader
from the computer before performing these operations.
Use the supplied USB cable.
There may be a malfunction with the USB port on your
computer. Connect the supplied USB cable to another
port on the computer.
It may take a while for the software to be recognized by
the computer. Wait for a moment.
If none of the above solves the problem, press the RESET
hole of the Reader ( 142), after 5 seconds turn on the
Reader again, and then reconnect the supplied USB
cable.
Content cannot be transferred to the Reader from your computer.
There is not enough free space on the Reader memory.
Check [About] ( 124) for free space on internal memory,
then delete unnecessary data.
The Reader is not authorized. Authorize the Reader using
Reader Library. Refer to “Authorizing Your Computer and
the Reader Device for eBook Stores” in Reader Library
Help.
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Reader Library does not recognize the Reader.
Disconnect the USB cable from the Reader, then
reconnect it.
The Reader becomes unstable while connected to a computer.
A USB hub or USB extension cable is used for the
connection. Connection via an extension cable or USB
hub is not guaranteed. Connect the USB cable directly to
the computer.
Memory Card
Content on a memory card cannot be read/played/viewed on the
Reader.
Check that the memory card is inserted in the
appropriate media slot in the correct direction ( 16).
Check to see that you are using a memory card that is
supported by the Reader ( 164).
Clean the terminal area of the memory card gently with a
soft cloth if it is dirty ( 164).
The Reader is not authorized, refer to “Authorizing Your
Computer and the Reader Device for eBook Stores” in
Reader Library Help.
When inserting the memory card into the Reader, it may
take time for the Reader to recognize the content files in
the memory card, especially if the number of files stored
on the memory card is high.
Content cannot be transferred to a memory card.
Unlock the erasure prevention switch if it is locked.
There is not enough free space on the memory card.
Check [About] ( 124) for free space on the memory
card, then delete unnecessary data ( 107).
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The Reader cannot transfer content to memory cards
directly. Use Reader Library to transfer content.
A memory card cannot be recognized on the Reader or Reader
Library.
If a memory card is formatted by your computer, it may
become unusable on the Reader and Reader Library.
When formatting a memory card, format it using the
Reader ( 130).
Content on a memory card cannot be deleted.
Unlock the erasure prevention switch if it is locked.
Uncheck the read-only attribute of content from your
computer.
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Troubleshooting
To eject the SIM card
1
2
Power off the Reader completely ( 15).
Press the hole of SIM card with a small pin or clip.
Hole of a SIM card slot
3
Pull out the SIM card slot from the Reader.
SIM card
4
Confirm the direction of the SIM card and SIM card
slot, and firmly insert the SIM card in the SIM card
slot.
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Appendix
Precautions
Reader Disposal Reference
The built-in rechargeable battery of the Reader is recyclable. Do not remove the
battery yourself, consult Sony Support Center ( 3).
Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries
with separate collection systems)
This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this
product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be
handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of
electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is
disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human health, which could
otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling
of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information
about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household
waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. Applicable
accessories: AC Adapter (PRSA-AC1)
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Precautions
Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and
other European countries with separate collection systems)
This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates that the
battery provided with this product shall not be treated as
household waste. On certain batteries this symbol might be used
in combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for
mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery contains more
than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead.
By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent
potentially negative consequences for the environment and human health which
could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of the battery. The
recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural resources.
In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons require a
permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced
by qualified service staff only.
To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand over the product at end-oflife to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic
equipment.
For all other batteries, please view the section on how to remove the battery from the
product safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable collection point for the
recycling of waste batteries.
For more detailed information about recycling of this product or battery, please
contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
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Precautions
Notice for customers: the following information is only applicable to equipment sold
in countries applying EU directives
The manufacturer of this product is Sony Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan, Minato-ku, Tokyo,
108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony
Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany.
For any service or guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate
service or guarantee documents.
Hereby, Sony Corp., declares that this equipment is in compliance with the essential
requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. For details, please
access the following URL: http://www.compliance.sony.de/
This product is intended to be used in the following countries.
AT/BE/BG/CH/CZ/DE/DK/ES/FR/GB/GR/HU/IE/IT/LI/LU/NL/NO/PL/PT/RO/SE/SI/SK
France: The Wi-Fi feature of this Reader shall exclusively be used inside buildings.
