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MobileSheets on E-Ink-Display
#1
Does anybody know a solution for using MobileSheets with E-Ink-Display? Would be fine in use with something like a Kindle Paperwhite.

I could not find a discussion to this topic.

Thanks for ideas!

Greetings
tom
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#2
Although an attractive proposition, it seems to me that most e-Ink displays are too small for practical use as a music reader. Large displays are few and far between and I have never found one that was part of an Android-based system.

Perhaps the most potentially useful device is the Sony DPTS1 - but that is not Android based, as far as I can make out, more likely some sort of proprietary OS. However, I think this is one worth keeping an eye on, as it might end up being developed as a full-blown Android tablet.
Graeme

1: Samsung 12.2" SM-P900: Android 5.0.2 
2: eSTAR GRAND HD Quad-Core 4G 10.2": Android 5.1 
3: Home-built BT pedal

Some of my music here
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#3
Yes, theat's true: usual E-Ink-Displays are too small. I believe, that from 10' upwards one will work with... So let's hope, that somewhere in future there will be displays that are big enough. Hopefully Mirasol! ;-)

(sorry for my bad english...)
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#4
The Sony device has a 13.3" screen - perfect for music Smile .
Graeme

1: Samsung 12.2" SM-P900: Android 5.0.2 
2: eSTAR GRAND HD Quad-Core 4G 10.2": Android 5.1 
3: Home-built BT pedal

Some of my music here
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#5
9.7inch Onyx BOOX M96C has Android 4.0.4 with Google Play with "update to 4.4 available very soon". Capacitive multi touch screen but resolution only 1200×825.
Onyx is already developing new android 13.3" model which could be available soon.

Netronix has android based 13.3" flexible E Ink reader with capacitive touch and digitizer: http://youtu.be/b-SnpwAsIYc
Unfortunately Netronix cannot sell its "knockoff" because the the number of lawsuits it would face.

Sony's DPT-S1 is 2 years old so it might be updated (not much hope) with android. Perhaps it might be hacked/jailbreaked miraculously.
Unfortunately Sony's Digital Paper aka DPT-S1 has no Bluetooth. So you can't use wireless page turners.

DaSung makes 13.3" monitor http://youtu.be/ldBbVd0kBGE It might be available inn late 2015.

There's some hope in Android powered large ereader. I'm not mentioning smaller readers as they're not really suitable for the sheet music.
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#6
Coincidentally I was looking at Kindle DX last week (ebay and Amazon listings) for music use outside.
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#7
First Android (MobileSheets compatible) A4 E-Ink device should be available in couple of months:
http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthr...ost3253616

Onyx Max 13.3inch has flexible plastic (glassless) screen = durable and lightweight.
E-Ink display = weeks of battery life.
Supports both touch + stylus pen.


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#8
Thanks, this is interesting. Please keep us informed!
Smile
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#9
That really does look amazing. If the stylus works well, that may become the best device to run MS Pro on. Please post updates if you get any!
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#10
Big question is how quick the page turn are. Does it take a couple of seconds for the next page to fully appear?

Jeff
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