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Livescribe Aegir Smartpen Marlin Edition Teal Color APX 00031

Last Updated: August 21, 2019 (Refresh Now)
3.9
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/10
Total Reviews
32
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Review Summary - 28 recent, verified reviews

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Software Platform
 8
pen, update, livescribe, firmware, transfer
+25%
-75%
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" ...  For the last two weeks after a firmware update the pen stops recording frequently.  ...  "
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" ...  It started out great, but then 10 pages in, it couldn't track my handwriting and the synch looked like a new mysterious language with scribbles.  ...  "
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" ...  I’ve only been able to get notes to transfer back to the app twice.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it to update my old Livescribe Echo, to which the OLED screen went off (recurring problem of Livescribe users).  ...  "
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Product Reliability
 8
using, months, 2, stopped, look
+13%
-88%
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" ...  After 8 months of use, one factory replacement, and dozens of hours with tech support, I am having Livescribe replace my Aegir pen this with the older model, the Livescribe 3.  ...  "
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" ...  I had it less than 2 weeks and it no longer works.  ...  "
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" ...  When I look at my transcripts they look very bad with lots of lines missing, almost unreadable.  ...  "
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" ...  I stopped using this, it’s worthless.  ...  "
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" ...  It's junk.  ...  "
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" ...  I have had Livescribe pens for years.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 7
device, connectivity issues, phone, notebook, livescribe
+29%
-71%
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" ...  My phone died that I had been syncing my pen to. ... The new phone connects to the pen just fine, but apparently the paltry 6mb of data that it has (which represents one full notebook and the start of another one) can't download to my new phone.  ...  "
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" ...  The pen loses connectivity way too often and you need to re-pair the pen.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s terrible at getting reconnected to an already paired device in order to transfer notes, so I literally have pages of notes on my pen that I can’t get to my iPad.  ...  "
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" ...  It will not sync to your device.  ...  "
Comfort
 6
pen, notes, like, writing, easy
+50%
-50%
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" ...  It isn't so durable and the insides rattle after a little wear and tear.  ...  "
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" ...  While my hand writing will have smooth curves to the letters, the notes are squared off and almost look like they are made up of a series of straight lines as compared to my actual writing.  ...  "
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" ...  however, I am now having pain in my right hand for using this pen. ... Finally, I don’t like the feel of the pen in my hand.  ...  "
Firmware
 4
update, pen, app, updated, software
+25%
-75%
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" ...  It's the firmware and software that's the worst, however.  ...  "
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" ...  For the last two weeks after a firmware update the pen stops recording frequently.  ...  "
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" ...  Despite the fact I did all the firmware/software updates I was proposed with, the pen did not go off automatically when it is not used.  ...  "
Apps
 4
pen, transfer, livescribe, going, able
+25%
-75%
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" ...  I’ve only been able to get notes to transfer back to the app twice.  ...  "
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" ...  It also skips letters in the app.  ...  "
Print Quality
 4
pen, digital, readily, paper, livescribe
+100%
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" ...  I also like that they are using D1 ink.  ...  "
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" ...  Would love to see a price drop on ink and accessories prices, and also more options for accessories, such as index cards.  ...  "
Battery Life
 4
next, day, charged, meeting
-100%
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" ...  it will also hang periodically and when it does, there is no reset button, so you must wait until the battery dies, about 14 hours on standby.  ...  "
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" ...  Also, the battery life isn't great.  ...  "
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" ...  It would not stay charged from one day to next. ... I fully charged pen on 2 occasions for important next day meeting only to find it unable to initiate next day at meeting.  ...  "
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" ...  This is due to the bad battery management. ... So, when I used it, my notes were not recorded beacause the battery was drained during the night.  ...  "
Features
 3
need, light
+100%
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" ...  However, this pen is light, comfortable, and offers great features that make it a really helpful tool at a reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Like with each new pen they add features and take away abilities from previous models.  ...  "
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" ...  If you need to turn on the discovery mode on your pen you need to hold the pen to a surface and the light will blink blue.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 3
livescribe, update, pen, make, like
+33%
-67%
comment
" ...  I've been run through the wringer with Livescribe's garbage before (bad oled display on their previous generation displays that degenerates within two years), funky connection problems, micro usb ports that 'caved in' when I plugged in the power connector.  ...  "
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" ...  I bought it to update my old Livescribe Echo, to which the OLED screen went off (recurring problem of Livescribe users).  ...  "
Fit
 3
top, fit, pen
-100%
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" ...  It's form factory is a metal tube and the cap doesn't fit well.  ...  "
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" ...  Cap does not even stay on pen.  ...  "
Design
 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  I was very happy to see a new product with a fresh new look, much smaller.  ...  "

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