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Subject: Re: which player should i get?

Re: which player should i get?

From: constantine \(on laptop\) <tcwood12_at_shaw.ca>
Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 19:13:51 -0600

Hi,

It takes some getting used to, but is nowhere near as bad as some make it
out to be.

You hardly need to use it when its in a pocket - for skipping songs, for
example, you press on it - but for volume, its easy to change, and there's a
hold switch on the ipod video when you don't want it being jostled. You can
also do what I do and get a case for the player. That worked well for me and
everything I need is at my fingertipps.

contact details:

email: tcwood12_at_shaw.ca

and others
msn: the_conman283_at_hotmail.com
skype: the_conman283

system details:
Hp pavillion dv5220CA notebook pc
AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37 2.0 GHZ, 1024 mb DDR ram, Fujitsu
100 gb 4500 RPM Hard Drive, connecsant AC-link audio
----- Original Message -----
From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy_at_telus.net>
To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 5:18 PM
Subject: Re: which player should i get?

> constantine and others,
>
> How accessible do you think the touch wheel of the iPod Video would be
> to someone who is visually impaired?
>
> Two other things about the touch wheel: can it be easily turned by
> accident when the device is in a pocket? Finally, is it easy to
> change it at will when the device is in a pocket?
>
> Thanks, and I look forward to "rocking" once again...as soon as I find
> a good player!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Grant
>
> On 12/1/08, constantine (on laptop) <tcwood12_at_shaw.ca> wrote:
>>
>> Hi
>>
>> Got an ipod video 30 gb here. I wish I have the 80 gb, but there you have
>> it. I also wish it could record, but shrug. The only reason I bought the
>> ipod was for rockbox, and I don't regret it one bit, because rockbox
>> performs flawlessly.
>>
>> I'm curious, what type of hard disc does the ipod use, a 2.5" or is it
>> even
>>
>> smaller.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> contact details:
>>
>> email: tcwood12_at_shaw.ca
>>
>> and others
>> msn: the_conman283_at_hotmail.com
>> skype: the_conman283
>>
>> system details:
>> Hp pavillion dv5220CA notebook pc
>> AMD Turion(tm) 64 Mobile Technology ML-37 2.0 GHZ, 1024 mb DDR ram,
>> Fujitsu
>>
>> 100 gb 4500 RPM Hard Drive, connecsant AC-link audio
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Grant Hardy" <granthardy_at_telus.net>
>> To: "Rockbox" <rockbox_at_cool.haxx.se>
>> Sent: Monday, December 01, 2008 2:00 AM
>> Subject: Re: which player should i get?
>>
>>
>>> 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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