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Subject: Re: New to the list.

Re: New to the list.

From: BlueChip <>
Date: Tue, 08 Mar 2005 03:32:20 +0000

Welcome Terry,

How about, buy and old archos jukebox of some nature from fleabay, use that
for your holiday, and upgrade in three months time when rockbox for iriver
(and such) starts to become stable?

When you upgrade, advertise your old archos here, you will have no shortage
of people to take it off your hands - I've read other blind users here talk
about buying them by the dozen for all their similarly visually-impared
friends and associates.

Setting up the speech system still seems to fox people regularly - so give
yourself an evening of patience, and maybe access to an IRC client - it
_does_ work and it does work well - but I think 1 in 20 emails here must be
about setting it up.


At 03:14 08/03/2005, you wrote:
>Hello all:
>I was googling and ran across the rockbox software. I am very soon (in 2
>weeks) going to be traveling and wish to purchase an mp3 player.
>Unfortunately, they are mostly unusable for those of us who are blind. I have
>high hopes for rockbox after reading the web site and documentation.
>I am looking for a player like the archos gmini sx200 or something simular.
>It appears that the current situation, from the mailing list archives,
>leads me
>to believe that this player is still in development. The iRiver's seem to be
>in the same state.
>So, can someone recommend a player that I can get quickly? Any help would be
>much appreciated.

Received on 2005-03-08

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