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Subject: Re: Recorder advice

Re: Recorder advice

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 23:35:29 +0000

>Thanks for your quick response.

You're Welcome :)

>I wonder do any of these models mean anything and perhaps you'd know if
>Rockbox was suitable?

None of those listed below are suitable for Rockbox. (Jukebox AV; Jukebox
MM; Gmini)

Porting is underway for _some_ of the Gmini's but don't hold your breath
just yet.

If you insist on purchasing from a UK retailer you COULD be in for quite
some hunt :(

Personally I purchased direct from Archos (in Wales iirc) and struck a deal
with guy too - might be worth a shot?


>Archos Jukebox AV420 20 GB Digital Media Player
>Archos Jukebox AV320 20 GB Digital Media Player
>Archos Jukebox AV120 20 GB Digital Media Player
>Archos Jukebox Multimedia (20 GB) Digital Media Player
>Archos Gmini 400 20 GB MP3 Player
>Archos Gmini 220 20 GB MP3 Player
>Archos Gmini 120 20 GB MP3 Player
>The Av seems to indicate Video so think I can discount them, which is
>great due to their greater cost.
>Hope you can help.
>----- Original Message ----- From: "BlueChip" <>
>To: "Rockbox development" <>
>Sent: Friday, February 04, 2005 9:42 PM
>Subject: Re: Recorder advice
>>I did a ****load of research before I chose the Archos Jukebox Recorder
>>20 VERSION ONE (with replacable AA batteries, Digital I/O, USB2, twin
>>platter (upgradable) hard drive; etc. etc)
>>There is a place in Germany and the Archos Special Offers page currently
>>selling them for 199 Euros (don't have the quake-ii logo on my keyboard)
>>..check the recent (last few days) postings to this group for the urls.
>>They are end-of-line - so don't hang about.
>>>I must have been walking round with my eyes shut because up until three
>>>weeks ago I didn't know large storage mp3/wav/wma portable recorders
>>>existed apart from the I Pod which I knew to be useless for Blind folk.
>>>Thank god I woke up.
>>>I wonder can anyone give me advice as to which Archos players the
>>>rockbox software is suitable for. I've had a quick look on the site but
>>>none of the models fitted the model numbers that I've found available on
>>>various sites in the U.K.
>>>I've found two 20gb players here one being the 400 20. There are also
>>>several models prefixed with av which I believe are for video/dvd uses.
>>>Many thanks in advance for any help.
>>>Graham Roby

Received on 2005-02-05

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