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Ver. 1.0 2011.09
Be sure to keep your PC used for service and
checking of this unit always updated with the
latest version of your anti-virus software.
In case a virus affected unit was found during
service, contact your Service Headquarters.
Model name
Power source
Built-in rechargeable battery: 3.7 V DC, 1000mAh
USB powered from a computer or the optional AC Adapter PRSA-AC10/PRSA-AC1A (sold
separately) via the supplied USB cable.
Battery life (continuous page turn)
Maximum Battery: Approximately 14,000 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.
Charging time
Computer-based charging: Approximately 2.5 hours
AC Adapter PRSA-AC10/PRSA-AC1A (sold separately)-based charging: Approximately 2 hours
Internal Memory Capacity (for data storage)
Approximately 1.4 GB after initial setting.
Depending on size of pre-loaded excerpts, available memory capacity may vary.
Operating/Charging temperature
5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F)
Dimensions (w/h/d)
Approximately 110 × 173 × 8.9 mm (4 3/8 × 6 7/8 × 3/8 inches)
Sony, the Sony logo, "Reader", "BBeB" and their logos are either trademarks or registered
trademarks of Sony Corporation.
EPUB is a registered trademark of the IDPF.
Frutiger, Univers, Helvetica and Palatino are trademarks of Linotype Corp. registered in the
United States Patent and Trademark Office and may be registered in certain jurisdictions in
the name of Linotype Corp. or its licensee Linotype GmbH.
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
This PRS-T1 contains Adobe® Reader® Mobile software under license from Adobe Systems
Incorporated, Copyright © 1995-2011 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
This product includes software developed by the OpenSSL Project for use in the OpenSSL
Toolkit. ( Copyright© 1998-2011 The OpenSSL Project. All rights
reserved. This product includes cryptographic software written by Eric Young
( This product includes software written by Tim Hudson
( For details on OpenSSL License, refer to [End User License Agreement]
in [About] at [Settings] 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.
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 © 2011 Sony Corporation
Documentation © 2011 Sony Corporation
Sony Corporation
Published by Sony Techno Create Corporation
Approximately 168 g (5.9 oz.)
152.4 mm (6 inch) diagonal electrophoretic display
600 × 800 pixels, 16-level grayscale
Wireless standards: IEEE 802.11b/g/n compliant
Wireless security: WEP (Open System), WEP (Shared Key), WPA-PSK (TKIP), WPA-PSK
Expansion slots
microSD card slot
SD cards are made to standards and are commonly used as storage media for portable devices.
microSD and microSDHC cards are members of the SD card family.
The Reader supports the following card types.
microSD and microSDHC cards
Up to 32 GB
microSD cards of up to 32 GB has been tested to work with the Reader; however, not all
microSD cards are guaranteed to work.
Supplied items
USB cable × 1
Stylus × 1
Quick Start Guide
Keep the temperature of soldering iron around 270 °C during
Do not touch the soldering iron on the same conductor of the
circuit board (within 3 times).
Be careful not to apply force on the conductor when soldering
or unsoldering.
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
US Model
Canadian Model
AEP Model
UK Model
Supported File Types
The following files can be managed on the Reader software and transferred to the Reader
However, depending on the file size and format, it may not be possible to view/display/play some
EPUB files (.epub)
EPUB (OPS version 2.0) supported.
PDF files (.pdf)
Support is based on the PDF 1.6 specification.
Text files (.txt)
MP3 files (.mp3)
The following specifications should be met in order to import an MP3 file:
Bit rate: 8 to 320 kbps
Sampling frequency: 8 to 48 kHz
File must be unsecured.
AAC files (.mp4, .m4a)
Raw AAC is not supported.
The following specifications should be met in order to import an AAC file:
Bit rate: up to 160 kbps
Sampling frequency: 8 to 48 kHz
File must be unsecured.
JPEG files (.jpg, .jpeg)
GIF files (.gif)
PNG files (.png)
BMP files (.bmp)
If the size of a picture that you transferred with the Reader software is too large, a thumbnail
may not be created on the Reader and the picture may not be displayed in the [Pictures]
content list. In this case, delete the picture via the Reader software.
For an animated GIF file, only the first frame will be shown.


