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looking for old(er) Kindle

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looking for old(er) Kindle

Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:12 am

my 2nd gen keyboard met an untimely end tonight when my son put a chair leg on the device and sat in the chair. it was a 3G wireless one as well. boo hoo.

probably other makes and models of eReaders would be fine too.

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Post by Pyperkub » Tue Aug 22, 2017 9:58 am

Any particular reason why older?

They still do the wireless, amd newer models are higher resolution. Keyboard maybe.
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Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:43 pm

Pyperkub wrote:Any particular reason why older?

They still do the wireless, amd newer models are higher resolution. Keyboard maybe.
you're right, guess it doesn't have to be.

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Re: looking for old(er) Kindle

Post by hitbyambulance » Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:17 pm

got a 1st gen Kindle Paperwhite from a coworker. closing thread!

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Post by Pyperkub » Thu Aug 24, 2017 6:07 pm

hitbyambulance wrote:got a 1st gen Kindle Paperwhite from a coworker. closing thread!

not without a review for those of us still on our original Kindle 3g with keyboard ;)
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Post by hitbyambulance » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:05 pm

the lack of side-mounted page-turn buttons is sorely missed. i can hold the thing in one hand, but need to let go of the Kindle to tap the screen with that hand. annoying. the backlight is a welcome thing, tho.

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Post by Pyperkub » Thu Aug 24, 2017 8:34 pm

hitbyambulance wrote:the lack of side-mounted page-turn buttons is sorely missed. i can hold the thing in one hand, but need to let go of the Kindle to tap the screen with that hand. annoying. the backlight is a welcome thing, tho.
As I recall, they fixed that problem in the later versions. Good to remember though.
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Re: looking for old(er) Kindle

Post by hitbyambulance » Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:07 pm

unclosing the thread - if anyone happens to have a Kindle 2 with a working screen, please let me know. i'm going to try fixing this one with salvaged parts.

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