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From: Hayden Pearce <saint.lascivious_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 04:57:23 +1300

You could just replace your Nano...

Apparently the batteries in the Nano1g explode, nice huh?
Anyway...Apple wants to give you a shiny new one! I've started the recall
process on my lot (six of the buggers I found all up), all one needs is a
Nano1g, and an AppleID.

Apply, they'll send over a courier or a postal box, and in a few weeks
you'll get a BRAND NEW (not a refurbished model, but, new) Nano1g.

I *love* the Nano1g, advice don't see any need to carry several thousand
tracks with me on a DAP, I have my phone and Google Music for that...

And, as you may well be aware...the sound quality of the Nano1g kicks some
serious ass under Rockbox.

Anyway, Google "Apple+Nano1g+recall", even if you get a new player, is a
free Nano1g better than a kick in the teeth?
I think so ;)

[Saint]
On Nov 17, 2011 4:31 AM, "Derek Dittmar" <derekjdittmar_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>
> That's actually a good point Brandon. Let me lay out the stuff that I
need:
> Lots of memory. I mean as much as it can hold without emptying out my
> bank a count. I listen to music all the time -- when I'm writing,
> reading, sleeping, eating, walking, running, and most other times. I
> listen on the buss, I listen when I cuss. I listen in a tree and I
> listen while drinking tee. I listen to music all the time and I'm sick
> of making my sentences rhyme. I've had to go out and buy a terabyte
> hard drive to hold all my music.
> Speech is important to me too, being blind. It sorta helps.
> I'm partial to a spinny wheel, like the ones found on the classic or
> old school nanno. (As a side note, I’m seventeen, and using the phrase
> “old school,” makes me feel funny.) I don't trust touch screens much
> (a notion which has been reinforced by my current predicament.)
> Some way to plug it into an ihome/ipod charger cable for car rides, as
> well as maybe some sort of usb charger. (A conversion cable from
> normal port to ipod would suffice.)
> Ability to play mp3, m4a, maybe flac?
> Durability is really important. Smaller is better, but if I have to
> have a slightly larger player that is more durable and better built,
> that's A-okay.
> Because of all of this the ipod classic seemed like my best choice,
> but if anyone knows of another platform that would use rockbox or
> built-in speech and do all (or most) of these things, any advice would
> be lovely.
> Derek
>
> On 11/16/11, Brandon Hicks <hicks.brandon2_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Seeing as you're not confident installing software, I'd recommend
> > avoiding the iPod classic. Looking at the timeline, it seems that port
> > won't be one you'd be comfortable using for at least a good few months.
> >
> > As for the iPod Video, I would recommend either finding one refurbished
> > or used but in good condition on eBay. If you pay the $280, you may as
> > well use an iPod Touch from Apple.
> > That said, I am also visually impaired, and have an iPod video which I
> > use quite successfully and happily with Rockbox, so I'd be happy to walk
> > you through the process of rockbox installation and setting up for
> > speech, if desired, once you've found a model you're happy with.
> >
> > There is also another option. If you weren't totally set on using an
> > iPod, if you were willing to consider a flash based player, I know of a
> > company which offers several models with rockbox pre-installed and
> > speaking, which I'd be willing to discuss and point you to off this
list.
> > Brandon
> >
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