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Subject: Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

Re: Rock Box and Blind Users

From: Michiel van der Kolk <>
Date: Wed, 11 May 2005 01:05:02 +0200

On Tue, May 10, 2005 at 10:47:57AM -0400, Brian Wolven wrote:
> Smith.Ryan wrote:
> >Hello listers,
> >
> >I am a new subscriber trying to get information about Rock Box. I am
> >blind and have not purchased my Archos player yet. I have been told
> >that the Archos studio and jukebox recorder models are the only models
> >that will work with the Rock Box speech feature. Is this correct? What
> >is it about the GMINI and AV models that will not allow this function to
> >work? Does Rock Box work with any other brands? I saw something on the
> >site about the IRiver player, but don't know if the speech function will
> >work with these players. Could someone please give me some more
> >information? Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated.
> Ryan, at present, Rockbox works on the Archos Jukebox 5000, 6000,
> Studio, Recorder, FM Recorder, Recorder V2 and Ondio MP3 players. All of
> these support the speech features. Only the Recorder and Ondio FM models
> support recording, if that's a desired feature for you. Soon (as in
> sometime this year, but probably not next week!) the iRiver H110, H120,
> H140, H320, and H340 models will be supported. Rockbox boots on these
> units right now, but is not fully functional.

minor correction, it boots on h120 and h140, the rest will probably be
supported at some point, but rockbox doesn't boot on them yet.

> The GMINI and AV units have different hardware (processors, etc.) that
> are not compatible with Rockbox, at least in its current incarnation.
> _______________________________________________

Received on 2005-05-11

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