ReadMe Classic

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Binatone ReadMeClassic

ReadMe Classic

  • Made by: Binatone
  • Released: February 2012
  • Predecessor: ReadMe Classic V1
  • Languages Supported: English, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Portuguese, Russian
  • File Types Supported: PDF, Word, XLS, TXT, EPUB, FB2, HTML, TCR, PalmDOC, CHM, OEB


This product features a large memory, energy saving display and lightweight portability. The electronic ink display mimic the appearance of ordinary ink on paper, and is clearly visible under most lighting conditions. Binatone is a UK company.

You can use the Reader to:

  • Read eBooks
  • Listen to music (using earphone) while reading
  • Store files and documents


  • Dimensions: 180.2mm x 131.6mm x 10mm
  • Display screen: 6-inch E Ink display screen, resolution 800 x 600, 166 ppi
  • eBook formats: PDF, WORD, EXCEL, TXT, EPUB, FB2, HTML, TCR (Psion Text), PalmDOC (Aportis Doc), CHM, OPEN EBook (oeb), OpenReader
  • DRM: ADE based for PDF and ePub.
  • Internal storage: 2 GB
  • Supported memory card: SD, MMC up to 16 GB
  • Built-in battery capacity Li-polymer rechargeable battery 1200mAH
  • Power supply DC 5V included, uses USB cable.
  • Operating temperature 0 - 40ºC
  • Storage temperature 0 - 40ºC
  • USB port: cable included.
  • Audio: MP3, 3.5mm earphones included.
  • Leatherette case included.


Earlier version was LCD based color screen

This is a rebranded EB-0600S by Hivision Co.Ltd.

See Also


This is a rebranded EB-0600S by Hivision Co.Ltd. The main chip is an Ingenic JZ4755 running linux 2.6. The update function looks for a /sdcard/init/system.upg file - the OEM has incomplete firmware files on their website. The device looks similar to the Augen The Book - same GUI, same SoC, different screen. has some more info on "The Book"'s firmware.

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