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Subject: Re: Lossless--Iaudio Vs. Ipod

Re: Lossless--Iaudio Vs. Ipod

From: Marc Sutton <marcsut_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 14:34:13 -0700

Hi,
It seems that the Iaudio x5l is no longer being produced. Does anyone know a
source for them? I noticed a few popping up on Ebay but they seem sparse.
Marc

From: "Andre Allavena" <aallavena_at_cs.uwaterloo.ca>

>> Hi,
>> I am interested in buying a music player that supports playing of
>> lossless files. Seems that Rockbox supports this on the Iaudio and Ipod
>> platforms. It also seems that the Iaudio supports this natively while the
>> Ipod codec is in software. Does this affect performance? Is one type of
>> player preferable to the other for any sound quality reason? Or, for that
>> matter, any other? Thanks for any suggestions/leads.
>
> I have been told that the audio quality of the IAudio was a lot better
> than that of the IPod. That being said, I didn't do any direct comparison.
>
> (PS, if you are worried about quality, don't forget for a good set of
> hearphones)
>
> I've got an IAduio X5 and I'm really satisfied with it.
>
> Andre
Received on 2007-08-09


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