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Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

From: Chris Skarstad <>
Date: 2005-05-10

How about the iRiver IFP700 series? I've been hearing a lot of great things
about the IFP 799, and it would be fantastic if that was supported at some
stage in the game. I'm currently looking at a Jukebox recorder. I made the
mistake of thinking that the archos studio recorded. But it doesn't.

At 09:47 AM 5/10/2005, you wrote:
>Smith.Ryan wrote:
>>Hello listers,
>>I am a new subscriber trying to get information about Rock Box. I am
>>blind and have not purchased my Archos player yet. I have been told
>>that the Archos studio and jukebox recorder models are the only models
>>that will work with the Rock Box speech feature. Is this correct? What
>>is it about the GMINI and AV models that will not allow this function to
>>work? Does Rock Box work with any other brands? I saw something on the
>>site about the IRiver player, but don't know if the speech function will
>>work with these players. Could someone please give me some more
>>information? Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated.
>Ryan, at present, Rockbox works on the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio,
>Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio MP3 players. All of these
>support the speech features. Only the Recorder and Ondio FM models support
>recording, if that's a desired feature for you. Soon (as in sometime this
>year, but probably not next week!) the iRiver H110, H120, H140, H320, and
>H340 models will be supported. Rockbox boots on these units right now, but
>is not fully functional.
>The GMINI and AV units have different hardware (processors, etc.) that are
>not compatible with Rockbox, at least in its current incarnation.

Received on Tue May 10 16:59:41 2005

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