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Subject: Re: When 20GB just isn't enough

Re: When 20GB just isn't enough

From: Dave Hooper <dave_at_beermex.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2007 23:43:05 +0100

>> Although some folks cannot here it anymore I want to mention that you
>> may also buy an old archos jukebox recorder and replace the hard disk by
>> one
>> with 120 GB. I am happy to have done this although I am running out of
>> disk space
>> again very soon. 120 GB hard disks are advertised for not much more
>> than 60 Euros but I don't know the prices of used archos recorders.
>>
>> Jürgen Hestermann.
>
> If your up for looking around, you could get an iriver h140/340. A nice 40
> gig player for you. And, if your so inclined, the drives of these players
> can be upgraded to 80 and, if i'm not mistaken, 120 gig drives.

You are mistaken - 120gig drives are not available in that form factor yet.
The largest capacity drive that will fit in the h140/h340, that you are
likely to be able to buy, is currently an 80GB dual-platter toshiba drive,
and even those could be hard to find More recent drives (e.g. the toshiba
100GB dual-platter drive) has a different interface, so you will need to
build (or purchase) an adapter to use one of those.
Received on 2007-07-30


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