The DigiMemo A501 is a stand-alone device with storage capability that digitally captures and stores everything you write or draw with ink on ordinary paper, without the use of computer and special paper. Then you can easily view, edit, organize and share your handwritten notes in Windows.





1. Take Notes

Place any ordinary paper or notepad on the digital pad.Write on the paper with the digital inking pen.

The digital pad digitally records anything you write in its built-in storage device or an optional CF card in real time.

One page you write is stored as one digital page.


2. Connect to the PC

Connect the digital pad to your PC by USB port.

3. Organize Your Notes

With its DigiMemo Manager software, you can easily view, edit and organize your digital pages in Windows. Save any digital pages you arbitrarily select as a book file (e-Book).


4. Send via e-Mail

Share your notes with others via e-Mail.


Portable and Compact

  • The digital pad can be effortlessly held in one hand or on the lap and easily operated while you are standing, sitting or reclining.

  • An ultra-thin & light digital pen with a regular and replaceable ink cartridge.

  • Only 560 g (1.24 lbs) for the digital pad and 13.8 g (0.03 lbs) for the digital pen.

Familiar and Natural

  • Feel as comfortable as you normally write with a regular pen on paper.

  • Immediately get both a digital record and a hardcopy duplicate of your handwritten notes even when you are on the move.

  • Instantly & digitally record your notes, ideas, sketches, drawings and flowcharts, without scanning.

  • Any ordinary paper or notepad (up to 150 mm x 211 mm / 5.9" x 8.3") can be applied.

  • You cannot remember what you typed 10 years ago; however, you will always remember what you wrote.

Powerful and Unforgettable

  • Digitally capture & store everything you write with ink on ordinary paper in real time. No computer and special paper is needed.

  • A stand-alone device with storage capability. Its built-in 8 MB storage device in the digital pad can store up to 40 A5-size (150 mm x 211 mm / 5.9" x 8.3") pages of completely full handwritten notes.

  • Expandable storage capacity by an optional CompactFlash (CF) memory card.

  • The more you write on paper, the bigger size of the digital page file will be.

  • Manage up to 999 digital pages for each storage device.

  • Capture your handwritten notes up to 12 mm (0.47") thickness of paper (about 120 sheets of paper).

  • Can continue to write into the digital page with contents.

  • An excellent solution for form-filling application which needs a form hardcopy and digital filling data.


  • The battery of the digital inking pen can last approximately 14 months.
  • With continuous use of the digital pad, four AAA alkaline batteries can last approximately 100 hours.
  • 30 minutes automatic shutdown.

Simple and Manageable

With its DigiMemo Manager software, you can easily organize your digital pages in Windows. Share them with others via e-Mail.

  • Save the digital pages you arbitrarily select as a book file (e-Book).
  • Page thumbnails function.
  • Easily import and remove your digital pages in a book file.
  • Highlighting, annotating, editing (select, copy, move, erase …etc.), typing, viewing, changing color and drawing functions.
  • Easily copy or move to another program files such as Outlook e-mail message, Word file or Excel file …etc.
  • Can be saved as BMP, JPG, GIF or PNG format.


  • Easily copy or move to Outlook e-mail message. Send the handwritten e-Mail anywhere anytime!
  • Share your e-Book with friends who just need to download the DigiMemo Manager software from ACECAD website so that they can view or edit your e-Book.



Digital Pad Specifications

Technology Electronic Magnetic
Dimension Size 309mm (length) x 209mm (width)
12.17" (length) x 8.23" (width)
Thickness the thinner part 9.8mm (0.39")
the thicker part 15.7mm (0.62")
Weight Approx. 512 g (1.13 lbs) without batteries
Approx. 560 g (1.24 lbs) with batteries
Writing Area 150 mm x 211 mm (5.9" x 8.3")
Writing Thickness 12 mm (0.47"); approx. 120 sheets of paper
Notepad Holder 150 mm x 232 mm (5.9" x 9.1")
Max. Paper Size A5 size; 211mm (length) x 150mm (width)
Storage Medium Built-in 8 MB storage device
Optional Storage Medium Type I CompactFlash (CF) memory card
(FAT file system)
Power Source 4 pieces batteries (1.5volt, size AAA)
Supplied from USB port when connecting the digital pad to PC.
Battery Life about 100 hours
Power Voltage 3V
Power Current under 25 mA
Power Consumption 75 mW
Sleep Mode Automatically Sleep Function
Interface to Computer USB port
Function Button 1 power button and 4 function buttons
(Page Backward, Page Forward, Erase Page and Next Blank Page)

Digital Pen Specifications

Dimension Size 133mm (length) x 11.2 mm (diameter)
(length) x 0.45" (diameter)
Weight 13.8g (0.03lbs) with battery
Power Source 1.55V button-cell battery
(SR626SW, 377 or IEC-SR66)
Battery Life Approx. 14 months
Ink Cartridge 2.3mm (diameter) x 67mm (length)
0.09" (diameter) x 2.64" (length)

File Formats

Digital Page ACECAD digital page file format (DHW)
e-Book ACECAD e-Book file format (DND)

Personal Computer, Windows 2000/XP/2003, USB port, CD-ROM Drive.


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