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Subject: Re: Ipod video questions

Re: Ipod video questions

From: Glenn at home <GlennErvin_at_cableone.net>
Date: 2006-03-31

Get an iRiver IHP 120 or 140 from e-bay, for less than the 300 series.
They have FM and recording, and 20 & 40 GB drives.
Glenn
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@gmail.com>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 7:10 PM
Subject: Re: Ipod video questions

Well then...can anybody please suggest a reasonable player with at
LEAST 20 GB, preferably more, radio and recording? I can't find any
Iriver H340s on eBay.

On 3/30/06, Joseph Kubik <shrike@heinous.org> wrote:
> On Thursday 30 March 2006 01:49, Jon Rule wrote:
> > Grant,
> >
> > The radio for the ipod is an add on, you have to buy it separately. The
> > ipod doesn't contain a radio as it is. I would have thought it would be
> > quite some time before rockbox supports this, if ever.
> >
> > Hope that clears it up.
> >
> > Jon.
> >
> > >From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy@gmail.com>
> > >Reply-To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> > >To: Rockbox <rockbox@cool.haxx.se>
> > >Subject: Re: Ipod video questions
> > >Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 21:48:14 -0800
> > >
> > >Look...to be honest I don't know what you mean. All I know is that
> > >according to a friend, the iPod Video has an FM radio, via the remote
> > >which acts as an antenna. I guess my question, thus, is...will
> > >Rockbox ever support this? The only reason I'm getting rid of my
> > >Archos is because I want an FM radio in my player. Please advise.
> > >
> > >On 3/29/06, Will Robertson <aliask@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > This might be true, but it would have the hardware in it (ie the
> > > > antenna
> > >
> > >and
> > >
> > > > tuning chip) inside it, which would be controlled over the accessory
> > > > protocol or something similar.
> > > >
> > > > On 3/30/06, Grant Hardy <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > Really? I thought you could purchase an optional remote, or
> > > > > something to that affect, which would enable the radio to be used.
> I
> > > > > guess not...
> > > > >
> > > > > On 3/29/06, Will Robertson <aliask@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > The iPod video doesn't have the hardware inside it to make FM
> Radio
> > > > > > possible.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > As for keeping the iPod in a pocket, it has a key lock.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On 3/30/06, Grant Hardy <granthardy@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > > > > A couple questions re the Ipod Video...
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Does Rockbox support its FM radio? Will it ever?
> > > > > > > Blind folks, how do you find, as Apple puts it, the
> > >
> > >"touch-sensitive
> > >
> > > > > > > surface"? Can you turn that off? Would you not be able to
> > > > > > > keep
> > >
> > >the
> > >
> > > > > > > Video in a pocket?
> Buy one, take it apart, and tell us what's in it:)
> -Joseph-
>
Received on Fri Mar 31 03:38:59 2006


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