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Subject: Re: Archos Total Cost of Ownership
From: David McIntyre (
Date: 2003-12-10

Lemme know when you can upgrade your iPod to 60 gigs and get mp3s out of it.
Lemme know when you can do that for $51.

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 04:29:59PM -0500, TP Diffenbach wrote:
> 55 weeks ago, I bought my Archos FMR for $270
> In April, I replaced the hard drive with a 60GB for another $170
> Today, I sent it to NewMp3Technology to have a short fixed for $110
> That's a total cost of ownership so far of $550.
> A 40GB "3rd generation" iPod costs $499.
> Other than the fact that I love knowing I can hack on Rockbox, was getting
> the Archos worth it?
> --Tom

David McIntyre
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