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  • Page 1 In this case, delete the picture via the Reader software. For an animated GIF file, only the first frame will be shown. Sony, the Sony logo, “Reader”, “BBeB” and their logos are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Sony Corporation.
  • Page 2: System Requirements

    PRS-T1 SECTION 1 SERVICING NOTES NOTE THE EACH BOARDS REPAIRING NOTE OF REPLACING THE WLAN ANTENNA The mount parts on each boards installed in this set cannot ex- Please do the following work when you exchange WLAN AN- change with single. When the each boards are damaged, exchange TENNA.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    PRS-T1 SECTION 2 DISASSEMBLY • This set can be disassembled in the order shown below. 2-1. DISASSEMBLY FLOW 2-2. CASE REAR ASSY (Page 4) 2-3. MAIN BOARD 2-4. CASE FRONT ASSY 2-5. BATTERY ASSY (BAT1) (Page 5) (Page 6) (Page 7) 2-6.
  • Page 4: Case Rear Assy

    PRS-T1 Note: Follow the disassembly procedure in the numerical order given. 2-2. CASE REAR ASSY case rear assy Top side: When disassembling the set, use the following jig. Part No. 9-913-402-33 Tool for Disassembly case front assy 1 Insert the jig in the gap between case...
  • Page 5: Main Board

    PRS-T1 2-3. MAIN BOARD 1 sheet AL battery assy (BAT1) 2 WLAN antenna connector 8 three screws (M1.4 copper leaf 9 copper leaf (PWB) (PWB) white red black MAIN board 8 seven screws 3 sheet (cable) (M1.4 8 screw (M1.4...
  • Page 6: Case Front Assy

    PRS-T1 2-4. CASE FRONT ASSY 1 sheet AL 2 WLAN antenna connector 3 three tapping screws (P2) 3 three tapping screws (P2) 5 Remove six claws in order of the arrow B. Note: Please spread a sheet under a unit not to injure case front.
  • Page 7: Battery Assy (bat1)

    PRS-T1 2-5. BATTERY ASSY (BAT1) atter a wire etti battery assy (BAT1) 1 sheet (cable) 3 battery assy (BAT1) 4 Remove three solders of wire of battery assy (BAT1). Note 2: When soldering, refer copper leaf to “ABOUT THE LEAD...
  • Page 8 PRS-T1 SECTION 3 TEST MODE PREPARATION OF THE TEST MODE OPERATION OF EACH MODE Prepare the following before executing the test mode. 1. Test Panel The panel can be checked. • • USB cable for PC connection (MICRO B) Procedure: •...
  • Page 9 PRS-T1 8. Factory Initialize 9. Update Waveform This unit can be returned to the state of the factory shipment. LUT rewriting and the LUT update confi rmation can be executed. As for INK INDICATOR 6inch ELEMENT, the parameter that Procedure: rewrites the screen of each FPL lot number and TFT vender are 1.
  • Page 10 PRS-T1 5. Start the command prompt, and execute the following com- 10. Reset Device Lock mands. When the Device Lock is effective, it can be released. Note: When this mode is performed, it is necessary to reboot this unit and to validate the settings.
  • Page 11 PRS-T1 14. Write VCOM 10. Copy the fi le for the test mode from PC to directly under the “READER” drive of this unit. In this mode, the VCOM voltage can be rewritten. Note 2: When the fi le for the test mode already exists directly under the The VCOM voltage for INK INDICATOR 6inch ELEMENT is “READER”...
  • Page 12 PRS-T1 SECTION 4 EXPLODED VIEWS Note: • -XX and -X mean standardized parts, so • The mechanical parts with no reference they may have some difference from the number in the exploded views are not sup- original one. plied. • Items marked “*” are not stocked since •...
  • Page 13 PRS-T1 4-2. CHASSIS SECTION • Rear side view ANT1 chassis section BAT1 Confi rm the operation after pressing the button of Note 1: the main unit bottom without fail when soldering the BATTERY ASSY (BAT1) to the MAIN board. Note 2: When replacing the WLAN antenna (ANT1), refer to “NOTE OF REPLACING THE WLAN ANTENNA”...
  • Page 14: Ornament Section

    PRS-T1 4-3. ORNAMENT SECTION IIE1 FPC1 Note: When replacing the MAIN board or CHASSIS ASSY (IIE1), refer to “NOTE OF REPLACING THE COMPLETE MAIN BOARD OR CHASSIS ASSY” (page 2). Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark Ref. No. Part No.
  • Page 15 PRS-T1 SECTION 5 ACCESSORIES Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark 1-839-534-11 CABLE, USB (MICRO B) (USB cable) 4-288-610-12 QUICK START GUIDE (PAPER) (ENGLISH, FRENCH) 4-288-610-22 QUICK START GUIDE (PAPER) (GERMAN, DUTCH) (AEP, UK) 4-288-610-32 QUICK START GUIDE (PAPER) (SPANISH, ITALIAN) (AEP, UK)
  • Page 16 PRS-T1 REVISION HISTORY Checking the version allows you to jump to the revised page. Also, clicking the version at the top of the revised page allows you to jump to the next revised page. Ver. Date Description of Revision 2011.09...

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