Sony Reader PRS 500 eBooks
Sony Reader PRS 500 owners can use all eBooks sold at eBookMall. The eBooks listed as PDF (Adobe DRM) and ePub (Adobe DRM) will require the use of Adobe Digital Editions. After downloading with that program, you can transfer the eBook to your device.
Regular PDF and ePub eBooks can be transferred to your device just like any other file.
How to Read eBooks on Sony Reader
1. Install Adobe Digital Editions on your computer
2. Authorize Adobe Digital Editions
a) If you don't already have an Adobe ID, create one here.
b) Open Adobe Digital Editions
c) Click on the Library button (an icon that looks like three books near the top-left of the screen)
d) Click on the downward arrow next to the word LIBRARY
e) Click on Authorize Computer
4. Transfer to your Sony Reader
a) Connect your device to your computer
b) The Adobe Digital Editions "Authorize Device" window will pop up
c) Click "Authorize Device"
d) Adobe Digital Editions will now recognize your device, and will list it within the "Bookshelves" area of the Adobe Digital Editions window. Look for the name and icon.
e) To move eBooks onto your device, simply drag and drop them to the device icon.
The Sony Reader comes in three main varieties: Daily (PRS-900), Touch (PRS-600), and Pocket (PRS-300). Older versions include the PRS 500, 505, and 700. Sony Reader devices are lightweight and easily fit in a purse or jacket pocket. They have a long battery life, lasting up to two full weeks of reading on a single battery charge. They have a large memory capacity that can hold up to 350 books with 512 MB of onboard memory. The E Ink® Vizplex™ Screen provides easy, natural reading from a paper-like display.
If you need support for the Sony® Reader, please visit the Sony® Digital Readers support site.