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Subject: Re: iRiver, Gigabeat and other old players with 160GB drive

Re: iRiver, Gigabeat and other old players with 160GB drive

From: Jose Celestino <japc_at_co.sapo.pt>
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2008 01:17:01 +0100

Words by victor rajewski [Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 10:05:20AM +1000]:
> On Sat, Aug 23, 2008 at 2:49 AM, john <ruttmannn_at_gmx.de> wrote:
> > did you ever dream of upgrading your iRiver H140 to a capacity of
> > 160GB? It's possible. Gigabyte F, iPod 3G, ..., too...
>
> Yes, yes I did. So I've just ordered me an adapter...

I also did order an adapter, yesterday, from dealextreme.

>
> > Up to now I know of no one that has a 160GB drive in his iRiver. The
> > biggest capacity seems to be in Linus player with a 120GB drive. But
> > the Samsung HS160JB, a 160GB PATA drive, should be compatible. It only
> > needs someone to step forward and test this drive.
>
> Are there any issues with the ATA adapter with that size of drive? I
> remember there being some discussion about this issue previously -
> what are the limits the devices can handle? I'm using an iriver H340.
>

You mean physical size or capacity. If it's the physical size you're
talking about yes, there will be a bit crowded in there (on the H140),
at least with the dealextreme adapter.

As for the maximum adressable size of a partition I would like to know
also, altough I'm "only" buying a 120GB drive.

-- 
Jose Celestino | http://japc.uncovering.org/files/japc-pgpkey.asc
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