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Subject: Re: Recorder advice

Re: Recorder advice

From: Graham Roby <g.roby_at_blueyonder.co.uk>
Date: 2005-02-06

Good to see a bit of humour on this group chaps.

Graham

----- Original Message -----
From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
To: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>; "Rockbox development"
<rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Sunday, February 06, 2005 5:19 AM
Subject: Re: Recorder advice

> Hey Glenn,
>
> It's the [M] Motorway (thee lanes either way, extra near-side safety lane
> (aka "hard shoulder") on each side, barrier down the middle, supposedly a
> 70MpH speed limit (LMAO)) which runs pretty much from London, England,
> west until it meets and goes around the south coast of Wales (a different
> country, with no border, clinging like a mollusk to the west coast of
> England)
>
> Wales is mostly sheep and a few people who speak a weird gaelic dialect
> which has too many consecutive l's and no vowels worth mentioning. Very
> pretty, very void - just avoid the locals. The people like Rugby (think
> american football without all that pads and helmets), male-voice choirs
> and the idea that "welsh" is a useful language. And are alleged (mostly
> in british humour) to fornicate with the ovine inhabitants of their
> otherwise barren and hilly country-side.
>
> Nos da
>
> BC
>
> At 04:40 06/02/2005, you wrote:
>>Hey BC, What is the M4'?
>>Glenn
>>
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
>>To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2005 1:49 PM
>>Subject: Re: Recorder advice
>>
>>
>>"Sorry to take up so much of your time."
>>
>>Hey dude, you're welcome, no apology needed ;)
>>
>>The JBR20V1's are on the "special offer" (aka end-of-line) page only.
>>
>>Wales as in 'the place full of sheep just over the bridge half way down
>>the
>>M4'
>>
>>BC
>>
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >Many thanks once again for your speedy response.
>> >
>> >I'm slightly confused, I've been on the Archos site but there isn't any
>> >products shown that match the list for Rockbox or its me not knowing the
>> >model numbers I should be looking for. Possibly this could be down to
>> >the
>> >fact the models for Rockbox are no longer manufactured.
>> >
>> >I would want a 20gb player so can you advise me what model name or
>> >number
>> >I should be looking for?
>> >
>> >You mentioned you'd purchased direct from Wales IRC, is that in the
>> >States?
>> >
>> >Sorry to take up so much of your time.
>> >
>> >Kind regards
>> >
>> >Graham
>> >
>> >----- Original Message ----- From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
>> >To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 11:35 PM
>> >Subject: Re: Recorder advice
>> >
>> >
>> >>
>> >>>Thanks for your quick response.
>> >>
>> >>You're Welcome :)
>> >>
>> >>>I wonder do any of these models mean anything and perhaps you'd know
>> >>>if
>> >>>Rockbox was suitable?
>> >>
>> >>None of those listed below are suitable for Rockbox. (Jukebox AV;
>> >>Jukebox
>> >>MM; Gmini)
>> >>
>> >>Porting is underway for _some_ of the Gmini's but don't hold your
>> >>breath
>> >>just yet.
>> >>
>> >>If you insist on purchasing from a UK retailer you COULD be in for
>> >>quite
>> >>some hunt :(
>> >>
>> >>Personally I purchased direct from Archos (in Wales iirc) and struck a
>> >>deal with guy too - might be worth a shot?
>> >>
>> >>BC
>> >>
>> >>>Archos Jukebox AV420 20 GB Digital Media Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Jukebox AV320 20 GB Digital Media Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Jukebox AV120 20 GB Digital Media Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Jukebox Multimedia (20 GB) Digital Media Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Gmini 400 20 GB MP3 Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Gmini 220 20 GB MP3 Player
>> >>>
>> >>>Archos Gmini 120 20 GB MP3 Player
>> >>>
>> >>>The Av seems to indicate Video so think I can discount them, which is
>> >>>great due to their greater cost.
>> >>>
>> >>>Hope you can help.
>> >>>
>> >>>Regards
>> >>>
>> >>>Graham
>> >>>----- Original Message ----- From: "BlueChip"
>> >>><cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
>> >>>To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >>>Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 9:42 PM
>> >>>Subject: Re: Recorder advice
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>>I did a ****load of research before I chose the Archos Jukebox
>> >>>>Recorder
>> >>>>20 VERSION ONE (with replacable AA batteries, Digital I/O, USB2, twin
>> >>>>platter (upgradable) hard drive; etc. etc)
>> >>>>
>> >>>>There is a place in Germany and the Archos Special Offers page
>> >>>>currently selling them for 199 Euros (don't have the quake-ii logo on
>> >>>>my keyboard) ..check the recent (last few days) postings to this
>> >>>>group
>> >>>>for the urls.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>They are end-of-line - so don't hang about.
>> >>>>
>> >>>>BC
>> >>>>
>> >>>>>Hi,
>> >>>>>I must have been walking round with my eyes shut because up until
>> >>>>>three weeks ago I didn't know large storage mp3/wav/wma portable
>> >>>>>recorders existed apart from the I Pod which I knew to be useless
>> >>>>>for
>> >>>>>Blind folk.
>> >>>>>Thank god I woke up.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>I wonder can anyone give me advice as to which Archos players the
>> >>>>>rockbox software is suitable for. I've had a quick look on the site
>> >>>>>but none of the models fitted the model numbers that I've found
>> >>>>>available on various sites in the U.K.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>I've found two 20gb players here one being the 400 20. There are
>> >>>>>also
>> >>>>>several models prefixed with av which I believe are for video/dvd
>> >>>>>uses.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>Many thanks in advance for any help.
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>Regards
>> >>>>>
>> >>>>>Graham Roby
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