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From: Derek Dittmar <derekjdittmar_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2011 12:27:13 -0500

Brandon:
Links would be lovely. I'm nervous about ebay, yes. Knowing my luck
I'd get the broken one. :)

On 11/16/11, Brandon Hicks <hicks.brandon2_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I can definitely sympathize with the music and never having too much of
> it. I'm exactly the same way.
> In that case, you probably will want an iPod of some sort, as they're
> the only easily available players Rockbox supports that can go past 40
> gigs of onboard storage. With a flash player, you could get
> theoretically unlimited storage, they are smaller and a bit less prone
> to memory failure, as well as at least a couple models Rockbox supports
> having actual physical click wheels, but managing microSD cards can be a
> huge pain, especially for those of us who can't see. Finding those
> things if they get dropped or misplaced is not fun.
>
> The accessories for the iPod are easily done, Rockbox supports most of
> those by now. The one nice thing about Apple's proprietary dock
> connector is it makes things easy when it comes to charging and whatnot.
> All of those things can be easily obtained.
>
> Any rockbox player has the same playback capabilities as regards
> formats, so that's not much of a worry.
>
> I'd still recommend an iPod Video of EBay. You can easily find 60 or 80
> gigabyte models, and you'll probably pay less than getting one
> new/refurbished from Amazon. That said, if you're uncomfortable dealing
> with eBay, Amazon would be the place, even though the price will be
> higher. I do know of a company on EBay that sells rebuilt and restored
> iPod video models with a longer life battery and upgraded hard drive and
> such. I can give you links privately if you wish.
>
> Brandon
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