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Subject: Re: an Archos question

Re: an Archos question

From: Melissa Tucker <melissatucker4_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2005-11-13

You said "the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder,
Recorder V2
and Ondio MP3 players."
 Is there a website or something I can read on about the differences of
these models?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bluechip" <csbluechip@gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, November 12, 2005 5:13 PM
Subject: Re: an Archos question

>
>>I'm a totally blind user and was looking around for rates on the Archos
>>products so I can put Rockbox on one. I'm really looking for one that has
>>more than 40gb to store my OTR collection on. I was wondering which
>>players/recorders are more accessible with Rockbox and maybe which ones I
>>should avoid for this purpose. Once I get one, or if I do get one, is it
>>very difficult to install Rockbox?
>
> rockbox.org - line 1: "Rockbox is an Open Source replacement firmware for
> the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000, Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2
> and Ondio MP3 players."
>
> It also supports a couple of the iriver platforms namely 100 and 300
> series players (not the H10 ...yet) ...also work has just started on an
> iPod port - don't hold your breath.
>
> I guess: http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/BlindFAQ would be
> worth a read for you.
>
> The only unit which cannot have a larger HDD in it is the hp100 which has
> a single platter drive to make it smaller. The others will take a 100MB
> laptop drive quite happily - pick one with low power consumption - RPM is
> utterly irrelevant.
>
> On the Archos, installation is as simple as copying over some files - As a
> blind user you will also need to get a voice pack and set that up too - I
> can only guess it is outlined by blind people for blind people in the
> above mentioned blind-faq :)
>
> Good luck,
>
> Bluechip
Received on Sun Nov 13 11:41:36 2005


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