Yes, I also doubt that someone can hear a difference between MP3 with say 180 kpbs or higher and CD.
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Sent: Friday, January 05, 2007 7:53 PM
Subject: Re: So What Am I Looking For?
You can convert to mp3 160kbps wich is cd quality and sounds great! but I'm starting to stray a bit here so I'll keep quiet. lol. TC
> I know a "what's the best player" question has already been asked,
> but my issue is, I know what I need in my player, I just don't know
> what player to get.
> First off, I'm very behind-times on these, so I guess I could start
> by saying it would have to be available in the USA, but my guess is
> that's a given and pretty much all the players are, so ignore that.
> Second, I have a lot of music. Only about 5% are officially
> released. I want to get as much as possible to all of it onto my
> player. But the less I get on it as MP3, the better, because with my
> foray into live recordings, and .wav, .flac, .shn, etc, I've
> discovered that MP3 really doesn't sound that good. My hope is to
> get as much of the music as possible on as .flac files.
> My official releases alone run almost over 1,000 songs. Then I've
> probably got more than 15,000 songs unofficially released, including
> live recordings, studio sessions, etc.
> I need a player big enough to fit all of that. Then, of course,
> videos, audiobooks, etc. And I would like good, high-quality
> recording, too.
> Of course, a version of RockBox should be available for it.
> As far as battery life, as long as a charge can give me, with
> RockBox, long enough to listen on a, say, 4-hour car-ride, I can deal
> with the decreased battery-life.
> Recording should be good, as well.
> And finally, my budget should probably be bigger, but considering
> current financial issues, I can only shell out so much. I've figured
> I'm gonna end up spending over $300, but the lower, the better.
> It's alot, but I need a player for all this. So, barring the fact
> that I may be asking some stupid questions here (heh... sorry), any
Received on 2007-01-06