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Subject: Re: which player should i get?

Re: which player should i get?

From: Grant Hardy <granthardy_at_telus.net>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 00:00:42 -0800

All,

Are there any hard disk players being sold which compare to the iriver
H1xx/H3xx series? I dearly miss my iriver H340 and never quite found
a player that fully replaced it. Or perhaps new/refurbished H340s are
still being sold, somewhere?

Cheers,

Grant

On 11/29/08, Sharon <sharon25_at_cox.net> wrote:
>
> I have two 40 GB Toshiba Gigabeats with Rockbox on them and LOVE
> them! They are the best players I have ever had, and Rockbox makes
> them even better! I bought them both on eBay. Sharon
>
>>John Morris wrote:
>>
>>Since I don't know much about these things, can someone recommend a
>>good player including name and specific model/part number and where
>>I could buy it cheaply?
>>
>>Well, I think this is quite difficult. Most (if not all) players
>>that are supported by rockbox are no longer produced (if I am not
>>wrong) and so might be difficult to find. Maybe there are some
>>places where you can find the devices that are appropriate to
>>rockbox. (ebay, etc.)
>>
>>It would be interesting to know how rockbox does work on the iAudio
>>devices D2 or i7 (I think these are the names of the targets where
>>some rockbox developers are working on). I had the hope that rockbox
>>will become usable on these during 2009. So if you are not blind and
>>not really need rockbox it might be an idea to get such an iAudio
>>device that are really good players already without rockbox (but are
>>only not able to play tracks gaplessly). When rockbox will be
>>available for these, you can install it then.
>>
>>Otherwise I know that good rockbox players are the iAudio X5 and the
>>Sansa e200 (important: version 1 as you already wrote!). The only
>>problem of the Sansa player is that on some of them, depending on
>>the ear phones you are using (are they loud without turning up the
>>player's volume), you can hear a static, electronic background
>>noise, especially when rockbox does fill its music buffers. It is
>>not a real problem when listening outside (in a train, etc.), but it
>>is annoying when listening at home with very calm and quiet music.
>>
>>Greetings,
>>Arno
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