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Subject: Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?

Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?

From: Arnaud <>
Date: 2006-05-22

do you think a blind could use a Nano at all?

I could be interested in it for its size.

----- Original Message ---------------

Subject: Re: Does rockbox run better on X5 or Ipod?
   From: "Michael E. DiFebbo" <>
   Date: Sun, 21 May 2006 19:57 -0400
     To: Rockbox <>

>Rockbox is slightly more mature on the iPod right now, but I think that you
>can count on it being developed in the relatively near future to run well
>on both platforms.
>Rockbox is supported on several iPod platforms including the 4g, the 5g,
>and the Nano.
>I haven't used the X5, but based on my experience with Rockbox on the
>iriver H100 and on the iPod, I suspect that blind users would find the
>joystick on X5 easier to use than the clickwheel on the iPod.
>Michael E. DiFebbo
>...... Original Message .......
>On Sun, 21 May 2006 17:21:52 -0600 "Tai Schmittroth" <>
>>I am wondering which player runs rockbox better, the Ipod or the iAudio
>X5? Do the 60 GB Ipods work with rockbox, or is it only the small-capacity
>video Ipods that work with it? Which player has the most working features
>under rockbox? Which is the most responsive? Do all features of the X5 work
>under rockbox? What are the limitations of these two players under rockbox?
>I am trying to decide which to buy and I am unsure. I have read general
>reviews on both and I prefer the X5 due to better sound quality, but I am
>blind and need to use rockbox.
Received on Mon May 22 05:31:34 2006

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