Anyone know how to use that first column? So, I … -6-inch e-ink screen - easy on the eyes! This machine allows for offline typing. In this review I will tell you about some of the pro and cons of getting this device. However, if we could convince them there is demand they might reconsider, or even make my proposed 'Pomera DM300' with those features plus the larger e-ink screen and one-piece keyboard. southof14th edited this topic 13 months ago. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, $50.77 Shipping & Import Fees Deposit to Romania. (permalink), The cloud, meaning mainstream cloud providers, are doing a great job. 9 months ago (the addition of spaces after the punctuation) For the time being, I just ignore it. They are very responsive and precise. Now I just have to get use to it. By this iteration, engineering is much more on point than even the DM100. You can password protect it. £148.84. You can fiddle with line spacing. From SJ's review on Amazon, I quote: Otherwise, I quickly got used to the Japanese style keyboard If you click it, you'll go home, File 5 key broke off Neo2, can’t get it back on :(. FWIW, the file size of the maxed-out file is 97 KB. I can add markers which add a column to the left but can't do anything else. Pro tip if everything is now in English. When I was done writing, I renamed the original file from Journal to Journal 0001, and named the new journal file Journal 0002. (permalink) Sometimes I do bring a yellow notepad and my black sleeve that I carry the Pomera in. The keyboard is mostly like a standard U.S., abit smaller, with a few differences that I adjusted to without too much difficulty. The instructions manual is in Japanese because the machine was created for the Japanese market. and with f12 you can just tap it to instantly refresh the screen if you don't like the ghost shadows. I sold a few old pieces of tech and a watch on Ebay to pay for it. You just hit the menu button on the keyboard, then tab to the far right until you see a menu with the word 'Language' in English. As soon as I reached the limit, it stopped accepting input and gave me an error message to the effect that the file size limit was reached. southof14th edited this topic 14 months ago. If you go to Microsoft Word AutoCorrect Options you can change Replace as you type "Straight quotes" with "smart quotes" option to off. But if you are willing to experiment, that is one way to find the instructions in the manual. And it means I am never without the ability to capture an incoming inspiration. As a first draft device, I can't recommend it highly enough if you like to write when the feeling strikes you, and you want to always have your writing tool with you at all times. (permalink), I'm a longtime Neo2 user who recently purchased a DM30. My $0.99 per month to Apple for 50 gig of storage would take three years to meet that budget. King Jim Pomera DM100 English Guide, Black 4.1 out of 5 stars 188. I use Dropbox. I have been using it to journal into a file on my SD card. southof14th edited this topic 15 months ago. Not unlike my experience with the DM100, once you start typing on it for a few days, it just become second nature. i noticed that, too. A Pomera 'DM300': I have a feeling that maybe your Shutdown is set to "Do Not Set" or something like that so it never powers off completely and continually draws power (since everything is saved to the memory you shouldn't lose anything from a Shutdown). Samsung Chromebook vs Pomera Dm100. Use the arrows to go down and select it and hit Enter and voila! When I went back to the file on the DM30, all the contractions had funky Japanese characters instead of the apostrophe and whatever letter should have followed it. I get paid to write about technology, including the cloud, for a living so I’m pretty confident in its security. I love the Alphasmart NEO and have bought 20 of them to be sure I always have one at hand. I'm thinking I just need to send this back rather than get frustrated regularly, but I was interested in your insights. Originally posted 13 months ago. item 7 KING JIM Digital Memo POMERA Electronic Dictionary DM100 7 - KING JIM Digital Memo POMERA Electronic … 15 months ago At night, I use a headlamp or other book light or room light to type, but I try not to write too much when it's dark anyways for eye health. Free shipping. %-) This is likely due to the fact that the Pomera devices don't "really" do UTF-8. I still adore my Alphasmart - it is perfect - but I've really fallen for the portability of the DM30. 14 months ago just recently acquired a Neo and sending text to my computer is easy (I've u... Hello! I use cut and paste a lot so i've now placed those right at F1-F5 with undo and redo. 4. With the Pomera DM30 you have the privacy and security of both the internal memory and SD card storage up to 16GB. (permalink), Got it today. King Jim DM100 Pomera Distraction Free Writing Note. (permalink) Pros: Takes Micro SD card (up to 2GB) USB (USB is Windows … cwfb.f.msgs.jp/webapp/form/21530_cwfb_6/index.do, www.flickr.com/groups/alphasmart/discuss/72157669022907948/. It leaves an after shadow here and there when editing - this is the nature of an e-ink screen, and all e-ink screens do it. The after shadow is not an issue and goes away. You can change the date and time. The only single caveat is the placement of the right SHIFT key, which is quite a stretch from the home row keys - way at the right edge of the keyboard. I rather like my DM100, and I'm glad julet.sonia likes her DM30. I found them responsive and helpful. -instruction manual is in Japanese. Get Utility software for Alphasmart 3000 to download from a Windows 10 pc Where to I get it? The Pomera DM100 is from Japan, but you can easily switch to English. Then, when I return to the machine and press the power button, nothing happens. The delete key, likewise, is a bit of a reach. If King Jim ever produces another Pomera DM30 with standard US keyboard layout, I'll be the first to pick up another one! -needs a flat surface. Hence my precise reasons for being interested in an American style keyboard (and why I don't use the device as much). My biggest gripe is the Japanese (non-standard, non-US) keyboard. Thanks for pointing it out. A dream: The PERFECT distraction-free writing device would be: I have used an Alphasmart Neo for many years, but wanted something more portable and with a more useful screen. I might take a trip through the Settings options, to see if there is anything in there that will toggle the feature off. (permalink), Aha! The DM100 has been nice for short writing sessions when I don't want to be seen working on a phone or iPad or laptop (mostly because I don't want others to be offended by thinking I'm on social media) or when I need a backlit screen that won't bother people sitting close to me (the DM100 is the best for this).