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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: john <ruttmannn_at_gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 12:22:31 +0200

> > Up to now I know of no one that has a 160GB drive in his iRiver.

> 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.

To my knowledge the iRivers handle LBA48 addressing. Maybe you relate
to the archos players. Their USB bridge does only LBA24, so the PC
cannot address anything beyond 128GB. However, even the archos can
access bigger drives internally, only the USB bridge has the limit.

cu
John
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