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Subject: Re: What is the opinion on the best MP3 players now?
From: Brian Wolven (
Date: 2003-12-07

Björn Stenberg wrote:
> SteamShip wrote:
>> Thank you for your very helpful words. I'm looking seriously at
>> getting
>> this model from since it is now only $160 (USD) {131 EUR}
>> I am not sure if this is better and works with Rockbox, as compared
>> to this
>> more familiar model:
>> With the first one, I do not see how the batteries are replaced
>> which I
>> would want to do. Can you give me some advice about the first model?
> The first is the V2, an FM recorder without the FM. It uses a
> non-replaceable LiIon battery.
> I would personally recommend looking for this model:
> It's the "old" recorder model that uses replaceable NiMH AA
> batteries, just like your current player. It seems to be getting
> harder to get find in stores though.

The "old" style (AA NiMH) 15 GB and 20 GB recorders were available at for $150 and $200 US as of last week. I don't know how
many they had in stock, but you may still be able to grab one.

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