Any use of the Wi-Fi feature of this Reader outside of the buildings is prohibited on
the French territory. Please make sure that the Wi-Fi feature of this Reader is disabled
before any use outside of the buildings.
(ART Decision 2002-1009 as amended by ART Decision 03-908, relating to radiofrequencies use restrictions).
Italy: Use of the RLAN network is governed:
– with respect to private use, by the Legislative Decree of 1.8.2003, no. 259 (“Code of
Electronic Communications”). In particular Article 104 indicates when the prior
obtainment of a general authorization is required and Art. 105 indicates when free
use is permitted;
– with respect to the supply to the public of the RLAN access to telecom networks
and services, by the Ministerial Decree 28.5.2003, as amended, and Art. 25 (general
authorization for electronic communications networks and services) of the Code of
electronic communications.
Norway: Use of this radio equipment is not allowed in the geographical area within a
radius of 20 km from the centre of Ny-Ålesund, Svalbard.
This equipment is intended for connection with EDGE/GPRS and HSDPA/HSUPA/
WCDMA.
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Precautions
FCC Compliance Statement:
The following FCC statement applies only to the version of this model manufactured
for sale in the USA. Other versions may not comply with FCC technical regulations.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class
B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to
provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television
reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is
encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following
measures:
– Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
– Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
– Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
– Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this
manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
FCC Radiation Exposure Statement:
This equipment complies with FCC radiation exposure limits set forth for an
uncontrolled environment. This device is designed for hand-held operation only. This
transmitter must not be co-located or operating in conjunction with any other
antenna or transmitter except those transmitters that are factory installed.
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Precautions
If you have any questions about this product:
Visit:
www.sony.com/readersupport
Contact:
Sony “Digital Book Reader” Customer Support at
1-(866)-962-7669
Write:
Sony Customer Information Service Center
12451 Gateway Blvd., Fort Myers, FL 33913
Declaration of Conformity
Trade Name:
Model No.:
Responsible Party:
Address:
Telephone Number:
SONY
PRS-950
Sony Electronics Inc.
16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A.
858-942-2230
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES
Lithium-ion batteries are recyclable.
You can help preserve our environment by returning your used
rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest
you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable
batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/.
Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-ion batteries.
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Precautions
Safety Information
A SIM card is factory installed. Please do not remove the SIM card.
Use the supplied AC adapter (PRSA-AC1) only. Do not use other AC adapter.
Protected content is limited to personal use only. Use of the content beyond this
limit requires permission of the copyright holders.
Sony is not responsible for incomplete recording/downloading or damaged data
due to problems of the Reader or computer.
Be sure not to short-circuit the terminals of the Reader with metallic objects.
If part of the device that generates heat contacts your skin for a prolonged period,
you may suffer from symptom of burn, such as redness, swelling, even if
temperature is moderate. Avoid prolonged contact, especially if you have sensitive
skin.
Please do not drop, or use excessive force.
Never subject the Reader to extremes of light, temperature, moisture or vibration.
Never wrap the Reader in anything when it is being used with the AC adapter. Heat
build-up in the Reader may cause malfunction or damage.
Do not put any heavy object on top of the Reader or apply a strong shock to the
Reader. It may cause a malfunction or damage.
Do not leave the Reader on an unstable surface.
Do not expose the Reader to water. The Reader is not waterproof.
Remember to follow the precautions below.
−Be careful not to drop the Reader into a sink or other container filled with water.
−Do not use the Reader in humid locations or bad weather, such as in the rain or
snow.
−Do not get the Reader wet.
If you touch the Reader with wet hands, or put the Reader in a damp article of
clothing, the Reader may get wet and this may cause a malfunction.
The screen is delicate and subject to cracking. Handle the Reader with care.
Do not poke people using the supplied stylus.
Do not treat or use the supplied stylus roughly, such as bending it, or scratching
the touch screen with it.
Use the supplied stylus only for touch screen operations.
Do not use the stylus if it is damaged or deformed.
Do not put any cards such as cash cards or credit cards with magnetic coding near
the magnet stored in the Reader. Otherwise, your cards may become impaired due
to the magnetic effect.
If any objects are placed on the touch screen, it may cause a malfunction. When
not in use, leave Reader in sleep mode, or shut it down.
When using the Reader internationally, it is your responsibility to ensure that the
Reader is used in compliance with the following specifications:
−AC voltage
−Wireless products regulation
−Other safety regulations or requirements
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Precautions
On heat build-up
Heat may build up in the Reader while charging, or if it is used for an extended period
of time.
