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Subject: Re[2]: New 30gb mp3 jukebox by polaroid.
From: Eric Linenberg (elinenbe_at_umich.edu)
Date: 2004-07-03


I don't mean to rip on the Neuros, and I think they make a very nice
product, but where is this "open" firmware? They advertise this, yet
I don't think it is a reality.

-eric

MB> Seems sort of strange for this discussion to be on the rockbox list. But if
MB> you're looking at something like that, why not look at Digital Innovation's
MB> new version of Neuros (just out in the past few weeks)? I just bought one to
MB> replace my Archos JB Studio 10. For $280 you get 30 gb, 64 mb cache, plays
MB> ogg/mp3/wma/wav, records direct to wav or mp3 (unlimited time & via line in
MB> or mic), records from FM, even broadcasts FM! And their firmware is
MB> upgradable, open, and actively developed, sort of like Rockbox. I don't work
MB> for them or anything, but I spent the last 2-3 weeks researching my next
MB> purchase.

MB> Marcus

MB> On Friday 02 July 2004 12:45 pm, scott wrote:

>> > See it here. http://cardisinc.com/catalog/i23.html
>>
>>
>> does that mean copying a file or is it somehow writing through USB?
>> sounds strange, what else
>> would you use to upgrade the firmware? the recording looks totally
>> useless. only 64 or 128kbps?
>> the original archos recorder had more options and its how many years
>> old? batteries are LiIon so
>> that probably means they aren't replaceable, and to top it off they're
>> only 1400mAh (FMRs are
>> 2200).
>>
>> i don't like the look of it. it's also $100 more expensive than an FMR
>> on the same site.
>>
>> -scott
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