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Subject: Re: Newbie Alert

Re: Newbie Alert

From: George Styles <>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2004 16:26:28 +0100

I just got a iRiver HD player, and its lovely. As much as I love Rockbox, I
dont think there is a lot of need for replacement firmware, as unlike the
offical Archos effort, the iRiver firmware can hold its head up high as the
firmware is comparable to Rockbox as it is IMHO.

I cant agree about the joystick either, I quite like it, but i guess its a
personal thing...


----- Original Message -----
From: "Björn Stenberg" <>
To: "Rockbox development" <>
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2004 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: Newbie Alert

> Chris Holt wrote:
> > iRiver Karma?
> >
> > How about the iHP 100 series? I think the Karma is a Rio (Digital
> > Networks).
> Oh, right, I got the players mixed up.
> I have been playing with the iHP120 in a store once, and I liked the
hardware too. The LCD remote especially was very nice. The navigation button
on the main unit however put me off completely, since you must navigate by
carefully nudging it sideways instead of just pushing arrow buttons. I found
it very easy to accidentally push it down instead of to the side.
> I haven't looked at the hardware in any more detail. There is always a
half-dozen topics on the official iRiver forum asking for open source
firmware, but I haven't seen anyone make a go of it.
> --
> Björn
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2004-06-14

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