On headphones
Note
Headphones not supplied.
Road Safety
Do not use headphones while driving, cycling, or operating any motorized vehicle. It
may create a traffic hazard and is illegal in many areas. It can also be potentially
dangerous to play at a high volume while walking, especially at pedestrian crossings.
You should exercise extreme caution or discontinue use in potentially hazardous
situations.
Preventing hearing damage
Avoid using the headphones at a high volume. Hearing experts advise against
continuous, loud and extended play. If you experience a ringing in your ears, reduce
the volume or discontinue use.
Caring for others
Keep the volume at a moderate level. This will allow you to hear outside sounds and
to be considerate to the people around you.
Warning
If lightning occurs while you are using the Reader, take off the headphones
immediately.
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Precautions
On the wireless feature
SONY provides wireless connectivity at no additional cost to you for certain
activities in connection with the content service provided by SONY. You may be
charged a fee for wireless connectivity for your use of other wireless services on
your product, such as Wi-Fi access, international access or web browsing, should
those services be available. You will be notified of the current fees for such services
through the content service.
SONY reserves the right to discontinue wireless connectivity at any time or to
otherwise change the terms of service for wireless connectivity at any time,
including but not limited to the amount and terms applicable for wireless
connectivity charges. SONY reserves the right to limit the number and size of data
files that may be transferred using the wireless connectivity.
You agree that you will only use the wireless connectivity provided by SONY in
connection with the content service that SONY provides for your product except as
otherwise expressly permitted by Sony. You may not use the wireless connectivity
for any other purpose.
Your use of the wireless connectivity may be limited if your product is located in
any area without applicable wireless service coverage, and you may not be able to
use some or all of the wireless services, including the content service. SONY is not
responsible for the unavailability of wireless connectivity or any interruptions of
wireless service.
Wireless connectivity is only available in the service coverage area. Connectivity
may vary.
Turn off the wireless feature when you are in a location in which radio
communications are prohibited. When you are in such a location, you must obtain
permission from the appropriate authorities before enabling the wireless feature of
this device.
Turn off the wireless feature in health care facilities where any regulations posted
in such areas instruct you to do so. Hospitals or health care facilities may be using
equipment that could be effected by radio frequency (RF) energy which is
generated by wireless communication.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Federal Communications Commission
(FCC) regulations prohibit using the radio of wireless devices while in the air. Turn
off the wireless feature before boarding an aircraft.
Do not use your Reader near medical equipment without first obtaining
permission to do so.
If you use any personal medical device, consult the manufacturer of your device to
determine whether it may be affected by RF energy.
General notes on using the Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) function.
In some countries or regions, use of Wi-Fi products may be restricted by the local
regulations (e.g. limited number of channels).
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Precautions
On software
Copyright laws prohibit reproducing the software or the manual accompanying it
in whole or in part, or renting the software without the permission of the copyright
holder.
In no event will SONY be liable for any financial damage, or loss of profits,
including claims made by third parties, arising out of the use of the software
supplied with this Reader.
The software provided with this Reader cannot be used with equipment other than
that which is so designated.
Please note that, due to continued efforts to improve quality, software
specifications may be changed without notice.
Operation of this Reader with software other than that provided is not covered by
the warranty.
Depending on the types of the text and characters, the text shown on the Reader
Library may not be displayed properly on device. This is due to:
−The capacity of the Reader.
−The Reader is not functioning normally.
−Content information is written in the language or the character that is not
supported by the Reader.
The ability to display the languages on your Reader Library will depend on the OS
installed on your computer. For better results, please ensure that the installed OS is
compatible with the desired language you want to display.
− We do not guarantee all the languages will be able to be displayed properly on
your Reader Library.
− User-created characters and some special characters may not be displayed.
Explanations in this manual assume that you are familiar with the basic operations
of Windows or Mac OS. For details on the use of your computer and operating
system, please refer to the respective manuals.
By updating the Reader device software, you can ensure your Reader has the latest
features. The latest software updates can be performed from the update menu on
Reader Library Help – “Check for Updates”.
About Pre-loaded Contents
Sample content is pre-installed in the Reader so that you can try them out right away.
The pre-installed sample content is for the purpose of trial reading, viewing and
listening.
Note
If you delete pre-installed sample content, you cannot restore it, and Sony will not supply any
replacement content.
