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

Re: Best hardware choice for a new user?

From: mat holton <mat_at_lessermatters.co.uk>
Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2006 16:35:58 +0000

I'd get what I've got. An iRiver H320 - or an H340 if I could find one
cheap enough.

Screw apple and their overpriced tat.

cy tune 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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