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DIY ebook reader
Last update: 6th Febuary 2015
Mk 2 Description
-> Mk 1 Description
Mk 1 Hardware
Mk 1 Firmware

   Microbook - Description, mk 1

MicroBook, a simple ebook reader

A device made for a single purpose - read books, anywhere.
Fully open-source, no music player, no 100500 formats support, no internet browsing/3G/Wifi, no bells, no whistles - only book reading.
The books are stored on an microsd card, power comes from the sun.
The battery appears to last for weeks with backlight on, and months with it off.
And since it's open-source, you can always trade the thinness for a bigger battery. :)

Now with an e-ink screen: Mk. 2

Hardware description
Firmware description and downloads

Firmware emulator (for windows)
(Start with run.bat, keys 1, 2, 3, 4 on the keyboard act as the buttons on the device. The books go into card.img file.

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