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Precautions
On cleaning
Clean of the Reader with a soft cloth, such as a cleaning cloth for eyeglasses.
If the Reader becomes very dirty, clean it with a soft cloth slightly moistened with
water or a mild detergent solution.
Do not use any type of abrasive pad, scouring powder, or solvent, such as alcohol
or benzene, as it may mar the finish of the case.
Clean the headphone plug periodically.
Tapping or dragging on the touch screen using a dirty stylus may damage the
surface. Wipe the stylus with a dry cloth when it gets dirty.
Do not get the Reader wet.
Notes on memory cards
Remove the memory slot protective card before inserting a memory card (optional).
You can use the following memory cards with the Reader.
Memory Stick Duo™ media
Memory Stick Duo™
Memory Stick PRO Duo™
Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo™
Memory Stick Micro™
SD Card
SD Card
SDHC Card
About Memory Stick Duo™ media
Memory Stick Duo™ is a compact-size IC recording media with a large capacity. It has
been designed not only for exchanging/sharing digital data among
Memory Stick Duo™ compliant products, but also for serving as a removable external
storage media that can save data.
Notes
 Sony’s Memory Stick Duo™ media of up to 32 GB has been tested to work with the Reader. But the
proper operation on all types of the Memory Stick Duo™ media is not guaranteed.
 SD card of up to 32 GB has been tested to work with the Reader; however, not all SD cards are
guaranteed to work.
 The M2™ Duo-size adapter must be attached to use Memory Stick Micro™ media in a slot for
Memory Stick Duo™ media.
 The file system incorporated in the Memory Stick™ limits the capacity of a file to be transferred to
less than 4GB.
 Data over 123MB cannot be recorded in a single session.
 Standard-size Memory Stick™ media cannot be used on this product
 The maximum number of songs that can be recorded in the Memory Stick PRO™ media is 65535.
About SD card
SD card complies with compact memory card standard and is commonly used as a
storage media for digital still cameras.
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Precautions
Notes on handling memory cards
Insert into the correct slot with the card’s label side up until it clicks into place.
The Reader does not comply with the following:
−MagicGate™ standard*.
−copyright protection of SD cards.
* MagicGate™ is the collective name of content protection technologies
developed by Sony.
You cannot record or delete data stored in a memory card when its erasure
prevention switch is locked.
Keep a memory card in its case when you carry or store it.
Do not touch the connector of a memory card with bare hands or metallic objects.
Do not bend, drop, or subject a memory card to excessive shock.
Do not disassemble or modify a memory card.
Do not allow a memory card to get wet.
Avoid the following to prevent data damage. Sony does not provide any guarantee
for damaged data.
− Do not remove a memory card or turn off the Reader while reading or writing
data.
− Do not operate the Reader in the location where static charge or electrical noise
is present.
Do not use a label other than the dedicated one in the label area.
Do not use or store the Reader in a location subject to:
− extreme high temperature, such as in a sun-heated car.
− direct sunlight.
− high humidity or places with corrosive substances.
Do not insert an incompatible memory card, as it may cause malfunction.
Do not use a deformed memory card or adapter.
If you attempt to insert Memory Stick Micro™ media without attaching to an M2™
Duo-size adapter, it may become jammed.
Do not remove a memory card from the media slot while data on the memory card
is being edited. Otherwise, edited data will not be saved.
Keep both memory cards and adapter out of reach of small children, to avoid
accidental swallowing.
If a format process is executed, all the files, even including write-protected image
files, will be deleted.
We recommend that important data be backed up. If you change or erase a folder
name via PC, or move file to a folder other than “database”, there is a possibility that
data recorded in a memory card might be lost or become unplayable by this
product.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright Notice
The contents of each book pre-loaded on this product are copyrighted works,
edited with the cooperation of the publisher.
Copyright laws prohibit copying the data of this product or the contents of this
manual (illustrations, related documents, etc.) in whole or in part without the
permission of the copyright holder. Additionally, use of the data of this product or
the contents of this manual is not allowed without Sony’s permission except for
personal use.
Besides personal use, it is against the copyright law to use any audio or picture
you recorded without prior consent of the copyright holder. Accordingly,
Memory Stick™ media with content protected image or data can be only used
within the law.
Sony, the Sony logo, “BBeB”, “Reader”, “Reader Daily Edition” and their logos are
either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.

