It is only the entry level Irex Iliad e-book reader that has perhaps been reviewed the most. What this means is that those on the look out for some insight into the Iliad Electronic Reader DR 1000S are faced with a lack of correct and complete information, and genuine reviews of this otherwise fantastic large format e-reader model.
The DR1000S is dominated by an excellent 255 mm, diagonal, electronic paper like screen with a 1024 x 1280 pixel resolution, and 160 ppi with 16 levels of Grey scale. Such amazing features bring out crisp, clear text and image reproduction that exactly simulates paper, and delivers a near 1:1 reproduction of A4 sized documents and E-Books. In addition to this, a Wacom penabled touch sensor input and the supplied stylus allow the user to make notes on screen.
Moving over to the hardware and its storage capacity, the Iliad Electronic Readers come equipped with a I GB SD card and is fully extendable using SD cards with a larger capacity, which are easily available from Amazon and/or eBay with prices falling almost on a daily basis.
The 1GB SD card installed in the Iliad E-Reader gives you significant storage capacity that is good enough to store almost 1000 books or similar sized documents and about 400 to 500 images. Other hardware specifications are Freescale iMX31L processor with 128MB RAM, requiring Windows Vista or XP operating system installed on your PC or laptop with at least a 800 MHz processor and 25MB of available hard drive space with USB port, preferably a USB 2.0.
There are no recharge hassles with a quick recharge time of within 5 hours from flat to full through the supplied USB cable and your powered computer. This is possible due to a built in rechargeable lithium ion battery, which gives 600 or more page turns. All kind of media formats ranging from GIF, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PNG and text (DRM and unsecured) is supported by DR 1000 and you will be happy to find out that any additional formats will be updated free of charge. Using the DR 1000 for writing through multiple language English, Dutch, German, French is also easy and is provided with quick start users manual, USB cable and a Stylus.
On the whole, what a review of an Irex Iliad Electronic e-book reader reveals is that if you are looking for a more business like model, Iiiad Electronic Reader fits the bill perfectly. It is a very competent device with features that come as standard with the DR 1000 being of immense help to professionals, executives, and field staff who can manage and transport volumes of documents, books, plans, modify notes, integrate documents on the fly making job of these business executives much easier.
To sum up, Iliad Electronic Reader is not is just another e-book reader. Features included as standard with the 1000s would help managers and field operatives transport large quantities of documents, plans and books, allow them to alter or make notes to the same documents on the fly and brings all this together to make their job far easier.
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