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Picked up two more Fires, also looked like they did not have a limit on the number you could order at that price.

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The bummer about the Kindle Fire is its poor battery life and hard to see screen outdoors. The price is fantastic and they would work awesome for indoor matches. But for outdoor matches you would need a fleet of external battery packs to keep them going not to mention people wanting to football spike them because they can't see the screen.

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I use my Fire as our club master and it lasts the whole match (5 stages) and I just change the setting on the resolution and can see it fine. JMHO

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My kids have Fire 7 tablets, batteries seem to last all D#$* day and then some! <_<

(I have one too, and get 6-8 hours out of a full battery charge depending on the screen brightness settings. )

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Outdoors the screen brightness needs to be full punch to see it even with clear lens glasses.

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Would the "monochrome" Kindle be a wise choice for Practiscore? I think the glare is more an issue with the color Kindles? Sorry but can't see a model or version but it is 6" screen.

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Would the "monochrome" Kindle be a wise choice for Practiscore? I think the glare is more an issue with the color Kindles? Sorry but can't see a model or version but it is 6" screen.

I don't have a Kindle, but I believe you can't load Practiscore without Rooting it and even then I think there are issues.

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Guys, please start new topics if you want to discuss issues and other stuff. This one is for posting hardware deals.

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Poweradd Pilot X1 5200mAh Portable Charger Power Bank, $5 (code E879NFK8)

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DGJJNVO/

ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20000mAh Fast Portable Charger with Solar Charging Technology, $20 (code Z36GZOGN)

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NIOGKL8

Codes not working on the 2nd charger... Edited by peterthefish

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Amazon has the Kindle Fire HD 6 tablet on sale for $69.99. This is $30 off the normal price. In December of 2014, my club bought two of these to evaluate them as alternatives to the Nook Simple Touch.

After 15 months of use in about 30 matches, they are still performing great! I strongly recommend these to any club that wants a better scoring experience, as compared to a Nook. We also bought 2 of the new Fire 7 tablets (for $35 each!) recently, but they aren't as good. The display isn't as bright and the battery life isn't as good, but they certainly work.

Here is the link to the Amazon site where these are on sale.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KC6I06S

Here is my original post, with a detailed review and suggested settings for making the Fire work best with Practiscore:

http://www.brianenos.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=207069

So far, we have run 3-gun matches that lasted 5+ hours and still had plenty of battery life left. They are rugged, with no hardware issues so far. We don't use cases or screen protectors. They have been dropped numerous times and show no ill effects.

One of the best things about the Fire, or any Android tablet, over the Nook is the ease of updating Practiscore. Since the NST is no longer available new, you have to scrounge around to find them if you are looking to go electronic. Then, you have to root it. Updating the Practiscore app is not particularly difficult (use a microSD card) but certainly not as easy as with a tablet.

At this price, they are about half the cost of a decent timer. You will appreciate this upgrade to a Nook.

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Thanks for mentioning the deal on the Fire HD 6.

We have several of the Fire 7 tablets, the $50 dollar ones, their battery life is so so and viewing in sunlight is less then ideal

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Are Nook NST's still available anywhere, or has the supply dried up?

Are Nook NST's still popular anywhere, or have people found better platforms?

Thx.

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Amazon is running several lightning deals for Prime members.

You can subscribe to Prime for a free 30 day trial.

$33 - Kindle Fire 7" 8gb

https://www.amazon.com/Amazon-Fire-7-Inch-Tablet-8GB/

$39 - Certified Refurbished Fire HD 6 Tablet, 6"

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KC6INMO/

$49 - Certified Refurbished Fire HD 7 Tablet 7"

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00KC865CC/

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AUKEY 10-Port USB Charger with Dual Quick Charge 3.0 Port

$41 with promo code TENPORT2

https://www.amazon.com/Charge-10-Port-Charger-Galaxy-iPhone/dp/B01FJ7HURO/

ZeroLemon High Speed 10 Port USB 3.0 HUB + 5V 2.1A Smart Charging Port

$19.99. Use the coupon code 3G6ZLBY4

https://www.amazon.com/ZeroLemon-Charging-Switches-Indicators-Adapter/dp/B00NSE1OGY

ZeroLemon SolarJuice 10000mAh Dual USB Port Portable Solar Battery Charger

coupon code JCZMCHXN will let you checkout for $9.99

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00NIOGKNQ/

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