, “Memory Stick”, “Memory Stick PRO Duo”, “Memory Stick PRO-HG
Duo”, “Memory Stick Duo”, “Memory Stick Micro”, “M2”, “MagicGate” and their logos
are trademarks of Sony Corporation.
Bitstream is a registered trademark, and Dutch, Font Fusion, and Swiss are
trademarks, of Bitstream Inc.
Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and Windows Media are trademarks or
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and / or other
countries.
Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and
other countries.
This PRS-950 contains Adobe® Reader® Mobile software under license from Adobe
Systems Incorporated, Copyright © 1995-2009 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All
rights reserved. Adobe and Reader are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
MPEG Layer-3 audio coding technology and patents licensed from Fraunhofer IIS
and Thomson.
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the
OpenSSL Toolkit. (http://www.openssl.org/) Copyright© 1998-2008 The OpenSSL
Project. All rights reserved. This product includes cryptographic software written
by Eric Young (eay@cryptsoft.com). This product includes software written by Tim
Hudson (tjh@cryptsoft.com). For details on OpenSSL License, refer to “END USER
LICENSE AGREEMENT” in [About] at [Settings] menu on the Reader.
Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi CERTIFIED logo, WPA, WPA2 and Wi-Fi Protected Setup are
trademarks or registered trademarks of Wi-Fi Alliance.
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Copyright Notice
The Wireless LAN functionality, has passed Wi-Fi certification and complies with the
interoperability specifications established by WFA (Wi-Fi Alliance).
All other system names and product names appearing in this document are the
registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners. Further, the
trademark ™ and registered trademark ® symbols are not indicated throughout this
document.
Program ©2010 Sony Corporation
Documentation ©2010 Sony Corporation
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GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE
This product contains the following software covered by the GNU General Public
License (hereinafter referred to as “GPL”) and/or GNU Lesser General Public License
(hereinafter referred to as “LGPL”).
You may obtain, alter, and redistribute the source code of these software products.
AR6K
busybox
cairo
dosfstools
ethtool
freeType
Gobi2000Drivers
intiscripts
iptables
kernel
Linux-kernel-headers
make
MAKEDEV
modules
mtd
nandboot
procps
sourceryg++
tar
udev
util-linux
uucp
Web Kit
For the terms and conditions concerning GPL and LGPL, please refer to below.
The source code for these software products is available on Sony’s website. To
download, please visit the following URL: http://www.sony.net/Products/Linux/
Please note that Sony accepts no inquiries concerning the content of the source
code.
For details on GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, refer to “END USER LICENSE
AGREEMENT” in [About] at [Settings] menu on the Reader.
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Supported File Formats
Supported File Formats
The following file formats can be managed within
Reader Library and transferred to your Reader.
Book
EPUB file (.epub file extension)
EPUB (OPS version 2.0) supported
PDF file (.pdf file extension)
Support is based on the PDF 1.6 specification.
BBeB (.lrf file extension)
Text file (.txt file extension)
RTF file (.rtf file extension)
Word file (.doc or .docx file extension)*
*In case of using Windows, you need Microsoft Word
installed on your computer. Word files will be automatically
converted to RTF files by Reader Library during transfer to
your Reader or a compatible memory card.
Audio
MP3 file (.mp3 file extension)
The following specifications should be met in order
to import an MP3 file.
–Bit rate: 32 to 320 kbps
–Sampling frequency: 22.05, 44.1 kHz
–File must be unsecured.
AAC file (.mp4, .m4a, .mov, or .qt file extension)
The following specifications should be met in order
to import an AAC file.
–Bit rate: 40 to 320 kbps
–Sampling frequency: 24.0, 44.1, 48.0 kHz
–File must be unsecured.
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Supported File Formats
Picture
JPEG file (.jpg or .jpeg file extension)
GIF file (.gif file extension)*
PNG file (.png file extension)
BMP file (.bmp file extension)
*For an animation GIF file, only the first frame will be shown.
Note
A large file size of picture may not be displayable, and its file
will not appear in the list. Delete the picture file using Reader
Library.
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System Requirements
System Requirements
Reader Library will work with the following operating
systems.
