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Subject: Re: I'm unable to make a decision; please decide for me.
From: Michael O'Quinn (michael_at_oquinn.info)
Why? The whole point is to be able to LISTEN to the music from using the
Archos, which does not support MP3pro.
See <http://rockbox.haxx.se/docs/nodo.html> Item # 3.
On Mon, 26 May 2003, Jack wrote:
> Have you thought about reconverting everything using MP3-Pro?
> On 26.05.2003 at 11:22 AM TP Diffenbach wrote:
> >I need to get a bigger hard drive for my Archos. I've filled up the 20GB
> >with the help of emusic.com, and I want more music still. As a temporary
> >expediency, I've removed my complete copy of the the Ring Cycle (14 hours
> >of German singing), but that can't last. And no, I don't want to juggle
> >music on and off the archos; the whole point of the archos is to allow me
> >to NOT plan ahead what I want to listen to.
> >It's taken me about 8 months to fill the 20 GB; as emusic's gone with a
> >bigger (higher bitrate) format, I expect the next 20 GB will take about
> >six months.
> >So a 60GB drive will give me a year, an 80 GB drive a year and a half,
> >before being filled.
> >Here's what I can't figure: do I get a Fujitsu 60GB with noise reduction,
> >or a Hitachi 80GB without the noise reduction?
> >In giving me your decision, take into account that I'll probably want more
> >space when whatever drive I get is full, which means having faith that in
> >a (year, year and a half) there will be reasonably priced 120GB 2.5 inch
> >hard drives.
> >Oh, and I've not heard the Fujitsu drive, so I can't tell how much the
> >noise is reduced.
> >Which drive would you get, and why?
> >Archos FM has a Rockbox!
> Jack (Futurealive Games)
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