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Subject: Re: Which player would you buy today?

Re: Which player would you buy today?

From: Brandon Hicks <>
Date: Sun, 29 Oct 2006 15:01:53 -0700

I'd definitely buy the X5. The only slight disadvantage is the SubPack,
but that's small so can be carried around in a pocket easily. I'm not
sure but I think they're going out in Canada, I bought mine last
Thursday and it was a clearance item. No idea about America.


Andre Allavena wrote:
> Dear all,
> I'm looking into buying an Ogg/Mpg3 player, and I want it to be a
> Rockbox player (I much prefer running Floss software).
> I saw a thread here dating in March asking for the best player to buy to
> run RockBox. I'm asking for the same question (the answer at the time
> was either the iriver H340, not available new anymore as far as I could tell
> and the iaudio X5).
> Important for me:
> * large disk (>20GB)
> * usable as a portable hard disk drive
> * fully supported by Rockbox
> * good audio quality (will be listening to classical music)
> * available either in Europe or in North America
> Nice to have
> * No need for extra conectors for connection as hard drive.
> * Recording (with, or without, microphone).
> Not important:
> * FM
> * Video
> Thanks for your help
> André
Received on 2006-10-29

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