OS
Description
Microsoft Windows 7 Windows 7 Starter
(32/64 bit)
Windows 7 Home Basic
Windows 7 Home Premium
Windows 7 Professional
Windows 7 Ultimate
Microsoft Windows Windows Vista Home Basic with
Vista (32/64 bit)
Service Pack 2 or later
Windows Vista Home Premium with
Service Pack 2 or later
Windows Vista Business with Service
Pack 2 or later
Windows Vista Ultimate with Service
Pack 2 or later
Microsoft Windows Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
XP (32 bit only)
with Service Pack 3 or later
Windows XP Professional with Service
Pack 3 or later
Windows XP Media Center Edition
2004 & 2005 with Service Pack 3 or
later
Apple Macintosh
Mac OS X version 10.6.3 or later
(32 bit only)
Mac OS X version 10.5.8 or later
Mac OS X version 10.4.11 or later
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System Requirements
CPU
RAM
Free space on hard
disc
Monitor
Other devices
Windows: 800 MHz Celeron class
processor or better
Macintosh: Intel, PowerPC G3, G4 or
G5 processor
128 MB or more (minimum 512 MB
for Windows 7, Windows Vista)
Windows: 100 MB or more
Macintosh: 60 MB or more
Depending on the content amount,
more space may be required.
High Color or more, 1024 × 768 pixels
or more (True Color, 1280 × 1024
pixels, or more recommended)
USB port (High-Speed USB
Compatible), pointing device such as
mouse or track pad
Internet connection (broadband recommended, some fees
may apply) is also required on your computer.
Reader Library is not supported by the following
environments:
– An operating system other than those included above
– Personally built computer or operating system
– Multi-boot environment
– Multi-monitor environment
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Index
Index
Symbols
(Home) button..........17, 32
OPTIONS button............17, 57
(Page turn) buttons........17
(Size) button..... 17, 70, 119
[All Notes]...................32, 69
[Applications]......... 32, 111
[Audio].....................111, 120
[Books].........................32, 55
[Collections]............ 32, 103
[Dictionary]...........111, 112
[Handwriting].......111, 113
[Home]................................32
[Periodicals]........32, 43, 88
[Pictures]...............111, 118
[Settings]................. 32, 123
[Store].............................32, 35
[Text Memo]..........111, 116
[2-Column Split]....................71
[3-Column Split]....................71
A
About the User Guide........... 4
AC adapter..............................22
Accessing the Reader Store
Wirelessly.............................35
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Accessing the Reader Store
with your computer.........46
Adding a note........................64
Adding content.................. 104
Adjusting Content View.....75
All Notes............................32, 69
Annotation..............................61
Appendix.............................. 155
Applications Menu............ 111
Audio.................. 111, 120, 169
[About].................................. 124
[Add Bookmark].............57, 61
[Add Content].............. 57, 104
[Add to Bookmarks]... 99, 101
[Add to Collection]..... 57, 105
[Adjust View]...................57, 75
[Applications Preference]
.....................................123, 127
B
Basic Operation.....................27
Battery status..................23, 34
Bookmarking.........................61
Books........................................55
Browsing Website.................95
[Bookmark].............................57
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Index
[Books] list...............................55
Conditional icon..............55
Sort................................55, 60
[Search]...............................60
[Sort:]...................................60
[View:].................................60
[Brighter].................................75
[Browse Home]............ 95, 101
[Browser]................. 93, 95, 111
C
Changing a page mode.....71
Changing dictionary
................................ 57, 83, 127
Charge/Busy indicator
..........................................15, 22
Charging the Reader...........22
Battery status....................23
Charge/Busy indicator
.....................................15, 22
Status indicators while
connecting your
computer........................48
USB connector...18, 22, 48
Changing Settings............ 123
Collections.................... 32, 103
Conditional icon...................55
Copyright Notice............... 166
Creating a collection........ 103
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Creating a Reader Store
Account................................38
Creating drawings............. 113
Creating text memos....... 116
[Capture Screenshot]
.......................57, 97, 101, 115
[Change Dictionary].....57, 84
[Change Order]................... 141
[Clear Keyboard History]
.....................................123, 130
[Connection Details]
.............................................. 141
[Connection Name].......... 139
[Continue Reading]..............58
[Create/Edit]....................59, 63
[Create New Connection]
........................... 133, 138, 139
[Custom]...........................75, 76
D
Default settings.................. 130
[Restore Defaults]
................................123, 130
Deleting a collection........ 105
Deleting Content............... 107
Dictionary.............83, 112, 127
Changing dictionary
........................... 57, 83, 127
[Word Logs: Dictionary]
.....................................60, 86
