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Subject: Re: RipDrive MP3 player

Re: RipDrive MP3 player

From: Glenn Ervin at Home <>
Date: Thu, 18 Dec 2003 21:27:11 -0600

What was the price of one of these in U.S. Dollars?

----- Original Message -----
From: "TP Diffenbach" <>
To: "Rockbox_at_Cool. Haxx. Se" <>
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 7:06 PM
Subject: FW: RipDrive MP3 player

Here'a some more information about the RipDrive from pogoproducts. Notice
they didn't answer my question about whether their OS would be open sourced.
Having had to use Archos's firmmware, the idea of being stuck with
proprietary firmware makes me wary.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jesse Fernandez []
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 7:58 PM
Subject: RE: RipDrive MP3 player


The HDD used is 2.5" and we plan on doing upgrades here in the future.

Our product is firmware upgradeable and we plan on releasing a new firmware
very soon.

The specs I have are below:

The specifications of this unit are as follows:

File System FAT 32
Hard Disk Capacity 6G, 10G, 20G, 40GB(Up to 137GB)
Hard Disk Type 2.5", Low Power HDD, ATA I/F
Supported OS Platforms Windows 98, ME, 2000, XP, MAC
PC Interface USB 1.0/1.1/2.0, Mass Storage Device
MP3 Support MPEG 1/2/2.5 LAYER 3 Playback
MP3 Support Bit Rate 8Kbps~320Kbps&VBR (Variable Bit Rate)
Sampling Frequency 8~48KHz
WMA Support WMA Playback (5Kbps~192Kbps)
Voice Recording Support User Selectable (128/64/32Kbps)
FM FM Tuner (20 Preset)
Recording Format MP3 Encoding: High/Middle/Low
Recording: High/Middle/Low (128/96/64/48/32)
EQ Basic: Normal, Rock, Classic, Jazz and Ultra-BassUser Defined EQ: 5
ID3 TAG ID3 Tag support (Ver 1.0/1.1/2.0 support)
Supported Languages Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Russian, and English
Firmware Upgrade Firmware Upgradeable via USB
Playback Mode Single, Directory, All, AB Repeat, Shuffle, Intro
Music Management Play List (M3U), Bookmark, Search, Tree View
User Interface Text View, User's Logo Display (Logo.BMP)
Playback Time Up to 10 hours
Multi-Line Graphic LCD 160 x 105, W/B LCD, EL Backlight
S/N Ratio >90dB
THD <0.01%
Audio Input Line-In, Built-In microphone
Digital Input S/PDIF (IEC958)
Audio Output Headphone Out
Earphone Out 10mW + 10mW
Dimension 129(H) * 81(W) * 22(D) (mm)
Power Battery: 3.7V, 2000mAh, Lithium-Ion Rechargeable 1EA Adapter:
AC to 5V DC (SMPS)
Accessories Earphones, USB-PC Cable, Install CD, Adapter, Manual,

PoGo! Products, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: Andy(Pogo) []
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 2:46 PM
Subject: Fw: RipDrive MP3 player

----- Original Message -----
From: "TP Diffenbach" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 2003 1:50 PM
Subject: RipDrive MP3 player

> Regarding your RipDrive product, where could I find technical
> for it?
> What type of hard drive is used, and how easily could the drive be
> to a larger size? I'd prefer to have a 60 or 80GB drive.
> Do you plan to release the source code for the on-board OS? Being able to
> replace the firmware is very important to me, and strongly influences my
> choice of products.
> Thanks,
> Tom
Received on 2003-12-19

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