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Subject: Re: Best hardware choice for a new user?

Re: Best hardware choice for a new user?

From: victor rajewski <askvictor_at_gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 12:22:49 +1100

Depends on what features you need. The Ipods are thinner I think - if
size is an issue, but I think iAudio are comparable. iRiver h3x0 and
iaudio have the most features crammed in, but are a little bigger as a
result. both the iriver h3x0 and h1x0 are not being manufactured
anymore.

On 10/29/06, cy tune <cytune_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> I imagine this is an unpopular question, but what would you recommend if you
> were buying a new music player? I'm looking for something with 10-40GB
> storage that's reasonably small. I don't care much about the interface and
> I prefer a monochrome screen to keep the price down.
>
> I've looked at the status pages but it's not easy to see the difference.
> There's not an uniform checklist for where each port is at. I scanned the
> forums and mailing lists and didn't see anything conclusive within the past
> couple months.
>
> I saw back in September, a developer said an Iriver H1x0 is a better
> alternative than an iPod unless you want a color display. Is that still
> true now and does that imply that the Iriver H1x0 is the best choice
> overall?
>
> I have a Cowon player now and it has been nothing but trouble. I only
> purchased it because it had ogg vorbis support (which was broken horribly
> out of the box). Now that I found rockbox, I'd like to find a more reliable
> manufacturer.
>
>
Received on 2006-10-30


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