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Franklin EBookMan EBM-901 Dictionary

Franklin EBookMan EBM-901 Dictionary
alaScore 73

411 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 411 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the performance and portability are generally positive. The screen and usability are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other eReaders the Franklin EBookMan EBM-901 Dictionary is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 411 reviews)

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Franklin's EBookMan Scores an F

 

Small PDA tries to offer a music player, PIM features, and an e-book reader in one.

Having music player, PIM functions, and an e-book reader in one device is a great idea.

The EBookMan is not worth it in its current iteration.

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Great ebook

 

great 2nd PDA used for ebook

how can you complain about a $30 ebook?

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Would recommend if used mostly for ebooks/news/reading

 

Easy to use, great for Ebooks.

Gray scale screen

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DONT WASTE YOUR MONEY

 

You can buy this device cheaply at CostCo

too numerous to list here

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Have had it 4 months, still LOVE it!

 

Affordable, does all the PDA basics. . .

Can't think of any

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franklin ebookman 900

 

battetries last, robust, cheap

OS is still a bit buggy

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I want my money back

 

Inexpensive

Undependable, inconvenient

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So much for so little!

 

I paid only $40 for it at COSTCO

The price. It's too cheap!

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Great PDA

 

easy to use- affordable

no color

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A good ebook for beginner

 

this is a good ebook for beginner

too bad - no color and memory up to 64 mmc.

Product Specifications

eBookMan series of new PDAs is a brand new device, so called "electronic book" that allows you not only to read thousands of titles available for the Microsoft Reader and Franklin's own library but to listen to audio books as well. 16-level grayscale display with 200 x 240 dpi resolution. In fact, it is a common digital assistant that will help you manage and store address-book, date-book, to-do list giving you a possibility of text entry via touchscreen. You can easily synchronize important data to Microsoft Outlook using Intellisync connection. MP3-capable music player enables you to use both a built-in headphone jack, or a speaker. Voice recording via microphone is also available. The eBookMan comes with 8 or 16 MB RAM, which can be expanded even further, with an option of screen backlighting, and with a number of book titles. A cradle with USB cable, stylus, and Quick Reference Guide are included. The device runs on two AAA batteries.

Audio Input

Type:Microphone

Audio Output

Type:Speaker(s)

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.7in
Height:5.2in
Weight:6.5oz
Width:3.4in

Display (Projector)

Color Support:4-bit (16 gray levels)
Color Support:4-bit (16 gray levels)

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Franklin Electronic Publishers
Model:EBM-900/EBM-901
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Franklin eBookMan

Input Device

Type:Stylus / Touch-screen

Modem

Type: None

OS Provided

Type:eBookMan OS 1.0

RAM

Installed Size:8MB

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System

Handheld Type:eBook reader

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 2000 / NT4.0 / Microsoft Windows 98
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