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Orba manual download

How can I download the Orba manual? Online manuals aren't practical if you want to read it without internet access.

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Hey Alan. We've been getting this question a lot so we've put together a PDF version of the manual. I've attached it here :)


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Thanks for posting the PDF manual. Would be cool if future versions included a date or revision number. I definitely have times when I'm not connected and need to figure out how to do something. 

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That idea makes me fear that the essence of my request has not been understood: The important thing is to have a cheat sheet with all important information organized so it fits ON ONE PAGE. The task will be to eliminate the introduction and learning parts and create a QUICK REFERENCE. (Like a language book teaches grammar chapter by chapter, but then has a reference part with all the grammar organized in tables, where one can look up things without sifting through pages and pages of exercises etc. ) PDFs are readable on ANY DEVICE and have the advantage of allowing the author to organize everything in a FIXED pattern, so that the relationships between tables can become obvious. Their objective is not to be readable in the sense of an EPUB which presents things in an adequate readable character size - like your current manuals do. THAT OBJECTIVE IS THE PROBLEM! A PDF with all relevant info on one page should be UNREADABLE on a smartphone when viewed full page. The objective is to be able to PRINT and have everything on ONE PAGE!

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You can save it as a .webarchive using Safari on desktop or iCab on iOS. Then you can read it offline in a browser or in a reader app that supports the format (such as GoodReader on iOS).

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We will update the manual regularly as we add features to Orba. It is hard to give an exact schedule since the Orba firmware and software releases will have different timings and change as we get feedback from our customers.

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We did clarify the hard reset since this pdf was made. The online version now says: Hard reset: hold power button and volume down (-) button for 15 seconds.

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You could also copy it left click and turn it to a PDF or rich word or text file you can do this on a phone or computer or IOS or hell screen Shot it I hope this helps 

Perhaps the solution for an Orba or Instrument 1 manual which can easily be read on all sizes of devices and doesn’t require constant online access is an EPUB file. Like many ebook formats, EPUBs don’t have a fixed shape problem like a PDF file. Maybe I’ll have a go at creating an EPUB version of the latest available online manual, and post it here.
Does Artiphon or Orba have like a facebook group where other new users like myself can share ideas?
There is a Facebook Group that is not run by Artiphon

How often does ARTIPHON anticipate updating the ORBA online manual?

Arne: Thanx muchly for the VERY quick response!  Eagerly awaiting the arrival of my Orba here in Canada.  Have a great day and #StaySafe.

For future references:
Above PDF from Jeremy Bennett has the creation date found typically in "Properties
Created: Wed Aug 5 18:45:31 2020

Hey Alan. We've been getting this question a lot so we've put together a PDF version of the manual. I've attached it here :)


Don't forget there's also an online version; I haven't noticed any updates to that since the PDF version, but revisions will probably appear there first.

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