REB1200 for Dummies
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Gemstar has released their tools for creating content and downloading that content from a PC to a REB 1200, GEB 1150, GEB 2150, and GEB 2200. You can download these tools from http://www.gemstar-ebook.com/ebcontent/supt/pubtools.asp
You have to upgrade your REB to firmware version 3.3 before you can use
I had to do a hard reset of the internal memory
first. This unregistered the book. Upon
The new firmware can read .IMP files directly and convert them for you inside your REB. All you have to do, if you have a card reader, is drop the .imp file into the root directory on the card. (OUTSIDE of the "sftbks" folder) and stick the card into your REB.
There are three components to the Gemstar eBook publishing tools:
Gemstar eBook Publisher is the content conversion and publishing tool for creating professionally formatted content. This GUI-based tool runs under Windows and MacOS and provides the capability to import, manage and preview content before packaging it for viewing on an eBook device.The Gemstar eBook Publisher allows you to create unencrypted personal content that can be moved directly from your PC/Mac computer to your eBook's SmartMedia or Compact Flash memory card. It is important that you upgrade your eBook firmware to version 3.3 for this to work correctly.
RB2Project is a utility that can be used to take an unencrypted ".rb" file (originally targeted for a NuvoMedia RocketBook or REB 1100) and convert it to either HTML markup for import into Gemstar eBook Publisher or directly to a ".imp" file for viewing on the supported devices. NOTE: This utility only exists for PCs running Windows, and is not available for Macintosh PCs.
Creating an an eBook based on an HTML file with the Gemstar eBook Publisher v2.1
Hard Reset Instructions:
1. Put book into sleep mode
Now you can reconnect to the server and get the new firmware 3.3 If you have content on the online bookshelf, you will need to re-download the books.