Asus Eee Reader DR-900 User Manual

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E5973 / First Edition V1 / October 2010


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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Eee Reader DR-900 User Manual E5973 / First Edition V1 / October 2010...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety information ... 3 1 A quick look Package contents ... 4 Your Eee Reader ... 5 2 Getting started Charging your device ... 6 Turning your device ON ... 7 Turning your device OFF ... 7 Waking up your device from Sleep mode ... 7 Shutting down your device ...
  • Page 3: Safety Information

    Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) ... 23 Appendices Notices ... 24 ASUS Contact information ... 28 Safety information Wipe the device using a clean cellulose sponge or chamois cloth dampened with a solution of nonabrasive detergent and a few drops of warm water then remove any extra moisture with a dry cloth.
  • Page 4: Quick Look Package Contents

    A quick look Package contents DR-900 Eee Reader micro-USB cable Eee Reader case NOTES: • If any of the items is damaged or missing, contact your retailer. • The USB charger varies with regions. Eee Reader DR-900 Quick Start Guide...
  • Page 5: Your Eee Reader

    3.5mm Earphone jack: Insert your headphone connector into this jack. Using this jack automatically disables the built-in speakers. microSD card slot: Insert a microSD card into this slot. micro-USB port: Insert the micro-USB cable into this port. NOTE: Some ASUS Eee Reader models may include a built-in 3G function.
  • Page 6: Getting Started Charging Your Device

    Getting started Charging your device To charge your device: 1. Connect the USB cable’s micro-USB connector to the micro-USB port of your device. 2. Connect the micro-USB cable to the USB charger. 3. Connect the USB charger to a power outlet. NOTES: •...
  • Page 7: Turning Your Device On

    To turn your device ON: • Long press the Power key for about three seconds. Turning your device OFF Waking up your device from Sleep mode NOTE: By default, your device automatically enters the Sleep or Suspend mode when you are not operating your device for some time. To wake up your device from Sleep mode: •...
  • Page 8: Installing A Microsd Card Into Your Device

    device Your device is equipped with a microSD card slot. A microSD card provides you with extended memory where you can store your files and other data. To insert a microSD card: 1. Locate the microSD card slot at the bottom of the device.
  • Page 9: Using Your Device The Home Screen

    Using your device The Home screen With the tap of your finger on the touch panel, My Reader screen enables you to quickly access Books, News Reader, Dictionary, Audio Player, Sketch Book, Favorites, Web Store, Bookstore, Web Browser, and Setup. Using the touch gestures Touch gestures are movements that you make with your finger to select items or navigate around your digital reader's touch panel.
  • Page 10: Accessing E-Books

    Hide the function bar When reading an e-book, move your finger in a downward motion on the touch panel. Next page When reading an e-book, move your finger from right to left on the touch panel. Accessing e-books Reading an e-book To read an e-book: 1.
  • Page 11: Annotating An E-Book

    NOTES: • Added Time contains e-books that are sorted based on the time that a certain e-book is copied or downloaded to your device. • Read Time contains e-books that are sorted based on the time that a certain e-book was last read on your device. •...
  • Page 12 5. Use the virtual keyboard to write notes. 6. When done, tap Save. NOTE: You may import or export annotations, highlights, and bookmarks. For more details, refer to the section Using the Go to, Export, and Import functions. Viewing your annotations To view your list of annotations: 1.
  • Page 13: Highlighting An E-Book

    Highlighting an e-book Your device allows you to highlight words or lines on pages in an e-book. Highlighting an e-book To highlight an e-book: 1. From the open e-book, press the Function key on your device to display the function bar. 2.
  • Page 14: Bookmarking An E-Book

    Bookmarking an e-book You can add a specific e-book to your Favorites list. To bookmark an e-book: 1. From the home screen, tap Books to display your list of e-books. 2. You can bookmark an e-book in any of these two ways: •...
  • Page 15: Using The Go To, Export, And Import Functions

    Using the Go to, Export, and Import functions Using the Go to function Use the Go to function to jump or go to any page in the e-book that you are reading. To use the Go to function: 1. From an open e-book, tap the current page number at the upper right of the touch panel for about three seconds.
  • Page 16: The Text-To-Speech Function

    Using the Import function Use the Import function to replace an e-book’s reading records specifically annotations, highlights, or bookmarks. To use the Import function: 1. Copy the backup files from the Export to the Import folder in your device’s directory. NOTE: For more details, refer to the section Copying files to or from your device.
  • Page 17: Tagging An E-Book

    NOTE: For more details, refer to the previous section Reading an e-book. 2. From the menu at the bottom of the screen, tap TTS. 3. Tap From beginning for the virtual reader to read from the beginning of the book. Tap From clicking word for the virtual reader to read from the word that you tap.
  • Page 18: Accessing News Reader

    This enables you to wirelessly access websites or Internet-related applications such as the News Reader on your device. NOTE: Some ASUS Eee Reader models include a built-in 3G function. Using the Wi-Fi function To use the Wi-Fi function: 1.
  • Page 19: Using The 3G Function

    Using the 3G function IMPORTANT! mobile service provider for more details about subscribing to this service. NOTE: The built-in 3G function is included only in selected ASUS Eee Reader models. To use the 3G function: 1. From the home screen, tap Setup.
  • Page 20: Connecting To The Internet

    Connecting to the Internet IMPORTANT! connected to a wireless network before connecting to the Internet. For more details, refer to the previous section Getting connected wirelessly. To connect to the Internet: 1. From the home screen, tap Web Browser. 2. Tap the URL field to display the virtual keyboard.
  • Page 21: Activating Your Digital Reader For Drm-Protected Files

    NOTES: • To check the firmware version on your device, tap Setup > About from the home screen. • Download the latest firmware from the ASUS Support website at Activating your digital reader for DRM-protected files Some e-books or digital publications that you have purchased or downloaded online may contain Digital Rights Management (DRM) protection.
  • Page 22: Downloading From The Bookstore

    Downloading from the Bookstore You can download free e-books from the list of bookstores. To download from a bookstore: 1. From the home screen, tap Setup > Bookstore. 2. From the list of available bookstores, select the bookstore that you want to access.
  • Page 23: Frequently Asked Questions (Faqs)

    ASUS Eee Reader. But these features may provide a slower screen response time than the LCD panel display. The screen response slows down when I use my ASUS Eee Reader in cold temperature. A change in temperature may slow down the screen response on your ASUS Eee Reader.
  • Page 24: Appendices Notices

    Appendices Notices Federal Communications Commission Statement This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause harmful interference. • This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 25 Safety Information To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, this equipment should be installed and operated with minimum distance 20cm between the radiator and your body. Use on the supplied antenna. Declaration of Conformity for R&TTE directive 1999/5/EC Essential requirements – Article 3 Protection requirements for health and safety –...
  • Page 26 REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we published the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at GOST-R Certificate of Conformity (Russia) This product complies with Russia’s GOST-R Certificate of...
  • Page 27 Product warranty or service will not be extended if: (1) the product is repaired, modified or altered, unless such repair, modification of alteration is authorized in writing by ASUS; or (2) the serial number of the product is defaced or missing.
  • Page 28: Asus Contact Information

    ASUS COMPUTER INTERNATIONAL (America) Address 800 Corporate Way, Fremont, CA 94539, USA Telephone +15029550883 +15029338713 Website Online support ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +492102959911 Website Online contact Technical Support Telephone (Component)

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