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Index
Downloading Content........41
Drawing.................. 63, 64, 113
[Darker]....................................75
[Date and Time].........123, 125
[Date and Time Format]
.....................................123, 126
[Delete Wi-Fi Networks]... 141
[Delete Audio].......................58
[Delete Book]............... 58, 107
[Delete Bookmarks]
.....................................100, 102
[Delete Books]............. 58, 107
[Delete Collections]... 58, 105
[Delete Drawing]........ 58, 115
[Delete Drawings]...... 58, 115
[Delete Issue].........................58
[Delete Issues].................58, 90
[Delete Memo].......................58
[Delete Memos]........... 58, 117
[Delete Notes]..........58, 68, 69
[Delete Pictures]....................58
[Delete Word Logs].......58, 86
[Details]....................................75
[Device Lock]..............123, 129
[Device Shutdown]........... 124
[Dictionary].................123, 127
[DNS]...................................... 139
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[Edit Bookmarks]........ 99, 101
[Encryption Key].......134, 139
F
Features..................................... 5
Finding a Note.......................67
Annotation........................61
Icons and types of note
in the [Notes] list..........68
Finding the notes in all
contents...............................69
[Format Memory].....123, 130
[Full Page]................................71
G
Getting Content....................35
Getting Started.....................22
GNU GENERAL PUBLIC
LICENSE.............................. 168
Google Books.........................94
[General Settings].....123, 125
[Google Books]..... 93, 94, 111
[Go to].........................58, 80, 82
[History].......................58, 82
[Previous View]..........58, 82
[Select Page]..............58, 80
[Table of Contents].........58
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Index
H
K
Handwriting....63, 64, 111, 113
Finding a Note..................67
[Notes]...................59, 63, 67
Handwriting a note..............63
Headphones jack..................18
Highlighting word(s)...........62
Holes for optional cover
attachment..........................18
Home Menu............................32
[Help and Support]......... 3, 40
[Hide]/[Show]..................59, 82
[History]............................58, 82
[Keyboard]..................123, 126
I
Icons and types of note in
the [Notes] list....................68
Issues...............42, 89, 105, 109
[Info]..........................................58
[Initialization].............123, 130
[Input Address]............ 98, 101
[IP Address].......................... 139
J
Jumping to a Page...............80
Link....................................... 4, 82
[Go to]...................58, 80, 82
[Previous View]..........58, 82
[Select Page]..............58, 80
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L
Link....................................... 4, 82
Listing previously looked up
words.....................................86
[Legal Information].... 40, 101
[List]....................................59, 67
M
Magazines.................32, 42, 88
Making Purchases................39
Managing Content............ 107
Managing Periodicals...... 109
Media slot................................16
Memory card......... 16, 91, 164
Memory card access
indicator...............................16
Memory Stick PRO Duo™
................................ 16, 91, 164
Memory Stick PRO Duo™
slot..........................................16
Micro USB connector
...................................18, 22, 48
Mobile network.....................35
Mobile network status........36
[Manage Subscription]....58, 109
[Manual Registration]...... 139
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Index
[Margin Cut]...........................71
[Menu Language].....123, 126
[My Account]..........................40
N
Network Menu.......................93
Newspapers..............32, 42, 88
Note.............................61, 64, 67
Annotation........................61
Bookmarking....................61
Drawing.......................63, 64
Finding a Note..................67
Handwriting a note........63
Highlighting word(s)......62
[Notes]...................59, 63, 67
[New Collection]......... 58, 103
[New Drawing]............ 58, 113
[New Memo]................. 58, 116
[Notes]........................59, 63, 67
[Create/Edit]...............59, 63
[Hide]/[Show]............59, 82
[List]..............................59, 67
[Now Playing]........................59
O
On-screen keyboard............30
[Clear Keyboard History]
................................123, 130
[Keyboard].............123, 126
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Index
Operation at page view.....56
OPTIONS Menu
.......................40, 57, 101, 141
OPTIONS menu of the
[Browser] application... 104
OPTIONS menu of the
Reader Store.......................40
OPTIONS menu of [Wi-Fi
Network Settings].......... 141
[Orientation]....................59, 77
[Original]...........................71, 75
P
Parts and Controls................14
Periodicals.................32, 42, 88
Pictures.........................111, 118
Slideshow........60, 118, 127
Standby screen
.........................60, 119, 129
Supported File Formats
......................................... 169
Zooming in.............. 72, 119
[Select Standby Screen]
.................................. 60, 119
[Slideshow On]/
[Slideshow Off ]... 60, 118
