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Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?
From: Rocker (rocker_at_shaw.ca)
Date: 2004-06-05


It does not support the Voice UI! That, I do know fore sure...Cheers

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Styles" <george_at_ripnet.co.uk>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 4:59 PM
Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?

but the built in firmware is /amost/ as good as rockbox...

I thank the Rockbox team for 'raising the bar' regarding good mp3 player
firmware... i cant help but think the overall standard would be lower if it
wasnt for Rockbox...

I also thank them for making my Archos a much better player

g

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rocker" <rocker_at_shaw.ca>
To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 6:44 PM
Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?

> No Rockbox? No way!
>
> Cheers...rocker
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "George Styles" <george_at_ripnet.co.uk>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 9:40 AM
> Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?
>
>
> Ive just upgraded my JB to a iRiver iHP-140 - its fantastic, the software
> does MOST of the things Rockbox does, it has a LCD remote, and is quite a
> bit smaller than the Archos. It also has built in radio...
>
> definately worth a look
>
> g
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joseph Jones" <joe_at_bumpycarrot.cjb.net>
> To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 2004 4:33 PM
> Subject: Re: AJBR20 Dying?
>
>
> > Mine has developed similar behaviour. Squeezing it seems to be loosening
> > the battery contacts or some such.
> >
> > From what I can tell, the closest matches feature/price wise are the
> > Ripdrive/XClef and the GMini. There's already been some work on the
> > GMini firmware, but apparently the XClef is well documented (I heard
> > somebody mention that on this list). The XClef is a little taller (0.5")
> > and a little slimmer than our current boxes, and the GMini is about the
> > same. The XClef uses 2.5" HDDs, and I *believe* (I can't find info for
> > sure) that the same is true of the GMini. The Ripdrive can even be
> > bought without a disk, for all those whos existing disks are intact.
> >
> > Both can handle WMAs and MP3s, and the GMini can handle WAV as well.
> > Both have FM tuners and recording capabilities, although the Archos
> > website seems to suggest that the GMini requires their special remote
> > for these abilities. Can anyone confirm whether this is because the
> > necessary hardware is actually in the remote?
> >
> > Obviously I'm no developer (yet (promises himself again to learn C this
> > summer)), and I can't tell people what to buy, but side-by-side, based
> > purely on hardware, I think the XClef just pulls ahead. However, perhaps
> > the familiarity with Archos products weighs in the GMini's favour.
> >
> > Joe
> >
> >
> > Stuart Tedford wrote:
> > > Mine is also dying. It has been taken apart about 10 times now and
this
> > > final time seems to have broken something. I can now switch it on and
> off
> > > via the power buttons as normal, but also by squeezing the case quite
> gently
> > > at either the sides, or the top and bottom.
> > >
> > > I did notice that the I/O PCBs on the top/bottom where the batteries
> connect
> > > are now bent from the constant pressure of the battery contact spring
> > > pressing against them. Looks like a design fault to me.
> > >
> > > It will have to come apart yet again. Anyone got any ideas of where
to
> look
> > > for the fix?
> > >
> > > I haven't been impressed by any of the new players on the market.
None
> of
> > > them have all the features I want, a few come close but are always
> missing
> > > at least one of my "must have" features.
> > >
> > > I guess what most of us RockBoxers are doing is waiting until someone
> with
> > > the expertise and time to port RockBox does so on one of these new
breed
> of
> > > players. Then we will all know which one to buy. Until then, we will
> have
> > > to keep nursing/using our Archoses (or is it Archi) well past their
use
> by
> > > date.
> > >
> > > Stu.
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