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Subject: RE: durability
From: David Greenfield (dgreenfield_at_taltrade.com)
Date: 2004-03-16


I've had my FM for just about 12 months now. Earlier this week, the F2 key pushed in and won't come back out. It usually sits on my desk for 10 hours a day and in my breast pocket for a couple of hours between home and work. I've been pleased overall. The depressed F2 key still works (more or less) for changing the radio presets (but I wonder why). I'd return it to BestBuy (via 2 year extended warranty I purchased) if I thought I could get a replacement device with more or the same features but I don't think I can. Maybe that will change in the next year. Overall, I'd rate it 100% for features and software (Rockbox, that is), 90% for durability.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jason Williams [mailto:jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com]
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 8:23 PM
To: Rockbox development
Subject: Re: durability

i have already dropped it 2 or 3 times. prolly not good. oh well, that's
why i didn't drop $300 on an ipod. i'm a klutz.
----- Original Message -----
From: "scott" <die_pokemon_die123_at_yahoo.com>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, March 15, 2004 8:13 PM
Subject: Re: durability

>
> --- Jason Williams <jwilliams_at_wi.rr.com> wrote:
> > so what should i expect from my jukebox in terms of durability?
> >
> > I use it all day every day for say around 10 hours at work every day,
> > somewhat less use on the weekends.
> >
> > I use it in the car to and from work (with irock - LOVE that thing)
> >
> > How long will it last?
>
> depends on how you use it. if it sit's on a desk all day and only gets
moved to and from a car it
> should probably last pretty long. you also have to get one that's good to
begin with, that's the
> tricky part (archos QC sucks).
>
> -scott
>
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