[Slideshow]............123, 127
[Standby Screen]
................................123, 129
Playing audio files............. 120
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Index
Power management
.....................................123, 128
Charging the Reader......22
Power saving Tips............24
Power switch.....................15
Standby screen
.........................60, 119, 129
[Device Shutdown]...... 124
Power saving Tips.................24
Power switch..........................15
Charging the Reader......22
Standby screen
.........................60, 119, 129
[Device Shutdown]...... 124
Precautions.......................... 155
Protecting Content........... 108
[Page Mode]...........................71
[Page Sync]
.......................59, 66, 123, 127
[Page Turn Preference]
.....................................123, 126
[Power Management]
.....................................123, 128
[Previous View]
............................58, 59, 82, 84
[Protect Audio]......................59
[Protect Books]............ 59, 108
[Protect Drawings]..... 59, 115
[Protect Issues]............ 59, 110
[Protect Memos]......... 59, 117
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[Protect Pictures]..................59
[Proxy].................................... 139
[Purchased Content]
................................ 39, 93, 111
R
Reader Library.......................46
Reader Store............... 3, 32, 35
Reading Books.......................55
Reading from a Memory
Stick™ or SD Card..............91
Reading Newspapers /
Magazines............................88
Removing content............ 106
Repeat............................ 59, 122
Reset....................................... 142
RESET hole.................... 18, 142
Resizing....................................70
[Reader Store Notifications]
..............................44, 123, 126
[Refresh Network List]...... 133
[Refresh Page]........................40
[Remove Bookmark]............59
[Remove Content]...... 59, 106
[Rename Collection]
....................................... 59, 104
[Repeat].......................... 59, 122
[Restore Defaults].....123, 130
[Resume Playing]..................59
[Return to List].......................59
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Index
S
Screen Orientation...............77
Zoom-in mode.................74
[Orientation]..............59, 77
[Screen Orientation]
................................123, 126
SD card.................... 16, 91, 164
SD card slot............ 16, 91, 164
Searching.........................60, 78
Searching for notes within
a book...................................67
Settings................................. 123
Shuffle............................ 60, 122
SIM Card Slot................. 15,154
Slideshow.............60, 118, 127
Sort.....................................55, 60
Specifications.........................19
Standby screen...60, 119, 129
Status bar................................33
Status indicators while
connecting your
computer.............................48
Stylus........................................16
Support...................................... 3
Supported File Formats... 169
Symptoms............................ 143
Synchronizing Readingrelated Information..........66
System Requirements...... 171
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Index
[Saturated]..............................75
[Screen Orientation]
.....................................123, 126
[Search].............................60, 79
[Security Method]............. 139
[Select All]/[Unselect All]
.............................................. 107
[Select Page]....................58, 80
[Select Standby Screen]
....................................... 60, 119
[Settings] menu.......... 32, 123
[Shuffle On]/[Shuffle Off ]
....................................... 60, 122
[Slideshow].......................... 127
[Slideshow On]/
[Slideshow Off ]........ 60, 118
[Sort:]........................................60
[SSID]...................................... 139
[Standby Screen]......123, 129
[Store Home]..........................40
[System Management]
.....................................123, 128
T
Text Memo..................111, 116
On-screen keyboard.......30
Touch screen...................17, 27
Troubleshooting................ 142
[Table of Contents]..............58
[Time Zone]......................... 125
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Index
[Two Page View]....................71
U
Useful Features........................ 5
Using Embedded
Dictionaries............... 83, 112
Using Wikipedia....................87
[WPS PIN Method]............. 138
[WPS Push-Button
Configuration]................. 138
Z
Zooming in................... 72, 119
V
Viewing pictures................ 118
Volume button............ 18, 122
[View:].......................................60
[View Bookmarks]...... 99, 101
W
Web bookmark......................99
Website.............................93, 95
Wi-Fi..........35, 87, 93, 131, 132
Wi-Fi status................... 37, 136
Wikipedia.................................87
WIRELESS switch
.....................14, 18, 36, 37, 93
[Wi-Fi Advanced Settings]
.............................................. 139
[Wi-Fi Network Settings]
............................................. 132
[Wireless Controls]........... 131
[Word Logs: Book].........60, 86
[Word Logs: Dictionary]
................................ 60, 86, 112
[Word Logs: Periodicals]....60
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