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Subject: Re: Ipod and blind users

Re: Ipod and blind users

From: Tyler W. <tcwood12_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Sun, 01 Jul 2007 09:09:48 -0500

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To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Saturday, June 30, 2007 10:44 PM
Subject: Re: Ipod and blind users

> Soph wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Sory, I know that the IPOD topic is much discussed here, but I just have
> some short questions. If a visually impaired ipod user prefer to contact
> me Off
> list, no problems.
>
> Is it hard to install rockbox on an ipod and is it easy to use rb on an
> ipod only with the voice feature?
>
> What model is the best for us?
>
> and, last but not least, what is rockboxable models which have not been
> discontinued? I know that we can find many of them on ebay for example,
> but I just
> need to know about those which are still available on the market.
>
> Many thanks in advance for the answers and sory if this has been already
> discussed.
>
> Regards,
>
> Sof
>
> ***
> Hi,
> It's easy to install RB on an IPod, and to use it with the voice.
> Currently supported moddles are the IPod Video 30, 60, and 80 GB players.
> I'm blind, and have no problems using it. I recommend purchasing an IPod
> case so the unit won't scratch. The cut out along the wheel helps me
> navigate.
>
Your missing a few models:

Ipod nano is also supported and, if I'm not mistaken, is stil on the market
today.
I do use an ipod video 30gb, however.
>
>
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Received on 2007-07-01


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