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Subject: Re: Gemini 220

Re: Gemini 220

From: Joseph Jones <bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2004-12-05

IIRC, the bigger Xclef models are still being made. Certainly, they're
still being sold.

Joe

On Sat, 4 Dec 2004 10:33:06 -0600, Tim Elliott <telliott@sigecom.net> wrote:
> This is one reason we love our older Archos units. I have a V1 and it works
> great despite a broken DC-in jack. I never run out of power, thanks to an
> external charger and extra batteries.
>
> Is there any mp3 player in production that uses a standard 2.5 inch laptop
> drive?
>
> Tim
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On
> Behalf Of Björn Stenberg
> Sent: Saturday, December 04, 2004 4:41 AM
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: Gemini 220
>
> Kyle McGee wrote:
> > Has anyone found out if it's possible to change the 20GB drive in the
> > Gemini 220 for a bigger drive (preferably 80+GB)?
>
> The gmini 220 uses a 1.8" disk, which don't come in standard thicknesses. As
> mentioned in the earlier iriver-related thread, the 40 gig 1.8" disk is much
> thicker than the 20 gig and will not fit into a device designed for the 20
> gig.
>
> The 1.8" disks also don't come in large data capacities. The largest
> available on the market is 40 gig. Toshiba is making a 60-gig disk but is
> apparently using them all for their own mp3 player Gigabeat F60. Rumor has
> it that Apple has a standing order for all "leftover" 60 gig disks. In any
> case there are none to be found on the open market.
>
> > I am really interested in this piece, but 20GB is too small..
>
> That's the price you pay for having a physically small player, I'm afraid.
>
> --
> Björn
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