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Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

From: BlueChip <cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net>
Date: 2005-05-11

>What does the latest version of Winamp have to do with anything?

>right, and as far as I know, there is no such thing as an mp3 virus. yet!

google is your friend...
http://www.google.com/search?q=winamp+mp3+virus

BC

>At 10:48 PM 5/10/2005, you wrote:
>>What does the latest version of Winamp have to do with anything?
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
>>To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>>Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 10:15 PM
>>Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
>>
>>
>>So long as you have a relatively recent version of WinAmp, have your
>>Windows XP running recent updates or don't care for either ...you will be
>>safe from MP3 viruses.
>>
>>BC
>>
>> >Yeah,
>> >but a danger is viruses from others so be careful.
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "Glenn at home" <GlennErvin@cableone.net>
>> >To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 8:46 PM
>> >Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
>> >
>> >
>> >You can also subscribe to:
>> >mp3req-subscribe@yahoogroups.com
>> >and share MP3 files.
>> >Glenn
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "BlueChip" <cs_bluechip@webtribe.net>
>> >To: "Rockbox development" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
>> >Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 1:22 PM
>> >Subject: RE: Rock Box and Blind Users
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > >Then with that in mind, where do I go on the net to download actual mp3
>> > >files?
>> >
>> >allofmp3.com and napster.com are the two that spring to mind for legit
>> >downloads
>> >
>> > >Most legal sites now only have downloads in the wma format. Or
>> > >is there a way to convert between the formats?
>> >
>> >dbpoweramp is THE free format-conversion tool.
>> >
>> >BC
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > >Ryan Smith
>> > >Lease Operations
>> > >(615) 874-6487
>> > >
>> > >-----Original Message-----
>> > >From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se [mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
>> > >On Behalf Of BlueChip
>> > >Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 12:06 PM
>> > >To: Rockbox development
>> > >Subject: RE: Rock Box and Blind Users
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > >Are you saying that I need one with flashable firmware?
>> > >
>> > >No, flash chips on =SOME= archos units mean that you can have 4 second
>> > >boot
>> > >time, not 15 seconds.
>> > >
>> > > >What do you mean the battery connecters are getting looser by default?
>> > >
>> > >The battery contacts are the dodgy thing with these units - its not
>> > >frequent, but it is common - it is also such a trivial job that any (in
>> > >fairness, sighted) person could do with very very limited knowledge of a
>> > >
>> > >soldering iron.
>> > >
>> > > >Also, Do the Archos players play formats other than mp3?
>> > >
>> > >No. It is theoretically possile - but was never, and is now (given
>> > >relative obseletion) unlikely ever to be done.
>> > >
>> > >BC
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > >-----Original Message-----
>> > > >From: rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se
>> > >[mailto:rockbox-bounces@cool.haxx.se]
>> > > >On Behalf Of Willi Passmann
>> > > >Sent: Tuesday, May 10, 2005 11:10 AM
>> > > >To: Rockbox development
>> > > >Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users
>> > > >
>> > > >Smith.Ryan wrote:
>> > > > > Brian,
>> > > > >
>> > > > > Thanks for the information. These models are not sold in stores any
>> > > > > longer, but I have found several used models on Ebay. Am I taking
>> > >any
>> > > > > risk by purchasing a used model or should it work the same? Is
>> > >there
>> > > > > any where to purchase a new model?
>> > > >
>> > > >To add my recent experience: I did not find one via amazon and ebay
>> > > >prices are close to the last price on amazon.
>> > > >
>> > > >Your risk is the same as with new ones. The unit could have a non
>> > > >flashable firmware, so you can use Rockbox only with the standard
>> > > >loader. And the battery connectors are getting loose by default...
>> > > >
>> > > >Regards,
>> > > >Willi
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