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Subject: Re: Which player?

Re: Which player?

From: Peter C. Gravelle <xoder83_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-06-13

Stephanie,

Rockbox is a replacement firmware that can run on many different players.
Therefore the statement, "I want the player to be small," holds little
meaning. For instance, Rockbox runs on many Archos Jukeboxes, many iRiver
players and on newer iPods and iPod Nanos.

Rocker is correct, however, that Rockbox cannot play .AA files. They can be
transcoded (That is, translated from their original format to one we can
play), but this may be illegal in your jurisdiction. (For instance, I live
in the USA, and the DMCA forbids the breaking of copyright control
mechanisms.)

On 6/12/06, Stephanie. C <stephanie.c@virgin.net> wrote:
>
> I am blind and am looking for a MP3 player to play music and
> audible.co.uk books on. I came across rockbox and sort of understand what
> it is capable of. But I have to admit to being quite confused.
>
> I want to be able to read menus and file names. I am largely computer
> literate but lazy. I also want the player to be small. Can any one tell me
> which player is most suitable, how easy / difficult it is to use rockbox
> and which bits of software I would need?
>
> I appreciate any advice you can give.
>
> Thanks, Stephanie
>
Received on Tue Jun 13 02:27:32 2006


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