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Subject: Re: H140 died :( What is the status of iPods?

Re: H140 died :( What is the status of iPods?

From: Steven Pasternak <stevenp500_at_bellsouth.net>
Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 19:19:28 -0500

Joseph Jones wrote:
> As always, any help with the below is much appreciated :)
>
> Right, I'm thinking I either want the iPod Color/Photo or the
> Video/5G. The device chart seems to indicate that the Video is the
> more usable model, is this still the case, and to what extent?
>
> In particular, the IpodRuntime chart seems to indicate that the Video
> gets better runtime, but the tests on the 4Gs stop where the Video
> ones start, so I can't do a straight comparison against them. Does
> anyone have any idea what the runtime is for the Color?
>
> Basically I'm just wondering whether I should throw down for a Video
> with the state of play at the moment.
>
> Thanks in advance!
>
> Joe
>
DO NOT get an 80GB video!!! It doesn't work with rockbox at all and
nobody knows why. I have a 30GB that works fine (you need to either
install a build from http://www.sefia.ca/rockbox/index.php or compile
it). The only thing AFAIK that doesn't work is playlists/using tag cache
mode. I don't know how color/photo ipods work, though.
-Steven
Received on 2006-11-17


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