Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Considering Toshiba Gigabeat f40
Considering Toshiba Gigabeat f40
From: Ed Nickl <pioneer4x4_at_comcast.net>
Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2007 17:14:33 -0400
I am considering a Gigabeat F40 mainly for added features of Rockbox. I am very interested in video playback. How well does it work, and do you lose any features by going to rockbox over the official firmware?
The potential for a interface project interests me also. The Toshiba seems to have the best hardware for the money. I want to be able to play standard mp3s, and m4a would be a plus.
As for the video playback, what all is functional, and what bitrate is required for good quality? I make wmvs for a coworkers Zune and at 1000kbps they look great, but mpeg1 or mpeg2 might not look as good as WMV at that bitrate/resolution combo.
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