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Subject: Re: Buying a rockbox machine

Re: Buying a rockbox machine

From: Joseph Jones <bumpycarrot_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-02-12

I tend to agree with Scott's sentiment. The Archos' were okay a couple
years ago, but I believe they are terribly dated now. I suggest one of
the iRiver models, or maybe one of the recently ported iPods.

Joe

On 2/12/06, Scott Erichsen <pianoman@scotterichsen.com> wrote:
> Ebay is the only place where you will get an archos.
> They are not made anymore.
> My suggestion is try and get an IRiver H340. Rockbox works great on that.
> and on a final note, I have not had a problem with ebay and have bought
> stuff on it quite regularly for the last 2 years.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "PF" <kernel@pkts.ca>
> To: <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> Sent: Sunday, February 12, 2006 8:18 PM
> Subject: Buying a rockbox machine
>
>
> > My birthday is coming up, and as a geek, I was interested in getting an
> > ipod, and running ipod linux on it. According to the ipodlinux website,
> > only ipods up to 3g are supported. So, I let my SO know that I wanted a
> > 3g ipod.
> >
> > Time passes.
> >
> > She lets me know that she doesn't know where to find such a thing, and
> > that I should find it for her, and she'd get it for me as a present.
> > (Sometimes the 'surprise' factor isn't possible.. :-)
> >
> > In searching, I came across the RockBox project, and thought that it
> > blew the ipodlinux project out of the water; I *wanted* one. So,
> > looking at all the supported versions, it looks like the Archos Jukebox
> > 20GB FM is the best.
> >
> > Golly, these things are hard to find! Why couldn't Archos just keep
> > making them?
> >
> > Anyhoo, I'm hoping you could tell me where my SO could buy one in order
> > to surprise me! :-) (And yes, this is how christmas works around our
> > house as well.) We're a little reluctant to use EBay, due to the high
> > levels of fraud there; is there anywhere else?
> >
> > Thanks!
> > --
> > PF <kernel@pkts.ca>
> >
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Sun Feb 12 11:42:09 2006


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