The Padmu Sheet Music Reader features a single 10.3 inch screen or two 10.3 inch screens. This product is designed for musicians who want to read sheet music, write sheet music or control the page turns with Bluetooth foot pedals or other accessories.
The Padmu Mini 3 features a single 10.3 inch E Ink Carta HD display or a dual one. Each screen has a resolution of 1872×1404 with 227 DPI. The screen is flush with the bezel and there is a glass pane. It has a front-lit display and amber LEDs to counteract the bright white ones. The screen has a WACOM layer that is meant to interact with the accompanied stylus, that has 4,096 degrees of pressure sensitivity, there is also palm rejection technology.
Underneath the hood is the same Qualcomm Octa-core 2 GHZ A53 processor, 4GB of DDR3 RAM, 64GB of internal storage. There is a USB-C port for charging the device and also transferring data. The port is also compatible with OTG, which means you can attach keyboards, mice or an external SD card, with no drivers necessary. You can connect up to the internet the with 5G WIFI, which should provide lightning quick performance. The back button has a fingerprint function to unlock your device.
There are dual speakers on the back of the device, right underneath where the USB-C port is. It also has Bluetooth, so you can plug in a pair of wireless headphones or an external speaker to listen to audiobooks, music or podcasts.
Bluetooth and WIFI can also mirror what it on your PC with specific apps. You can really use this if your LED/LCD monitor gives you eyestrain, and you can basically interact with the touchscreen, pinch and zoom and navigate around.
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